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National REDD+ Strategy for Vanuatu - Individual Consultant

Applications close Fri 15 November 2019

● Great opportunity to work in Vanuatu

● Contract fixed number of days position open to all applicants

● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands

The Organisation

The Vanuatu Department of Forests (DOF) has the regulative and administrative responsibility for the management of the forestry sector throughout Vanuatu. It leads the implementation of the National Forest Policy and implements and enforces the forestry legislation.

The Position

The Government of Vanuatu has received financing from World Bank acting as Trustee of the Readiness Fund of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (“FCPF”) towards the cost of formulating the Readiness Preparation Proposal and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services for “The Development of National REDD+ Strategy of Vanuatu”.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Master Degree in the field of Public Policy, Development Economics or Forest Economics with at least 8 years of experience in such relevant areas.

► Good knowledge of Forestry and Rural development and sound understanding of forest resources management and Governance, particularly on Public Policy or Development Economics.

► Experience in preparing National REDD+ Strategy or National Action Plan in Vanuatu or in other developing countries having similar socio-economic background.

► High quality consultative skills, organizational skills, data analysis and report writing.

► Experience in stakeholder engagement and analysis.

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Ability to communicate effectively, in writing and orally (in English) including situations requiring negotiation with clients.

Further Information

Further information can be found at this link

Further information and Terms of Reference are available from:

Dhan Bahadur Dhital and

Samuel Lnparus at

Interested applicants should send their application letter, resume and name and current contact details of three referees to the Director of Forests, c/-, by 4:00pm local time, Friday, 15th November 2019.

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