These positions will be based in Arusha, Tanzania at the East African Community (EAC) offices.
Climate Information, Knowledge Management (IKM) and Communications Specialist
Provides technical guidance in the development and management of a climate change IKM network for the EAC Climate Change Coordination Unit (CCCU);
Conducts a knowledge gap analysis to inform the climate change audit;
Reviews and revises existing climate change information and communication technology (ICT) tools;
Contributes to the development and implementation of the EAC Climate Change Communication Plan including innovative, creative, proactive and reactive communication and advocacy strategies in line with the EAC Communication Policy and Strategy; and
Builds, maintains and supports a network of substantive contacts, including, but not limited to internal and external EAC partners; international, regional and Partner States’ stakeholders, development partners and media.
Climate Change Finance Specialist
Provides technical support on EAC’s climate change finance readiness activities including accreditation process as a Regional Implementing Entity (RIE);
Develops and supports climate change fund investment strategies in line with EAC mandate;
Leads the climate change resource mobilization process through project design, development and financing;
Analyzes partner state climate change development plans, sector studies surveys, and trends and advise the EAC CCCU on economic implications impact;
Determines existing costs of responding to climate change and develops the business process for integrating climate change costs into investment planning.
Qualifications: MA in relevant field; 5+ years experience in climate change programming and resource mobilization; experienced in economic analysis and working with government agencies, intergovernmental agencies and Regional Economic Communities (RECs).
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their CV, cover letter and 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 28, 2014.