Polar and Climate
The polar and high mountains are the planet’s barometers, telling us a great deal about the present and future effects of climate change.
Temporary Position, 1-year fixed term
Environmental Expert, Polar & Climate Programme
GRID-Arendal is seeking a dynamic and committed environmental expert with solid experience related to environmental management and/or climate change to join its Polar and Climate Programme.
As an Expert, you will have the ability to both initiate and support the development and implementation of our projects in this programme area.
As part of a small team within GRID-Arendal, you will be expected to have experience in one or more thematic areas, which could include climate change and adaptation, sustainable development, waste and pollution, spatial planning, disaster risk reduction, and biodiversity conservation.
The position will require the person to focus specifically on projects within the mountain realm, with a possibility of also focussing on the Arctic region should there be a need. We are seeking someone with excellent writing and analytical skills, with the ability to translate complex scientific information into accessible, easy reading format for decision makers.
The position is for one year with a possibility of extension depending on funding.
The position will require flexibility to take on existing and planned projects and tasks within the programme, while also seeking and developing new opportunities for GRID-Arendal, utilising your existing network and developing new networks where needed.
Qualifications & Skills
Insurance and personal benefits are provided in addition to salary. An exciting position where you can contribute to the development of GRID-Arendal´s Mountain and Arctic work in an interesting and challenging work environment. You will be covered by our comprehensive insurance scheme and we offer flexible working hours. GRID-Arendal’s salary system is linked to the Norwegian Government salary system. It is based on education and experience. Salaries are subject to Norwegian tax regulations.
Deadline for applications: 06 December 2019
Application should include a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae. Please send your application by email to: Hr@grida.no and mark in the subject “Environmental Expert, Polar & Climate”, by close of business on 06 Dec 2019.
For more information about the positions, please contact Kari Scheie +47 926 44 420, or Björn Alfthan +47 907 34 432.
Type: Temporary Position
Duration: 1 year
Starting date: 2020-01-05
Ending date: 2020-12-31