Vacancies: Research, Evidence and Documentation Coordinator (REDC) and Civil Society Advocacy Coordinator (CSAC) - CARE

Vacancies: Research, Evidence and Documentation Coordinator (REDC) and Civil Society Advocacy Coordinator (CSAC)

Lagt på 13. juli 2018 af Mads Pedersen

Climate Learning and Advocacy for Resilience
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS

CARE Danmark is seeking to fill two full time positions, a Research, Evidence and Documentation Coordinator and a Civil Society Advocacy Coordinator for the Climate Learning and Advocacy for Resilience (CLAR) programme. CLAR is a global programme that links closely with selected CARE country programmes in Africa and parts of Asia, supporting capacity of partners and subnational actors to integrate climate resilience into sector programmes, generation and documentation of evidence and good practices; and strengthening civil society advocacy in climate change adaptation at regional to global level. CLAR facilitates multi-stakeholder and cross-country south-south learning on climate resilience and adaptation in practice and policy. CLAR works with a range of partners for learning, influencing and knowledge brokering towards climate change adaptation and resilience among vulnerable people.

Research, Evidence and Documentation Coordinator (REDC)

The successful candidate will be an experienced researcher and writer, who has worked in the field of climate change adaptation or resilience. S/he will develop the CLAR research, documentation and communication strategy; coordinate country level research and learning on effective approaches to and impacts of adaptation and climate resilience in targeted programmes in Africa and Asia and support country programmes to implement quality monitoring, reporting and documentation of learning and evidence. The REDC will synthesise, analyse and document learning and evidence emerging across the CLAR programme from country, multi-stakeholder and cross-country learning targeted towards agreed purposes for practical implementation and policy influencing at regional to global level. S/he will lead the production and dissemination of publications including practical guidelines and tools, learning reports and policy briefs for a national to global climate resilience and adaptation audience.

The position location is dependent on candidate background and is either located in a CARE office in Denmark, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, or Uganda, or will be home based in any country preferably within a European/African time zone. Regular travel up to 30% time to countries in Africa, Asia and Europe is expected.

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Deadline and application
Application deadline August 19th at midnight danish time (CET).

To access the detailed job description and apply for the position click here.

 

Civil Society Advocacy Coordinator (CSAC)

The successful candidate will be a person with demonstrated experience in conducting or facilitating civil society advocacy and capacity development in the field of climate change adaptation or resilience. S/he will lead the implementation of the CLAR objective ‘to ensure that civil society networks have improved capacity and influence on global and national policies, plans and projects on climate change adaptation and finance’ in collaboration with CARE country offices and civil society advocacy partners. The CSAC will a) facilitate civil society advocacy partners to act collectively to influence national and global processes – including UNFCCC and the Green Climate Fund – to promote equitable and effective adaptation policies; b) establish, facilitate and drive a Southern Voices civil society adaptation advocacy community of practice, to improve civil society advocacy capacity to influence and monitor national and global adaptation policies and finance; and c) ensure that advocacy initiatives by CSO networks are informed by evidence, learning and good practice guidance on adaptation and climate resilience. The incumbent will work closely with and contribute to CARE International’s global climate adaptation advocacy efforts.

Location: the candidate will be based in a CARE country office in one of Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania or Uganda. Regular travel up to 30% time to countries in Africa, Asia and Europe is expected.

Read draft job description in .pdf

Deadline and application
Application deadline August 19th at midnight danish time (CET).

To access the detailed job description and apply for the position click here.