Experience Requirements :
a. Education Advanced degree, preferably a PhD, in a relevant area, e.g., environmental science, environmental policy, systems analysis, environmental law, political science, institutional analysis, and sustainability studies - required.
b. Experience Required Minimum 7 years of experience in scientific research, and in the application of results to real world issues in developing countries.
Peer-reviewed publication record on issues of relevance to the GEF. Demonstrated ability to work in an integrated, interdisciplinary manner across the GEF’s portfolio, with experience of systems thinking.
Capable of bridging scientific, technological, economic, social and policy issues in the public and private sectors. Access to, and ability to engage with, and tap into, extensive scientific networks and partnerships globally, in both developed and developing countries, in environmentally sustainable development.
Demonstrated expertise and leadership in global environmental issues and sustainable development, supported by a peer-reviewed publication record.
Demonstrated ability to initiate and manage scientific research with multiple stakeholders in different geographical settings Exceptional analytical, research, writing and communication skills.