The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Technical Advisor – Climate Change, West Africa (Short-term Consultant)
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau of Africa/ Sustainable Development/Economic Growth, Environment, and Agriculture Division
With more than 30 years’ experience providing information technology (IT) and management consulting services worldwide, Rosa Caldas, formed ZemiTek in 2007. Based in the Washington, DC metro area, ZemiTek delivers solutions to the federal government by supporting agencies such as USAID, US Patent and Trademark Office, US Department of Justice, US Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security, among others; and internationally to their missions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
CAMRIS International is among the top 20 USAID contractors for the third year in a row. CAMRIS realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, CAMRIS combines proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The Technical Advisor – Climate Change, under the technical direction of the Climate Change team and in collaboration with Africa Bureau leadership, will be responsible for providing technical assistance to Africa missions and the Africa Bureau climate change team. S/he will be responsible for ensuring high-quality technical advice on areas such as climate resilient development for mission programs, input on the work of missions and the Bureau of Africa for climate information services, and direct provision of analysis and input on strategic thinking.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.