Opportunity in Washington, DC
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 (Short-term Consultant)
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau of Africa/EGEA
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 mission program design in the areas sustainable forest use, sustainable livelihood and charcoal activities, and the use of the Sustainable Landscapes earmark; providing input on innovative research related to sustainable forest use; supporting the development of a new team member working in areas of low emissions development; and direct provision of analysis and technical assistance around climate risk management.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE