Call for Expert Consultants in Adaptation and Mitigation for Technology Needs Assessment in Dominica

Thursday 16 May 19
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Technical assistance is being provided to Dominica, through UN Environment and the UNEP DTU Partnership with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), to carry out Technology Needs Assessments (TNA) 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 (focussing on the energy and transport sectors) and climate change adaptation (focussing on the agriculture and water sectors) under the direct supervision of the TNA Coordinator based at the Environmental Coordinating Unit (ECU) of the Ministry of Environment, Climate Resilience, Disaster Management and Urban Renewal (MoECRDMUR) of Dominica.

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Qualifications


a) At least a postgraduate degree in a relevant field for the tasks.
b) At least 5 years of work experience in the adaptation and mitigation sector or related fields
c) Good understanding of the local context and well established networks in the country.

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 the UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP) on a part-time basis, with inputs equivalent to a number of working days as reflected in the agreed national TNA budget. 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.

Language

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 the National TNA Coordinator, and assisted by UDP. 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 National TNA Coordinator, Mr Lloyd Pascal at pascallloyd@gmail.com and ecu@dominica.gov.dm and Dr Gordon Mackenzie at goma@dtu.dk by 31 May 2019. Applications received after midnight (Dominica time) on 31 May 2019 will not be considered.

 

 


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