Opportunities at Clean Air Asia

Clean Air Asia offers many opportunities for


STAFF POSITIONS



A. Senior Project Coordinator

Location: Clean Air Asia office in Manila
Duration of Appointment: July 2014 - April 2015 with possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance, probationary period of 1 month
Application closing date: 18 July 2014
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities and Scope of Work
The Senior Project Coordinator shall support the management, implementation, and coordination of projects of Clean Air Asia. The Senior Project Coordinator will provide required technical and administrative support to guide environmental researcher/s in effectively implement air quality and climate change projects. The Senior Project Coordinator will be under the direct supervision of the Air Quality Program Manager.

General responsibilities:

    Project Implementation, Management, and Coordination
  • Support in successful implementation of projects under the Air Quality and Climate Change Program of Clean Air Asia, i.e., ensure timely submission of quality deliverables and outputs within project budget and contributing to the organization’s mission. This will involve taking a lead role in project planning activities of selected projects in consultation with the Air Quality Program Manager, providing technical and strategic guidance in development knowledge products, overseeing the development and delivery of contractual and financial reports within the contract timeframe, liaising and coordinating with project consultants and partners, and developing and reviewing technical reports as necessary
  • Coordinate and organize various steering committee and/or advisory group meetings under Clean Air Asia’s Air Quality and Climate Change Program
  • Provide implementation support in Clean Air Asia’s projects on clean air issues including research, preparation of project reports, meeting proceedings, presentations, workshops, conferences and events, including supporting logistical and administrative arrangements
  • Deliver other tasks assigned by the Air Quality and Climate Change Program Manager and/or Deputy and Executive Directors of the Center
  • Carry out other tasks relevant to Clean Air Asia’s programs and activities

    Inputs to Knowledge Management and Capacity Building

  • Contribute to research of air quality-related studies, policies, projects, initiatives, and other materials relevant for Asia
  • Collect data and conduct analysis on the state and trends of parameters related to air quality and climate change in Asia
  • Contribute to the Clean Air Asia’s knowledge products, including newsletters
  • Write articles for publication and inclusion on the Clean Air Portal
  • Summarize project results and prepare and disseminate knowledge products

    Building Partnerships among Clean Air Asia Networks

  • Assist in developing and maintaining professional relationships with key Clean Air Asia partners and stakeholders
  • Seek funding opportunities for Clean Air Asia and develop new proposals for the Air Quality and Climate Change Program
  • Undertake other activities as required

Eligibility Requirements and Criteria

  • Minimum 7-10 years of work experience in environmental issues with relevant technical expertise.
  • A university degree in environmental sciences, environmental management, natural sciences, environmental engineering, environmental policy and/or development-related discipline. An advanced degree in natural sciences or environmental management is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated strong organization and project management skills including ability to provide strategic guidance, technical oversight, mentor staff, develop workplans, and manage budgets and project financing.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and stakeholder liaison skills with experience in networking and establishing and maintaining relationships with partners at all levels (ministry, donors, private sector, NGOs and local community based organizations).
  • Fluency in spoken and written English; with strong written, analytical, presentation and reporting skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail. Proven ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required; use of database or statistics software, experience is an advantage.
  • Experience working in Asian countries.

How to Apply
Quoting reference application Senior Project Coordinator on subject line, applicants should email their application letter, current CV (as Word attachment), and a maximum 2 pages sample of written work to Ms. Gianina Panopio, center@cleanairasia.org, on or before 18 July 2014. All applicants should state the reasons for their interest in the position, relevant details of qualifications and experience, and contact details for three referees. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. For further information on the position you may contact Mr. Art Docena, art.docena@cleanairasia.org.


B. Environment Researcher - Manila Office

Location: Clean Air Asia office in Manila
Duration of Appointment: July 2014 - April 2015 with possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance, probationary period of 1 month
Application closing date: 18 July 2014
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities and Scope of Work
Under the direct supervision of the Air Quality and Climate Change Program Manager, the Environment Researcher shall support the implementation of projects of Clean Air Asia.

    Inputs to Knowledge Management and Capacity Building
  • Collect data and conduct analysis on the state and trends of parameters related to air quality and climate change in Asia
  • Contribute to research of air quality-related studies, policies, projects, initiatives, and other materials relevant for Asia
  • Contribute to the Clean Air Asia’s knowledge products, including newsletters
  • Write articles for publication and inclusion on the Clean Air Portal

    Project Implementation

  • Provide assistance in the implementation of projects on clean air issues (air quality management and transport) including research, preparation of project reports, meeting proceedings, presentations, workshops, conferences and events, including supporting logistical and administrative arrangements
  • Deliver other tasks assigned by the Air Quality and Climate Change Program Manager and/or Executive Director of the Center
  • Carry out other tasks relevant to Clean Air Asia’s programs and activities

    Building Partnerships among Clean Air Asia Networks

  • Support in maintaining partnership with existing Clean Air Asia partners and in developing new partnerships

Eligibility Requirements and Criteria

  • A university degree in environmental sciences, environmental management, natural sciences, environmental engineering, environmental policy and/or development-related discipline. An advanced degree in natural sciences or environmental management is an advantage
  • At least 2 years experience in environment issues is an advantage. Fresh graduate applicants will be accepted.
  • Strong interest and demonstrated capacity in research and data analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required; use of database or statistics software, experience is an advantage
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in English, initiative and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team

How to Apply
Quoting reference application Environment Researcher on subject line, applicants should email their application letter, current CV (as Word attachment), and a maximum 2 pages sample of written work to Ms. Gianina Panopio, center@cleanairasia.org, on or before 18 July 2014. All applicants should state the reasons for their interest in the position, relevant details of qualifications and experience, and contact details for three referees. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. For further information on the position you may contact Mr. Art Docena, art.docena@cleanairasia.org.


C. Environment Researcher - Beijing Office

Location: Clean Air Asia office in China
Duration of Appointment: July 2014 - April 2015 with possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance, probationary period of 1 month
Application closing date: 18 July 2014
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities and Scope of Work
Under the direct supervision of the China Director, the Environment Researcher shall support the implementation of projects of Clean Air Asia in China.

    Inputs to Knowledge Management and Capacity Building
  • Contribute to the research of air quality and transport-related studies, policies, projects, initiatives, and other materials relevant for China
  • Contribute to the Clean Air Asia’s knowledge products, including newsletters
  • Write articles for publication and inclusion on the Clean Air Portal

    Project Implementation

  • Provide assistance in the implementation of Clean Air Asia China Office projects on clean air issues (air quality management and transport) including research, preparation of project reports, meeting proceedings, presentations, workshops, conferences and events, including supporting logistical and administrative arrangements
  • Carry out other tasks relevant to Clean Air Asia’s programs and activities

    Building Partnerships among Clean Air Asia Networks

  • Support in maintaining partnership with existing Clean Air Asia partners in China and in developing new partnerships
  • Seek funding opportunities for proposals involving Clean Air Asia

Eligibility Requirements and Criteria

  • A post-graduate degree in air quality and transport related fields; e.g. atmospheric science, environmental engineering, environmental science, transport, environmental policy and/or development-related discipline. An advanced degree in natural sciences or environmental management is an advantage
  • At least 2 years experience in environment issues
  • Strong interest and demonstrated capacity in research and data analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required; use of database or statistics software, experience is an advantage
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Chinese and English
  • Ability to work independently and as part of multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team

How to Apply
Quoting reference application Environment Researcher on subject line, applicants should email their application letter, current CV (as Word attachment), and a maximum 2 pages sample of written work to Ms. Gianina Panopio, center@cleanairasia.org, on or before 18 July 2014. All applicants should state the reasons for their interest in the position, relevant details of qualifications and experience, and contact details for three referees. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. For further information on the position you may contact Mr. Art Docena, art.docena@cleanairasia.org.


D. Project Manager for Air Quality and Sustainable Urban Mobility

Open to highly qualified staff with EU nationality

Responsibilities and Scope of Work

  • Developing and implementing innovative projects for air quality and sustainable urban mobility
  • Identifying and building new strategic partnerships
  • Further developing the knowledge management system
  • Devising and implementing training courses

Eligibility Requirements and Criteria

  • University-level degree in engineering or industrial engineering, specialising in traffic systems, or a comparable academic education
  • Several years of experience in the design and management of programmes and projects for air quality and sustainable urban mobility
  • Sound understanding of the instruments and technologies used for air pollution control in urban transport
  • Sound understanding of knowledge management
  • Confident in business English

How to Apply
Please submit your application using CIM's online portal at http://www.cimonline.de, where you will also find further details about the job offer and the benefits.

If you have any questions, you can contact:
Matthias Brandes-Geiger
Tel.: +49 (0)69-719121-28

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