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Long Term Agreement: Climate Change Adaptation Mainstreaming and Local Development Planning/Budgeting Specialists, UNCDF-LDFPA-Local Climate Adaptive Facility (Up to 6 Positions)
|Location :||Home Based with Travel to Countries Where LoCAL Operates in Africa, Asia and the Pacific|
|Application Deadline :||09-Oct-15 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English French|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||intermittent basis, up to 3 years|
UNCDF works with local and central government institutions to improve the capacity of local governance institutions in planning, public expenditure management, procurement and delivery management and other areas related to the application of development capital and other resources.
LoCAL focuses on the delivery of three outputs that will directly contribute to increasing local governments’ access to climate finance and building resilience to climate change:
The LoCAL approach entails into capacity building of local governments and operates through Performance Based Climate Resilience Grants (PBCRG).
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope fo Work
Working under the direct supervision of the LoCAL Project Managers, in close collaboration with the governments and UNCDF regional and country teams, the consultant will be responsible for providing high quality technical support to programmes including:
Supporting the implementation of LoCAL phase I in selected countries, at the various stages of the process (i.e. assessments and planning, financing and budgeting, implementation of adaptation measures, performance assessments and reporting) including:
Supporting the design of phase II in selected countries taking into account experience and lessons learned in the countries and by LoCAL more broadly by:
Carrying out scoping missions to selected countries assessing the conditions to successfully launch and implement a LoCAL project in the countries, with a focus on understanding/assessing:
Carrying out other relevant tasks.
Monitoring and progress control
Duty station and expected places of travel: Home based with extensive travel to countries where LoCAL operates including following but not limited to:
Required Skills and Experience
Interested candidates are requested to submit offer comprising of:
Personal profile including
Technical Proposal (4 pages maximum):
Sample of written work or publications related to the assignment especially on areas of capacity development and institutional strengthening in least developing countries, ideally in the context of decentralization processes and/or climate change adaptation, performance-based grants and similar tools like budget support, ideally for climate change adaptation.
Total maximum obtainable score for Technical proposal = 100 points
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
Please note that: Financial offers would be requested from the technically qualified applicants.
Up to 6 candidates obtaining highest combined scoring in the final round of evaluation will be offered to enter into a Long Tern Agreement with UNCDF under this procurement notice. The successful candidates under this LTA will be selected for specific assignments based on availability, geographical preferences, and language ability.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.