Natural Resource Management Specialist
Last Date: March 16, 2011
Email: HRKinshasa@state.gov (Reference:
Ave. Lukusa, No.
Phone 081-8806193; e-mail:
NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Those who have previously applied for position no.
10-60 need not re-apply as your application will be considered.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE
The Natural Resource Management Specialist (NRM
Specialist) will provide support to the Mission Environmental Officer (MEO) to
help mainstream environmental awareness in decision making. The NRM Specialist
will be responsible for monitoring, tracking, and ensuring compliance with USAID
environmental policies and procedures and those of the DRC to ensure that
unintended environmental consequences are avoided and positive social and
environmental outcomes are enhanced. With this monitoring of activities, the
NRM Specialist will take the lead in overseeing the completion of 22 CFR 216 (USAID
Environmental Procedures) document preparations. NRM Specialist duties in
support of the MEO constitute 60% of the position with the other 40% of duties
involving analyses and implementation of the bilateral NRM component of the
USAID DRC Economic Growth Portfolio.
A minimum of Masterís of Sciences
in a field directly related to natural resource management is required.
Five years experience working in natural resource management or in a related
environmental field to include managerial experience is required. Specific work
experience working on climate change and clean energy programming is required.
Experience working with agriculture and ecosystems protection is also required.
Language Proficiency: Level
IV (Fluent) English and French is required. Fluency in one or more official
Congolese language is also required.
be knowledgeable about USAID bilateral projects in the DRC as well as regional
CARPE programs. Thoroughly knowledgeable about DRC and USAID environmental
regulations/policies as well as having knowledge of the DRC agricultural, clean
energy, and forestry sector.
level problem solving skills to decide how to make bilateral USAID and CARPE
programs/activities environmentally sustainable. Must be innovative and
strategic thinker to plan ahead for both annual project cycles as well as more
long term planning for environmental policy and strategy. Excellent
communication skills to persuasively deal with all levels of USAID/Kinshasa
hierarchy, CARPE, as well as external partners and DRC government officials.
Must be able to give training workshops to partners in a dynamic and informative
March 16, 2011.
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