Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre

Vacancies

Jobs

Due to vacancies at the Climate Centre, we are immediately looking for a: 

1) Technical Advisor (32/40 hours/week)       
Envisaged start date: April or May 2021.

The Climate Centre seeks to hire a Technical Advisor to support its work on anticipatory action.

This position will provide technical support to several projects related to Forecast-based Financing, which are focused on enhancing anticipatory humanitarian action in response to forecasts of heightened risk of extreme weather or climate events before a disaster strikes. This will include (1) supporting National Red Cross and Red Crescent societies to develop their FbF projects and Early Action Protocol, (2) supporting the documentation of FbF methods and outcomes for others to learn from, in collaboration with the Anticipation Hub, and (3) thought leadership in improvements to forecast-based action in the humanitarian sector and beyond.

More information and how to apply can be found here. Application deadline 18th of April 2021.
 
2) Climate Advisor Middle East (40 hours/week)
Start date: as soon as possible
 
The Climate Centre seeks to hire a Climate Advisor to support its programs in the Middle East. The level of seniority will be based on experience, expertise and capacity to take on additional responsibilities if necessary. This is a position for a longer period of time.

Broadly speaking this position will provide technical support to the ICRC as part of a joint effort to reduce the impact of climate risks in conflict areas. The consultant will also provide technical support to Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies in the Middle East in the areas of climate science, policy and practice. This position will work closely with other experts in the Climate Centre’s global team.
 
More information and how to apply can be found here. Application deadline: 30th April 2021 - we will be reviewing the applications on a rolling basis.
 
3) Researcher/Short Term Consultant, Latin America and Caribbean region
Envisaged start date: as soon as possible for a period of 6 months with a possibility to extend.
 
The Climate Centre is conducting a study on compounding risks to understand the drivers and timelines of risks in recent years (decades, where relevant) and then also consider the potential role of early warning systems and anticipatory action to manage risks.
 
This position refers specifically to an assignment for a Researcher based in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region to support a case study in Honduras.
 
More information and how to apply can be found here. Application deadline 25th of April 2021.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 Junior Researchers / Internships

There are currently no open positions. 
 
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