Program Officer, CBF Advancing Circular Economy (ACE) Facility
December 8, 2023
About the career opportunity:
The CBF seeks a Program Officer (PO) with a proven record of success in addressing the circular economy, included but not limited to marine litter and waste management in order to provide the program support to effectively implement the strategic agenda of the ACE Facility.
The Program Officer will work closely with, and report to, the ACE Program Manager (PM), in providing this program support. The Program Officer (PO) will enter into a full-time consultant contract agreement with the CBF. The position will be contracted initially for one year and can be renewed, provided the incumbent continues to meet and/or exceed the objectives set and tasks agreed upon. The Program Officer will receive in salary and benefits an amount of USD 43,000.00 annually. The potential for an increase will depend on the availability of funds and performance.
Potential flexibility exists for location within the Caribbean. This position is open to individuals and Caribbean nationals only. Consulting firms or consortiums are not eligible. No subcontracting is allowed.
An undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Science) from a recognized university is required. A Master’s degree (in natural sciences, natural resources management, environmental management, biology or similar) is desired.
At least five (5) years of experience in a similar position.
Exemplary verbal and written skills in English. Good or advanced Spanish and/or French knowledge (conversational, reading and writing) is a strong asset.
Program/Project management: Demonstrated experience in developing, proposals, work plans, budgets, logical frameworks, procurement plans, monitoring learning and monitoring plans. Demonstrated experience in writing reports, memoranda, developing budgets and similar documents.
Thematic knowledge: Demonstrated knowledge and understanding about Nature-based solutions, circular economy and waste management issues and their intersection with climate change, conservation and natural resources management.
Event Organizing: Demonstrated experience in developing, organizing and facilitating national/regional workshops and other events. Expertise with online fora, such as organizing and hosting webinars.
Stakeholder Engagement: Demonstrated experience working with government agencies, civil society organizations and the private sector. Experience in liaising with donors would be an asset.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning: Demonstrated experience and ability in monitoring, evaluation and learning.
Communications and outreach: Experience in communications and outreach including the preparation of materials such as brochures, pamphlets, information/promotional documents and online material for web content, social media, etc.
Interpersonal and communication skills: Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and the ability to work with diverse groups and organizations.
Proactive behavior: Be a highly energetic, self-starting, entrepreneurial and creative individual who can express/recognize ideas, opportunities, and communicate goals and objectives clearly. Ability to undertake actions, decisions, and achieve results in an independent manner and assume the responsibility for the actions taken.
Assertiveness: Capacity to solve problems or conflicts in an assertive manner.
To apply for the Program Officer, CBF ACE Facility position, please submit the documents listed below to email@example.com
All applications must be received by December 8, 2023. Applications not received by the above deadline will be automatically disqualified. The expected start date for the position is January 15, 2024.