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Full time at Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Cairo, Egypt

Environmental Expert Full time at Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Cairo, Egypt

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Posted on June 24, 2018

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  • Act as an environmental expert & focal-point for technical and policy support, implementation & monitoring of the environmental portfolio of programs and/or projects 
  • Provide policy support and technical guidance in Climate Change finance and its mechanisms and techniques (CDM, NAMA, etc) 
  • Keep RCREEE up-to-date with international agenda and initiatives regarding Environment & Climate Change 
  • Identify key issues and updates of relevance to environment & climate change at the international level, and ensure the contribution of RCREEE involvement 
  • Handling, implement and supervise environmental and social impact assessment studies and projects 
  • Provide high-level technical advice to support RCREEE's activities in environment & climate change related events, initiatives and partnerships and handles relevant reporting and briefings on RCREEE ;
  • Preparing ToRs for environmental consultants and/or firms to accomplish RCREEE's Environment ;
  • Identify and describe existing and potential environmental constraints and risks that might affect the development and future operation of the energy related pre-under-post-construction projects and developed a plan for mitigating adverse impacts 
  • Analyze data on environmental conditions of the site and adjacent areas and evaluate field data and assess impact 
  • Prepare an ornithological expert opinion, assess on the importance of the area for bird migration, predict and assess of possible impacts on MSBs, recommend on an acceptable area for a wind farms and appropriate mitigation measures, advise local experts and site visits 
  • Supervise and/or Provide and/or review the environmental and social due diligence and all relevant studies such as ESDD, EIA, ESIA, SESA, ESAP and ;
  • Prepare of Inception Reports, Bi-Monthly Progress Reports, stakeholder engagement plan report and capacity building programs 
Knowledge and experience: 

  • Master Degree in Environmental Sciences or a relevant background. PhD is ;
  • Bachelor's degree in Environment or Energy relevant ;
  • At least 6 years of professional experience in environment, climate change, sustainable energy, mitigation, ;
  • Knowledge in the: 
  • IFC/World Bank's Environmental and Social Directives, 
  • Equator Principles' Environmental & Social Standards, 
  • World Bank Group Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Guidelines, 
  • EBRD Performance Requirements, 
  • National legislation and standards issued by national responsible authorities in RCREEE member ;
  • Strong Knowledge of NAMA, CDM, and climate change and environment assessment, policies, finance, trends and mechanisms 
  • The expert should be aware of different international climate change related agencies and communities such as UNFCCC, COPs…etc. Experience working in a similar organization in the fields of RE is ;
  • Knowledge of RE&EE projects, socio-economic analyses, financial diligence, assessment of financial environmental ;
  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment of projects in the field of ;
  • Knowledge in regional energy and environmental profile of the Arab region is a ;
  • Knowledge about international agenda on sustainable development goals and its implications on the development progress ;

Qualifications and skills:

  • Fluency in Arabic and English (verbal and written). 
  • Excellent writing and analytical ;
  • Clear and effective communication that builds relationships in order to mediate common interests. Project management is ;
  • High level of computer proficiency (in particular PowerPoint and MS Word). 
  • Promotes teamwork and ;
  • General Terms and Conditions: 
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