Delta State Ministry of Environment Recruitment: National and International Consultant

Delta State TACC programme: To reduce the vulnerability of her local communities to the impact of climate change. The programme technically supported by UNDP will produce an integrated territorial climate plan ITCP to execute extensive mitigation and adaptation projects in order to confront the challenges of climate change in the State

Delta State TACC programme aims to lay the foundation for the development of a low emission economy and climate resilient local economic development within Delta State of Nigeria which ensures sustainable energy, food security, robustness of infrastructure services and the creation of clean jobs and economic opportunities

Vacancies therefore exist for the following positions to:

International Consultant

Ref No: TACC/IC

Responsibilities:

  • Based on project document, develop a climate change strategy and integrated territorial climate plan for guiding bankable GHG mitigation and adaptation interventions in the public and private sector of Delta State
  • Develop modules for school and university curricula on GHG mitigation and adaptation options for Delta State
  • Provide quality assurance for development of the climate profile, business plans, policy revisions, feasibility studies and drafting of TORs for project activities
  • Provide expert advice for the drafting and implementation of REDD and other carbon offset market projects to ensure procurement of long term carbon funding
  • Identify potential partner projects and public private partnerships in order to determine the scope for additional funding for this intervention and to bolt this intervention onto an ongoing activity
  • Establish a monitoring system for implemented actions to determine their relative success and cost effectiveness

Requirements:

  • An advanced degree in environment, economics, development or a closely related field
  • 10 years experience in developing countries preferably including support to governments through policy and strategic interventions
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative methodology of research for social science, previous experience with governance assessment is preferable
  • Demonstrated in depth knowledge of climate change adaptation and development
  • Technical knowledge of the implications of climate change on development, finance, environment and other related fields is critical


National Consultant

Ref No: TACC/NC

Responsibilities:

  • Develop modules for school and university curricula on GHG mitigation and adaptation options for Delta State
  • Conduct in depth, cross sectional studies on the nexus between environmental degradation and climate change impacts in Delta State
  • Establish technical working groups on key sectors under Delta State climate change coordination unit CCCU
  • Identify potential partner projects and public private partnerships in order to determine the scope for additional funding for this intervention and to bolt this intervention onto an ongoing activity
  • Establish a monitoring system for implemented actions to determine their relative success and cost effectiveness

Requirements:

  • An advanced degree in environment, economics, development or a closely related field
  • Demonstrated in depth knowledge of climate change adaptation and developmentechnical knowledge of the implications of climate change on development, finance, environment and other related fields is critical
  • 10 years experience in developing countries preferably including support to governments through policy and strategic interventions

Application closes 19th July, 2012

To apply send your CV and cover letter and quote the reference number of the position applied for to:

The Honorable Commissioner
Delta State Ministry of Environment
Asaba, Delta State.

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