Senior REDD+ / Soil Carbon Expert

Based in Paris, she/he will integrate the climate change unit of ONF International presently in full development. She/he will have 3 main tasks:

  1. To support Governments in elaborating and implementing their national REDD+ strategies or to support project developers in designing and implementing their REDD+ projects
  2. To follow climate REDD+ negotiations and funding initiatives or programmes in the area
  3. To watch over scientific and strategic aspects related to the development of soil carbon sequestration projects and to support the designing and implementation of such projects

She/he will organise the responses to the call for bids related to the above issues and she/he will manage a portfolio of national programmes and projects. She/he will bring to the 10-expert team her/his field experiences in term of rural development and management of natural resources in developing countries. She/he will be frequently on mission to quick-start of monitor field activities, in support to Governments or projects developers.

Contract:  Limited contract that could evolve into a permanent one.
Position opening: 1st of May 2010

Profile

  • MSc or PhD in agronomy and/or forestry and/or economics of development
  • Creativity, strong sense of initiatives, multivalent and autonomous
  • Excellent relational skills and able to work collaboratively in a cross-cultural team environment
  • Able to do frequent missions abroad
  • Fluent in English and/or Spanish, good level in French
  • At least 10 years of field experiences in rural development or management of natural resources
  • Knowledge of forest/soil carbon and a good network of experts in these areas are bonus
  • Priority will be given to English or Spanish native speakers from developing countries

Send a cover letter and your CV before the 15th of April 2010 to:

Olivier BOUYER
ONF International
2 avenue de Saint Mandé
75 570 PARIS Cedex 12
FRANCE
email: olivier.bouyer@onf.fr

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