EXPERTS ROSTER: CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE & ADAPTATION
INTRODUCTION TO GGGI
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organization dedicated to supporting and promoting strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies. To learn more please visit about GGGI web page.
Between 2017 and 2022 GGGI successfully mobilized USD 8.2 billion dollars in national and international climate finance towards GGGI’s member countries’ NDC and SDG goals.
CALL FOR EXPERTS: CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE & ADAPTATION
GGGI's Latin America and the Caribbean region anticipate hiring for over 5 positions of varying seniority, in 2024, in the field of Adaptation and Resilience. This is an ongoing call for applications for everyone who has passion and expertise in this field. Successful candidates will be placed on a shortlist to be considered for the upcoming position.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Adaptation professional will engage in the design and implementation of projects and solutions to enhance the climate change adaptation and resilience capacity of GGGI member countries, including the development of national adaptation plans, early warning systems (EWS), vulnerability and risk assessments, develop and support projects to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience, support in project related to losses and damages and on the development of Monitoring and Evaluation systems under the ETF. s in 2024.
HOW DOES THIS WORK:
First, submit your application into this Expert Roster.
Second, you will hear from the GGGI team, that will review your applications and place it on the shortlist, if your qualifications meet the requirements (where applicable, GGGI team may reach out and conduct an interview.)
Third, when a specific vacancy in Adaptation and Resilience is announced, GGGI team will invite shortlisted candidates from this roster, who most closely meet the requirements, into the selection process.
Last, when invited, you will be automatically added in the selection process, and if successful, be offered a position at the seniority (grade level) of that position.
Duty Station: Eastern Caribbean, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guyana, México, Paraguay, Peru, El Salvador
Grade levels: Senior Associate (X7), Officer (X8), Senior Officer (X9)
Salary Scale: National Scale (these are not expatriate positions; expatriate benefits do not apply); for more information on the salary scale please refer to our staff regulations
Duration of contract: 12- 36 months
Number of anticipated vacancies: 5+
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Adaptation professional will engage in the design and implementation of projects and solutions to enhance the climate change adaptation and resilience capacity of GGGI member countries, including the development of national adaptation plans, early warning systems (EWS), vulnerability and risk assessments, develop and support projects to reduce vulnerability and increase resilience, support in project related to losses and damages and on the development of Monitoring and Evaluation systems under the ETF. The Adaptation professional’s responsibilities will include:
- Develop and implement strategies for adapting to climate change, including risk and vulnerability assessment tools, climate-smart business models, and strategies to mitigate climate change impacts like heat waves and diseases.
- Build capacity and knowledge for adaptation and resilience, focusing on social adaptive capacity, local ownership, and disseminating lessons learned to various stakeholders including government officials, academia, and communities.
- Enhance national and local capacity for integrated natural resource management and climate change monitoring, awareness, and response.
- Integrate climate change risks into social protection policies and mainstream adaptation in government policies, strategies, and Member countries' interventions.
- Create and implement systems for monitoring, evaluating, and ensuring compliance with climate transparency requirements; develop Early Warning Systems (EWS) and training materials to support capacity building programs.
- Collaborate with international organizations, research and academic institutions, and relevant organizations to leverage resources for project implementation; engage with GGGI staff and donors focused on climate change for comprehensive project design and execution.
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in fields relevant to the described position such as environmental policy, engineering, environmental science and management, economics, statistics, climate change or any related fields; an Advanced Degree is preferred, but not required
- Relevant professional experience designing and implementing adaptation actions, EWS development, risk and vulnerability assessment, identification of most vulnerable or riskier region, areas, economic sectors, and communities. We will consider applications with 5-10 years of relevant experience,
- Verbal and written fluency in English and Spanish (Spanish not required for Georgetown or Castries duty stations)
- Entrepreneurial and innovative in spirit and approach, with a comprehensive understanding of the significance of green growth to developing and emerging countries, as well as the financial implications and deep understanding of financial instruments that can fund climate ambitions and initiatives.
GGGI Salary scales are presented in our staff regulations, you can review the countries listed under this Expert Roster. GGGI provides 15% of base salary towards retirement plan/long-term savings, 27 days of annual leave, and private health insurance GGGI is committed to providing a work environment that is sufficiently flexible to accommodate diverse life-cycle challenges and assist Staff members to achieve a better balance between work and personal/family commitments, thus ensuring high performance, long-term productivity, and well-being of Staff members.
|Area of expertise
|Senior Associate (X7)
|Senior Officer (X9)