Climate Change Officer

Practical Action
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-01-04 Deadline: 2017-01-17
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree/Master Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Practical Action is an INGO which aims to reduce poverty through wider use of appropriate technologies in developing countries. It works in more than 45 countries through its offices in Bangladesh, Bolivia, India, Kenya, Nepal, Peru, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Zimbabwe. Practical Action seeks to recruit a ‘Climate Change Officer’ to work with the Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Programme team.

Minimum qualification required is Bachelor’s degree in related discipline with five years of relevant work experience or a Master’s Degree in Climate Change, Climate Science, Environment Science or Social Science with three years of relevant work experience. Proven experience of participatory approaches in programme/project development and implementation including technical writing skills with strong communication, analytical and research skills are must. Understanding of national/international level climate change key policy and programming will be an asset. 

Date of expiry 18th Jan
Salary -
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Full/Part time Full Time
Employment status Permanent

The incumbent will work under the DFID funded Climate Proofing Growth and Development (CPGD) Project and report to the Project Manager. S/he shall be responsible to implement and monitor climate change activities in coordination with partners and stakeholders, carry out necessary action and policy research, develop knowledge materials, prepare reports and support in record keeping and financial reporting. 

 

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Apply Instructions

All interested Nepalese candidates should submit the duly filled standard application form (click the download tab) with a cover letter by email at HR@practicalaction.org.np no later than 17 January 2017 mentioning the position applied for in the subject line.  

Organization Summary

Practical Action is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries.Practical Action is a registered charity in the UK and a company limited by guarantee, under the direction of a Board of Trustees. The senior management team, which has executive responsibilities, is called the Strategy Leadership Team (SLT) and it comprises the Chief Executive and twelve Directors, including seven Country and Regional Directors.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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