Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Clean Air Asia works towards achieving better air quality and livable cities by translating knowledge to policies and actions that reduce air pollution and greenhouse emissions from transport, energy, and other sectors. Clean Air Asia was established as the leading air quality management network for Asia by the Asian Development Bank, World Bank and USAID in 2001, and operates since 2007 as an independent non-profit organization. Clean Air Asia has offices in Manila, Beijing and Delhi, networks in nine Asian countries (China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam) and is a UN recognized partnership of 261 organizations in Asia and worldwide.
We are currently recruiting for a full time Air Quality Specialist to join our dynamic team at Clean Air Asia in Manila, Philippines. A self-motivated and independent individual with technically-sound knowledge and skills in atmospheric science and air quality management with strong interest in air quality and policy research and communication, and with experience in project management.
The Air Quality Specialist will play a key role in the development, implementation and review of air quality activities and projects of Clean Air Asia. He/she is expected to provide the technical guidance to effectively implement the Air Quality and Climate Change Program of Clean Air Asia. The Air Quality Specialist will contribute in strategic planning and provide technical advice/input to help develop Clean Air Asia’s position in current and emerging air quality issues in the region.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE OF WORK
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Air Quality Program Coordinator, the primary duties include:
Project Management, Implementation, Reporting and Coordination
Building Partnerships among Clean Air Asia partners
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND CRITERIA
DURATION, REMUNERATION and OTHER BENEFITS
The selected candidate will be appointed for two years under a fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance, with a probationary period of 3 months. The base monthly remuneration is competitive but may vary subject to the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience. In addition to government-mandated employee benefits, Clean Air Asia provides HMO medical and hospitalization insurance, 24 days paid vacation leaves, up to 10 days sick leave, and observes 13 public holidays per year. Clean Air Asia also provides opportunities for travel domestically and internationally.
HOW TO APPLY
Quoting reference application Air Quality Specialist on subject line, applicants should email their application letter, current CV (as Word attachment), and a maximum 2 pages sample of written work to Ms. Jovy Corona at email@example.com, on or before 23 February 2018. All applicants should state the reasons for their interest in the position, relevant details of qualifications and experience, provide at least one writing sample (preferably on a topic related to the environment) and contact details for three referees.
We encourage early application as applications will be processed as they are received so the recruiting process may end earlier than closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For further information on the position you may contact Mr. Art Docena, firstname.lastname@example.org.