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Latest Job Vacancies at PLANET Nigeria, 6th May, 2019

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PLANET S.A is Greece’s leading management and project management consulting company with a strong and extensive presence in Southeast Europe. The company is also increasingly and active in a wider geography.

Since its establishment in 1987, PLANET has been a part of most major interventions, transformations and infrastructure investments, supporting clients across all sectors of the economy and the public sector.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: 
Climate Change Communication and Capacity Building Expert

Location: Abuja
Project Title: “Nigeria Climate Change Response Programme – NCCRP”
Engagement: 800 WDs
Duration: 48 months, estimated to start by August 2019
Sector: Environment / Energy
Client: EU

Purpose

  • The purpose of this contract is the development of a good planning framework for supporting the country in achieving the conditional 45% NDC targets, working on data quality and accuracy in order to guarantee climate action transparency, ensuring intersectoral institutional engagement in its implementation, as well as the definition of the future priority sector to be included in the next NDCs (i.e. waste) to raise the GHG level ambition of the country.

Requirements
Qualifications and Skills:

  • As a minimum, a relevant University Degree, preferably with an M.Sc, or equivalent in Journalism, Communication, International Relations with special knowledge of IT and website systems.
  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Demonstrated expert experience in preparing media and communication strategy, including lobbying and advocacy strategies.

General Professional Experience:

  • As a minimum, the Key Expert should demonstrate at least 12 years of relevant professional experience related to the subject matter of the current contract, out of which at least 5 years must be in an African country.
  • As a minimum, the Key Expert should provide 3 project references in the last 8 years related to the climate change and/or environment and/or sustainable development, facilitating contact with media in preparation of international conferences, workshops and other relevant events at which project publications will be presented and discussed.
  • Demonstrable deep knowledge and very good understanding of the international climate negotiation process and related mechanisms.
  • Demonstrable deep knowledge in using networking to facilitate the development of public debated on topics presented in the publications, including but not limited to facilitating television and other media appearances.

Specific Professional Experience:

  • A minimum of 12 years of experience in jobs requiring a deep knowledge on climate negotiation debate matured through participation at international meetings/fora on sustainable development and/or climate change.
  • A minimum of 6 years of working experience in reforming communication system, in professional and organizational capacity development, including designing and implementing large scale training programs.

Benefits
Benefits working with PLANET:

  • Offers professional experience in highly competitive international working environment;
  • Provides assistance in the social development and economic growth of the beneficiary countries;
  • Establishes a long-term relationship with qualified experts;
  • Offers highly compensated assignments.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Team Leader / Climate Change

Location: Abuja
Project Title: “Nigeria Climate Change Response Programme – NCCRP”
Sector: Environment / Energy
Client: EU
Engagement: 800 WDs
Duration: 48 months, estimated to start by August 2019

Purpose

  • The purpose of this contract is the development of a good planning framework for supporting the country in achieving the conditional 45% NDC targets, working on data quality and accuracy in order to guarantee climate action transparency, ensuring inter-sectoral institutional engagement in its implementation, as well as the definition of the future priority sector to be included in the next NDCs (i.e. waste) to raise the GHG level ambition of the country.

Requirements
Qualifications and Skills:

  • As a minimum, a relevant University Degree, preferably with an MSc, or equivalent, in Law, Environmental Sciences or International Relations or other related field.
  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English; required ability to be permanently based in Nigeria for around 4 years
  • As a minimum high quality analytical and document drafting skills, which can be demonstrated by reference to a recent (the previous 3 years) report that he/she has authored.

General Professional Experience:

  • Demonstrable capacity to efficiently manage a project involving the multiple counterparts/teams, to be proven by experience involving a team of at least 5 members, within the past 8 years.
  • At least 12 years of professional experience relevant to the purpose of this contract, out of which at least 5 years of experience must be in an African country.
  • As a minimum, two project references related to the subject matter of the current contract in African countries.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and very good understanding of the environmental and climate change mechanisms, systems and of the international climate negotiation process.
  • Knowledge of Nigeria’s situation in the field of environment and/or energy and/or waste management is regarded as a strong advantage.

Specific Professional Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in capacity development in African context, as regards any of the following (as demonstrated by list of recent projects of this kind, and brief mention of the responsibility in the project):
  • Environmental and climate change negotiation process – INDC-NDC, institutional and legislative capacity building.
  • Developing climate policies and measures.
  • Demonstrable experience in leading national or multi-national or regional projects related to environment and climate change (including experience in coordination of teams of at least 5 members) of at least 2 years, as well as an understanding of legal and implementation issues, particularly with regard to energy and waste management.

Benefits
Benefits working with PLANET:

  • Offers professional experience in highly competitive international working environment;
  • Provides assistance in the social development and economic growth of the beneficiary countries;
  • Establishes a long-term relationship with qualified experts;
  • Offers highly compensated assignments.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Senior Expert on Waste Management

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Project Title: “Nigeria Climate Change Response Programme – NCCRP”
Engagement: 800 WDs
Duration: 48 months, estimated to start by August 2019
Sector: Environment / Energy
Client: EU

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this contract is the development of a good planning framework for supporting the country in achieving the conditional 45% NDC targets, working on data quality and accuracy in order to guarantee climate action transparency, ensuring inter-sectoral institutional engagement in its implementation, as well as the definition of the future priority sector to be included in the next NDCs (i.e. waste) to raise the GHG level ambition of the country.

Requirements
Qualifications and Skills:

  • As a minimum, a relevant university degree, preferably with an MSc, or equivalent, in environmental sciences/management, Solid Waste Management (SWM), Financial Management, engineering or related field.
  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Management of projects/programmes in the field of SWM, with a special focus on low and middle income economies.
  • Working successfully with public authorities including Ministries or regional or local governments in similar assignments.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills

General Professional Experience:

  • As a minimum, the Key Expert should demonstrate at least 12 years of professional experience related to the subject matter of the current contract, out of which at least 5 years of experience must be in an African country.
  • As a minimum, the Key Expert should provide project references in the last 5 years related to the solid waste management in the African context.
  • 10 years general professional experience with emphasis on experience in public services sector.
  • Experience in operating and/or monitoring of public services will be an advantage.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and good understanding of the international climate negotiation process and related mechanisms will be regarded as a strong advantage.

Specific Professional Experience:

  • Minimum 12 years’ experience in jobs requiring a deep knowledge on solid waste management protocols, procedures, guidelines and regulation system.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Communicating Solid Waste Program policies, regulatory interpretations and technical issues
  • Working experience within the African regional context dealing with reviewing siting and/or approval of engineering, ground water monitoring plans and/or technical plans for solid waste management sites and/or solid waste treatment and disposal facilities and similar will be regarded as a strong advantage.
  • Experience in developing, finalizing and overseeing annual solid waste program budget in coordination with national stakeholders will be regarded as a strong advantage.

Benefits
Benefits working with PLANET:

  • Offers professional experience in highly competitive international working environment;
  • Provides assistance in the social development and economic growth of the beneficiary countries;
  • Establishes a long-term relationship with qualified experts;
  • Offers highly compensated assignments.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Senior Expert on MRV and Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Inventory

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Project Title: Nigeria Climate Change Response Programme – NCCRP
Engagement: 800 WDs
Duration: 48 months, estimated to start by August 2019
Sector: Environment / Energy

Purpose

  • The purpose of this contract is the development of a good planning framework for supporting the country in achieving the conditional 45% NDC targets, working on data quality and accuracy in order to guarantee climate action transparency, ensuring intersectoral institutional engagement in its implementation, as well as the definition of the future priority sector to be included in the next NDCs (i.e. waste) to raise the GHG level ambition of the country.

Requirements
Qualifications and skills:

  • As a minimum, a relevant university degree, preferably with an MSc, or equivalent, in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, or Economics or other related fields.
  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English.
  • As a minimum, relevant GHG inventory experience with a good overview of the UNFCCC reporting and review process and/or general IPCC inventory guidance and/or Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR)/ reporting requirements.
  • Working successfully with public authorities including Ministries or regional or local governments, with communication skills that foster cooperation and partnership building.
  • As a minimum high quality analytical and document drafting skills, which can be demonstrated by reference to a recent (the previous 3 years) report that he/she has authored.

General professional experience:

  • As a minimum, the Key Expert should demonstrate at least 12 years of professional experience related to the subject matter of the current contract, out of which at least 5 years of experience must be in an African country.
  • As a minimum, the Key Expert should provide project references in the last 8 years related to the climate change action under the UNFCCC process to which they participated.
  • Demonstrable deep knowledge and very good understanding of the international climate negotiation process and related mechanisms.

Specific professional experience

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in jobs requiring a deep knowledge on greenhouse gas monitoring and reporting, compilation and reviewing of national GHG inventory reports, as well as maintaining and managing GHG inventories.
  • A minimum of 6 years of demonstrated working experience in working on MRV topics (i.e. domestic and/or international ones).
  • A minimum of 6 years of demonstrated experience in implementation and/or enforcement related to a range of topics of the international climate change negotiation process and similar.

Benefits

  • Offers professional experience in highly competitive international working environment;
  • Provides assistance in the social development and economic growth of the beneficiary countries;
  • Establishes a long-term relationship with qualified experts;
  • Offers highly compensated assignments.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



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