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Local Consultancy: Development of a National Adaptation Plan (NAP) for Peru

 

Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development

Duty Station: Lima, Peru

Duration: Estimated duration is six months.

Application deadline: July 26, 2019

The purpose of this contractual assignment is to develop the National Adaptation Plan, considered the strategic tool to steer adaptation to climate change at national and sub-national levels, as set out in Peru’s Framework Law on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement. Note that this work will be undertaken exclusively in Spanish and in close cooperation with the Peruvian Ministry of the Environment, Ministerio del Ambiente (MINAM).

The components of this work are:

  1. Organization and preparation of the NAP
  2. Evidence-based analysis of the risks associated with the effects of climate change
  3. Formulation of the NAP and its implementation strategy
  4. Monitoring and evaluation of the NAP
  5. Financing strategy

Requirements

The contract shall be awarded to a firm and composed of a team of at least five professionals with the following profiles:

Coordinator/leader of the NAP development process Background: Professional in environmental sciences, social sciences, engineering, architecture or similar related to this assignment.

  • At least 10 years of general experience and five years of specific experience in processes related to public policy, integrated management of climate change and/or governance.
  • Post-graduate studies or specialization in public management, strategic planning, sustainable development and/or adaptation to climate change. Expertise in the formulation of planning instruments related to adaptation to climate change at international, national and/or sub-national levels.

Supporting professionals who will be responsible for the process of formulating the NAP: Background: Professionals in environmental sciences, social sciences, engineering, architecture or similar related to this assignment. Post-graduate studies or specialization in public management, strategic planning, sustainable development, adaptation to climate change and monitoring and evaluation, mainly.

  • General experience of at least five years and three years of specific experience in the integrated management of climate change, public policy, strategic planning, governance and/or monitoring and evaluation at national and/or sub-national levels, and strategic communication.
  • Experience in the field of adaptation to climate change in health, fisheries/aquaculture, forestry, agriculture, water or other areas of national priority and importance.
  • Skilled in processes related to the integrated management of climate change, strategic planning, public investment, public management and/or regional foresight exercises, accredited by records and/or certification of having led training course(s) or workshop(s) for at least 24 hours.
  • The team should also include: one professional responsible for integrating cross-cutting themes; one professional responsible for the development of geo-referenced information, metadata and indicator systems and other information required for the NAP; and one professional responsible for integrating the NAP Communications Plan developed by the DGCCD communications team and the development of specific tools and products for its advocacy, positioning and implementation.

How to Apply: To apply for this assignment, please submit a technical proposal (including team member CVs), and a financial proposal (developed in USD) all in Spanish to: info@napglobalnetwork.org before Friday, July 26, 2019.

Read the full assignment description (only available in Spanish).

 


 

Local Consultancy: Development of a National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Framework for Botswana

 

Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development

Duty Station: Gaborone, Botswana

Duration: Estimated time requirement for deliverables is 25 days.

Application deadline: July 19, 2019

The purpose of this consultancy is to develop a NAP Framework to guide the country in developing, coordinating, and implementing the various policies, plans, strategies and legislation that will help Botswana to address its medium- and long-term adaptation needs. Specifically, the objectives of the NAP Framework will be to:

  • Clarify the country’s approach to its NAP process. This will include an articulation of the country’s vision of climate change adaptation, its adaptation objectives, the principles that will guide adaptation in Botswana, roles and responsibilities within the national government, and any priority actions to be undertaken. It will also provide a reference point for bringing together various adaptation planning efforts from different sectors and scales of decision-making;
  • Align the NAP process with existing policies, strategies and adaptation research; and
  • Focus on specific themes that are particularly relevant and/or unique to the country context

Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Demonstrated expertise in climate adaptation;
  • Experience with policy analysis and the development of reports;
  • Good knowledge of climate change in Botswana; Strong research and writing skills;
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)

How to Apply: To apply for this consultancy, please submit a cover letter, CV, your daily rate and a proof of your daily rate (e.g., copy of a contract of at least 20 days that states a daily rate) to: info@napglobalnetwork.org . In your application, please clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined above.

Read the full job description in English.