Call for Applications: Policy Fellow, Ghana Climate Innovation Center

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  • 2017•07•21     Accra

    The Ghana Climate Innovation Center (GCIC) is accepting applications from qualified Ghanaians for the position of Policy Fellow. GCIC aims to establish local institutional capacity that supports Ghanaian entrepreneurs and new ventures involved in developing profitable and locally appropriate solutions to climate change mitigation and adaptation.

    The UNU Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) is coordinating GCIC’s policy and regulatory framework, the main objective of which is to improve the overall environment for climate technology industries in Ghana.

    Reporting to the GCIC Chief Executive Officer, the selected fellow will be an advocate of policies that enhance the climate technology sector. He/she will also be responsible for the design of the policy and advocacy strategy of the centre, including:

    • design and implement programmes (workshops, stakeholder briefings, press releases, etc.) that advocate favourable policies to enhance climate technology business in Ghana
    • manage the Policy and Regulatory Support Desk and Program
    • liaise with government agencies to facilitate approvals for technology products
    • represent GCIC in all stakeholder forums and workshops
    • support awareness-generating activities, targeting the government, civil society, business community, and the general public

    This is a local recruitment for Ghanaians only.

    Required qualifications and experience include a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant discipline, at least six years of relevant work experience in policy analysis related to natural resource management and conservation, and knowledge of the principles, theories, and tools for the analysis of legal and policy issues related to natural resource management, biodiversity conservation, and environmental protection.

     

    Applications must be received by 30 July 2017.

    For more information, or to apply, see the announcement on the UNU-INRA website.