JOB OPPORTUNITIES

European Union Central Asia Water, Environment and Climate Change Cooperation

JOB / DESCRIPTION DU TRAVAILLE
POSITION:KE1: Team Leader
KE2: Environment Governance and Climate Change Capacity Development
KE3: EU Acquis and Environment Enforcement
COUNTRY / PAYS: Central Asia Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan and Central Asian Countries, in the EU and the pre-accession or neighbouring countries, as required
STARTING DATE / DATE DE DEMARRAGE: 15 November 2019
DURATION / DUREE: 36 months
GENERAL OBJECTIVE / OBJECTIVE GENERAL: To promote sustainable development and circular economy in Central Asia.
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, APPLICATION SERVICES AND EXPECTED RESULTS / OBJECTIVES PARTICULIERS, SERVICES DEMANDES ET RÉSULTATS A ATTEINDRE:
1. To enhance environment, climate change and water policies at national levels in CA and
approximate them to EU standards;
2. To promote informed green investments in the relevant sectors with the aim of contributing to
measurable reductions in man-made pollution.
QUALIFICATION: Key expert 1: Team Leader minimum 500 working days (at least 70% in the region)

Qualifications and skills
A University Degree in biology or earth sciences or engineering or environmental
sciences or public administration or international relations or law, or a relevant, directly
related discipline, or equivalent relevant professional experience;
A post-graduate degree in these fields is an advantage;
Excellent diplomatic, social, communication and networking skills are considered to
be an asset;
Fluency in oral and written English is essential;
Fluency in oral and written Russian is essential

General professional experience
Preferably 20 years, but minimum 15 years of professional experience;
Preferably 10 years, but minimum 7 years of cumulated experience in institutional and/or policy development and/or in facilitating reform processes in an international cooperation context in climate change or environmental governance;
Preferably 5 years, but minimum 3 years of cumulated working experience in any country of Eastern Neighbourhood and/or Central Asia and/or EU accession countries is required;
Proven capacity to lead a multinational team;
Good knowledge and working experience with the EU programmes, projects and procedures is an advantage.
Specific professional experience
Preferably 7 years, but minimum 5 years of cumulated working experience in taking operational responsibilities in implementation of stand-alone projects is required;
Experience in organising and moderating preferably 5, but minimum 3 meetings/working groups at international level with participation of senior governmental officials is required;
Preferably 3 years, but minimum 1 year of cumulated engagement(s) in actions outside the EU to comply with or promoting EU environmental legislation and/or water processes is required;
Experience in organizing and delivery of seminars and/or trainings and in a multicultural environment.

Key expert 2: Environment Governance and Climate Change Capacity Development −minimum 450 working days (at least 70% in the region)

Qualifications and skills
A University Degree in biology or earth sciences or engineering or environmental sciences or public administration or international relations or law, or a relevant, directly related discipline, or equivalent relevant professional experience;
Fluency in oral and written English is essential;
Fluency in oral and written Russian is essential
General professional experience
Preferably 15 years, but minimum 10 years of professional experience is required;
Preferably 7 years, but minimum 5 years of cumulated experience in conducting institutional capacity-building in the fields of environmental governance and/or climate change.
Specific professional experience
Experience in designing and delivering preferably 10, but minimum 7 training courses in the fields of environmental governance and climate change is required;
Preferably 3 years, but minimum 2 years of cumulated engagement(s) in capacity building actions promoting EU environmental legislation in the countries of Eastern Neighbourhood and/or Central Asia and/or EU accession countries will be an advantage.

Key expert 3: EU Acquis and Environment Enforcement −minimum 350 working days (at least 70% in the region)

Qualifications and skills
A University Degree in biology or earth sciences or engineering or environmental sciences or public administration or international relations or law, or a relevant, directly related discipline, or equivalent relevant professional experience;
Fluent English is essential;
A good working command of Russian (both oral and written) is essential.

General professional experience
Preferably 15 years, but minimum 10 years of professional experience is required;
Preferably 7 years, but minimum 5 years of cumulated experience in conducting institutional capacity-building in the fields of environmental governance and/or climate change;
Preferably 5 years, but minimum 3 years of cumulated working experience in EU and/or EU accession countries is required.
Specific professional experience
Experience in designing and delivering preferably 5, but minimum 3 training courses in the fields of environmental governance and enforcement as well as climate action is required;
Preferably 3 years, but minimum 2 years of cumulated engagement(s) in capacity building actions promoting EU environmental legislation in the countries of Eastern Neighbourhood and/or Central Asia and/or EU accession countries will be an advantage

SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE / EXPÉRIENCE SPÉCIFIQUE:
WORK LANGUAGE / LANGUE DE TRAVAIL: English; Russian
APPLY / POSTULER: Serena Bove e-mail
DATE LINE / DATE LIMITE: 07/06/2019