Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Intensity: Full time
The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) is an international organization that works as a solutions broker to catalyze action and support for adaptation solutions, from the international to the local, in partnership with the public and private sector, to ensure we learn from each other and work together for a climate resilient future. Adapting to impacts of climate change provides a “win-win” for health, livelihoods, food security, water supply, human security and economic growth. The work of the GCA elevates the visibility and political importance of climate adaptation and facilitates solutions, such as smarter investments, new technologies and better planning to become more resilient to climate-related threats. GCA is a rapidly growing organization with offices in Abidjan, Beijing, Dhaka, Groningen, and Rotterdam.
ABOUT THE ROLE
GCA seeks a dynamic individual as Urban Program Analyst to support the Water and Urban team to drive forward the Global Center on Adaptation’s role as a solutions broker in the field of urban adaptation and resilience. The individual will pro-actively support the team on a range of program activities related to the African Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) with a specific focus on urban climate adaptation and resilience building. This person will be supporting procurement, implementation of technical assistance projects, managing contracts and partnership, and so on. He or she will work under the oversight of the Regional Director for Africa and, directly reporting to the Program Lead, the incumbent will carry out the following:
WHAT WE OFFER
The GCA offers a dynamic, high-profile and international working environment in a growing organisation. You will be contributing to our global mission on climate adaptation. You will have the opportunity to draw upon the substantial expertise available at the GCA and its partner organizations across the world and you will be given an opportunity to support the shaping of international policies and global action on climate change, working at the highest governmental levels and collaborating with governments on all continents.
Remuneration is aligned with salary structures in the Netherlands.
HOW TO APPLY
Please apply at https://opportunities.gca.org by submitting your CV and cover letter in English. Kindly mention the date as of which you would be available to start.
If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please reach out to us via HR@gca.org.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT
The GCA celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. GCA does not discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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