Job vacancy for Associate at Climate Adaptation Partnership in Lagos Nigeria september 2013

Job Information

Location
Lagos (Lagos)
Contract
Full Time
Listed
Aug 31, 2013
Expires
Oct 30, 2013

Associate – Climate Adaptation Partnership
The Global Climate Change Adaptation Partnership (GCAP) is an international company that develops robust, flexible climate adaptation solutions aligned with the unique institutional requirements of our clients, from national planning to local operations. Our distinctive approach combines in-depth knowledge and access to vast amounts of data-from climate to vulnerability, impacts and adaptation options-with strong operational and planning insights. GCAP develops solutions through an expanding network of offices and leading experts located in regions where adaptation services are most in demand. As the pace of climate change accelerates, businesses, donors and governments are increasingly engaging in efforts to determine sound climate adaptation solutions. In order to maintain its significant growth, GCAP seeks Associates to help support and provide technical excellence in our growing number of climate adaptation projects.

Successful candidates should meet the following criteria:
• 5-10 years of technical experience working on climate change, adaptation or related projects (including expertise in high priority climate change sectors)
• English speaking and comprehension fluency. Additional languages are a plus.
• Ability to handle international and regional travel
• Excellent skills in time management
• Ability to work remotely from home office, company offices and independently
• Excellent Team player
• Successful applicants must be committed to the GCAP vision: client oriented services, team building and multi-disciplinary assessment

Required Skills/Experience:
Due to the unique nature of Climate Adaptation projects, the following skills and experience are required:
• Experience working in the Climate Change and Climate Adaptation field
• Technical experience in any one or more of the following: climate science and impact assessment, training and capacity building, private sector and finance, national strategy and sectorial action plans, disaster risk reduction, sectorial expertise as it relates to climate change, climate change economics and finance, theory of change and facilitation, and monitoring and evaluation.
• Experience working across different sectors
• Experience working with Governments
• Knowledge of the major climate adaptation players in your area

Position Purpose and Expectations:
• Working with GCAP on a project-by-project basis
• Successfully completing assigned tasks and deliverables on time and of the highest quality
• Working closely with the GCAP senior team and project managers.

We encourage all qualified applicants interested in exploring future opportunities with GCAP and joining our extended network of leading practitioners to apply. If interested in working with GCAP on a project basis or exploring potential future long-term options, please send a CV, including your contact information, to Jobs@ClimateAdaptation.cc – US Number – 7035747264



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