The CBF seeks a Technical Officer with a proven record of success in addressing climate change and conservation challenges in order to provide the technical support to effectively implement the strategic agenda of the EbA Facility. The Technical Officer will work closely with the CBF Secretariat team and report to the EbA Program Manager, in providing this technical support.
The Technical Officer 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. During the first year, a 3-month probation period shall apply. A review and evaluation will be conducted at the end of the year and will be the basis for potential renewal
Potential flexibility exists for location within the Caribbean1. This position is open to individuals only who are Caribbean nationals living in the Caribbean. Consulting firms or consortia are not eligible. No subcontracting is allowed.
An undergraduate degree from a recognized university is required. A Master’s degree (in climate change, natural resources management, environmental management, biology or similar) is preferred
At least 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) a strong asset.
Program/Project management: Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and monitoring programs and projects. Demonstrated experience in writing reports, memoranda and similar documents.
Interpersonal and communication skills: Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and the ability to work with diverse groups and organizations. . Regional experience within the Caribbean is an asset
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 often with limited information and under pressure.
Thematic knowledge: Demonstrated knowledge and understanding about technical and policy ecosystem-based adaptation issues at the international and national levels and their intersection with conservation and natural resources management
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning: Demonstrated experience and ability in monitoring, evaluation and learning
Stakeholders group: Demonstrated experience working with government agencies, civil society organizations and the private sector
Communications and outreach: Experience in communications and outreach with an emphasis on preparing materials such as brochures, pamphlets, and information/promotional documents.
To apply for the Technical Officer, CBF EbA Facility position, please submit the documents listed below to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be received by November 24, 2023.
Applications not received by the above deadline will be automatically disqualified. Expected start date for the position is January 8, 2024.