Until the 24th November 2017.
Practical Action Latin America (Soluciones Prácticas, before ITDG) is looking for a Thematic Lead in Agriculture and Forestry to be part of its core managerial team. Practical Action Latin America is the regional office based in Lima, Peru, of Practical Action group.
Practical Action is a wide international group that uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. Practical Action enables poor communities to build on their skills and knowledge to produce sustainable and practical solutions on agriculture, energy, water and sanitation, and disaster risk reduction.
Technical knowledge and experience
-Undergraduate or Graduate Studies on Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Agriculture or similar
-At least 10 years of professional experience in rural development in forestry, agriculture and agroforestry. NAMA and NAPA experience is desirable. REDD+ and AFOLU knowledge is also an advantage.
-Substantial experience on technical and financial proposals development.
-Project and/or Consultancy Management experience
-Familiarized with diverse research methodologies is an advantage.
-Experience working with the public sector and international cooperation.