Antigua and Barbuda: Call for Expert Consultant in Adaptation and Mitigation for Technology Needs Assessment

Friday 09 Nov 18

The current Global TNA project, deriving from window (i) of the Strategic Program on Technology Transfer, is designed to support countries to carry out improved Technology Needs Assessments within the framework of the UNFCCC.

To support and facilitate the TNA process, national experts are being recruited for the execution of activities in relation to climate change mitigation and adaptation in the prioritised sectors of water, transportation and buildings under the direct supervision of the TNA Coordinator based at the Department of Environment, Ministry of Health, Wellness and Environment, Antigua and Barbuda.

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a) The Expert Consultant (EC) should possess at least a postgraduate degree in a relevant field for the tasks
b) The Expert Consultant should possess at least 5 years of work experience in the adaptation and mitigation sector or related fields.

Profile and Skills
The EC should have applied knowledge in mitigation/adaptation technologies in the relevant sectors in the country context. He/She should have extensive knowledge of - and experience with climate change mitigation or adaptation strategies (as relevant), technologies and policies at national level. More specifically he/she should be familiar with national development objectives and sector policies, have overall insights in climate change science, and potential climate change impacts, as well as mitigation or adaptation needs for the country in the relevant sector(s). Moreover, the EC should have good coordination and facilitation skills, and possess proven analytical capabilities, as well as excellent writing skills.

Working Arrangement

The EC will be contracted directly by UDP on a part-time basis, with inputs equivalent to a number of working days as reflected in the agreed national TNA budget, with a total of up to 460 person days consultancy for mitigation and adaptation in all prioritised sectors. He/She will be required to be available for the timely delivery of milestones relevant to the specified tasks over the duration of the project, as required by the TNA Coordinator.

All working papers, draft reports and Final Report should be prepared and submitted in soft copies in English Language.

Selection Process and Selection Criteria
The selection process will be carried out by UDP with the assistance of the TNA Coordinator. The selection will be based on criteria such as relevant qualifications, experiences, skills, contributions on climate change adaptation, national and international development objectives and sector policies, and understanding of the methodological approach to the assignment. Lastly, the consultant needs to have a good understanding of the local context and well established networks in the country.

Application Procedure
To express your interest send your CV, covering letter and addresses for 3 references, to the Procurement Officer at and copied to and Jamila Gregory at and Gordon Mackenzie at by 30 November 2018.

The deadline for applying for this consultancy has been postponed till Friday, 7 December 2018.




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