Sustainable Consumption and Production Non-Key Experts for South Asia – SWITCH Asia SCP Facility

 
adelphi is a leading independent think tank and public policy consultancy on climate, environment and development. Our mission is to improve global governance through research, dialogue and consultation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made services for sustainable development to international clients such as the European Commission. We are currently looking for non-key experts to start as soon as possible and support the Sustainable Consumption and Production Facility – SWITCH Asia II Team in Bangkok, Thailand.


- Description of the position:
International short-term and long-term non-key experts (senior)


- Short description of the project:
We are looking for non-key experts with experience in the region of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). The non-key experts will be in charge of specific activity packages in the region, acting as non-key expert for country specific policy demands supporting the SWITCH Asia SCP Facility based in Bangkok (https://www.switch-asia.eu/scp-facility/). On the request from the Contracting Authority, some travel missions will be required to the partner countries.


- Essential requirements:

Qualifications and skills
 
  • Education: Higher education diploma at Master level (or equivalent) in Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics;
  • Proficiency in read, spoken and written English, as working language;
  • Proficiency of other local languages of the geographical scope is considered an asset.
 
General experience:
  • At least 10 years' professional experience on Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics, or directly relevant field;
  • At least 5 years' professional experience in management/coordination/advisory within the framework of international development projects;
  • Ability to work in a team and adapt easily to a multicultural environment;

Specific professional experience:
  • At least 5 years' professional experience in South-Asia on Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics or directly relevant field;
  • The expert must possess management skills demonstrated by experience in Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics or directly relevant field;
  • Experience in at least one project of policy negotiation/capacity building on Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics or directly relevant field of minimum one year in South Asia.

The following skills are considered as assets:
  • Having given trainings, authored articles, research papers on topics related to Environment/Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics;
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the administrative procedures of the European Commission and experience working in projects for EU bodies, EuropeAid or other international development agency;
  • Consistent work experience and an institutional agenda in the areas of sustainable consumption and production.

 

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