Regional Climate Services Co-production Capacity Building Officer

Nairobi, Kenya
Apply by 17 May 2018
Mid-level
Posted on 10 April 2018

Job Description

WISER Support to ICPAC Project - REF: CBO/04/2018

The successful candidate will support the development of ICPAC’s technical capacity for improved co-production and delivery of user-centred climate services. The position will provide outreach to national met services and will strengthen regional actors capacity to use climate information for adaptation and resilience decision making in the Greater Horn of Africa region. S/he will be experienced in designing and delivering capacity building relevant to a wide range of actors in the climate science, meteorology, development and disaster risk reduction (DRR) sectors, and will have excellent participatory facilitation skills. An understanding of resilience frameworks, DRR, Climate Change Adaptation, and community-based development approaches will be an advantage. The incumbent will be embedded in the ICPAC offices for at least three days a week, will report to the Project Manager, and work closely with a consortium of partners.

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Deadline for application: 17th April, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be contacted by 23rd April. Expected interview date: 25-26th April

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

CARE has a commitment to gender, equity and diversity in our workplace and operations. CARE respects and values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexuality, ethnicity, age, disability, religion or politics. This is reflected in our recruitment decisions which are made entirely through a transparent, merit-based selection process. All CARE staff are required to comply with the Code of Conduct and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) policies. CARE is committed to protecting the rights of the communities whom we serve, and therefore reserves the right to conduct background checks and other screening procedures to ensure a safe, dignified work environment.

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CARE International is one of the world’s leading humanitarian and development charities. We fight poverty and injustice in the world’s most vulnerable places. We save lives in disasters and conflicts. We stand with women, girls and their communities to achieve lasting change for a better future.

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