Position: Project Development Consultant
Project Title: Strengthening capacities of Member States in the Asian and Pacific Region to mainstream climate change concerns into national urban-related policies – Development Account 9th Tranche
Contracting Modality UNOPS Local Individual Contractor (LICA)
Location: Philippines
Duration: Output-based (spread over 3 months)
Summary: Project Development Consultant shall:

 

–          Review the GCF Readiness policies and Guidebook on Readiness and Preparatory Support Proposal and will familiarize with approved Readiness Proposals

–          Familiarize with existing urban and climate related country programmes and national priorities

–          Identify linkages for resilient investment planning based results of the review and mainstreaming of the National Urban Development and Housing Framework in the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP), National Development Contribution, and other strategic development priorities (e.g. PDP)

–          Develop a GCF Readiness Proposal based on the findings and consultation process. Proposal shall include the development of all 5 sections of the GCF template along with other specific data sets needed for the proposal

–          Complete the Financial Management Capacity Assessment Questionnaire of GCF, and

–          Coordinate the peer-review process in finalizing a GCF Readiness Proposal

SCOPE OF WORK:

  • Review the GCF Readiness policies and Guidebook on Readiness and Preparatory Support Proposal and will familiarize with approved Readiness Proposals
  • Familiarize with existing urban and climate related country programmes and national priorities
  • Identify linkages for resilient investment planning based results of the review and mainstreaming of the National Urban Development and Housing Framework in the National Climate Change Action Plan (NCCAP), National Development Contribution, and other strategic development priorities (e.g. PDP)
  • Develop a GCF Readiness Proposal based on the findings and consultation process. Proposal shall include the development of all 5 sections of the GCF template along with other specific data sets needed for the proposal
  • Complete the Financial Management Capacity Assessment Questionnaire of GCF, and
  • Coordinate the peer-review process in finalizing a GCF Readiness Proposal

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 6 years work experience in urban development and housing and at least 3 years work experience in climate change related programs and projects; with demonstrated experience/knowledge of the Philippines urban sector and climate change programme.
  • Project development and government coordination experience especially on projects that address urbanization, climate change, and urban planning issues;
  • Mature approach, good communication skills, interpersonal management, and proficient in written and spoken English.
  • The United Nations shall place no restriction on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8).

Please download the Terms of Reference for the complete details of the post.

Application should include:

  1. Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation and Availability (Download Financial Proposal Template)
  2. Personal Curriculum Vitae, indicating all past experiences from similar projects.

Kindly email application requirements to vallerie.ong@un.org on or before 30 June 2018.

Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted.