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Please see current opportunities to work with the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network below.


Position: Adaptation Capacity Building Coordinator (Full-time consultant to be embedded in the Department of Environmental Affairs)

Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Duty Station: Pretoria, South Africa
Deadline for Application: March 21, 2018 (Please note that this has been re-posted with an extended deadline—candidates who have already applied do not need to re-apply.)

Experience Requirements: Master’s degree or higher in environmental studies or related field; at least ten years of work experience in a field related to sustainable development; at least five years of experience working on climate change adaptation in the context of development policies and implementing programs in South Africa; solid technical knowledge on climate change adaptation and links to poverty reduction and sustainable development; significant experience in facilitating training and technical support; familiarity with the climate and development policy context in South Africa; understanding of the NAP process and related international commitments; driver’s licence. Applicants must have the legal right to work in South Africa.

How to Apply: The application must consist of a CV and a cover letter. The cover letter should be maximum one page in length and include your proposed monthly rate in USD, as well as the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three referees. Referees will not be contacted unless the application is shortlisted. In your application, please clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined above. Submissions should be made by email to with the following in the subject line: South Africa Adaptation Capacity Building Coordinator: NAME OF APPLICANT.

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