Posted on :
19 May, 2017
19 May, 2017
ICF, a global professional services firm, is immediately seeking both International and Ghanaian professionals who have worked on environmental and climate change resilience issues to support a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Integrated Resource and Resilience Planning (IRRP) project in Accra, Ghana.
ICF is seeking to expand its existing Accra, Ghana project team to provide technical assistance to both the Ghana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Ministry of Environment Science Technology and Innovation (MESTI). The new environmental and climate change resilience experts will work closely with the Chief of Party and existing team members to design and manage several capacity building activities focused on advancing Ghana s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).
Job Title: Senior Climate Resilience Expert
In collaboration with the Ghana EPA and key energy sector stakeholders, the Senior Climate Resilience Expert will be responsible for leading and providing technical input on analyses of climate change impacts, adaptation, and resilience-building measures to inform energy infrastructure investments; supporting the implementation of climate change capacity building, training, learning objectives, and monitoring and evaluation; and working closely with Ghana agencies to inform environmental impact assessments and regulations.
Applicants should have a graduate degree in the environmental field and have at least 10 years of experience related to climate risk management.
This full-time position will be based in Accra, Ghana. Hiring is contingent on funding approval by USAID/Ghana.
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