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18 Oct, 2011
18 Oct, 2011
The African Adaptation Programme (AAP) is a programme focused on climate change adaptation, which is being implemented in 20 countries in Africa. Under this programme, UNDP will assist the 20 countries in implementing integrated and comprehensive adaptation actions and resilience plans. The projects will ensure that national development processes incorporate climate change risks and opportunities to secure development gains under a changing climate. UNDP will help countries to secure development gains under a changing climate. UNDP will help countries an enabling environment and develop the capacity required to design, finance, implement, and monitor long-term and cost-effective adaptation policies and plans. In Ghana AAP has a particular focus on early warning system (EWS) and it is being implemented by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
AAP in Ghana wishes to recruit a Technical Assistant to strengthen the current Project Management Unit (PMU) and facilitate the implementation of the AAP activities. The Technical Assistant will be based in the PMU office at the EPA-Accra and will be supervised and report to the AAP Project Manager.
Job vacancy: Technical Assistant
Duties and Responsibilities:
Broadly, the Technical Assistant will support the Project Manager and Project Associate to deliver all activities included under AAP. The duties and responsibilities of the Technical Assistant will be varied and could include, but are not limited, to the following:
Duration: The TA shall be engaged for a period of 12 months (with possible renewal)
Reporting: The Technical Assistant will report directly to the Project Manager
Required Skills or Experience
How To Apply
Interested/Qualified candidates should submit written application with most recent prepared CVs, to:
Closing 31 Oct, 2011