Plastic Waste management expert (3 Positions)

Support to the Demonstration of Technical Measures for Selected Locations/Wards in the City of Trivandrum to Improve and Upgrade Plastic Waste Management
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

1. Work with team lead, and other experts for the implementation of the project;
2. Support volunteers in implementation and awareness activities;
3. Support implementation of plastic credit, EPR systems, capacity development and awareness activities
4. Support the agency in implementing activities to enhance plastic waste management activities and mainstream collection and channelization needs to recycling stations
5. Support to the agency on awareness workshops/events among community and other stakeholders, conduct of events promoting behaviour change on source segregation of waste

Project Description

The objective of this assignment is to develop, support and implement an economically sustainable circular model for plastic waste management. The activity shall involve active involvement of key stakeholders relevant to waste management system in Trivandrum. The agency shall do status quo mapping, gather local support and evaluate resources and technologies for creating an enabling environment to enforce the plastic waste management rules. For the specific assignment, the association with a local partner might be crucial (or consortium of local partner and others ) that will help to develop, implement and secure the follow-up and the legacy of the project. The lead national agency can apply in consortium with another firm/ firms which is registered in India/ outside.

Screening Criteria 1
University degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Waste Management, Resource Management, Climate Change, Development studies, Social Science Development Studies, Commerce, Arts, Science or related field;
Screening Criteria 2
Good business language and interpersonal skills. Fluency over English, and Malayalam is needed;
Screening Criteria 3
2 years of professional experience in the field of resource management and efficiency, (plastic) waste management and working with reputed organizations in the sector;
Screening Criteria 4
2 years in supporting/ servicing plastic waste management; Experience in desktop reviews, surveys and data analysis, value chain analysis, resource efficiency, EPR systems and public-private partnerships for waste management;
Screening Criteria 5
2 years of experience in executing projects.
Screening Criteria 6
2 years of experience in the state of Kerala

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