CBIT 2 Georgia PPG consultant job at UNEP

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JOB DETAIL

Result of Service
Successfully Completed CEO endorsement request package for the Georgia CBIT 2 project.
Work Location
Home-based
Expected duration
11 months
Duties and Responsibilities
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority. It sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. This consultancy is in UNEP’s Climate Change Division, GEF Climate Mitigation Unit, Mitigation Branch, Europe and Central Asia team, and will be home based. UNEP’s Climate Change Division works with a portfolio of Global Environment Facility (GEF) medium-size and full-size climate change mitigation projects in Europe and Central Asia. The projects, which are in different stages of development (concept, design, implementation, closure), are executed by different partners (Ministries, NGOs, etc.). The Climate Change Division, in its role as implementing agency, provides oversight and ensures adherence to GEF guidelines. Under the supervision of the Task Manager for Africa, Europe and Central Asia for GEF mitigation projects, and in coordination with the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) mitigation team, the consultant will execute the project preparation process (incluing developing the full CEO endorsement request package) for the Georgia CBIT 2 project. Specific tasks and responsibilities: The consultant will undertake the following duties: For the development of each CEO endorsement request packages: • Lead the preparation of the CEO endorsement document and its attachments. • Coordinate the development and implementation of the Stakeholder Engagement Plan. • Be responsible for the design of all substantive elements of the CEO endorsement document and its annexes, including the log-frame, budget, indicators, baseline scenario, alternative scenario, stakeholders, risks, consistency with national priorities, institutional arrangements, gender action plan, knowledge management, theory of change (ToC), and monitoring and evaluation. • Prepare an outline of the strategy and methodology to develop such elements, including a provisional timetable. • Ensure that the substantive elements are aligned with national strategy and planning documents though the consultation of national expert. • Ensure that the latest templates from GEF and UNEP are used in the preparation of the CEO endorsement document and associated annexes. • Inform UNEP on the status of work and highlight, in a timely manner, risks related to the quality of the information received and the fulfillment of the project’s development schedule. • Support the national consultant in organizing and undertaking the stakeholder consultation workshop (online) to consult with the relevant national counterparts, discuss the baseline situation, map the gaps and barriers, collect relevant country data, agree upon a project intervention logic (log frame and Annex A results framework) and discuss initial institutional arrangements for execution. • Undertake a gender analysis, ensure project deliverables are gender sensitive and prepare a gender action plan. • Prepare a presentation for internal discussion to UNEP management describing national circumstances and context, baseline, barriers, proposed intervention, and indicators. • Support the national consultant in organizing and undertaking the stakeholder validation workshop (online) to validate the CEO Endorsement document with national stakeholders. • Prepare a final overall stakeholder consultation report. The GEF requires that a report is prepared and submitted on stakeholder consultations undertaken during the PPG. • Prepare a final and complete version of the CEO Endorsement Document and annexes for UNEP internal review and submission to GEF Sec. • Prepare the submission package of the CEO endorsement document and associated annexes to the UNEP Project Review Committee (PRC) and draft the responses to the Committee’s reviews. • Prepare the submission package of the CEO endorsement document and associated annexes to the GEF secretariat and draft responses to Secretariat reviews.
Qualifications/special skills
ACADEMIC • An advanced university degree in economics, environmental sciences, management, or a related discipline is required; • A first level degree with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree; PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE • A minimum of two years of experience in drafting project proposals in the field of climate change, environment or development is required; • Experience working with GEF or UNEP projects is desirable; • Experience in working for multilateral or bilateral funding entities in the field of climate change, environment or development is desirable; • Experience working on projects in Georgia is desirable.
Languages
LANGUAGES • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this consultancy, fluency (both oral and written) in English and in French is required.
Additional Information
Not available.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
Nairobi, Kenya
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