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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

Our clients

We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.

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SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Team Leader : environment, climate change, waste management and energy, Nigeria (ABUJA)

Nigeria (ABUJA)
Nigeria Climate Change Response Programme

 The purpose of this contract is to contribute to the creation of Nigeria's GHG emission profile with the aim of pinpointing mitigation actions reducing energy use and costs in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions. This will be mainly achieved through the creation of sectoral MRVs (e.g. for energy and waste sectors) and a waste baseline.

The team leader will be responsible for the overall technical delivery of contract outputs and the quality control of contract implementation. S/he is expected to have a key role in all technical aspects of the contract as well. S/he will manage a team of three (3) Long term experts in the fields of MRV and GHG inventory, waste management and climate change communication and capacity building and several Short term experts.

The consultant will be based in Abuja, Nigeria. The intended start date of the project is october 2019 and the period of implementation of the contract will be of 48 months counting from that date.

  • Qualifications
    • Relevant university degree, preferably with an MSc, or equivalent, in law, environmental sciences or international relations or other related field.
    • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English.
    • High quality analytical and document drafting skills.
  •  General professional experience :
    • Demonstrable capacity to efficiently manage a project involving the multiple counterparts/teams, to be proven by experience involving a team of at least 5 members, within the past 8 years.
    • At least 12 years of professional experience relevant to the purpose of this contract, out of which at least 5 years of experience must be in an African country.
    • As a minimum, two project references related to the subject matter of the current contract in African countries.
    • Demonstrable knowledge and very good understanding of the environmental and climate change mechanisms, systems and of the international climate negotiation process.
    • Knowledge of Nigeria's situation in the field of environment and/or energy and/or waste management is regarded as a strong advantage.
  • Specific professional experience :
    • Demonstrable experience in capacity development in African context, as regards any of the following (as demonstrated by list of recent projects of this kind, and brief mention of the responsibility in the project):
      • Environmental and climate change negotiation process - INDC-NDC, institutional and legislative capacity building.
      • Developing climate policies and measures.
      • Demonstrable experience in leading national or multi-national or regional projects related to environment and climate change (including experience in coordination of teams of at least 5 members) of at least 2 years, as well as an understanding of legal and implementation issues, particularly with regard to energy and waste management. 


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