Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Technical Lead

Catholic Relief Services

About the organization

Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion, or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, climate change adaptation, microfinance, and peacebuilding.


This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.
CRS is seeking highly qualified Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Technical Lead candidates for an anticipated 5-year USAID funded program aimed at improving urban climate and disaster resilience in Indonesia. This will be accomplished by supporting the Government of Indonesia (GOI), working directly with communities and the private sector, and helping key stakeholders. The program will pursue the following objectives: 1) Support GOI efforts to integrate disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation in sub-national core development plans and investments, 2) Mobilize financing to advance urban climate resilience, 3) Strengthen systems for collection and application of climate data, services, and decision support tools to improve planning processes in target cities, 4) Advance Urban Nature-Based Solutions to Promote Climate Resilience. The position will be based in Indonesia.

The CCA Technical Lead will provide high-quality strategic technical advice and guidance supporting timely and effective implementation of program activities, deliverables, and execution, monitoring, and reporting of the program interventions.


Master’s degree or other advanced degree in Natural Resource Management, environmental studies, biodiversity conservation, protected area management, meteorology, or other relevant discipline.
Minimum of seven years of work experience working on climate change adaptation, disaster risk resilience, environment, and natural resource management sectors strongly preferred. Climate Change experience in Southeast Asia preferred.
Experience in capacity building of national climate stakeholders, including the development and production of curricula, tools, and other products to support climate change adaptation and programming. Demonstrated experience in transferring knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring, and other formal and informal methods.
Experience with program monitoring and evaluation including development of indicators, data collection tools and methodologies, data analysis, and data presentation.
Travel - Must be willing and able to travel up to 40 %.

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