The project, funded by KfW, will be the first of at least three components under the Indo-German Programme “Climate Change Adaption in the Himalaya” with a focus on sustainable community forestry and soil and water conservation.
The overall objective of the FC-programme is: Investments in sustainable community forestry models improve natural resources, minimize climate-related risks and increase rural productivity and income for the local population. The proposed measure will serve to improve rehabilitation, protection, productivity and sustainable use of forests and water resources, as well as to develop and strengthen the resilience of forests and vulnerable populations against climate change.
The Project outcome is formulated as: Climate resilience of upper watershed ecosystems is improved or sustainably restored and the adaptive capacity of forest dependent communities is increased (through sustainable forest management and water resource conservation). The project will contribute to the implementation of the Indian National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) as well as to the related missions (i.e. Green India Mission, Mission on Himalayan Ecosystems, National Mission on Strategic Knowledge on Climate Change and National Water Mission). Furthermore, the Project will be aligned to the priority areas of the Manipur State Action Plan on Climate Change (MSAPCC) and implementation of the Biodiversity Rules of Manipur.
Your Main Duties in this Position
The Peace & Conflict Expert (f/m) will support the Project-Executing Agency (PEA) in assuring the Do No Harm approach throughout the duration of the project. The assignment involves the collection of information for and development of recommendation on the defined PCA elements. Details of the position will be shared with interested experts upon request.
Your Expertise / Profile
- Practical experience of peace building, security and statebuilding , assessment in the North East Region of India;
- Knowledge of methods of conflict-sensitive project planning, monitoring and evaluation (PCA, DNH);
- At least 10 years of practical professional experience in peace & conflict management or related field;
- At least 8 years of professional experience in development cooperation / donor-funded projects;
- Min. experience in 5 projects financed by German financial cooperation , i.e. KfW or GIZ etc.;
- At least 6 months of work experience in India;
- Oral and written proficiency in English is considered mandatory; German language skills would be an asset.
Time Schedule / Duration of Assignment
- The project is scheduled to start by summer / autumn 2018 and will run for ca. 47 months.
- The duration of your assignment in this role is set for 3 project months over the entire project period; the exact assignment times are subject to project needs.
How to Apply
Please send us an email containing your most recent English CV including full contact details, fee expectations (per day / per month) and details on availability to: [email protected], quoting the Job ref. no.: PCE-IND-12.2017.