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Reference: 92033

Date Added: 16 March 2024
Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Job Title: Head of Delivery for Climate Resilience in Least Developed Countries

Working For: IIED

Location: Hybrid (within or outside of the UK) with periodic travel to

Salary: £62,202 – £77,403, depending on experience, plus benefits

Length of Contract: 24 Months

Job Details

About Us

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is a policy and action research organisation promoting sustainable development and linking local priorities to global challenges.

We are now looking for a Head of Delivery to join the LIFE-AR Secretariat on a full-time basis for a fixed-term contract of two years.

The Benefits

- 25 days' annual leave per year, increasing with service
- Closure between Christmas and New Year with additional paid holiday
- 7.5% employer's pension contributions
- An employee protection scheme offering a flexible menu of benefits
- Flexible working options
- Support for learning and development

The Role

As Head of Delivery, you will be a senior member of the LIFE-AR Secretariat responsible for providing strategic and technical leadership to LIFE-AR countries in delivering the LDC 2050 Vision for LDCs.

You will contribute to the Initiative’s strategy, providing politically astute, sound technical advice and support to strengthen LDC capabilities, institutions and systems on effective adaptation and resilience.

About You

To be considered as Head of Delivery, you will need:

- Experience of participatory action-research and the governance of locally-led climate adaptation and resilience
- Experience of working in diverse contexts and institutional settings, including with LDC governments across countries
- Experience of building others’ capabilities, strengthening institutions and systems, and networking
- Fluency in either English or French with good working knowledge of the other language
- Willingness to travel to LIFE-AR countries 8 - 12 weeks a year
- Advanced degree in relevant discipline or extraordinary commensurate experience

IIED is a hybrid working organisation and you are likely to be working from home most of the time. As such, you will need a suitable place to work and a reliable, fast internet connection.

So, if you want to join our outstanding organisation as Head of Delivery for Climate Resilience in Least Developed Countries, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are scheduled to take place on w/c 15 or 22 April 2024.

Application Details

APPLY HERE - https://app.webrecruit.co/JobSeeker/ApplyOnline?jobid=120518&boardid=1778 

Website: https://www.iied.org/

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