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Respac Programme Specialist
|Application Deadline :||05-Aug-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||15 weeks|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||75 days|
The Disaster Resilience in the Pacific (RESPAC) is a 4-year project funded by the Government of Russia that commenced in mid-2016 and complete by 2019. With the overall objective of improving capacity of 14 Pacific Small Islands States (P-SIDs) in the area of climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction mitigation (DRR&M), the RESPAC project has 3 main components: i) Strengthened early warning systems and climate monitoring capacity in selected PICS; ii) Preparedness and planning mechanisms and tools to manage disaster recovery processes strengthened at regional, national and local level; and iii) Increased use of financial instruments to manage and share disaster related risk and fund post disaster recovery efforts.
Detailed Terms of reference and other supporting documents can be obtained from UNDP Pacific Website
Consultancy Proposal (CV & Financial proposal Template ) should be uploaded on UNDP Jobshop website (https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_jobs.cfm) no later than, 7th July 2020 (Fiji Time) clearly stating the title of consultancy applied for. Any proposals received after this date/time will not be accepted. Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to email@example.com. UNDP will respond in writing or by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants. Incomplete, late and joint proposals will not be considered and only offers for which there is further interest will be contacted. Failure to submit your application as stated as per the application submission guide (Procurement Notice) on the above link will be considered incomplete and therefore application will not be considered.
Proposals must be sent through UNDP job shop web page. Candidates need to upload their CV and financial proposal -using UNDP template. Failure to submit the necessary documents may result in disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
If the selected/successful Candidate is over 65 years of age and required to travel outside his home country; He/She will be required provide a full medical report at their expense prior to issuance to contract. Contract will only be issued when Proposed candidate is deemed medically fit to undertake the assignment.
Duties and Responsibilities
The scope of work for this assignment will primarily revolve around the provision of advisory support for the Regional Tsunami Support Project leading to the successful completion of its activities. In this regard the consultant will be supporting the RESPAC team in liaising with counterparts from the focal Ministries with the 6 countries that have been selected for the phase 2 of the project. The 6 countries are; Fiji, FSM, Kiribati, Palau, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. Focal Ministries include a) The Ministry of Education and b) The National Disaster Management Offices. It is expected that 70% of the advisor’s time will be spent on providing advisory services to the Tsunami Awareness Project.
With regards to the remaining 30%, the advisor will also be required from time to time to support the M&E and related reporting under the RESPAC and the India CLEWs project.
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
With regards to the main output – provision of advisory support for the successful implementation of the Tsunami Awareness Programme, the main deliverable will be 12 monthly reports submitted before the 20th day of each month in which the advisor is to list down all the accomplishments and pending activities under each country.
For the RESPAC and ICLEWs, a one-page M&E update will be sufficient however quarterly updates will be in much longer and detailed format.
Required Skills and Experience
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.