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National Support Consultant


Applications closed Monday, 05 February 2024

● Looking for a National Project Proposal Development consultant to support preparatory work required to submit a project proposal to GEF-8 Secretariat on renewable Energy in Vanuatu.

● Contract fixed number of days, position open to All Applicants

● Based in Port Vila

The Organisation

United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework – UNSDCF 2023-2027 is in place which is comprised of the Planet, People, Prosperity, and Peace pillars. The Pacific Multi Country Office (MCO) has developed the new Multi Country Programme Document (MCPD) for 2023-2027 to align with the UNSDCF and further articulates UNDP contribution to the Planet, Prosperity and Peace pillars. The new MCPD and UNSDCF are developed in full alignment with Agenda 2030 and SDGs. It was informed by the analysis and recommendations generated from the United Nation Pacific Strategy Evaluation, the results of independent evaluation of SRDP 2018-2022, and the insights generated from the recent Common Country Analysis.

The Position

Reporting to the GEF Project Development Consultant, the National GEF Project Development Support Consultant will support the GEF Project Development Team and will be responsible for inputs into the Funding Proposal, feasibility study (if required) and related annexes. The consultant will coordinate with the government partners to coordinate collation of remaining information and stakeholder engagement requirements in response to review by the GEF Secretariat reviewer.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Minimum Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field development, Management, Climate Change, Energy or related fields.

► At least 5 years of work experience in design and implementation of integrated development projects

► Proven experience in writing reports, assessments, studies etc mainly related to integrated development context.

► Full proficiency in English both written and verbal including advanced ability to draft, review and edit the required project documentation. Knowledge of local languages is an asset.

► At least 5 years demonstrated experience of engaging national and local counterparts and in carrying out consultations project stakeholders and partners

Desirable Selection Criteria

► 5 years working on climate change mitigation in a SIDs, specifically Tonga

Job Description

How to Apply

Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Please group them into one (1) single PDF document as the application only allows to upload maximum one document:

► Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided in Annex II.

► Personal CV, indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references.

► Technical proposal, including a) a brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment; and b) a methodology, on how they will approach and complete the assignment.

►Financial proposal, as per template provided in Annex II. Note: National consultants must quote prices in United States Dollars (USD).

Vanuatu citizens are strongly encouraged to apply

Applications closed Monday, 05 February 2024



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