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Junior Consultant Livestock GHG – (m/w/d)

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Wir sind Unique, effizient, integrierend, professionell in den Bereichen nachhaltiger Forst- und Landwirtschaft, Klimaschutz, Ökonomie, Umweltpolitik und Organisationsentwicklung, in 80 Ländern aktiv. Über 60 Menschen sind bei uns tätig, seit 1998 haben wir mehr als 1.000 Projekte erfolgreich durchgeführt. Unsere anspruchsvollen Partner und Kunden kommen aus dem staatlichen und dem privaten Bereich, z.B. World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) und Danone. Vom Freiburger Hauptsitz aus steuern wir Büros in Paraguay, Vietnam und Kirgisistan.

In unserer Stabsstelle Business Development bieten wir Dienstleistungen in Arbeitsfeldern wie Akquise, Qualitätsmanagement oder Projektmanagement an.

Zur Stärkung unseres Teams suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine Projektassistenz (m/w/d) im Bereich Business Development.

Job Description

  • Compile GHG inventories for the livestock sector using Tier 1 and Tier 2 methods following IPCC guidance.
  • Identify and assess mitigation and adaptation strategies by estimating their effects on GHG emissions and animal productivity as well as their potential trade-offs.
  • Support the professional management and delivery of high-quality products and services for our clients, including coordination of project team members and external consultants.
  • Support the acquisition of new clients and projects.
  • Identify and engage with relevant stakeholders for each given assignment.
  • Communicate the findings to relevant stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Master or PhD in animal sciences (e.g., animal production systems, animal nutrition, animal physiology), or other relevant discipline.
  • Knowledge of GHG emissions from livestock and experience with quantification of livestock GHG emissions.
  • A keen interest in climate change, socio-economic and environmental issues in developing countries is vital.
  • High degree of initiative and ability to self-manage priorities, deadlines, and complex topics.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Languages: Fluency (written and spoken) in English is required. German and/or French would be an additional asset.

What we offer

  • Guidance and support from senior expert colleagues for your adaptation period
  • The joy of working in a diverse and international team, and the opportunity to travel to project countries (e.g. Africa, Asia).
  • A dynamic and innovative work environment with a high degree of autonomy.
  • A flat hierarchy-based culture infused with a collaborative spirit.
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • A competitive salary and benefit package (“Hansefit” (provider of company fitness), JobRad (bike leasing), organic fruits, coffee and tea for free at the office.
  • The position is based in Freiburg, Germany (but remote employment from Stuttgart may also be considered).
  • Our headquarters in Freiburg are just a 10-minute walk away from the main train station.

Applications

You would like to turn our vision „Transforming land use towards an inclusive and sustainable future for all“ into reality? We look forward to receiving your application!

Please send your CV and motivation letter to

We are aiming to fill the position as soon as possible
(first quarter of 2023).