The CBF seeks a Technical Officer (Monitoring Evaluation and Learning/Environmental and Social Safeguards) with a proven record of success in implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Frameworks and Environmental and Social Management Systems (ESMS) for environmental projects and programs. The Technical Officer will work closely with, support and report to the ACE Program Manager. The Technical Officer should possess a proven record of success in addressing the circular economy, including 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.
Advanced Degree in environmental management, environmental sciences, environmental engineering, social sciences, natural resources management, climate change adaptation, project management, statistics or monitoring and evaluation or
related field from a recognized university.
At least five (5) years proven experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning, preferably in the context of conservation or environmental projects.
At least five years (5) of experience in E&S risk management and due diligence, some of the experience in the conservation sector.
Experience developing and reviewing safeguards documentation such as ESIAs, Environmental Site Assessments, compliance audits, Resettlement Action Plans, Livelihood Restoration Plans, Gender and Social Integration, Stakeholder Engagement,
and consultation activities.
Strong knowledge of circular economy principles.
Experience in the Caribbean Region on conservation, ecosystem-based adaptation, or blue economy issues.
Exemplary verbal and written skills in English. Advanced Spanish and/or French knowledge (conversational, reading and writing) is a strong asset.
Demonstrated experience with sustainable development and marine pollution management including circular economy and waste management issues and their intersection with climate change, conservation and natural resources management.
Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and monitoring programs and projects including work with international and regional donor agencies such as KfW, AFD, GAC, USAID, The World Bank, GEF, and GCF.
In-depth knowledge of IFC’s Sustainability Framework (IFC Performance Standards), and The World Bank Environmental and Social Framework (Environmental and Social Standards) and World Bank Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines.
ii. Program/Project management:
Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and monitoring programs and projects including the components of proposals, work plans, budgets, logical frameworks and procurement plans. Demonstrated experience in writing reports, memoranda, developing budgets and similar documents.
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.
Excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet programs, and database management.
Interpersonal and communication skills: Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and the ability to work with diverse groups and organizations.
Proactive behavior: Be highly energetic, self-starting, 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.
Learning: Ability to learn, innovate and integrate new knowledge and practices into the work.
Adaptability: Ability to navigate complexity and accept uncertainty.
To apply for the Technical Officer, CBF ACE Facility position, please submit the documents listed below to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be received by December 15, 2024. Applications not received by the
above deadline will be automatically disqualified. The expected start date for the position is February 1, 2024.