Master's degree in environmental/forestry/climate science, international development, advocacy, political science, institutional communication or related field.
Skills and Knowledge:
- Strong analytical and diagnostic skills;
- Strong writing and synthesis skills;
- Proficiency in advocacy plan and strategies;
- Good knowledge of research and/or knowledge management techniques;
- Good knowledge of the international body of literature on the climate crisis;
- Good knowledge of CSO ecosystems, an asset;
- Knowledge of and interest in stakeholder engagement, particularly with local partners and community groups;
- Interest in mainstreaming gender issues in project activities;
- Knowledge of EU funding procedures would be an asset;
- Proficiency in office automation suite is essential.
- Strong organizational ability to meet deadlines;
- Good cross-cultural communication skills;
- Good interpersonal skills;
- Teamwork and facilitation skills;
- Humility and willingness to learn from others;
- Dynamic and proactive attitude;
- Ability to adapt to changing contexts.
Fluency in English AND French is mandatory.
- Prior experience in institutional/CSO communications;
- Previous experience in event management;
- Previous experience in advocacy or institutional communication a strong asset;
- Previous experience working or volunteering in developing countries and/or NGOs strongly encouraged;
- Previous experience in Cameroon or Central Africa or demonstrated interest will be considered an asset;
- Previous work or volunteer experience in developing countries and/or NGOs strongly encouraged; Previous experience in Cameroon or Central Africa or demonstrated interest will be considered an asset;
- Previous experience or strong interest in capacity building and community-based forest management and protection.
- Previous experience or strong interest in advocacy campaigns or activities;
- Willingness to commit to safeguarding sensitive ecosystems and improving community adaptation to climate change and related humanitarian risks.