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