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UN Vacancies 2022 for Technical Expert – Climate Resilience Jobs in Juba Location.
UN Jobs in Juba 2022:- New job notification not for UN job opportunity portal for the post of Technical Expert – Climate Resilience. Technical Expert – Climate Resilience Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through www.un.org before the last date which is 08 January 2023.
Technical Expert – Climate Resilience Jobs at UN Details
|Recruiter Name||UN United Nations|
|Name of Vacancy||Technical Expert – Climate Resilience Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Last Date||08 January 2023|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Technical Expert – Climate Resilience Jobs Description
The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Juba, South Sudan.
As Climate Resilience (CR) Expert you will provide technical expertise to programming in climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation as well as climate/environmental sensitivity throughout all sectors in Welthungerhilfe’s (WHH) project areas in rural South Sudan. You will support identifying climate vulnerabilities and develop innovative climate-smart solutions as integral part of transforming local food systems, in particular focusing on local value chains and natural resource management for improved coping mechanisms of citizens in rural areas of South Sudan. As the CR Expert, you will contribute to proposal development through proposing feasible innovative local solutions and represent Welthungerhilfe in technical internal/ external exchange events. You will be expected to analyze ongoing research related to climate resilience and synthesize findings for the integration in the country program. Your experiences in climate resilience will also steer Welthungerhilfe’s Disaster Risk Management approaches (with particular focus on risks exacerbated through climate change such as flooding, drought, pests, livestock diseases).
In order to achieve deliverables, you will collaborate closely with the Head of Programmes, the projects’ teams (technical teams, managers), Country Office Sector Advisors, MEAL Manager and HQ-based advisors (Donor Unit, Sector Unit).
Systematically identify climate vulnerabilities in WHH South Sudan’s programme areas
Develop innovative technical climate-smart solutions in line with WHH’s country strategy for South Sudan and WHH’s global strategy, with particular focus on climate-smart food systems
Collect and synthesize information from various sources (studies, best practices, research papers, etc.) with relevance to the South Sudan context, conduct analysis of acquired information and translate results into revised/adapted programming approaches for WHH’s areas of intervention in South Sudan
Provide technical advice and guidance to the Head of Projects and project teams on feasible contextualized measures on climate anticipation, adaptation, and mitigation in their various projects and sectors with focus on extensive flooding/ drought scenarios and improved natural resource management
Lead the development of guidelines for climate adaptation and mitigation in local food systems, training manuals and facilitate specialized workshops (face-to-face, virtual) for internal and external audiences
Carry out climate/environment screenings to assess vulnerability, resilience options, and Disaster Risk Reduction measures to avoid/mitigate risks and enhance program design of WHH projects in South Sudan
Actively promote Welthungerhilfe’s climate innovation approaches externally towards donors, in clusters, and towards other relevant stakeholders as agreed
Actively contribute to learning and innovation processes on climate solutions within WHH’s network
Provide technical expertise during the design of new grants, actively contribute to the development of innovative proposals, and ensure technical correctness in reporting
In cooperation with the MEAL Manager, support structured learning in the projects, needs assessments and technically advise on evaluations
A university or polytechnic degree (M.Sc.) in environmental science, Agriculture with focus on climate change anticipation/adaptation/mitigation, natural resource management, or relevant studies
At least 5-years’ experience of leading climate resilience (adaptation, mitigation, disaster preparedness) and innovation processes that meet sustainability criteria in interdisciplinary/multi-sector programs, preferably within the development sector
Demonstrated experience in producing high-quality written materials (concepts/strategies, training materials, etc.), grounded on fact-based interdisciplinary research across agriculture, environment (natural resources) sector and sustainability in development settings
Direct experience in co-developing winning proposals on climate innovations to institutional donors
Global experience of working in a multi-cultural setting required; familiarity with the South Sudan context is an advantage
Experience in facilitating group processes, workshops, technical meetings
Ability to work well in a multi-cultural team environment, be responsive to changes in the context or work requirements, handle multiple assignments, and meet tight deadlines
Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for traveling to Welthungerhilfe’s programme countries
Excellent communication skills, including fluent spoken and written English; Arabic and/ or German language skills would be an asset
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