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Climate Change International Finance Expert

Washington, DC
Job Description:
Kenjya-Trusant is seeking a candidate to fill the role of a Climate Change International Finance Expert to support the Office of Global Change (OES/EGC). EGC develops and implements approaches relating to international climate change policy; participates in the initiation and implementation of a variety of regional partnerships relating to climate change and clean development; coordinates United States participation in bodies dealing with climate change science and climate change policy, and leads interagency processes in preparing and representing U.S. positions in negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), as well as other international bodies in which climate change issues arise.  The office also coordinates U.S. government participation in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which provides scientific and technical support for the climate change negotiations. EGC represents the United States in governing bodies of multilateral climate funds.
Clearance Requirement –  SECRET    **Clearance must be in place at time of application** 

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:
As a member of EGC’s climate change finance team, the incumbent helps supervisor implement U.S. global climate change policies, with a focus on climate change international finance; helps provide foreign policy support to Office, Bureau, Department and USG on problems and issues related to global climate change finance, mitigation, adaptation, and other issues as assigned...  In this effort, the incumbent helps evaluate climate change policies and assists in advising Bureau and Department officials on appropriate courses of action and policy alternatives in these areas, participates with other employees in implementing plans, strategies and policy decisions on climate change as approved by policy makers in DOS and USG, helps prepare preliminary drafts of policy papers and other material, and provides support for negotiations and related diplomatic efforts undertaken in multilateral and bilateral venues.  The incumbent also supports interagency meetings designed to ensure that climate change policy initiative, agreements and negotiations are consistent with U.S. foreign policy, economic, environmental and national security interests, and that the policy development process conforms to all legal and procedural requirements.  He/she acts as liaison with other officials within the Bureau, DOS, other Federal agencies, embassies, posts and organizations outside the USG to help ensure that the Department’s views and interests are promoted with respect to current and emerging climate change policy determinations. 

Required Experience:
  • Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines.
  • Ability to grasp quickly the complex organizational structure of the Office of Global Change and its relationships with the office of the Special Envoy for climate Change.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly accurately.

THE KENJYA-TRUSANT GROUP, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that was established in 2015 as a merger between The Kenjya Group, Inc. and Trusant Technologies, LLC. Our mission is to implement, support and protect the nation’s advanced technology systems, business processes and high-technology facilities. Working with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, state and local governments, and commercial clients, Kenjya-Trusant provides cyber protection, information technology, engineering, construction management and acquisition support services. We are a small company with big company benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Bonus Potential, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and a culture of teamwork and continuous learning. Come grow with us!
The Kenjya-Trusant Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. If you require accommodations, please contact our Human Resources Department at (410) 740-4045.
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