Climate Specialist, Knowledge and Learning

The Aga Khan Foundation’s Global Practice Team is looking for a full-time Climate Specialist, Knowledge and Learning to produce high-quality knowledge assets, in different formats, related to AKF’s methods, approaches, learnings, and interventions in the area of climate resilience.

AKF uses a science-based approach to its climate-related interventions, ensuring these are informed by the global evidence base and data as well as local knowledge.

AKF’s current but rapidly evolving range of interventions in this area includes:

  • nature-based solutions (tree planting, micro-forests, mangroves, regenerative agriculture, lowering livestock greenhouse gas emissions),
  • clean energy (micro-hydels, solar energy),
  • the green economy,
  • rural livelihoods adaptation and viability,
  • and climate education in schools.

AKF is also pursuing an ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction agenda in its programmes and operations alike.

The Climate Specialist, Knowledge and Learning will lead on the development of high-quality, science-based knowledge assets in the form of thought pieces, academic articles, learning materials (including video-based), and social media content related to the reality of climate change in the geographies and communities where AKF works and related to AKF’s climate interventions.

The Climate Specialist, Knowledge and Learning would help position AKF as a thought leader in the area the area of climate resilience, contributing to the global evidence base on climate change and climate resilience.

The Climate Specialist, Knowledge and Learning would reach key partner and donor target audiences and support the capacity building of AKF’s and its partners’ development practitioners.

The Climate Specialist, Knowledge and Learning would support the dissemination of the abovementioned materials through the appropriate channels, including AKF Connect (AKF’s intranet for all staff), The Learning Hub, AKF’s social media channels (including LinkedIn), as well as key external publications.

The Climate Specialist, Knowledge and Learning would report to AKF’s Global Practice Manager and work in close collaboration with other Global Practice team members, the Global Programme Team, as well as external consultants supporting content design and production.

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Closing date: 9 Dec 2022