2 EADB Banking Jobs – Research Associates at East African Development Bank

Organisation: East African Development Bank (EADB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: RCC Team Leader
Job Summary:  The Research Associate will support the work of the RCC, its staff and the Steering Committee
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in conducting desk review of relevant publications and databases (UNFCCC, UNEP Risoe, IGES, DNA pipelines, etc.) to establish CDM project pipeline (potential and undergoing processing at different stages of the CDM project cycle, i.e., validation, registration, verification, issuance of CERs, post-registration changes and renewal of crediting period) for each of the RCC Kampala-supported countries, including relevant factors (institutional, economic, technical) that may influence project development and/or implementation;
  • Assist in the establishment and maintenance of database on the CDM situation and opportunities for each of the countries covered by RCC Kampala including
  • Existing and potential CDM projects and PoAs;
  • Current initiatives to develop standardized baselines and potential countries/ sectors for further development of standardized baselines; and
  • Reports/studies from third party sources on CDM situation and potential in key sectors in the region or countries covered;
  • Assist in the preparation of reports on CDM opportunities in the RCC Kampala for the Steering Committee and other audiences, as appropriate;
  • Assist in gathering and compilation of relevant national/regional/international policies and funding programs relevant to CDM project development and implementation;
  • Participate, as appropriate, in visits to project sites, meetings with project developers, DNAs, development agencies and other relevant stakeholders to assist in gathering first-hand information on project-related issues and opportunities;
  • Assist in disseminating opportunities for developing CDM projects, PoAs and standardized baselines;
  • Assist in the design, planning and execution of outreach and capacity building activities, including focused workshops related to projects supported by the RCC, and awareness building activities to disseminate how CDM projects (e.g., distribution of improved cook stoves and CFLs) help to improve health, gender equality/women empowerment;
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations and papers for workshops and missions;
  • Perform other related duties and back-up functions when required; 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should possess a university degree in economics, social sciences, environmental studies, natural sciences, engineering, development studies, or a related discipline. A post-graduate degree will be an advantage
  • At least two (2) years relevant professional working experience in compiling, analyzing and updating information and/or content of information systems, databases or webpages is required.
  • Knowledge and experience on CDM, climate change mitigation issues, sustainable development, economics, or social issues is desired. Knowledge of information exchange and interaction with various stakeholders including governments, international organizations, research institutions, private sector and NGOs is also an important asset.
Language requirements: Fluency (oral and written) in English is required. Knowledge of a commonly spoken African language (e.g., Swahili) is desirable.
How to Apply:
If your career aspirations match this challenging and exciting role in the East African Development Bank (EADB), please e-mail your application to: The Human Resource Manager on the following email address: recruitment@eadb.org . Please remember to attach a detailed Curriculum Vitae including an e-mail address, daytime telephone contact, qualifications, experience, present position and names and addresses of three referees. All applications should be sent online by email. Applicants must be nationals of the EADB Member States. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Applicants that do not receive a response by 31st July 2013 should consider themselves unsuccessful.
Deadline: 8th July 2013 
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