Senior Consultant International Forestry Expert, Ecofys

The Position  

The Strategy Cluster of Ecofys works on analysis and strategic advice in four main areas: technology and  innovation; energy and climate policy evaluation and design; energy market developments and climate  change. The international cluster has a multidisciplinary staff carrying out projects for multiple clients  including local, regional and (inter)national governments, the European Commission, multilateral  organizations (UNFCCC, IEA) as well as corporate clients and NGOs.  
As (Senior) Consultant you will be responsible for the acquisition and management of consultancy projects  in the area of forestry policy in the context of international climate strategy, especially related to REDD  (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation), as well as international climate policy in  general. Recent projects of Ecofys on REDD include; support to the Ethiopian Government on development  of a Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP) for the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility; Options paper on  pooling and sequencing private and public funds for performance-based payments in REDD for the  German Development Bank (kfw).  
Your Profile  

If you are enthusiastic about the job described above and you meet the following criteria, then we would  be happy to meet you!  
• A university degree in forestry or related field  
• A minimum of 4 years working experience (best in research and/or consultancy on issues related  forestry and REDD)  
• Excellent project management skills and experience with managing projects  
• In country experience on forestry projects is an asset  
• Very good analytical skills  
• Team player with independent working style  
• Good communication, presentation as well as report writing skills  
• Commercial attitude  
• Flexible and able to keep deadlines also under pressure  
• Willingness to travel  
• Very good knowledge and command of oral and written English (and German), another language  (Spanish, French, etc.) would be an asset  
Working for Ecofys  
With our deep know-how in energy-efficiency, renewable energy and climate change we develop smart  policies and concepts and bring them to life. We are a pioneer in sustainable energy, energy-efficiency and  climate change solutions for sustainable energy projects worldwide. We have over 220 employees in  offices in the Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom and a worldwide network of specialists.  
Working for Ecofys means working together with inspiring colleagues in an informal company culture, with  room for own initiative and growth. We offer you an attractive package of secondary employment benefits.  
For further information, please contact Sabine Feldmann, Human Resources Consultant, by phone +49 (0)  
27070347.  To apply, send your CV and covering letter with the subject  “(Senior) Consultant  International Forestry Expert ”, Focus: REDD+ to the HR-department
Intermediaries will not be appreciated.