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Climate Adaptation Roster


CANADEM is seeking seasoned Climate Adaptation professionals with previous relevant experience for its Climate Adaptation roster. CANADEM is a Canadian based NGO that works with various UN agencies through the standby partnership programme. We regularly deploy candidates in various areas of expertise all around the globe. Registration with CANADEM is always free. We are looking to expand our pool of experts for potential/upcoming opportunities with different UN agencies' field offices. Most positions are for 3 to 6 month deployments.


  • Minimum of 5 years of postgraduate progressively responsible professional experience in planning and managing technical cooperation programmes and relevant advocacy programmes in meteorology, climatology, sustainable development.
  • Advanced University degree in the earth sciences, climate science, applied meteorology, atmospheric sciences, environmental sciences and remote sensing or related field.
  • Experience designing climate services, participatory approaches, and climate risk assessment.
  • Proven knowledge of climate dynamics, weather forecasting, climate services provision, climate information generation, climate adaptation options in agriculture and water resources management.
  • Experience in a humanitarian context within the UN common system or other comparable international organization is desirable. 
  • Strong communication, collaboration, teamwork, interpersonal, and cultural competency skills.

CANADEM and its partners have a no-tolerance policy for inaction to prevent, respond to and follow up on alleged cases of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment (SEAH). For this reason, we adhere to all policies, procedures and training of the United Nations on The Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment (PSEAH). CANADEM mandates all deployees successfully complete the PSEA online course. This e-learning course is composed of a set of lessons designed to raise awareness about SEAH, become familiar with a range of measures to combat SEAH, understand the impact on victims and the consequences for UN Personnel who commit Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment.

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