Save the Children Senior Climate Resilience Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Senior Climate Resilience Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Senior Climate Resilience Advisor

  • Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

  • We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

    Role Purpose:

  • We are looking for an experienced climate change professional, with a commitment to children's rights, who is able to think strategically about Save the Children's potential to contribute in a more systematic and significant way to this global crisis in Southern Africa.

  • The Senior Advisor will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to define and deliver our strategic ambition for Climate Change in Southern Africa. T

    Contract Duration: 2 Years with possibility of extension

    Location: the role can be based anywhere within the region especially the Southern Africa Country Offices of focus (Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe)


  • Master's degree in a Climate related discipline essential. PhD desirable

  • At least 7 years' experience of working nationally and internationally on Climate resilience issues in emergency or development settings.

  • Experience in leading the creation and implementation of a strategy, demonstrating the ability to identify
    and prioritise the necessary steps towards an ambitious goal.

  • Experience in designing and writing proposals, monitoring and evaluating development programmes that build resilience to climate shocks with a focus on children.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to motivate, influence and negotiate both internally and externally - including in English.

  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind sets.

  • Excellent analytical skills especially on social aspects and impact of climate change on children

  • Experience of building networks, resulting in securing significant new partnership and funding opportunities for the organisation.

  • Sound understanding of major issues in the Southern Africa Region related to the climate emergency, nexus agenda between humanitarian and development - and a close focus on evidence based approaches, and action learning/adaptation of programming.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Senior Climate Resilience Advisor Jobs in Kenya

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