[Intstuds10] International Environmental Programs

Michael McIntyre mmcintyr at depaul.edu
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International Career Employment Weekly
International Environmental Programs

Issue Dated September 10, 2010


Copyright 2010. All rights reserved. This information or any parts thereof
may not be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of
the Publisher. Lisa L. Law-Hystad, Publisher.





 
TECHNICAL OFFICER, WATER QUALITY
ROME, ITALY 

The Food and Agriculture Organization is seeking a Technical Officer, Water
Quality 
(P-4) in Rome.  Under the general supervision of the Director, NRL, and in
the 
framework of the FAO water programme the incumbent will be responsible for
the 
development and implementation of FAO¹s programme in the field of water
quality 
management in agriculture, mitigation of adverse environmental effects of
agriculture 
on water and the use of non conventional water in agriculture.  REQUIRES:
Advanced 
University Degree in environmental sciences or related discipline with
specialized 
courses in water quality management and environmental aspects of
agricultural water 
use.  Seven years of relevant experience in water quality management in
agriculture, of 
which at least three at international level.  TO APPLY: Please send
application to V.A 
2448-NRL, P. Steduto, Principal Officer, NRL, FAO Viale delle Terme di
Caracalla 
00153 Rome ITALY, Fax No: +39 06 57056275, E-mail: VA-2448-NRL at fao.org.
Closing date: 10/6/10.  Vacancy no: 2448-NRL.

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*CHIEF CHINA PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE
BEIJING, CHINA 

WildAid is a unique and dynamic wildlife conservation non-profit
headquartered in San
Francisco with representation in China, India, Ecuador, UK and Canada.  We
are a fast 
growing organization. We are looking for a dynamic and highly organized
person to 
work as part of our international team.  This is a full-time senior position
primarily 
based in WildAid's Beijing office.  The Chief China Program Representative
will spend 
at lease a minimum of one month (and potentially more) per year in the
United States. 
While in the US, the CCPR will meet with strategic partners and funders to
report on 
the current operations and assist in all aspects of raising funds for the
China program 
and the organization.  Primary Duties & Responsibilities: This person will
be 
responsible for the day-to-day management of the China staff and operations,
and will 
be in charge with actively seeking to develop the scope and positive impact
of our work 
in Asia as well as the implementation of our current strategy.
QUALIFICATIONS 
Required: Bachelor¹s degree.  3 years experience, including a track-record
of managing 
operating budget and staff.  Proven track record of delivering complex
projects on-time 
and in budget under tight deadlines and with limited resources.  Competent
fluency in 
written and spoken English and Mandarin Chinese.  Able to deliver winning
presentations written and orally in English and Mandarin.  Have detailed
understanding 
of how to best use mass media, marketing and PR as an effective advocacy
tool for 
wildlife and environmental conservation.  Proven track record of fundraising
and/or 
substantive business development experience.  Adept at using MS Excel, MS
Word, 
database systems and communicating over e-mail.  Able to coordinate, guide
and 
inspire your team to achieve their best.  Stamina, commitment and ambition.
Generate 
new ideas and creative solutions to program challenges. Understanding and
sensitivity 
to cultural differences with regard to operation in global environment.
Desirable: 
Experience of television production and/or advertising and new media at a
professional 
level.  Knowledge of wildlife conservation and a degree level qualification
in an 
biological science, or economics.  Experience of wildlife advocacy.
Reporting to: 
WildAid President, Steve Trent, who oversees the organization operations in
China, 
India and UK and in his absence to the Executive Director in the US.  Hours:
40 hours 
per week with regular weekend and evening work, often at short-notice.
Time-off in 
lieu is not given. Annual leave of 20 days plus either all Chinese or all US
national 
holidays. Remuneration:  $50-60,000 DOE.  Benefits include health, dental,
vision, & 
long-term disability insurance. WildAid does not currently offer a 403b
match.  TO 
APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume by email, with Chief China
Program 
Representative in the subject line, (no letters, calls, faxes or drop-ins)
to 
jobs at wildaid.org.  Due to high applicant volume you may not receive a
response from 
WildAid. 

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*CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC 

The successful candidate will join IRG¹s Environment and Natural Resources
(ENR) 
Division; working on climate change adaptation activities. This position
will provide 
technical assistance and training services to USAID and other clients
covering 
guidance, assessments, case studies, strategies, and capacity building. The
successful 
candidate will provide technical assistance on IRG¹s adaptation projects,
provide day-
to-day project administration/ management support, and contribute to IRG¹s
development of new business opportunities in climate adaptation. Candidates
should be 
available to make 3 to 6 trips per year and can expect to spend 2 to 3
months of time 
overseas per year. Salary will commensurate with experience. Benefits
include 
vacation, holidays, sick leave, health, dental and life insurances, 401K
plan.  TO 
APPLY: For instructions on how to apply: www.irgltd.com.  No phone calls
please. IRG 
is an EOE ­ M/F/D/V

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*CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS SPECIALIST
WASHINGTON, DC 

The successful candidate will join IRG¹s Environment and Natural Resources
(ENR) 
Division; working on climate change adaptation activities. This position
will provide 
technical assistance and training services to USAID and other clients
covering 
guidance, assessments, case studies, strategies, and capacity building. The
successful 
candidate will provide technical assistance on IRG¹s adaptation projects,
provide day-
to-day project administration/ management support, and contribute to IRG¹s
development of new business opportunities in climate adaptation. Candidates
should be 
available to make 3 to 6 trips per year and can expect to spend 2 to 3
months of time 
overseas per year. Salary will commensurate with experience. Benefits
include 
vacation, holidays, sick leave, health, dental and life insurances, 401K
plan.  TO 
APPLY: For instructions on how to apply: www.irgltd.com.  No phone calls
please. IRG 
is an EOE ­ M/F/D/V

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*ENVIRONMENT OFFICER (MARKET-BASED MEASURES)
MONTREAL, CANADA 

The International Civil Aviation Organization is seeking an Environment
Officer, 
Aviation Emissions Unit, Environment Branch, Air Transport Bureau in
Montreal.  The 
Environment Branch (ENV) is responsible for conducting studies, developing
Standards 
and Recommended Practices (SARPs), preparing reports and providing guidance
on 
aviation and the environment, including aircraft noise and the impact of
aircraft engine 
emissions, and is responsible for the promotion and coordination of the
environmental 
activities within the Organization and with other relevant international
bodies. It 
supports the Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP), a
technical 
committee of the Council of ICAO.  MAJOR DUTIES: Under the guidance of the
Chief, Environment Branch (C/ENV), the incumbent will perform the following
functions: 1. Facilitate the development, review and updating of policies
and guidance 
material related to MBM to reduce aircraft engine emissions (e.g.
emission-related 
levies, offsetting, emissions trading).  2. Follow and participate in the
CAEP emissions-
related working groups, particularly in the CAEP MBM Task Force, and closely
follow 
developments in other technical/ scientific and United Nations (UN) bodies
(e.g. 
(UNFCCC, International Maritime Organization (IMO)) on MBM on measures to
reduce aircraft engine emissions, and ensure appropriate follow-through.  3.
Conduct 
studies and undertake research on MBM involving civil aviation and on
possible 
measures to reduce their impact on local air quality and global climate.  4.
Assist in the 
development and preparation of documentation (working papers, reports,
minutes, etc.) 
for approval by the C/ENV), related to MBM issues for CAEP, the ICAO
Assembly, the 
Council, the Air Transport Committee (ATC), and other bodies of the
Organization.  5. 
Monitor the activities of ICAO and through C/ENV, provide input and
guidance, when 
required, to ensure that environmental considerations and implications are
taken into 
account during the development of recommendations.  6. Keep abreast of
international 
developments and trends relating to MBM, particularly in other technical
bodies of 
relevance to the work of CAEP working groups by studying relevant files,
correspondence, periodicals, reports and manuals and preparing summaries of
main 
developments.  7. Update aircraft engine emissions-related documentation, as
necessary, and prepare memos and reports on engine emissions-related
activities.  8. 
Assist in the administration of websites dedicated to CAEP and process
guidance 
material to be published on the ICAO website. Prepare responses to public
inquiries on 
MBM, presentations to interested parties, studies and publications and
articles.  
Duration of appointment: Initial appointment will be on a three-year, fixed
term basis 
(first year is probationary for an external candidate).  This vacancy is
open to both 
female and male candidates. In order to increase the number of women at all
levels, 
women are particularly invited to apply for vacant posts, as well as for
roster evaluation 
for future vacancies.  TO APPLY: Download by accessing the ICAO employment
website at http://www.icao.int/employment and complete the ICAO Application
for 
Employment Form for submission to the Human Resources Branch:
recruitment at icao.int.  In all cases quote the vacancy notice number.
Applications 
should be submitted with a letter demonstrating how your professional
experience and 
competencies match those expressed in the vacancy notice. Deadline for
applications: 
17 September 2010. Vacancy no: PC 2010/34/P-3.  Only applicants who are
under 
serious consideration will be contacted and interviewed.

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*PROGRAM OFFICER/ SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER/ ASSOCIATE
DIRECTOR ESA 
WASHINGTON, DC 

Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a U.S. Government corporation
whose 
mission is to provide assistance that will support economic growth and
poverty 
reduction in developing countries that demonstrate a commitment to just and
democratic governance, economic freedom, and investments in their citizenry.
Currently, we are soliciting interest for a Program Officer/ Senior Program
Officer/Associate Director position within the Environmental and Social
Assessment 
Division within the Compact Operations Department. Salary Range: $58,000-
$138,000.00.  The incumbent performs a variety of assignments. He or she is
responsible for supporting Directors in their oversight of implementation
activities and 
providing pro-active guidance to country counterparts regarding the
environmental and 
social impacts of Compact-funded projects and activities in specific
countries. The 
incumbent is expected to place strong emphasis on technical analysis,
process 
management and research. Selective Factor: Intermediate/advanced French
(speaking, 
reading, writing). Applicants must have knowledge of and experience with
methodologies for environmental and social impact assessment and
environmental 
management and monitoring. Review full vacancy announcement and submit your
application at: http://www.mccjobs.us.  MCC is an equal opportunity
employer. 
Selection for positions will be based solely on merit without regard to
race, color, 
religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability,
sexual orientation,
martial or family status or other differences. MCC provides reasonable
accommodation 
to applicants with disabilities.

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*SR. PROGRAM OFFICER, PAPER & PACKAGING
WASHINGTON, DC 

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the global conservation organization, seeks a
Senior 
Program Officer (SPO) for its Forests team, to develop and implement WWF-US
strategies for promoting a more sustainable pulp, paper, tissue, and
paper-based 
packaging industry.  REQUIRES: We are seeking an experienced professional
with 
broad knowledge of issues and current trends in both the North American and
global 
pulp and paper sector, related to forestry, governance, plantations,
certification, trade,
clean production and efficiency. At least 5 years experience working on
sustainability 
issues in one or more of the pulp and paper sectors listed above i

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