May 02, 2011
May 02, 2011
Tetra Tech ARD, is accepting expressions of interest from qualified experts for a range of anticipated short-term technical assistance needed for a USAID-funded Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities program (FCMC). FCMC’s two major deliverables include assisting countries with ambitious REDD+ plans by building capacity within those countries to achieve long-term net emissions reductions from forests and land use and contribute to the evolving international REDD+ framework. Anticipated countries for targeted field work in the Latin America and Caribbean region include Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru. Anticipated countries in South Asia include India, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Cambodia. Anticipated countries in Africa include Zambia, Ghana and Democratic Republic of Congo. Nationals of these countries are strongly encouraged to apply as well.
Tetra Tech ARD seeks the following illustrative technical expertise:
--Low Emission Development Strategies
-- Land Use and Sector Inventories
-- Land Use Planning
--Social and Environmental Safeguards
--Measurement, Reporting and Verification
-- Project Development
-- At least a Master’s degree in environmental finance, geospatial information systems (GIS), environmental science, economics, natural resource management or in a related field, PhD preferred;
-- At least five (5) years experience in climate change mitigation or adaptation, payment for environmental services, carbon markets (voluntary or regulatory), and/or NRM project finance;
-- Experience supervising or working in complex field operations in closed and/or transitional or developing countries;
-- Experience working with USAID, international government officials, and multilateral and donor organizations preferred;
-- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills;
-- English proficiency required.
Please email full, current CV in reverse chronological format to email@example.com referring to FCMC-STTA in the subject line or fax to S. Hendel at 1-802-658-4247. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered.
Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations—in the US and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.(http://www.ardinc.com)