National Climate Change Policy Formulation Consultant


Location : Amman, JORDAN
Application Deadline :27-Oct-20 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
29-Oct-2020
Duration of Initial Contract :20 working days over a period of 4 months
Expected Duration of Assignment :20 working days over a period of 4 months

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.


Background

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https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=71451

 


Duties and Responsibilities

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https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=71451


Competencies

Corporate

  • Demonstrates integrity and fairness, by modeling the UN/UNDP’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional

  • Demonstrated ability for facilitation and coordination skills;
  • Demonstrated entrepreneurial abilities and demonstrated ability to work in an independent manner;
  • Background knowledge about the SDGs, United Nations and UNDP;
  • Good teamwork and interpersonal skills;
  • Flexibility and ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure;
  • Excellent computer skills especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Knowledge of working with virtual meeting platforms/technologies.

Managing Relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strategic partnerships;
  • Demonstrated well developed people management and organizational management skills;
  • Excellent communications and networking skills with strong relationships across institutions in Jordan.

Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Seeks and applies knowledge, information and best practices from within and outside of UNDP;

Judgment/Decision-Making

  • Mature judgment and initiative;
  • Ability to contribute to the strategic direction to the project implementation process;


Required Skills and Experience

Education

  • A University degree in the fields of climate change, environmental management, Climatology, public administration or relevant related fields.

Experience

  • 5 years of total experience in fields related to climate change, and in particular, demonstrable skills in carrying out stakeholder coordination; Prior experience working with the key climate change stakeholders will be an advantage; the candidate will have a solid knowledge of climate governance in Jordan;
  • Language requirement: Proficient in both written and oral English and Arabic;
  • Computer skills: Demonstrable skills in office computer use - word processing and spread sheets. The candidate will also be conversant with virtual meetings platforms and technologies.



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