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Consultant for Climate Change & DRR (For Filipino Nationals Only)
|Location :||Manila, PHILIPPINES|
|Application Deadline :||15-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Six (6) months (from March to September 2018)|
Project Climate Twin Phoenix – Resilience and Preparedness towards Inclusive Development (PCTP-RAPID)
The RAPID Program is an expansion of Project Climate Twin Phoenix which implemented prior interventions in Regions X and XI to support risk-sensitive recovery planning after Tropical Storm Washi and Typhoon Bopha devastated the regions. It is envisioned to strengthen the capacity and preparedness of 12 Haiyan-affected local government units (LGUs) in Samar and Leyte and their coastline communities, to manage disaster risks and adapt to the overall impacts of climate change towards resilient and sustainable development.
The Program is implemented by the UNDP, through the Direct Implementation Modality, with funding assistance from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Australian Government. As part of the UNDP’s work to consider the implications for national and sub-national planning and budgeting processes of the recently agreed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Agenda 2030, and as input to the value-adding objectives of the RAPID Program, a Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Public Expenditure and Institutional Review (CC-DRR PEIR) would be undertaken to lead to a greater awareness and prioritization of CC and DRR across public investment portfolios in the Philippines for the achievement of SDGs relating to sustainability, resilience and climate change, as well as providing support to poverty reduction.
The CC-DRR PEIR is an emerging and developing methodology that is built on the approach and experiences of UNDP’s work on Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Reviews (CPEIR) which have been undertaken in countries around the region including Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand, Samoa, and Cambodia.
Under the CC-DRR PEIR, an examination on the links between the three spheres of national climate change and disaster risk management (CC-DRR) policy, the institutional structures through which policy is channeled, and the process of resources allocation where public funding (both national and international) is made available for the implementation of relevant projects and programs. Specifically, CC-DRR PEIR will:
The CC-DRR PEIR is intended to assist the development of better understanding of:
CC-DRR PEIR accommodates national variations in the interpretation and classification of CC and DRR actions. The conduct and output of the CC-DRR PEIR are expected to contribute to mainstreaming climate change and disaster risk reduction by raising awareness of strategy and policy issues, promoting the efficient and effective use of resources, assessing policy formulation and implementation thereby contributing in a practical way to greater co-operation among between diverse stakeholders. The study will therefore make practical recommendations for future actions and interventions to improve the management of climate change and disaster-related finance and mainstreaming CCA and DRR into development processes.
The CC-DRR PEIR approach has the potential to become a benchmark reference that will allow policy makers assess the present status of the national, provincial, and municipal local government units (LGUs) response to climate and disaster risks.
The Consultant will conduct the CC-DRR PEIR Study at the National level, in close coordination with NEDA< OCD, DILG and DBM, and with thte LGUs for the case study at the sub-national level from march-September 2018.
EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES
The Consultant is expected to deliver the following:
The Consultant will work under the guidance of UNDP-ISD, in close collaboration with mandated national government agencies (e.g. NEDA, DBM, etc.) and the RAPID PMU.
RAPID-PMU will review the progress and quality of assignment upon outputs prior to issuance of the payment. Review/approval time required to review/approve outputs prior to authorizing payments is two to four weeks.
DURATION OF WORK AND DUTY STATION
Duration: Six (6) months (from March to September 2018)
Duty Station: Manila with travels to LGUs in Leyte, Samar, and other relevant areas for data collection and consultative meetings/workshops
SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS
The payment will be made upon satisfactory completion of the following:
Duties and Responsibilities
The Consultant is expected to conduct the following:
- Prepare the report on the CC-DRR Expenditure and Institutional Review;
- Present findings to key stakeholders during consultations and workshops;
- Facilitate trainings/workshops to strengthen capacity of key stakeholders in CC and DRR-related institutional and expenditure
- Review of lessons for experience sharing among Southeast Asian Countries.
Required Skills and Experience
Criteria for selection process:
The offer will evaluated based on the Combined Scoring method – where the qualifications will be weighted a max. of 70%, and combined with the financial offer which will be weighted a max of 30%.
Application requirements should be emailed to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 15 March 2018.
Attachments such as Terms of Reference, Financial Proposal Template, P11 Personal History Template and Terms and Conditions for Consultants can be downloaded through this link:
In view of the volume of applications UNDP receives, only shortlisted offerors will be notified.
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.