Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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ERMIS AFRICA VACANCIES
Climate Action Programme for Schools and Youth

POST: Project Leader

PROJECT: Climate Action Teams (CATs) Project

The Climate Action teams Project (CATs) will work with secondary school leavers to form Community-Based Organisations in 20 locations across Kenya. Young people from 18 years will be informed on environmental, social and economic issues and guided to develop micro-projects as ‘green businesses’ that support their own livelihoods , while at the same time raising awareness and stimulating action amongst their communities. CATs will be an exciting project that will have the capacity to influence decision making and stimulate action that supports effective sustainable development for Kenyan society.
The project is seeking a qualified and experienced Project Leader. The position is based in Nairobi

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate day to day project activities
  • Implement the recommendations of the project management team
  •  Provide technical and to some extent administrative support to the project
  • Supervise the implementation of various project activities in collaboration with other project staff and stakeholders
  • Plan and coordinate training of youth to build ‘green businesses’ and create community awareness and action on social and environmental concerns
  • Prepare financial and narrative reports as per the project agreement
  •  The project leader will serve as a project secretariat
  •  Conduct monitoring and evaluation of the project activities

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should possess the following minimum requirements:-
  •  He/she must have at least a first degree in one of the following:
  • Environment Sciences, Education, Natural Resource Management,
  •  Must demonstrate leadership skills
  • IT literate
  • Must have basic financial management skill
  • Must have project management skills
  •  Must have at least two years working experience with youth and community
  • Self motivated, self starter with initiative
If you have the above qualifications submit your application by registered mail to:-

To Programmes Coordinator
ERMIS Africa
P O Box 17347-20100
NAKURU

The Application must be received on or before 9th August, 2011. The applicants must enclose a motivation letter, an up-to-date CV, , and indication of expected salary with details of their telephone contacts. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. 
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Climate Action Programme for Schools and Youth

POST: Project Officer

PROJECT: Kenya Climate Challenge Project (KCCP)

The Kenya Climate Challenge Project has grown out of the former International Climate Challenge (ICC) project, which worked in Kenya, India and UK. In Kenya ICC reached out to 120 secondary schools across 20 locations. The new KCCP pilot project works with one (ICC) secondary school and one primary school in each of the 20 locations. The project will develop a combined focus on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). This will be an exciting project that develops innovative interactions to motivate young people and their communities to take action on issues of concern.

The project is seeking a qualified and experienced Project Officer. The position is based in Thika.

 Responsibilities

  •  To work with the Project Leader (KCCP) to implement the recommendations of the project management team
  • To assist with implementation of various project activities in collaboration with other project staff and stakeholders
  • Prepare financial and narrative reports as per the project agreement
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities

Qualification and Experience

 The candidate should possess the following minimum requirements:-
  • He/she must have at least a first degree in one of the following:
  • Environment Sciences, Education, Natural Resource Management,
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work with and motivate young people
  • IT literate
  • Must have basic financial management skills
  • Self motivated, self starter with initiative
  • Willing to travel and work in a variety of school/community locations
 If you have the above qualifications submit your application by registered mail to:-

To Programmes Coordinator
ERMIS Africa
P O Box 17347-20100
NAKURU

The Application must be received on or before 9th August, 2011.  The applicants must enclose a motivation letter, an up-to-date CV, and indication of expected salary with details of their telephone contacts. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
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CTA Vacancies

Survey Supervisor
I am looking for a surveyor to supervise a large scale land access project in Congo. The tasks include farm survey, structure survey and quality control. A good knowledge of French is preferable. Anyone interested should contact me ASAP with your CV. Addai Joseph yawaddai@yahoo.com
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Two Vacancies: Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Soil Science (Australia)
The newly-formed School of Agriculture and Food Sciences at The University of Queensland (Australia) will be advertising two academic positions (one Lecturer and one Senior Lecturer) in the broad Discipline of Soil Science, which includes the areas of soil biology/microbiology, soil physics, soil chemistry, or plant nutrition. The University of Queensland was one of only six institutions in Australia to have the sub-discipline of Soil Science rated in the ERA outcomes, with the group performing "above international standard". More information will become available in July at: www.uq.edu.au/uqjobs/ (From IUSS Alert 74)
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Subject: FAO Professional Vacancy Announcement Programme Specialist (Crop Production,
Climate Change and Soil Degradation) P3

Please find below a link to FAO Professional Vacancy Announcement 'Programme Specialist (Crop Production, Climate Change and Soil Degradation)' P3. Thank you for your interest in FAO Vacancies, please ensure that staff are informed.

English URL: http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/VA/pdf/2546AGP_en.pdf

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
*FAO Professional Vacancy Announcements are also available at the following internet address:
http://www.fao.org/VA/vac_en.htm
**For any changes in contact information or focal points please send an email with relevant information to:
mailto:FAO-Vacancies@fao.org

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