Call for Experts – USAID Sri Lanka and Maldives Climate Change Adaptation Program

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Countries: Maldives, Sri Lanka
Organization: DT Global
Closing date: 22 Jan 2021

Call for Experts – USAID Sri Lanka and Maldives Climate Change Adaptation Program

Pending RFP Release

Built on more than 50 years of experience from AECOM International Development, Development Transformations, and GPD Charitable Trust, DT Global is pioneering a new model of development that works in partnership with communities to deliver innovative, data-driven solutions that create sustainable change and improve people's lives. We intend to channel the majority of fees received from donor contracts back into our partner non-profit, DT Institute, to support innovative initiatives that test new ideas or expand on donor partner priorities. With corporate offices in Washington D.C., Madrid, and Adelaide, the DT Global family represents a globally integrated service delivery platform with best-in-class technical expertise in delivering solutions across a broad range of sectors.

The anticipated USAID Sri Lanka and Maldives Climate Change program has two main objectives: (1) to enhance the resilience of the Maldivian government, private sector, and local environmental and community groups to adapt to the vulnerabilities of climate change; and (2) to strengthen the resilience of the public and private sectors in Sri Lanka to reduce vulnerabilities to the impacts of climate change.

DT Global seeks technical experts in the following areas:

· Climate change adaptation

· Climate finance

· Climate vulnerability analysis

· Disaster risk management and resilience

· Natural resource management

· Coastal zone management

· Water resources management

· Fisheries management

· Tourism

· Agriculture

Qualifications:

· Demonstrated experience providing technical oversight in the technical areas mentioned above (climate change adaptation, climate finance, vulnerability analysis, etc.)**

· Seven years or more of progressively responsible experience implementing donor-funded development programs **

· Past or current work experience in Sri Lanka and/or the Maldives is required**

· Proven ability to collaborate and coordinate with private sector stakeholders to support climate change adaptation is preferred **

Core Competencies:

  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.
  • Communication: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.
  • Adaptability: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.
  • Customer/Client Focused: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.
  • Professionalism: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.

Core Competencies:

Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to achieve common goals. Participates in building a culture characterized by inclusion, trust and commitment.

Communication: Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts professionally. Demonstrates effective use of listening skills and displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.

Adaptability: Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment.

Customer/Client Focused: Anticipates, monitors and meets the needs of customers and responds to them in an appropriate and responsive manner.

Diversity and Inclusion: Conveys respect for diverse individuals and perspectives; models inclusive behavior and treats everyone fairly.

Professionalism: Displays appropriate and ethical behavior, integrity and personal presentation in the workplace always; demonstrates respectful communication for others, both verbal and non-verbal.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

DT Global, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or national origin. DT Global, LLC prohibits discriminating against employees and job applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.

How to apply:

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