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Environmental Intern

Concern Worldwide

  • NGO/Development
  • Internship
  • 2 years ago
  • Dhaka

Job Description

  • Type of Contract: 3 months (Extendable)
  • Duty Station: Head Office, Dhaka
  • Job Purpose: S/he is responsible to support in the implementation of the Concern 2019 Environmental policy; Conduct a carbon audit on the organisations 2022 operations and support in the development and roll out of a strategy to reduce Concern Bangladesh`s CO2 emissions; support in the development of material and conducting trainings for Concern staff, partners and communities on environmental issues, conserving the natural environment, climate change, and ensuring to bring out a gender perspective; assess environmentally sound waste streams available in Dhaka and at field office level that Concern could access; review current procurement procedures and develop context specific green procurement policy.
  • Terms of Reference: Click here to download

Job Responsibilities

  • This position will help to reduce the negative environmental impact of offices, structures and assets in country of operation through identifying and implementing appropriate measures to reduce emissions.
  • Help Organization to reduce Carbon footprint, measured by Carbon Audit.
  • Identify the practical options to reduce the energy consumption
  • Bring the analysis to reduce the level of waste from office and programme areas
  • Find the option how Levels of water and wastewater can be reduced in all Concern programme locations
  • Identify potential means of reducing the emissions of the Concern transport
  • Support to find alternative to plastic commodities
  • Identify the product available in the market and advise management to adopt
  • Analyse cost vs benefit to implement the climate change friendly products
  • Help management to minimise negative impacts and build in protection of the natural environment through assessment of potential environmental impacts in all programme proposals and adjustment of proposed interventions as necessary.
  • Assist to Identify and implement measures to help reduce negative impact on the natural environment. Baseline data obtained; target(s) set; implementation plan developed and put in place, with regular monitoring.
  • Assist Systems Director to develop policy on responsible staff travel, identifying options that minimise environmental impact.
  • Help to change the behaviours of Concern staff members to ‘greener’ practices through behaviour change methods. This will apply to all offices.
  • Help Systems Director to prepare environmental action plan and green procurement policy
  • Assist Systems Director to ensure practise green behaviours by all of the staff
  • Assist Systems Director to Identify barriers and bring solutions to change the behaviours to be environment friendly
  • Other support for Admin, procurement and Logistics department as required by the Organization
  • Accountability In line with Concern’s commitments under the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS):
  • Actively promote meaningful community participation and consultation at all stages of the project cycle (planning, implementation, M&E);
  • Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcomed and addressed;
  • Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour is disseminated among programme participants and communities.

Job Qualification

  • Graduate in environmental science from renowned university

Additional Requirements

  • Education and aptitude:
  • Innovative and creative
  • Works well as a member of a team
  • Strong interest in use of innovative technology and tools for development cooperation programmes and systems
  • Strong interest in working in rural areas and sensitivity to the needs of the extreme poor
  • Dedicated to gender equality
  • Willingness to learn and a respectful attitude
  • Commitment to Concern's work
  • Job related knowledge:
  • knowledge in MS Word, MS excel, PowerPoint,
  • English writing and speaking skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skill

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