ICF International Vacancy: Director, Asian Greenhouse Gas Management Center (AGMC), Bangkok

The Director of USAID LEAD’s recently launched Asian Greenhouse Gas Management Center (AGMC) will lead the development of curriculum, r... thumbnail 1 summary
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ICF International Vacancy: Director, Asian Greenhouse Gas Management Center (AGMC), Bangkok
The Director of USAID LEAD’s recently launched Asian Greenhouse Gas Management Center (AGMC) will lead the development of curriculum, resources and delivery of programs, establishing partnerships, new funding sources, and operational systems. The incumbent will report to the Chief of Party of the USAID LEAD program, and will closely collaborate with the program’s client (USAID RDMA), academic and professional units within the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), and LEAD subcontractors (e.g., the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute).

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide intellectual and business leadership for AGMC
  • Represent AGMC to the international climate change community, including but not limited to: international partnerships (e.g., LEDS Global Partnership), national governments, international organizations, and funding agencies
  • Act as AGMC’s spokesperson for internal and external stakeholders and project partners, including the media
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the program's annual programming and business plan, in consultation with project and national partners
  • Manage ongoing day to day operations of AGMC activities
  • Identify and guide initiatives that serve to support AGMC, as well as counterparts in government, industry, academia civil society, and the media
  • Ascertain resource generation opportunities driven by appropriate collaborative project activities
  • Write proposals for donor agencies and other potential funders for projects
Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in area of expertise.
  • 12+ years of related subject area work experience
  • Demonstrated experience working in Asia
  • A track record working with international donors
Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Fluency in at least one Asian language other than English
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Demonstrated expertise in starting training centers, program management, and/or setting up organizations
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: carbon management, greenhouse gas inventories, offset projects, climate change policy
  • Ability to work across different sectors, and to engage like-minded leaders as partners
  • Proven ability to work constructively with diverse stakeholders
  • Experience working with national governments and/or international organizations
  • Resource mobilization and fundraising experience
  • Excellent project management and coordination skills
  • Manage multiple projects and deliver products by deadlines
  • Marketing and communications experience
  • Versatile, personable and flexible in the face of a complex projects
  • Communicate and work effectively in a virtual office environment with staff, Board members, and external parties
  • Passion for the mission of the USAID LEAD program
  • Strong ability to take initiative
ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

Should you have any questions, please email us directly at leadprogram@icfi.com.
Deadline: 20/06/2014
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