Chemonics – Multiple Openings

Carbon Finance Specialist, India 

 

Chemonics seeks a carbon finance specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded project focused on sustainable forests and climate change mitigation in India. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. The carbon finance specialist will support reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation as well as enhanced sequestration, through afforestation, conservation, and sustainable management of forests.

 Qualifications:
 

  • Advanced degree in forestry, natural resource management, or climate change-related area in science, economics, carbon financing, or sustainable development
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience developing guidelines and methodologies to enhance forest carbon stocks with an emphasis on carbon accounting, monitoring, and verification
  • Demonstrated expertise in greenhouse gas inventory systems and proven participation in international carbon markets at both the national and state level
  • Experience analyzing social and economic incentives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the forest and agriculture sectors
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Fluency in English

Application Instructions:
 
Send electronic submissions to forestplusrecruit@gmail.com by May 31, 2011. Please provide a cover letter with resume. No telephone inquiries, please. 

Finalists will be contacted.

Climate Adaptation Specialist, India

Chemonics seeks a climate adaptation specialist for an anticipated USAID-funded project focused on sustainable forests and climate change mitigation in India. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. Specialist will support reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation as well as enhanced sequestration, through afforestation, conservation, and sustainable management of forests.

 Qualifications:
 

  • Advanced degree in environment, natural resource management, or climate change-related area in science, agriculture, urban planning, or sustainable development
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience working on climate change adaptation or disaster risk reduction projects in at-risk regions focused on water issues, agroforestry, natural resources, coastal zones, or urban planning
  • Proven experience leveraging synergies with other USAID activities or those of other development partners to design and implement activities related to climate change adaptation
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Fluency in English

Application Instructions:
 
Send electronic submissions to forestplusrecruit@gmail.com by May 31, 2011. Please provide a cover letter with resume. No telephone inquiries, please. 

Finalists will be contacted.


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