Posted on :
10 Dec, 2018
10 Dec, 2018
‘Taking Adaptation to the Ground’ is a four-year Community Adaptation Small Grants Facility (SGF) pilot project, funded by the Adaptation Fund, designed specifically to pilot enhanced direct access to climate change finance for communities. The project empowers communities to own, design and drive local level adaptation to climate change, ensuring the integration of science and local knowledge.
The project’s objectives are to:
Conservation South Africa (CSA) is facilitating small grant-making, implementation, capacity building, and monitoring with the Small Grant Recipients in the Namakwa District, Northern Cape.
Furthermore, CSA works with local government, communities, and other partners in the Namakwa District to plan, design, implement and monitor ecosystem-based adaptation projects at various scales.
Job Title: Project Manager
Job Location: Northern Cape
CSA is looking for a highly self-motivated individual to take up a 10 month contract as a Climate Change Adaptation Project Manager, to be based either in Cape Town or in CSA’s Springbok field office in the Northern Cape, to implement the SGF project and other related projects. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain field experience in climate change adaptation and community development through the coordination and support of a minimum of 6 climate change adaptation projects in the Namakwa District and contribute to adaptation projects of local and international importance.
This is a 1 year contract position with the possibility of an additional 2-year extension.
Start date: 1 February 2019 (but to be available preferably last week of January).
The successful applicant’s role will be the following:
Essential minimum requirements for successful application: (if you do not fit these basic criteria, please do not apply)
Salary: To be negotiated based on experience with the successful candidate
Should you meet the above requirements, please forward your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and why you should be considered, to: [email protected].
A practical skills assessment will form part of the interview process.
Applications close on 20 December 2018. No applications received after this date will be considered.
CSA will communicate with shortlisted candidates only. If you do not receive feedback from us within 14 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. CSA retains the right not to fill this position.