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Title

National Consultant - To Support Implementation of Climate Promise

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Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location
Town/City NIUE
Salary (Minimum)
0
Salary (Maximum)
0
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 25/05/2021
Company Name UNDP
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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Description

The Department of Environment on behalf of the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through its UNDP Climate Promise is looking for an individual or firm to revise and update their Nationally Determined Contributions submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015 under the Paris Agreement.

The UNDP Climate Promise aims to deliver on the promise of the Paris Agreement by supporting 100 countries to undertake an inclusive and transparent engagement process for enhancing their NDCs by 2020, with demonstrated increase in ambition. This assistance is especially critical to small island nations like Niue because it enables us to access the necessary financial and technical support to review, align and update existing targets, policies and measures as well as assessing costs and investment opportunities.

Climate change still remains one of the greatest threats to human existence and therefore seen as a grave concern to the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of all Niueans. Despite Niue’s insignificant contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions, this small island developing state is committed to its aspiration of achieving a low carbon economy by strengthening adaptation and enforcing mitigation measures. One of the mammoth mitigation measures undertaken by Niue is the intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) commitment to “generate 80% electricity from renewable energy sources by 2025”. To monitor the NDC activities it is envisaged that NDC monitoring framework will be required to timely monitor the progress of NDC against the annual, mid-term and long-term targets. 

The main objective of this assignment is to develop NDC monitoring framework including guidance on indicators to closely monitor the annual, mid-term and long-term achievement of the enhanced NDC implementation. 

The NDCs Monitoring Framework shall be focused on the following main sectors. 

• Water Resource management

• Food security

• Climate Change Adaptation & Health Plan developed in 2013 by the Niue Health Department with donor partners

• Tourism Sector

• Waste & sanitation management strategy for general, liquid and organic wastes; and

• Building Code update, including development of national standards

 

The main objective of this assignment is to develop NDC monitoring framework including guidance on indicators to closely monitor the annual, mid-term and long-term achievement of the enhanced NDC implementation. 

 

The specific objectives of the assignments are: 

 

1. Review the Enhance NDC annual, mid-term and long-term target and also review the National Monitoring framework 

2. Develop the NDC monitoring framework including guidance on indicators

3. Conduct training on NDC Monitoring Framework  

 


Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Scope of Works

 

Objective 1: Review the Enhance NDC annual, mid-term and long-term target and also review the National Monitoring framework

  • Review the enhanced NDC annual, mid-term and long-term target
  • Review the national monitoring framework
  • Review the sectoral monitoring framework

 

Objective 2: Develop the NDC monitoring framework including guidance on indicators

  • Organise consultation workshop with agencies and stakeholders
  • Develop the NDC monitoring framework aligning with the national and sectoral monitoring framework
  • Organise a validation workshop and present the draft NDC framework for feedback
  • Finalise the NDC monitoring framework incorporating the comments/suggestion

 

Objective 3: Conduct training on NDC monitoring framework 

  • Design a training for on the NDC monitoring framework, targets, required data
  • Deliver the training on NDC monitoring framework
  • Prepare a training report

 


Competencies

Technical work

  • Strong expertise in Monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong expertise in environmental-related areas.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting gap analysis and prioritization of actions in government’s national climate action policies and plans;
  • Experience in designing and facilitating capacity building processes, consultations and coordination processes;
  • Demonstrated strong technical knowledge of UNFCCC processes;

 

Partnerships

  • Maturity and confidence in dealing with senior members of national institutions.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Excellent written communication skills, with analytic capacity and ability to synthesize relevant collected data and findings for the preparation of quality analysis for the project proposal. 
  • Excellent coordination skills and result oriented collaboration with colleagues. 

Results

  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP.
  • Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback.
  • Good team player who has ability to maintain good relationships.

 


Required Skills and Experience

Evaluation criteria: 70% Technical, 30% financial combined weight:

 

  • Advanced University degree in environmental sciences, development studies, international development, engineering, natural resources management or other closely related field. (10%)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ worth of experience in Monitoring Evaluation of any of the following sectors – climate change, energy, electricity, transport, building and forestry (15%)
  • At least 5 years in relevant technical areas in Climate change/environment/monitoring and transparency systems. (20%)
  • Demonstrated experience in developing monitoring framework, targets, indicators, guidelines, reviewing policies, strategies related to following: -  climate change, renewable energy, electricity, transport, building and forestry.(20%)
  • Demonstrated experience in organising consultation workshops related to following:- climate change, renewable energy, electricity, transport, building and forestry.(15%)
  • Excellent organization skills,  interpersonal  communication skills,  self-motivated,  proactive  and reliable with good communication and ability to work in harmony with staff members and sector stakeholders. (10%)
  • Excellent  in  oral  and  written  communication  skills  in  English (10%).

Please visit the Procurement website to download the templates for submission of your proposal from link https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=78394.  PROPOSALS must be submitted using the template or yours will not be considered.

 

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