Forests & Climate Officer – Embajada del Reino Unido de la Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte

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morning-2477957_1920Essential qualifications and experience

  • Graduated from a Climate or Environmental Science, Public Policy, International Development, International Business/Relations or related course
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience; preferably some closely related to reducing forest loss
  • Able to demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and relationship skills
  • Solid knowledge of Colombian climate, forest, agriculture and land-use policy and institutional frameworks
  • Experience of helping to develop, and manage the delivery of, significant projects or programmes; preferably with international stakeholders
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish; excellent communication, adjusting for audience
  • Experience providing administrative and logistical support
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to work well and have a flexible approach to work whilst under pressure
  • Team player, driven by values

Other benefits and conditions of employment

  • 35 working hours a week from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30 am to 1:30 pm on Fridays.
  • 14 public holidays per year
  • 15 days annual leave plus 4 compensatory days pro-rata on first year
  • 15 days salary in December pay and 15 days salary in June pay (pro rata in first year).
  • The British Embassy is committed to the ongoing training and development of its staff, and training will be provided as appropriate
  • The Embassy is committed to creating a diverse working environment, free from discrimination, where everyone is included and treated fairly, based on merit alone.
  • 12 months contract with possibility of renewal

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