Climate Change and Land Use Consultant – Climate Focus

Responsibilities:
 
The work will include conducting research and analysis on REDD+ policy and projects, helping to prepare advice for clients based on this research and analysis, contributing to project due diligence, participate in outreach and acquisition, with specific duties tailored to the consultant’s experience. The position will be located in Amsterdam or Washington, DC and requires international travel.  A preference for location should be indicated.
 
Requirements:
 
•Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with 3 years of experience in forestry, forest policy, or the carbon markets; or a master’s degree and a demonstrated interest in land use and climate change. Candidates with more experience are also encouraged to apply.
•Experience or knowledge of REDD+ required, experience with other areas of climate change and/or climate finance desirable.
•Adaptable and fast learner with strong inter-personal and time management skills.
•Committed, results oriented, enthusiastic and self-motivated approach to work.
•Able to work independently and as part of a team on multiple assignments.
•Excellent research, analysis, and writing skills.
•Applicants for the US position must be authorized to work in the US.
•Fluency in English required. Strong Spanish skills are an additional selection criteria.

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