Adaptation consultant for the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) in Papua New Guinea job at UNEP

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JOB DETAIL

Result of Service
Under overall supervision of UNEP Program Officer and in close collaboration with the rest of the national TNA team and the TNA Coordinator and Regional Centre, the contractor will be responsible for, inter-alia: a. Organising consultative stakeholders’ meetings and workshops (inception, TNA validation, BAEF validate and TAP validation). b. Identification and prioritization of technologies for the Papua New Guinea Coastal protection sector through a participatory process with a broad involvement of relevant stakeholders, c. Leading the process of analysing with the stakeholder groups how the prioritized technologies can be implemented in the country; d. Prepare and finalize the TNA, BA&EF and TAP reports, with project ideas and policy briefs, and with inputs of stakeholders included; e. Provision of any other inputs, as may be required, relevant to related part of the TNA process.
Work Location
Remote, from Papua New Guinea
Expected duration
7 months
Duties and Responsibilities
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that 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. The Mitigation Branch, located within the Climate Change Division, supports developing countries to improve energy efficiency and increase use of renewable energy as part of their efforts to achieve low-carbon and climate-resilient development pathways. It does so by providing guidance on sound policy, technology, and investment choices, and by facilitating knowledge generation and sharing, capacity building, peer learning and through technical assistance to developing countries. To support and facilitate the TNA process, national contractor is being recruited for the execution of activities in relation to climate change adaptation in Papua New Guinea Coastal Protection under the direct supervision of the TNA Coordinator. The contractor shall provide technical services for the assessment of technology needs for climate change adaptation activities in Papua New Guinea and shall provide the following outputs: • A portfolio of technologies for the sector • A Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) report describing the prioritized technologies for adaptation in the agriculture and Papua New Guinea Water Board sectors including the process followed and the rationale for the latter. UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre will provide a template for the TNA report. • A Barrier Analysis and Enabling Framework (BA&EF) report on existing barriers for the prioritized adaptation technologies and enabling framework to facilitate the deployment and diffusion of technology priorities. UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre will provide a template for the BA&EF report. • A Technology Action Plan (TAP) report for adaptation, including a small number (2-4) of project ideas for the implementation of the TAP, and one policy brief per technology taken to the TAP in the format agreed for the project with UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre. UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre will provide a template for the TAP report and policy briefs. Field trips and trips to attend training and capacity-building workshops will occur.
Qualifications/special skills
• A minimum of postgraduate degree in science, engineering, economics or social science is required. • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in Coastal Protection sector in Papua New Guinea or related fields is required. • Experience in an international agency or organization is desirable. Key Competencies: • The contractor should have applied knowledge in and the Coastal protection sector in Papua New Guinea and related technologies in the context of the country. The contractor should have extensive knowledge of – and experience with – climate change adaptation strategies, technologies, and policies at the national level. • More specifically the contractor should be familiar with national development objectives in the focus sectors policies, have overall insights in climate change science, and potential climate change impacts, as well as adaptation needs for the country in the prioritized sectors. • Moreover, the contractor should have good coordination and facilitation skills, possess proven analytical capabilities, as well as excellent writing skills.
Languages
• Fluency in written and spoken English.
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.
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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