Monday, November 12, 2012

 

EMPLOYMENT: Conservation International Senior Analyst for Measurement, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) on Climate Mitigation

The Senior Analyst for Measurement, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) on Climate Mitigation will support the REDD+ MRV task of the Forest Carbon, Markets and Communities (FCMC) project. FCMC is funded by USAID with two full years remaining, with a potential for a six month extension and additional funds. The position would assist the FCMC MRV Task Lead to coordinate and manage ongoing MRV activities and provide technical input and expertise to their implementation. This includes, but is not limited to, co-coordinating the revisions of the current version of the FCMC MRV manual, developing activity concepts, proposals, Scopes of Work and budgets, identifying in-country and/or international partners (institutions or individual consultants), developing Scopes of Work and budgets for their contributions and managing their work, activity reporting, and technical assistance and expertise required to successfully implement activities. The latter also includes managing projects that develop or improve tools for MRV, creating training materials, contributing to in-country capacity building and ensuring that MRV work is integrated and complimentary to the other thematic focal areas of FCMC (Social and Environmental Soundness, Markets and Finance, Low Emissions Development Strategies) as feasible.

The employee would spend on average four out of five days per week at the FCMC project office in Rosslyn, VA, and one day at the CI office to engage with CI’s MRV-Task staff, when not travelling. Travel will be extensive, up to 50% time, mostly in Latin America. 

Specific Position Responsibilities

Education, experience, skills, and abilities

Preferred

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Marc Steininger (m.steininger@conservation.org) ; Senior Director, Habitat Monitoring and Climate Change Mitigation at Conservation International.

Deadline: open



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