2 Job Positions for Environmental and Development Research Officer at RWANDA ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (Deadline: 29 May 2018 )

2 Job Positions for Environmental and Development Research Officer at RWANDA ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (Deadline: 29 May 2018 )

2 Job Positions for Environmental and Development Research Officer at RWANDA ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (Deadline: 29 May 2018 )

Job Description

Function and tasks: 1. Provide a policy, legal and strategic framework to strengthen environmental research in Rwanda
– Contribute to the preparation, update and implementation of environmental research in Rwanda;

– Advise on resources to integrate research across all sectors for sustainability;

– Identify synergies, gaps to be filled, and high
– priority emerging areas among existing research strategies.

– Develop a monitoring and evaluation framework for the implementation of the research strategy;

2. Participate in research activities and publication

– Avail research results in the mentioned priority areas, including past research data;

– Participate in preparation of reports on the status of environment in Rwanda;

– Evaluate the current status of biodiversity degradation in the country

– Assess the impact of development activities on the environment (mining, soil, water and air pollution)

– Develop a communication strategy for publication and dissemination of the research findings;

3. Conduct assessments of the state of existing research, create database and updated analytical guidance as needed
– Analyze research gaps and constraints taking into account the providers and users of environmental data;

– Identify opportunities of new research studies in terms of environmental management focusing on sustainable economic development and poverty reduction;

– Assess a set of research priorities and their financing mechanisms;

4. Propose enabling framework and facility for research information access and establish facility for communication, including networking of among stakeholders
– Demonstrate the value of research sustainability by conducting research in identified key national issues;

– Analyze key research stakeholders in each area of environmental management in Rwanda;

– Demonstrate key information on possible areas of research in environmental management;

– Conduct a stakeholder assessment and a mapping of existing networks through which knowledge can be accessed and put to use;

– Create forum of researchers and engage decision makers on research activities;




– Propose partnerships opportunities and stimulate collaboration with relevant national and international stakeholders.

– Propose a coordination mechanism of environmental research and research development effort between all interested parties.

 

Job Profile

“Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences,Environment Sciences, Rural Engineering, Environment Development Studies and Geography
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Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Negotiation & influencing skills

– Planning and organisation skills

– Communication, reporting and writing skills

– Interpersonal and team working skills

– Spoken and written English and Swahili skills

– Understanding Rwanda’s environment system

– knowldge in international standards of environment.

 

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