UNDP is implementing a project financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) which seeks to support the implementation of State Action Plans on Climate Change (SAPCC) in the states of Uttarakhand, Sikkim & Madhya Pradesh. The project aims at strengthening capacities to plan and implement relevant climate actions across identified sectors comprising of water, disaster management, forest and energy. Tools prepared and processes documented as part of the project will be shared with the larger community involved in practice of climate change. The project will also strengthen the state systems such as nodal institutions towards coordination of the activities envisaged under the SAPCC, facilitate implementation of climate change strategies with identified sectoral departments, maximize the benefits through exploring inter-state cooperation; and showcase the actual implementation of SAPCCs. The sectoral focus in the state of Uttarakhand is water resources, Forests and Disaster & energy. Technical Expert, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is required to provide technical assistance to the state nodal agency and the departments in implementing the strategies in the disaster sector, as per the SAPCC and also provide technical support in implementing the project activities of the above project and responsible for the key results as outlined below.
Organization : SDC-UNDP Project ‘Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Actions
Supervisor : Head, Energy & Environment Unit, UNDP, New Delhi
Summary of Key functions:
The Technical Expert to be hired under this partnership is for the implementation of the project in Uttarakhand. S/he will be based at Dehradun and shall work under the guidance and supervision of the state climate change nodal officer and State Project Manager based at Dehradun. As this is a full-time position, s/he cannot hold any other job/assignments during this assignment.
Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent will perform the following duties: –
Required Skills and Experience
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India nationals: Technical Support Officer (Disaster Risk Reduction)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Dehradun, India 🇮🇳