Development Assistance Specialist (Climate Integration), FSN-10 (Cooperating Country National only)

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The USAID Development Assistance Specialist (Climate Integration) serves as a technical resource in strategic planning, program and activity design, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the entire Mission portfolio for environmental compliance. The Specialist is officially designated as the Deputy to the Mission Environmental Officer (MEO). In this role, the Specialist ensures, or assists higher graded specialists in ensuring, all Mission programs/projects/activities are in compliance with Title 22 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulation (22 CFR 216 or “Reg. 216”).

The Specialist supports the Mission designated Climate Integration Lead (CIL) to ensure all Mission programs/projects/activities meet ADS 201mal and USAID Climate Risk Management guidelines. The Specialist serves as environmental climate advisor to Mission management and to Technical Offices and Implementing Partners (IPs) on Climate Risk Management, and in identifying and analyzing climate vulnerabilities and developing mitigation measures. The Mission may designate the Specialist to serve as the CIL, if determined to be appropriate.

The Specialist contacts and collaborates at various technical levels, with counterparts and staff in the host government, with the private sector, with other donor and international organizations, and with other USG entities under the direction and guidance of the MEO, other designated supervisor, or more senior specialists.

The Specialist exercises judgment in planning and carrying out tasks, in resolving problems and conflicts, and in taking steps necessary to meet deadlines. In addition, it is anticipated that the Specialist will be in a travel status to remote areas of the host country and/or the Region at least 25% of the Job Holder’s time.

Major duties and responsibilities: Deputy to the Mission Environmental Officer (20%), Climate Integration Advisor (CIA) (40%), Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) (10%), Representation, Coordination, and Capacity Building (10%) and Program Development and Management Activities (20%).

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