The Embassy of Canada In Amman Is looking for
Middle East Regional Environment Advisor consultancy
الوصف ومتطلبات الوظيفة
Closing date for applications: November 12, 2016.
Salary: each applicant should submit his/her financial proposal
Vacancy type: term – Consulting Services
Location: Amman- Jordan
Submit application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Summary of position: The objective of the consultancy is to provide technical support to GAC programs in the area of environment and climate change in order to ensure effective and resource efficient programming, with the ultimate goal of contributing to better programming results in the ME countries by limiting environmental risks and capitalizing on environmental opportunities.
A university degree, in environment studies or a related discipline such as Water Resources Management, Renewable energy, Environmental Assessment, etc.
Minimum of 10 years of professional work experience as technical expert and advisor in environment. Demonstrated experience in environmental assessment on a broad range of projects (e.g. agriculture, water, infrastructure, education, energy).
Fluency (proficiency level 4) in spoken and written English and Arabic.
Post graduate degree, in environment studies or a related discipline such as Water Resources Management, Renewable energy, Environmental Assessment, etc.
Minimum of 5 years of experience working on development assistance programs and projects.
Fluency in spoken and written French is an asset.
The Initial contract is valid until June 30th 2018 extendable based on work performance and availability of funds. The assignment is expected to start on January 1st 2017, or upon the signing of the contract.
Candidates must submit by email: 1) a résumé; 2) a covering letter indicating how they meet each of the qualifications; 3) three references of previous employers including current contact information; 4) a financial proposal (daily rate quoted in CanadianDollars (CAD)) as a separate attachment.
Condition(s) of Employment:
The Advisor must be ready to travel within Jordan and other countries such as Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and other ME countries to support GAC’s development, humanitarian assistance and (ODA-related) security and stabilization programs’ planning and monitoring and to meet with partners. The Advisor may also be requested to travel in the region and internationally, once or twice a year, for the purpose of delivering services described above and for periodic information sessions/updates organized by GAC as required
Candidates are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. They are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application (English or French).
Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).
Candidates selected at the screening stage will be invited for further assessment. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, and/or an oral interview.
Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
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