If the fund is required to be reflected in the upcoming GOI federal budget, this position will offer assistance to the MOHE in engaging both the Ministry of Finance and the Health and Environment Committee to ensure its inclusion in the 2022 submission to the Council of Representatives.
Deliverable : Ad-hoc requests by MOHE related to the implementation of and funding for the Climate Change Response Fund.
All ad-hoc deliverables by the MOHE must be approved by the Task Order Team Lead.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree in clean energy, climate change, finance, economics, environmental studies, public policy, or related field (or equivalent work experience.)
Bachelor’s degree in clean energy, climate change, finance, economics, environmental studies, public policy, or related field.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in environmental studies, climate finance, and / or climate change programming.
Minimum of 5 years of experience with green development funds, or related programs in the public, private, or non-profit sector.
Experience on USAID environment sector-oriented projects is preferred but not required.
Demonstrated experience supporting projects and institutions promote climate finance and / or improve natural resources management, solar power markets, greenhouse gas management, carbon markets, and conduct economic / financial analysis of climate change mitigation and adaptation options.
Experience supporting and drafting legislation focused on green / climate finance, GHG mitigation, and climate change adaptation.
Experience in the Middle East is preferred.
Arabic language skills are preferred.
Native level English (speaking, reading and writing) required.
Excellent technical and report writing skills.
Ability and willingness to travel in Iraq.