- Job posted on: 14th Oct 2021
- Applications close:
Join a highly respected and passionate NGO making a real difference across Asia and the Pacific, working towards an equitable and sustainable world free from poverty. Work and travel across the Live & Learn network of local country teams to help implement community-based development projects focused on climate resilience, nature-based solutions, inclusion and wellbeing.
As Program Manager in our growing Climate Resilient Islands (CRI) programme team, you will be helping to develop and implement nature-based solutions to climate change in vulnerable Pacific Island communities.
This is a long term (two year) position with options to renew and offering a competitive salary package, with NFP Salary Packaging available, as well as opportunities to travel.
The successful applicant will be able to:
We can offer you access to highly skilled, passionate team members dedicated to climate resilience and a positive future. You’ll receive strategic and technical support from our Melbourne office, great work-life balance including flexible working hours and working arrangements, and a work culture that encourages practical engagement and opportunities to innovate and explore opportunities
The Climate Resilient Islands Programme is working with vulnerable communities in Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu and Kiribati to strengthen community resilience to the impacts of climate change through nature-based approaches.
CRI Phase 1 will, over a four-year period, develop and implement nature-based solutions to climate change in vulnerable communities using indigenous knowledge to restore and protect critical ecosystems whilst also seeking to build economic and social resilience.
Four interconnected outcomes will, over the medium term, strengthen community resilience and adaptive capacity to the impacts of climate change in Kiribati, Vanuatu, Tonga and Fiji. These outcome areas will use nature-based solutions (NbS) to deliver benefits in areas of food security, disaster preparedness, economic development, local employment and empowerment of young people, women, and marginalised groups.
Using regional knowledge and a learning mechanism, CRI Phase I will build on and leverage existing proven approaches within Live & Learn’s localised Pacific network and extend these through national systems and partnerships. CRI, part of the New Zealand government’s Resilient Ecosystems for Climate Change Adaptation (RECCA) Programme, will contribute to the NbS evidence base in the Pacific whilst supporting national climate change strategies.
We are looking for a Program Manager who can effectively collaborate, manage and administer the Climate Resilient Islands Programme.
Live & Learn is a dynamic and passionate network of local community development offices operating in 11 countries across the Pacific, South East Asia and the Indian Ocean working towards an equitable and sustainable world free from poverty.
Live & Learn works across a range of thematic areas including climate resilience, water sanitation and hygiene (WASH), nature-based solutions to climate change, humanitarian disaster response, food security and Payment for Ecosystems Services (PES).
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