Set up in 1976, Geres is an international development NGO which works to improve the living conditions of the poorest and tackle climate change and its impacts. As a grassroots actor, the energy transition is a major lever in all its actions. In order to drive societal change, Geres promotes the development and dissemination of innovative and local solutions, supports climate-energy policies and actions and encourages everyone to commit to Climate Solidarity by taking action and supporting vulnerable populations.
Geres main focus in Central Asia:
Geres experience in Mongolia:
Since 2010, Geres has supported the vegetables sector in Mongolia, relying on affordable and locally adapted production and preservation technologies. In the past three years Geres implemented further a comprehensive economic development programme focused on organic vegetable production and farm-to-fork approaches encompassing the whole vegetables value chain and its enabling environment in Arkhangai and Khentii provinces. Geres is furthermore implementing the CEMAATERR Programme in 4 countries, with a specific Mongolian component in Arkhangai since 2017 and with aim to raise awareness and provide support to local actors and authorities to harness climate change in the development of their local policies and plans.
In urban set up and related to energy efficiency in the housing sector, Geres has started in 2018 the implementation of the EU SWITCH Asia funded “Switch Off Air Pollution” project to contribute to address pollution & energy efficiency challenges in Ulaanbaatar’s peripheral districts population and decrease related GHG emission and mitigate climate change. The action is implemented in partnership with four national and international NGOs and aims at limiting coal consumption through improving the energy efficiency of 1000 individual houses in the so-called Ger district by mobilising green finance.
By the end of 2019, Geres is expected to start a 3 years project funded by EU Civil Society and Local Authorities budget line: “IMPACT – Improve – Act! En-gendering rural economic development in Mongolia”, in a consortium led by Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontières NGO (AVSF) and with Mongolian Women’s fund NGO (MONES).
IMPACT has for overall objective to contribute to empower women as agents of development and change in their productive activities and in the policy making process in Mongolia with specific objective to strengthen rural women’s groups role in agricultural (organic vegetable and sustainable cashmere) productive systems and towards their local and national representatives.
The Project will be implemented in the rural provinces of Arkhangai and Khentii, with a strong national advocacy component in Ulaanbaatar.
The Action is designed around 4 complementary outputs:
Under the hierarchical and managerial supervision of Geres Country Director, the Technical Assistant will be in charge of ensuring timely implementation of field activities related to Organic vegetable production overall and related to Sustainable Fibre (with support of AVSF) in Arkhangai. She/he will support AVSF and MONES in ensuring quality of the agriculture component in Khenti province. She/he will ensure appropriate coordination between the partners field staff.
The scope of work and coordination of the TA will include a national Vegetable Production TA based in Khentii province, a driver based in Arkhangai and a part-time Finance/Admin Assistant based in Ulaanbaatar. TA will be further supported by Mongolia Country Director and Central Asia Director and expert HQ involvement is further expected (Quality, Gender & Energy).
She/he will work in coordination with AVSF and MONES Project staff assigned to action:
She/he will be based in Arkhangai Province, with frequent trips to Khentii Province and Ulaanbaatar.
Expected tasks for this position
1/ To provide Agricultural/Rural Development Technical Assistance – Organic vegetables and Sustainable Fibre value chains:
2/ To coordinate and manage field teams
3/ To support Geres National Coordination
 CEMAATERR: Climate – Energy: Measure of Adaptation and Mitigation on Rural Territories
|Expériences / Formation du candidat||Education and experience
|Experience||0 à 3 ans|
|Fonctions||Gestion de projets/programmes, Technicien spécialisé|
|Secteurs d’activité||Environnement / Climat|
|Salaire / Indemnité||
|Comment postuler||To apply, please fill in the form online via the following link http://job.geres.eu/?action=ref&id=85 and attach your cv (no more than 3 pages) and cover letter. Selected applicants will be called for an interview.
Applications will be considered as they are submitted. Geres can decide to end the recruitment process before the deadline.
|Postuler en ligne||http://job.geres.eu/?action=ref&id=85|
|Date de fin de validité||31/10/2019|