Project title  SWITCH ASIA II
Location ASIA
Expert profile Key expert 4
Assignment duration  52 Months
Funding  European Commission
Deadline for application  31 May 2017

Overall objective

The overall objective of the programme SWITCH-Asia II is to promote sustainable growth, to contribute to the economic prosperity and poverty reduction in Asia and to support the development of a green economy and mitigation of climate change in the target countries.

The specific objective of this project is to create an enabling environment to strengthen the implementation of national SCP policies in target countries and assist stakeholders (government, grant beneficiaries, private sector, citizens and civil society) in harvesting the benefits of Sustainable Consumption and Production.

Key expert 4, Senior: Sustainable Consumption and Production Expert – South East Asia, China and Mongolia (full time, i.e. 220 working days/year)

The expert on South East Asia, China and Mongolia will be responsible for the activities in the region of South East Asia (China, Mongolia, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam). The expert will be in charge of the activities in the above mentioned area of intervention and in charge of the non-key experts in the region, acting as team leader for specific areas, especially being responsible for quality control. On the request from the Contracting Authority, some travel missions will be required to the partner countries.

  • The expert must hold a Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics;
  • English at level 1 for reading, writing and speaking.
  • At least level 2 knowledge of other local languages of the geographical scope is considered an asset.

General Professional experience

  • At least 10 years’ professional experience on Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics;

Specific professional experience

  • 5 years working experience in South East Asia, China or Mongolia on Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics or directly relevant field;
  • The expert m must possess management skills demonstrated by experience in leading at least
  • 1 international project of at least 1 year in South East Asia, China or Mongolia on Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics or directly relevant field;
  • Experience in at least 1 project of policy negotiation/capacity building on Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics or directly relevant field of minimum 1 year   in South East Asia, China or Mongolia ;
  • Having given training, authored articles, research papers on topics related to Environment, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Economics will be considered an asset.

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