VACANCY: Country Head: Climate

JobnetAfrica , Malawi , Lilongwe or Blantyre

Vacancy Summary

  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Field of Expertise: Project Management
  • Work Experience: 3-5 years
  • Preferred Candidates: Only national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Mar 15, 2023
  • Vacancy closing date: Apr 29, 2023

Job Description

One of our well-known clients, in the commodities sector, is urgently seeking an experienced and driven Country Head, to join their Africa Climate Desk Team.

In this role you report directly to the Head of Climate Desk, based in South Africa.

Your responsibilities:
• Coordinate delivery of Climate desk projects, like Afforestation & Cookstove programs, but also projects related to Biomass
• Ensure in-country cross vertical cooperation to allow for smooth delivery of Climate Desk projects
• Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders for Climate desk project deliveries: Country Heads and Management, federal and regional government bodies
• Provide the head office with timely project delivery updates, any related challenges, and any significant regulatory changes relevant to operations

Your experience:
• A minimum of 5 years project management experience in Commodity trading, and/or Agriculture, and/or Carbon, and/or Sustainability and/or Traceability
• Good understanding of the project management and project delivery cycle
• Good analytical and organization skills, ability to prioritize and be multitasking
• Structured, independent, and meticulous way of working
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be a real team player
• Willingness to travel
• Working proficiency in English language and additional languages are a bonus

Are you interested? Please apply at the top or bottom of our page.