Environmental Management Advisor Job Vacancy at Cuso International in Nigeria Jan 2017

Environmental Management Advisor Career Opportunity at Cuso International


Environmental Management Advisor Job Vacancy at Cuso International

Objectives of Placement:

  • Provide support in the design, creation and implementation of an environmental education campaign
  • Create strategies that promote effective waste management
  • Evaluate current environmental policy, management systems and processes through a comprehensive audit
  • Assist partner organizations to implement environmental action plans to mitigate current and future environmental challenges

The volunteer will:

  • Evaluate current environmental policy, management systems and processes through comprehensive audits
  • Work directly with partner organizations to ensure that the environmental action plans are implemented consistently.
  • Contribute to the creation of strategic agreements with public and private organizations to improve waste management practices.

Essential Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social or environmental sciences
  • Professional training in Environmental Management.

Essential Professional Background/Competencies

  • 3-5 years of international work experience in a development organisation
  • Work experience in environmental management programs

Desirable Academic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social or environmental science
  • Desirable Professional Background/Competencies
  • Experience in developing economies
  • Important information for candidates

Cuso International covers the following costs:

  • Return airfare and visa/permit costs
  • Accommodation while overseas
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program while overseas and upon return
  • Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
  • Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and in-country training orientation
  • Modest living allowance while overseas
  • Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer
  • The cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance

Fundraising: We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.

E-volunteering: Depending on the nature of the placement volunteers are encouraged to provide e-volunteering support to the local partner or Cuso International before or after the field placement.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply