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Consultancy for SMSMCL Project - Development Plan for KBA of the Falealupo Peninsula Forest

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Location
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 16/02/2018
Company Name UNDP
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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Description

The primary objective of the Strengthening Multi-Sectoral management of Critical Landscapes in Samoa (SMSMCL) project is to strengthen local capacities, incentives and actions for integrated landscape management in order to reduce land degradation and greenhouse gas emissions and promote nature conservation whilst enhancing sustainable local livelihoods.

PLEASE APPLY BY SENDING YOUR PROPOSAL TO procurement.ws@undp.org.  THE FULL TERMS OF REFERENCE AND ASSOCIATED TEMPLATES CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE PROCUREMENT LINK http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=43928.

 


Duties and Responsibilities

The main objective of this consultancy is to provide a Five-Year Management Plan of Falealupo Peninsula Forest in consultation with the key communities involved and MNRE, to support the village-based management through an “integrated conservation and development program approach” for safeguarding biodiversity and to explore income generating opportunities for sustainable development and management of the KBA.

PLEASE APPLY BY SENDING YOUR PROPOSAL TO procurement.ws@undp.org.  THE FULL TERMS OF REFERENCE AND ASSOCIATED TEMPLATES CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE PROCUREMENT LINK http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=43928.

 


Competencies

• Demonstrate commitment to the Government of Samoa mission, vision and values.

• Display cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

• Focus on result for the client and responds positively to feedback

• Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude

• Demonstrate openness to change and ability to manage complexities

• Have good inter-personal and teamwork skills, networking aptitude, ability to work in multicultural environment

PLEASE APPLY BY SENDING YOUR PROPOSAL TO procurement.ws@undp.org.  THE FULL TERMS OF REFERENCE AND ASSOCIATED TEMPLATES CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE PROCUREMENT LINK http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=43928.

 


Required Skills and Experience

• At least a master’s degree in natural resource planning and management, or other closely related field;

• Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience in natural resource planning and management, sustainable development, and traditional knowledge management in relation to conservation research and applied knowledge and development of management plans for key biodiversity areas (KBA) or community conservation areas (CAs) and protected areas (PAs); 

• Demonstrated experience and skills in coordinating and facilitating the process required for the formulation of Management Plans for KBAs, CCAs and PAs. 

• Highly developed inter-personal, negotiation and teamwork skills, culturally sensitive and ability to work in multi-cultural environment

• Experience working in the Pacific region is preferred ?

• Fluency in English (oral and written) is a requirement, with sound written and presentation skills using plain English

PLEASE APPLY BY SENDING YOUR PROPOSAL TO procurement.ws@undp.org.  THE FULL TERMS OF REFERENCE AND ASSOCIATED TEMPLATES CAN BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE PROCUREMENT LINK http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=43928.

 

 
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
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