Technical Experts for Sharing Environment & Energy Knowledge (SEEK)

SSG Advisors
Various, United States
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Mid-Level (5-9 Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)

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Company Information: 
SSG Advisors is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all. SSG seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results. We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.

Brief Description: 
SSG Advisors is seeking qualified technical experts for an upcoming proposal for the USAID Sharing Environment and Energy Knowledge (SEEK) Project. The project will support four offices within the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) to enhance development impact through activities under four key tasks: training, communications, knowledge management and facilitation/organizational development. The project objective is to provide services and support to enable four E3 Offices—Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB), Global Climate Change (GCC), Engineering and Infrastructure (E&I) and Water—to improve staff knowledge, skills and abilities; support knowledge creation, capture and use, and share knowledge internally and among a wide range of stakeholders; enhance communication and outreach to inform and engage key audiences using multiple approaches and channels; and strengthen organizational capacity for greater efficiency and learning for improved development impact.

Responsibilities: 
Consultants will provide technical expertise to the project team. Applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas should apply:

  • Water
  • Renewables
  • Infrastructure
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Terrestrial and marine biodiversity
  • Knowledge management
  • Communications
  • Facilitation
  • Content development
  • Training and adult learning

Qualifications: 

  • Graduate degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university
  • At least seven (7) years’ relevant professional experience
  • Previous work experience on USAID programming preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in one or more technical areas
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with an ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Native or bi-lingual proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Eligibility to work in US

How to Apply: 
Qualified candidates should email their CV, saved as 'Last Name_First Name.pdf' (e.g., Smith_Jane.pdf), to , and include “Technical Experts - SEEK” in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. SSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.