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Senior expert on climate change communication and capacity building, Nigeria (ABUJA)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Contract:
Long-term
Deadline:
20/07/2019
Location:
Nigeria (ABUJA)
Project:
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 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.


QUALIFICATION
  • Qualifications and skills:
    • A relevant university degree, preferably with an MSc, or equivalent in journalism, communication, international relations with special knowledge of IT and website systems.
    • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English.
    • Demonstrated expert experience in preparing media and communication strategy, including lobbying and advocacy strategies.
  • General professional experience :
    • 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, the Key Expert should provide 3 project references in the last 8 years related to the climate change and/or environment and/or sustainable development, facilitating contact with media in preparation of international conferences, workshops and other relevant events at which project publications will be presented and discussed.
    • Demonstrable deep knowledge and very good understanding of the international climate negotiation process and related mechanisms.
    • Demonstrable deep knowledge in using networking to facilitate the development of public debated on topics presented in the publications, including but not limited to facilitating television and other media appearances.
  • Specific professional experience :
    • A minimum of 12 years of experience in jobs requiring a deep knowledge on climate negotiation debate matured through participation at international meetings/fora on sustainable development and/or climate change.
    • A minimum of 6 years of working experience in reforming communication system, in professional and organizational capacity development, including designing and implementing large scale training programs.
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