Job Detail (Green Growth Advisor)
Green Growth Advisor


The PEPE Green Growth Advisor, based in Ethiopia, will be responsible for the design and implementation of green growth strategies integral to achieving PEPE Programme objectives. The Green Growth Advisor will: With the MRM/cross-cutting team (50% of time) Maintain and update EP’s Green Growth strategy documents. Provide advice and support to interventions and markets as required, ensuring that they take into account environmental issues. Training team on the Green Impact Framework, and raising awareness of this in the team. Develop green impact estimates for new interventions that expect to have a positive impact on the environment. Assess progress against green impact pathways to inform EP’s reporting on green sales. Support work planning, reviews and reporting of EP. With the leather team (50% of time) As an initial assignment, work with the leather team in supporting the implementation of the new interventions being designed (efforts on LWG certification and cleaner production technology). Understand the leather sector challenges from environmental perspective and design new interventions with the team. Support the facilitation of government’s common effluent treatment plant park in Modjo.

Job Requirments

Strong understanding of environmental issues and solutions facing the private sector in Ethiopia. Specific experience with the leather sector in Ethiopia. Familiarity with the following sectors/industries is an advantage: horticulture (fruits and vegetables), cotton, textiles and garments. Hands-on, entrepreneurial approach with proven experience in and passion for green business and driving to innovative solutions. Good interpersonal and communication skills, experience working in multicultural teams. Experience working with the private sector, preferably with investors. Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken. Willingness to be based in Addis Ababa and regularly travel to other regions in Ethiopia for approximately 2 years.

How to apply

Please send your CV, detailing your work experience and a short letter, detailing your motivation, capability and expectations for this position to: Selected candidates will receive a more detailed information package on the project, the position and the conditions offered for consideration, and will be invited to an interview after confirming availability and interest.

Working locaion

Addis Ababa ,

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