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Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen

Junior Professional Officer (JPO)

Die Bundesregierung hat mit mehr als 30 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als JPO geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben.

Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 14. August 2020, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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World Bank Group - JPO, Afghanistan Country Unit, Washington D.C.


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Washington D.C.
Sector/Unit: Afghanistan Country Management Unit (CMU)
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Support CMU to engage climate-change focal points from government and the donor community in a regular dialogue on climate change to strengthen awareness of climate change issues and approaches for their management.  
  • Work with the CMU and colleagues in the climate change/ disaster risk management/ environment teams to provide hands-on support to task teams to integrate climate change mitigation and adaptation considerations into analytical activities as well as into the design, and subsequent investment of projects supported by IDA/ ARTF. This includes support to raise awareness and monitor progress in increasing climate change co-benefits for the Afghanistan country program in line with regional and corporate commitments.
  • Work closely with the disaster risk management team to engage and support the government in the implementation of their roadmap to strengthen weather, climate and hydrological services delivery and to put in place an integrated multi-hazard early warning system in Afghanistan.
  • Be a core member of the cross-practice team that is supporting the Ministry of Finance on developing a prototype (“Early Warning, Action and Finance”) that will proactively address food nutrition security in water scarce and drought prone agricultural regions in Afghanistan.  The team is working in close partnership with humanitarian and development stakeholders.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s degree in environmental science, climate change, disaster risk management (DRM), or another related field.


Experience:

  • At least three years of experience in climate change/ DRM activities, preferably within the international development community.
  • Experience in coordinating engagements between different government agencies in a developing/ FCV country context.
  • Field experience in developing countries, including FCV settings, a plus.


Key Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.