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The Commonwealth Secretariat is sponsoring Young Professionals Programme (YPP), which aims to support youth empowerment. The YPP produces multiple opportunities for brilliant young individuals from across the Commonwealth to contribute to their core work through the transference of technical proficiency, fresh perceptions, and innovative ideas.

 

Reporting to the Head or Section, Climate Change, the scope of work of this role centres around research and investigation, report drafting and stakeholder assignation.

 

Among the tasks incorporated in this role involves (but are not limited to):

 

  • Conducting desk-based research on the themes and execution plan action areas.
  • Support in development of a technical reports to form the foundation for the conclusion of Commonwealth Living Lands Grant.
  • Stakeholder engagement – the meeting and documentation of main stakeholders as part of the meeting process on the Living Lands Charter with technical agencies, ambassadors and related line agencies of member countries.
  • Presentation of findings.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

This position is reserved for Young Professionals, so, the applicants must be:

  • 27 years or younger at the date of close of applications
  • Applicants must also be a resident of a Commonwealth country

 

Important:

 

  • Degree in a related field such as Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use management, Water Management, Environmental Economics, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management or any other closely correlated field, alongside relevant work knowledge in environment and climate change
  • Demonstrated understanding of matters linked to climate change strategies, land, biodiversity, native people and animal farming
  • Knowledge in supporting policy discourse and cross-institutional association, including with government representatives and non-government associates
  • Involvement in developing countries strongly anticipated, experience in Small Island Developing States and other climate vulnerable state will be a benefit
  • Strong inter-personal skills and obligation to work in a team-oriented and diverse environment
  • Capability of using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent command of English (both written and oral).
  • Strong team player, with the skill to deliver results on time

 

Desirable:

 

  • Masters degree in a related field such as Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use management, Water Management, Environmental Economics, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management or any other closely related field.
  • Strong theoretical, synthesis and strategic thinking skills, with outstanding participant engagement and communication skills

Benefits

Benefits

Salary on appointment is £29,070 per annum gross.

Program Venue

Program Venue
London
Program Country
UK

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

Africa, South Asia, South East Asia , The Carabian, Oceania

Eligible Countries

Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, UK, Vanuatu, Zambia

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries
Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, UK, Vanuatu, Zambia

Application Process

Application Process

Applications must be made via Online Application Form

 

In order to be considered for this post, the applicant needs to make sure that you his curriculum vitae (no more than two A4 pages) together is submitted along with a covering letter (no more than one A4 page) setting out his motivation for applying for this role, his experiences and skills in relation to the capabilities, and other requirements for the post.

 

The application must be sent no later than Monday 11 January 2021 at 17:00 (GMT).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Commonwealth is a charitable association of 54 member governments and provides direction on matters related to technical assistance, policy making, and advisory facilities to Commonwealth member countries.  We support governments to help achieve sustainable, comprehensive and impartial development.

Fully Funded

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Assistant Research Officer, Climate Change (Young Professionals Programme)

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Description

Description

The Commonwealth Secretariat is sponsoring Young Professionals Programme (YPP), which aims to support youth empowerment. The YPP produces multiple opportunities for brilliant young individuals from across the Commonwealth to contribute to their core work through the transference of technical proficiency, fresh perceptions, and innovative ideas.

 

Reporting to the Head or Section, Climate Change, the scope of work of this role centres around research and investigation, report drafting and stakeholder assignation.

 

Among the tasks incorporated in this role involves (but are not limited to):

 

  • Conducting desk-based research on the themes and execution plan action areas.
  • Support in development of a technical reports to form the foundation for the conclusion of Commonwealth Living Lands Grant.
  • Stakeholder engagement – the meeting and documentation of main stakeholders as part of the meeting process on the Living Lands Charter with technical agencies, ambassadors and related line agencies of member countries.
  • Presentation of findings.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

This position is reserved for Young Professionals, so, the applicants must be:

  • 27 years or younger at the date of close of applications
  • Applicants must also be a resident of a Commonwealth country

 

Important:

 

  • Degree in a related field such as Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use management, Water Management, Environmental Economics, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management or any other closely correlated field, alongside relevant work knowledge in environment and climate change
  • Demonstrated understanding of matters linked to climate change strategies, land, biodiversity, native people and animal farming
  • Knowledge in supporting policy discourse and cross-institutional association, including with government representatives and non-government associates
  • Involvement in developing countries strongly anticipated, experience in Small Island Developing States and other climate vulnerable state will be a benefit
  • Strong inter-personal skills and obligation to work in a team-oriented and diverse environment
  • Capability of using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent command of English (both written and oral).
  • Strong team player, with the skill to deliver results on time

 

Desirable:

 

  • Masters degree in a related field such as Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use management, Water Management, Environmental Economics, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management or any other closely related field.
  • Strong theoretical, synthesis and strategic thinking skills, with outstanding participant engagement and communication skills

Benefits

Benefits

Salary on appointment is £29,070 per annum gross.

Program Venue

Program Venue
London

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

Africa, South Asia, South East Asia , The Carabian, Oceania

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, UK, Vanuatu, Zambia

Application Process

Application Process

Applications must be made via Online Application Form

 

In order to be considered for this post, the applicant needs to make sure that you his curriculum vitae (no more than two A4 pages) together is submitted along with a covering letter (no more than one A4 page) setting out his motivation for applying for this role, his experiences and skills in relation to the capabilities, and other requirements for the post.

 

The application must be sent no later than Monday 11 January 2021 at 17:00 (GMT).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Commonwealth is a charitable association of 54 member governments and provides direction on matters related to technical assistance, policy making, and advisory facilities to Commonwealth member countries.  We support governments to help achieve sustainable, comprehensive and impartial development.

Fully Funded

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Assistant Research Officer, Climate Change (Young Professionals Programme)

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January 11, 2021
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Description

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The Commonwealth Secretariat is sponsoring Young Professionals Programme (YPP), which aims to support youth empowerment. The YPP produces multiple opportunities for brilliant young individuals from across the Commonwealth to contribute to their core work through the transference of technical proficiency, fresh perceptions, and innovative ideas.

 

Reporting to the Head or Section, Climate Change, the scope of work of this role centres around research and investigation, report drafting and stakeholder assignation.

 

Among the tasks incorporated in this role involves (but are not limited to):

 

  • Conducting desk-based research on the themes and execution plan action areas.
  • Support in development of a technical reports to form the foundation for the conclusion of Commonwealth Living Lands Grant.
  • Stakeholder engagement – the meeting and documentation of main stakeholders as part of the meeting process on the Living Lands Charter with technical agencies, ambassadors and related line agencies of member countries.
  • Presentation of findings.

Eligibilities

Eligibilities

This position is reserved for Young Professionals, so, the applicants must be:

  • 27 years or younger at the date of close of applications
  • Applicants must also be a resident of a Commonwealth country

 

Important:

 

  • Degree in a related field such as Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use management, Water Management, Environmental Economics, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management or any other closely correlated field, alongside relevant work knowledge in environment and climate change
  • Demonstrated understanding of matters linked to climate change strategies, land, biodiversity, native people and animal farming
  • Knowledge in supporting policy discourse and cross-institutional association, including with government representatives and non-government associates
  • Involvement in developing countries strongly anticipated, experience in Small Island Developing States and other climate vulnerable state will be a benefit
  • Strong inter-personal skills and obligation to work in a team-oriented and diverse environment
  • Capability of using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent command of English (both written and oral).
  • Strong team player, with the skill to deliver results on time

 

Desirable:

 

  • Masters degree in a related field such as Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use management, Water Management, Environmental Economics, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management or any other closely related field.
  • Strong theoretical, synthesis and strategic thinking skills, with outstanding participant engagement and communication skills

Benefits

Benefits

Salary on appointment is £29,070 per annum gross.

Program Venue

Program Venue
London

Eligible Regions

Eligible Regions

Africa, South Asia, South East Asia , The Carabian, Oceania

Eligible Countries

Eligible Countries

Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, UK, Vanuatu, Zambia

Application Process

Application Process

Applications must be made via Online Application Form

 

In order to be considered for this post, the applicant needs to make sure that you his curriculum vitae (no more than two A4 pages) together is submitted along with a covering letter (no more than one A4 page) setting out his motivation for applying for this role, his experiences and skills in relation to the capabilities, and other requirements for the post.

 

The application must be sent no later than Monday 11 January 2021 at 17:00 (GMT).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Commonwealth is a charitable association of 54 member governments and provides direction on matters related to technical assistance, policy making, and advisory facilities to Commonwealth member countries.  We support governments to help achieve sustainable, comprehensive and impartial development.

Fully Funded

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Description

The Commonwealth Secretariat is sponsoring Young Professionals Programme (YPP), which aims to support youth empowerment. The YPP produces multiple opportunities for brilliant young individuals from across the Commonwealth to contribute to their core work through the transference of technical proficiency, fresh perceptions, and innovative ideas.

 

Reporting to the Head or Section, Climate Change, the scope of work of this role centres around research and investigation, report drafting and stakeholder assignation.

 

Among the tasks incorporated in this role involves (but are not limited to):

 

  • Conducting desk-based research on the themes and execution plan action areas.
  • Support in development of a technical reports to form the foundation for the conclusion of Commonwealth Living Lands Grant.
  • Stakeholder engagement – the meeting and documentation of main stakeholders as part of the meeting process on the Living Lands Charter with technical agencies, ambassadors and related line agencies of member countries.
  • Presentation of findings.

BENIFITS

Salary on appointment is £29,070 per annum gross.

Eligibilities

This position is reserved for Young Professionals, so, the applicants must be:

  • 27 years or younger at the date of close of applications
  • Applicants must also be a resident of a Commonwealth country

 

Important:

 

  • Degree in a related field such as Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use management, Water Management, Environmental Economics, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management or any other closely correlated field, alongside relevant work knowledge in environment and climate change
  • Demonstrated understanding of matters linked to climate change strategies, land, biodiversity, native people and animal farming
  • Knowledge in supporting policy discourse and cross-institutional association, including with government representatives and non-government associates
  • Involvement in developing countries strongly anticipated, experience in Small Island Developing States and other climate vulnerable state will be a benefit
  • Strong inter-personal skills and obligation to work in a team-oriented and diverse environment
  • Capability of using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent command of English (both written and oral).
  • Strong team player, with the skill to deliver results on time

 

Desirable:

 

  • Masters degree in a related field such as Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use management, Water Management, Environmental Economics, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management or any other closely related field.
  • Strong theoretical, synthesis and strategic thinking skills, with outstanding participant engagement and communication skills

For Further Queries:

Email at [email protected] for more queries.

Eligible Regions:

Program Venue:

It will be held in London.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications must be made via Online Application Form

 

In order to be considered for this post, the applicant needs to make sure that you his curriculum vitae (no more than two A4 pages) together is submitted along with a covering letter (no more than one A4 page) setting out his motivation for applying for this role, his experiences and skills in relation to the capabilities, and other requirements for the post.

 

The application must be sent no later than Monday 11 January 2021 at 17:00 (GMT).

Applications will be closed at:
January 11, 2021
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