Chemonics seeks a climate change technical advisor for the anticipated USAID-funded Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research, and Economic Development (PREPARED) project. PREPARED aims to strengthen the resiliency and sustainability of East African economies, transboundary freshwater ecosystems, and communities. It will target three key development challenges in the region: biodiversity conservation; sustainable access to water, sanitation, and hygiene; and climate change.
The climate change technical advisor will spearhead the climate change component of the project and assist the chief of party in managerial functions. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Advanced degree in climate science, meteorology, environmental science, physics, or other relevant field required
Minimum 10 years of practical experience in climate change research/modeling or climate change adaptation programs
Experience working in East Africa strongly preferred
Success in implementing programs aimed at increasing resiliency to climate change
Knowledge of the latest developments in advancing best practices in climate change adaptation and evidence-based decision making
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity