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Climate Engagement Officer (M/F/D)

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The Mission

FSC works to take care of our forests and those who rely on them: by protecting plant and animal species, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, forest workers’ safety, and much more. We achieve this through FSC certification, ensuring forests around the world are responsibly managed. For more information on FSC, visit our website at www.fsc.org.

To effectively meet the challenge of protecting the world’s forests, we are committed to ensuring we have the world’s most skilled people working with us. This commitment extends to everyone that works in FSC around the world: from those that lead the design of policies and standards, to those that roll out those same policies and standards on the ground, and to those that provide us with backbone to do our work.

We are looking for an engaged Climate Engagement Officer (m/w/d) who brings solid expertise and a passion for FSC’s mission, to work with us in a multinational environment.

The Scope

To support engagement activities of the FSC Climate Program.

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • To coordinate and implement projects with partners connected to Carbon, ecosystem services and restoration.
  • To support the development and implementation of external partnership agreements related to Carbon, restoration and Ecosystem Services.
  • To support the implementation and coordination of joint efforts between FSC International and its key internal partner organisations, such as the FSC Network.
  • To coordinate and produce communication materials related to Carbon, Climate Change and Restoration, targeted to specific, identified audiences.
  • Additional Tasks as agreed with the FSC Climate Director.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

Education and Training:

  • University degree or equivalent in a relevant field such as Business Administration, Economics, Forest Products, Marketing, or Communication.

Working Experience, Style and Skills:

  • More than 3 years of demonstrated professional experience in in one or more of the following:
  • Carbon accounting and carbon markets,
  • Sustainable investment and finances,
  • payment for ecosystem services,
  • corporate environmental responsibility programs.
  • Proven professional abilities in managing complex projects in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills including experience in data analysis for market intelligence.
  • Collaborative working style and team building skills.
  • Strong and demonstrated diligence and accuracy.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to perform well while handling simultaneously a number of support functions.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English (spoken and written).
  • Spanish is a plus.

Computer Skills:

  • Good skills in the use of standard software packages (MS Office).
  • Design software knowledge is a plus.

Communication Skills:

  • Very good verbal and written communication skills.

Terms and Conditions

  • Location: virtual – home office based.
  • Working Hours: on consultancy basis – full time.
  • Starting Date: as soon as possible.
  • Duration of Employment: 9 months.

How to Apply

Please apply via our website by submitting your CV in English.

Please do not send any photos of yourself.

 

The deadline for applications is 27th May 2021 at 10:00 am (CET).

 

We will confirm receipt of your application. However, only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be further contacted and will receive notice of the outcome of the selection process. Should you not receive a confirmation of receipt please check your spam filter and if you cannot find it there contact us at recruitment@fsc.org

 

Please be informed, that by applying for this position you automatically accept our Data Protection Information on processing your personal data.

 

We are looking forward to your application!

The Mission

FSC works to take care of our forests and those who rely on them: by protecting plant and animal species, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, forest workers’ safety, and much more. We achieve this through FSC certification, ensuring forests…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Application Deadline
    May 27, 2021

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
134 Adenauerallee, Bonn, NRW 53113, Germany

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