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 will be water resources, Forest, Disaster Management and Energy.
Summary of Key functions:
The State Project Manager to be hired under this partnership is for the implementation of the project in Uttarakhand in four sectors (Forest, Water, Disaster and Energy). S/he will be based at Dehradun and shall work under the guidance and supervision of the state climate change nodal officer based at Dehradun and National Project Manager based at New Delhi. The State Project Manager will work under the overall supervision of Head, Energy & Environment Unit, UNDP, New Delhi. S/he would be responsible for overall implementation of the approved project in Sikkim. 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
Master’s degree from a recognized institution in environmental science/sustainable development/ Social sciences/ public policy.
Remuneration package is 132,020/- per month (taxable). UNDP also offers additional benefits which includes medical insurance coverage and limited pension reimbursement for the contract holder and encourages work life balance
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India nationals: State Project Manager
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Dehradun, India 🇮🇳