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Climate change Jobs-WASCAL-The West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use-2020

Climate Change Jobs-West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use is recruiting for the following positions

  1.  Business Development Manager
  2. Regional Thematic Coordinator for Renewable Energy Project
  3. Communications Officer

1. Business Development Manager

 

  • Ghana
  • Business Development/Marketing  
  • Enlarge the range of stakeholder financial contribution to WASCAL activities
  • Drive partnership and business development strategies to increase revenue of WASCAL by finding new opportunities, researching leads and establishing relationships with potential sponsors.
  • Support the organisations of strategic fundraising and partnerships development events (Donors roundtable, Stakeholders conference, etc.)
  • Build infrastructure, processes, and best practices to support the work of partnership and business development, including the introduction of tools and systems as needed
  • Work collaboratively with the Executive Director and Executive Management Team to define and/or refine fundraising strategies
  • Set, measure, and reach goals, plans for the partnerships, business development and WASCAL climate services
  • Support the preparation of regular stakeholders’ conference and strategic meetings on fundraising
  • Support the process engaged by WASCAL for the accreditation to the environment funds (Green climate Fund and the GEF) as well as other relevant international networks
  • Support WASCAL for the development of projects portfolio (concepts notes, and proposals writing and implementation and climate services implementation)

· Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.

· Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.

· Researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities with bilateral, multilateral partners and private actors.

· Training personnel and helping team members develop their skills

· Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

How to apply-Climate change Jobs

Applications including a covering letter (no more than two pages) with a statement of motivation, and highlighting the candidate’s experience against the criteria listed above (desired skills and experience), and a curriculum vitae including a list of financial or funds mobilized including list of donors and amounts and beneficial structures as well and a publications, with names addresses and e-mail addresses of three professional referees should be emailed to candidature@wascal.org. Please indicate the job title in the subject line. Candidate must come from one of the ECOWAS member countries

2.Communications Officer

  • Contract
  • Ghana
  • Media/Communication

· Support the development and implementation of the Renewable Energy Research Theme Communications Strategy and plans.

· Develop and manage stakeholder and consortium database through dissemination of information

· Provide visibility of the WASCAL Renewable Energy Project through media relations in the West African sub-region

· Coordinate communication and dissemination actions, events and workshops to stakeholders

· Contribute to and coordinate project report writing

· Produce annual technical and financial reports of the Renewable Energy project as required by the donors.

· Coordinate the translation technical project information into the different languages of four member countries and partners as deems necessary

· Develop and produce marketing and publicity materials to be used for various activities

· Create and manage web page and social media accounts of each projects of the Research theme

· Contribute to the communication efforts of WASCAL at the competence Center

· Any other activity that may be assigned

How to apply-Climate change JobsApplications including a covering letter (no more than two pages) with a statement of motivation, and highlighting the candidate’s experience against the criteria listed above (desired skills and experience), and a curriculum vitae including a list a publications, with names addresses and e-mail addresses of three professional referees should be emailed to candidature@wascal.org. Please indicate the job title in the subject line. Applicants must come from one of the ECOWAS member countries.**

3. Regional Thematic Coordinator for Renewable Energy Project

  • Full Time
  • Ghana
  • Technical/Engineering

Coordinate all Renewal Energy Priority theme and related initiatives

· The Climate change Jobs-Identify enabling factors and facilitate the scaling up of the countries pilot projects across the subregion

· Develop Renewable Energy theme-related services to respond to countries needs

· Conceptualize the needs of the countries and the region in partnerships with ECREEE in a comprehensive review report

· Support the strategy of sustainable renewable energy supply for West Africa including research-development and capacity building

· Stakeholders consultation within countries

· Organize feasibility studies in WASCAL member countries **

· Monitor and evaluate program/project performance against contract requirements, keep tracks of deliverables, and other performance goals, participate in the analysis and reporting for impact assessment

· Lead the drafting and the submission of grant proposals and coordinate recruitment and manage integration of a new staff members as needed

· Synthetize output from programs and or projects and identify salient results

· Lead the development of Renewable Energy priority theme information relevant for WASCAL member countries sectors and communities as well as regional political bodies

· Identify, develop and implement ways of improving access to, and use of CES for sectors, communities and regional political bodies

· Develop tools, approaches and products for effective delivery of CES and integration to day-to-day activities with support from the data management department of WASCAL

· Establish training guidelines on technical aspects of CES, organize stakeholder engagement workshops and prepare communication materials for dissemination

· Provide scientific analysis and interpretation to support the timely delivery of the results and output

· Contribute to knowledge products (reports, briefs, data products, scientific publications)

· Carry out research, when relevant (e.g. in the framework of the project), and deliver science that can be used in practice by the West African adaptation community

· Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

How to apply-Climate change Jobs

Applications including a covering letter (no more than two pages) with a statement of motivation, and highlighting the candidate’s experience against the criteria listed above (desired skills and experience), and a curriculum vitae including a list a publications, with names addresses and e-mail addresses of three professional referees should be emailed to candidature@wascal.org. Please indicate the job title in the subject line. Applicants must come from ECOWAS member countries.**

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