ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability is a global association of over 1000 cities and other sub-national government members who are committed to sustainable development. We provide technical services, capacity building and cutting- edge urban solutions to our member cities. ICLEI’s African Head Office is based in Cape Town, serving Members across Sub-Saharan Africa. (www.iclei.org)
ICLEI Africa invites suitably qualified individuals to apply for the position below, for appointment as soon as possible, for appointment by 1 June 2016:
Professional Officer: Urban Development - Policy and Governance (initial 2-year contract position)
ICLEI Africa seeks to hire an urban development expert to join our dynamic team of professionals in the fields of urban sustainability. The individual must have a strong background and keen interest in urban policy development and implementation in Africa coupled with proven relevant experience in:
(a) Development, implementation and mainstreaming of urban sustainability policy, strategy and action plans related to one or more of the following fields:
water and sanitation • planning • biodiversity and ecosystem services • transport • inclusive economic development • sustainable urban infrastructure • energy and climate change • financing for development • resource economics
(b) Project design, implementation and management with proven experience of working in, and leading, multi-disciplinary project teams
(c) Business development, finance mechanisms and strategic partnerships
Please forward a comprehensive CV and covering (motivating) letter, including a certified copy of your ID to Peter Tyldesley (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 16h00 on the 21st of April 2016. Please provide proof of current employment, remuneration package, available starting date and three references in your application. No late applications will be considered.
A market-related and competitive annual remuneration package (TCOE based) will be offered to successful candidates, taking into consideration qualifications and experience.
Kindly note: Applicants who have not been contacted within 60 working days after the closing date this advertisement, should regard their applications as unsuccessful.
This project is co-financed as part of the European Commission funded ACCESSanitation and SURe Water 4 Africa projects.
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