ICRAF - The World Agroforestry Centre - Assistant Scientist-Energy & Climate Change Jobs in Kenya

ICRAF - The World Agroforestry Centre - Assistant Scientist-Energy & Climate Change Jobs in Kenya


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Research, policy and capacity development responsibilities

  • Contribute to the energy and climate change program at SEI Africa Centre and participate in supporting the development of proposals and bringing to attention strategic opportunities inside and outside the region related to energy and related sectors.

  • Contribute to the energy and climate change program at SEI Africa Centre and participate in supporting the development of proposals and bringing to attention strategic opportunities inside and outside the region on energy and related sectors.

  • Conduct research on energy and climate change outcomes in rural and urban contexts in Africa.

  • Support the Energy and Climate Change programme team in research and dissemination activities, including project design, data collection and archiving, data analysis, writing of publications, and dissemination of findings through seminars, workshops, conferences, and other public outreach activities.

  • Support colleagues at SEI Africa on activities such as proposal development, partnership building, capacity strengthening and in identifying, analysing and proposing actions by SEI to respond to emerging challenges and opportunities in energy and climate change, at the global, regional and national levels.

  • Support the SEI Africa Centre to develop and maintain a contact network of researchers, decision-makers and partner organizations in Africa relevant to SEI’s work on energy and climate change.

  • Support project management role, which
    involves effective project execution, reporting and monitoring.

    Communication responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Communications team, undertake outreach activities that include teaching, presentations, dialogues and briefings, articles for specialist publications and interaction with the media as appropriate.

  • Represent SEI in conferences, workshops and meetings as appropriate.

  • Support overall team efforts, cross-center links, team building and networking abilities.

    Decision Making Responsibilities

  • Lead or co-lead the implementation of research projects in energy, climate change and related areas;

  • Contribute to project proposal development and grant applications;

  • Develop and maintain relationships with local, national and regional organisations.

    Requirements

  • Master’s degree in energy, climate change, environmental science, engineering, natural sciences, or interdisciplinary with energy related qualifications.

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant progressive research and policy engagement experience in energy and climate.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ICRAF - The World Agroforestry Centre - Assistant Scientist-Energy & Climate Change Jobs in Kenya


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