Environment and Climate Change Specialist

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Environment and Climate Change Specialist

Publish Date:01 Feb 2024
Closing Date:18 Feb 2024

Position: Environment and Climate Change Specialist

Reports to: Climate Lead Location: Phnom Penh

Period of Assignment: March 2024 to February 2025

Duration: 12 months

Employment type: Full Time

Contractual arrangement: “eligible for Cambodian residents/citizens only”


Program Background

The CAPRED Facility is Australia’s flagship bilateral economic development program in Cambodia, focusing on economic recovery and resilience over the next four years, with a possible three-year extension.


The Facility supports Cambodia in implementing a range of necessary economic interventions and reforms to maintain the country’s economic transition. These interventions and reforms are primarily aimed at encouraging more productive and inclusive public and private investment, which promotes a resilient, inclusive, and sustainable economy (RISE).


CAPRED interventions fall under three technical components including: Agriculture and Agro-processing; Trade, Investment and Enterprise Development and Infrastructure Development; and one Cross-Cutting component comprising: Gender Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI), Climate Resilient initiatives, and policy support. and policy support. GEDSI is at the heart of all that CAPRED does.


Position Summary

The Environmental and Climate Change Specialist (ECCS) will integrate climate change considerations and adhere to the 'do no harm' principle for environmental sustainability in all CAPRED portfolios. The ECCS will ensure an effective mainstreaming of CAPRED's Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change (DRRCC) and Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) approaches.


Collaborating with technical and cross-cutting domain teams, the ECCS will identify risks, develop mitigation measures, monitor risks, as well as capture CAPRED's learnings and contribution to building climate resilience, disaster risk reduction, and environmental sustainability.


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DDL: 2024-04-21