The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organization dedicated to supporting and promoting strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies. To learn more please visit about GGGI web page.
GGGI is looking for an experienced Project Development Consultant who is able to provide technical support by coordinating the activities with National Designated Authority (NDA) and relevant stakeholders of implementing and executing agencies in the development of Country Portfolio Analysis Report, design of GCF Projects, and a Climate Finance Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification System, to Strengthen Capacity and Knowledge in the Philippines for Accessing the Green Climate Fund (GCF)
In the Philippines, GGGI is implementing the Readiness Support to Strengthen the Philippines’ Capacity and Knowledge on Accessing the Green Climate Fund also known as the Readiness and Preparatory Support Program (GCF Readiness Program). GCF is a funding institution that GGGI partners closely with to support developing countries to access and apply climate finance. With this common goal and complementary delivery model, GGGI and GCF signed a Framework Readiness and Preparatory Support Grant Agreement in 2017. Under this strategic partnership GGGI supports its Members and partner countries to enhance access to GCF financing by implementing the GCF Readiness Program. The Program provides resources for strengthening the institutional capacities of National Designated Authorities (NDAs) and Direct Access Entities (DAEs) to develop projects for submission to the GCF and to access Readiness Program resources.
The primary objective of the Readiness Program is to support Department of Finance (DOF) in implementing its role and responsibilities as the Nationally Designated Authority (NDA) of the Philippines to the GCF. The Program also aims to provide additional institutional support for national capacities of government agencies, civil society organizations (CSOs), and the academe to develop a monitoring and verification system for climate finance flows in the country.
The project’s targeted Outcomes and Activities are as follows:
|Outcome 1||Institutional capacity and coordination mechanisms in place to govern and coordinate climate action and finance|
|Sub-Outcome 1.1||NDA inter-institutional coordination mechanism strengthened|
|Activity 1.1.1||Orientation and training on GCF. (for information only)|
|Activity 1.1.2||Country portfolio analysis.|
|Activity 1.1.3||Development of knowledge products and management of the GCF Philippines website. (for information only)|
|Activity 1.1.4||Targeted technical support on project development.|
|Activity 1.1.5||National conference on the Philippine experience to access the GCF. (for information only)|
|Sub-Outcome 1.4||Monitoring and verification systems for climate finance flows|
|Activity 1.4.1||Support to institutionalize the climate finance monitoring, reporting and verification system.|
|Activity 1.4.2||Development of an interactive webpage for tracking climate finance flows in the Philippines from all sources. (for information only)|
The Consultant shall provide administrative and technical assistance by coordinating the activities with NDA and relevant stakeholders of implementing and executing agencies in developing the Country Portfolio Analysis (Activity 1.1.2), Targeted technical support on project development (Activity 1.1.4) and Support to institutionalize the climate finance monitoring, reporting and verification system (Activity 1.4.1) whose contents will be created by a Consulting Firm. The Consultant will work closely with NDA and will liaise with the Consulting Firm as well as GGGI Country Team and relevant stakeholders to ensure systems and tracking of ongoing works and outputs. The Consultant is expected to provide 66 person-days of input within the contract period until 15 June 2024.
The Consultant will undertake the responsibilities, but not limited to, the following tasks:
S/he will report in-person directly to the DOF throughout the duration of the project. Reporting to GGGI Country Office will also be required, as necessary. Workdays per deliverable may vary according to the requirement of DOF.
|Deliverable||Payment (on actual workday basis)||Key Performance Indicator|
|1) Support on the Development of the Country Portfolio Analysis Report||15||– Monthly progress reporting (with ppt deck for reporting)
– Coordinate, monitor, review and file Consulting Firm outputs
– Consolidate feedback/comments from NDA and GGGI and coordinate with the consulting firm for follow-up
|2) Support on the Design and Delivery of the Training Program on Project Development||25|
|3) Support Design and Delivery of the Draft Policy Document for the Climate Finance MRV System||26|
*Other miscellaneous costs that may occur for the deliverables will not be covered by GGGI.
The Consultant is expected to possess the following qualifications: