UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub (BRH) supports countries in Asia-Pacific in many development agenda including Governance of Climate Change Finance. The Governance of Climate Change Finance (GCCF) team successfully implemented the Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Benefit the Poor and Vulnerable in Asia Pacific (2012-16) regional programme which was supported by Swedish SIDA alongside the Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Benefit the Poor and Vulnerable in South Asia (2013-2019) funded by UK AID or DFID. This programme is part of a larger UNDP regional programme on Governance of Climate Change Finance and Development Effectiveness under the umbrella of the BRH’s Regional Policy and Programme Support (RPPS) team’s “Advancing Inclusive and Sustainable Human Development in Asia and the Pacific (2014-2017)”. The project’s overall objective aims to improve the governance of international and domestic climate change finance, particularly for the poor and vulnerable in Asia & the Pacific by integrating and mainstreaming climate change into national planning and budgeting process.
Building on success of the 1st phase, the 2nd phase of the Swedish-funded programme, the Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Enhance Gender Equality programme, expands its scope in various dimensions including substantively mainstreaming Gender Equality and Human rights into the Governance of Climate Change Finance in particular into national planning and budgeting process in Asia-Pacific countries, increasing implementing countries from 4 to 6 countries, increasing project budget from US$4.5 million to be approximately US$ 10 million and increasing project duration from 3 years to 5 years.
With more complex nature and the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the programme requires Technical Assistance in both Governance and programme management areas to ensure that this flagship regional project is strategically planned, implemented and monitored to deliver expected results as identified in the programme document. A Governance of Climate Change Advisor (Consultant) will support the Programme Manager to ensure that the programme inception phase produces good-quality, and practical workplans that capture objectives and theory of change of the programme which will then lead to achievement of the programme.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Programme Management Advisor or the consultant will work under the supervision of the Governance, Climate Change Finance and Development Effectiveness Advisor with close collaboration with the UNDP Governance of Climate Change Finance team members both in UNDP BRH and in UNDP Country offices.
Duration: 1 February – 31 July 2017
Duration of Assignment: This assignment is anticipated to take place between 1 February 2017 and 31 July 2017 (full day for 6 months).
Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand
Duty Station and expected place of Travel: The consultant will be Based in UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub. No travel required.
Required Skills and Experience
Years of experience:
Interested individuals must submit the following documents /information to demonstrate their qualification, experience and suitability to undertake the assignment. All supporting documents (a-d) must be part of the detailed CV and uploaded as one document;
The award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
* Technical Criteria weight; 70%
* Financial Criteria weight; 30%
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 350 technical points would be considered for the Financial Evaluation
All document can be downloaded at http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=35225
This contract does not carry any expectation of any future engagement by UNDP.