Mission start-end date 01.03.2024 – 13.11.2027
Minimum requirements Skills and qualifications:
- A University degree in Environmental Science, Climate Change, Environmental Policy, or a related field is essential. A Master’s or Ph.D. degree will be a plus.
- Minimum of 12 years of professional experience professional experience in environmental and/or climate change management
- A minimum of 3 years of specific professional experience in environmental and climate change management in the energy sector.
- Strong knowledge of international environmental and climate change agreements, conventions, and protocols, and their relevance to the energy sector.
- Demonstrated experience in conducting EIAs and implementing environmental and climate change mitigation strategies.
- Proficiency in interpreting and applying environmental regulations and standards, both nationally and internationally.
- Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse groups of stakeholders.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on finding innovative solutions to environmental challenges.
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken. Knowledge of Tajik or Russian languages is advantageous.
- Commitment to promoting environmentally sustainable energy sector reforms and contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts in Tajikistan.
Duration/working days Up to 205 working days
- Environmental Impact Assessment: Conduct comprehensive environmental impact assessments (EIAs) for energy projects and policies to evaluate potential environmental and social impacts.
- Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Develop strategies and initiatives to integrate climate change mitigation and adaptation measures into the energy sector reforms, with a focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing resilience.
- Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that energy sector activities adhere to environmental laws, regulations, and international standards, advocating for environmentally responsible practices.
- Sustainability Integration: Promote the integration of sustainability principles into energy policies and practices, considering the long-term environmental and social implications of energy projects.
- Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with relevant government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and international partners to foster cooperation on environmental and climate change initiatives.
- Capacity Building: Provide training and capacity-building support to local stakeholders, enabling them to effectively address environmental and climate related challenges in the energy sector.
- Monitoring and Reporting: Establish monitoring systems to track environmental performance indicators, ensuring compliance and timely reporting on environmental targets.
- Policy Development: Contribute to the development of policies and strategies that support the achievement of environmental and climate-related goals in the energy sector.