The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Senior Programme Office, Climate Smart Agriculture.
Under the supervision of the Programme Manager, Natural Resource Governance, the Officer will be responsible for providing technical and strategical support to the NEPAD CAADP Programme in the area of Climate Change Adaptation for a better mainstreaming of climate smart and biodiversity policies in the agricultural sector and implementation on national level. The Officer will in the context of CAADP and the the African Union Vision 25X25 which aims at supporting at least 25 million farm households in practicing CSA by 2025 provide technical support to the attainment of this vision.
Required Skills and Competencies
Education and Experience:
Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Agriculture, Environmental management/governance, Climate Change, Natural Resource Management or any other related field with a minimum five (5) years of post-qualification experience in public sector institutions, non-governmental or similar organizations nationally, regionally and / or internationally
Application: To apply, please submit the following:
Remuneration: Indicative basic salary of US$39,603.00 per annum plus other entitlements e.g. Post Adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($21,196.80 per annum), gratuity (15% of gross salary), medical aid and life and accident insurance in conformity with the rules and procedures applicable to internationally recruited staff of the African Union
Applications must be received not later than Monday, 29 May 2017 and should be addressed to:
Head of Human Resources
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency
P O Box 218
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.