China: Program Officer-World Small Hydropower Development Report 2019

Organization: International Center on Small Hydro Power
Country: China
Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

About International Center on Small Hydro Power

International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) is a public and non-profit institution directly under the auspices of United Nations Industrial and Development Organization (UNIDO), China’s Ministry of Water Resources and Ministry of Commerce. ICSHP serves as the headquarters of the International Network on Small Hydro Power (INSHP), which is an international organization with more than 400 members from 78 countries.

World SHP Development Report Project

The first World Small Hydropower Development Report (WSHPDR) was published in 2013. The second edition is launched in Nov. 2016 and the platform has been updated in May 2017.

There is an opportunity for two self-motivated team players to join the Secretariat to help with the Report. The work location is at ICSHP and successful candidates will support the publishing process related to the WSHPDR. As the secretariat communicates globally with francophone and Spanish-speaking countries, additional language skills are desirable. The role would suit a recent or experienced graduate in one of the following fields:

  • Journalism

  • Mass communication

  • Desktop publishing

Tasks include:

  • Editing/copy-editing and proofreading existing articles

  • Concept development and follow-up research for new publication

  • Division support (e.g. project proposals, translations, newsletter, website contributions)

  • Maintaining contact with network members

Qualifications and Experience

A Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) with a minimum of two years work experience in one of the following areas: journalism, publishing, environmental policy, renewable energy, engineering, international relations and economics.

Essential skills

  • Native English or very good English level

  • Editing and proof-reading experience

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver tasks on time

  • Ability to work autonomously and research given topics

  • Excellent communication skills to maintain relations with network members or other international institutions

How to apply:

Please apply with CV and cover letter to Jenny Wang/the International Centre on Small Hydropower. Email: report@icshp.org

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