Climate Change Adaptation
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and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza
control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate
DAI seeks a Climate Change Adaptation Advisor
for a 5-year, $19 million USAID funded “Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim dan Ketangguhan
(APIK)” Project. The purpose of APIK is to support the Government of Indonesia
to strengthen climate and disaster resilience, working in an integrated
manner from the national level down to the community level. APIK will help
to mainstream climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into
national and sub-national governance frameworks, build the capacity of
local communities and the private sector to address climate change and
weather-related natural hazards, and support the use of information for
climate and disaster risk management among key stakeholders.
The location for this position is Jakarta,
Summary of Primary Duties
The Climate Change Adaptation Advisor will
provide technical leadership over activities under the following integrated
subnational government and community resilience to climate change and weather-related
targeted climate and weather information services
and capacity development for the private sector
The Climate Change Adaptation Advisor will
report to the Chief of Party and will oversee core teams of technical experts
- Provide technical leadership over activities
under integrated Tasks listed above.
- Support the regional teams in the conduct
of gender-sensitive stakeholder consultations on climate and disaster information
needs at the landscape and district level.
- Strengthen landscape-level CCA and DRR
mechanisms to encourage subnational governments work collaboratively toward
- Help develop a user-focused, market-based
strategy that seeks to meet placed-based demand with a commensurate supply
of tailored, accessible information products from agencies such as BMKG
- Develop or strengthen forums, tools, analyses
to improve private sector understanding and integration of climate and
disaster risks into plans and operations.
- Analyze how projected climate changes will
impact each province.
- Engage both large and small businesses
and facilitate their development of business climate stories that will
identify how weather changes are impacting businesses and economies.
- Lead efforts to turn data into actionable
adaptation planning and implementation for decision makers across diverse
- At least seven years of experience in climate
- At least a master’s degree or a higher
degree in a relevant field of study, such as environmental management,
agriculture, fishery, spatial planning, economics, public policy; natural,
earth, or physical sciences; engineering; business administration; governance;
climate change, climate change adaptation, disaster resilience; or other
- Demonstrated knowledge of climate variability
and change and/or disaster risk management, as well as capacity building
related to the provision and use of information to inform actions about
disaster risk reduction or climate variability and change.
- Demonstrated understanding of climate vulnerability
and risk assessment in a developing country context, with Indonesia or
Southeast Asia preferred.
- Strong interpersonal and communication
- Strong English writing and speaking skills.
APPLICATION SEND Interested applicants are invited to send
their CV to APIK_Recruitment@DAI.com.
Please send applications as soon as possible. Applicants are instructed
to write “Climate Change Adaptation Advisor Application – NAME” as the
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