Red Cross/ Red Crescent Climate Centre



To support Climate Centre programs in West Africa, we are immediately looking for a:
Technical Advisor West Africa (32/40 hours per week)
Envisaged start date: May 2020.
Task Description
The Climate Centre seeks to hire a Climate Advisor to support its programs in West Africa. This is a regional position. Broadly speaking this position will provide technical support to the following priorities:
  1. Partners for Resilience, an alliance focused on policy dialogues and capacity strengthening for CSO dialogues around climate action and ecosystem based disaster risk reduction; 
  2. Various Forecast-based Financing projects 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;
  3. Technical support to the IFRC and its member National Societies on climate science, policy and practice;
  4. Technical support to the ICRC on integration of climate risk management practices into its operations in conflict settings.

This position would work closely alongside the senior advisor for the region.

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