1. An undergraduate degree from a recognized university in natural resources management, circular economy/waste management, or related discipline is required. A Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field is a distinct advantage.
2. Training in program/project management
3. Demonstrated experience working in the Caribbean region
4. At least five years of experience in environmental grant-making and management.
5. Exemplary verbal and written skills in English.
6. Good or advanced Spanish or French knowledge (conversational and writing) is considered a strong asset.
1. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of waste management/pollution issues along the material value chain and its place in the transition to a circular economy.
2. Demonstrated organizational and management experience in developing, administering, implementing and monitoring grant making programs and projects with specific objectives, both from a technical and administrative standpoint.
3. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of conservation trust funds and conservation finance.
4. Demonstrated Caribbean regional and national experience on circular economy principles is an asset.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
1. Demonstrated experience in the development and application of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning plans.
1. Demonstrated experience and ability in supervising staff, providing guidance and
establishing strong (virtual) teams.
Fundraising and marketing
1. Experience in marketing and/or fundraising with an emphasis on raising funds from multilateral and bilateral aid agencies, foundations, and the private sector.
Management and Other Skills
1. High capacity to establish a successful vision for the tasks at hand and deliver results within a specific time frame and a team effort environment.