Climate Change Adaptation Experts in Sri Lanka

  • Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 6 January 2021
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Job Description

ICF is seeking local or international candidates for both long-term and short-term Senior Technical Advisors for an upcoming USAID funded climate change adaptation project in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The project will strengthen the capacity of key project partners to integrate climate risk management into decision-making processes and support proactive management of climate risks to enhance the resilience of public, non-governmental, and private sector stakeholders to natural disasters and climate change. The Senior Technical Advisors will be needed in both Colombo and Malé with frequent regional travel.

Technical Expertise:

  • Strategies to reduce climate risk, increase resilience, and support long-term adaptation planning in the tourism and fisheries sectors.
  • Linkages between disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.
  • Mobilizing private sector funding and/or financing for actions that reduce risks associated with extreme weather, climate variability, and climate change.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and presentation ability in English.


  • Graduate degree in relevant field (e.g., climate change, environmental management, environmental economics, international development, public/business administration).
  • At least ten years’ relevant technical experience working in developing countries, with a strong preference in the South Asia region.
  • Management experience should include multi-country project management and successful oversight of project teams with complex delivery objectives.

About the Organization

Working at ICF

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About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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