In January 2014, the Agreement for the Programme Sustainable Natural Resource Management and Climate Change between the Royal Danish Embassy ERD and the Ministry of Environment and Water MMAyA (2014-2018), was signed, which is part of the Bolivia Country Programme.
The Implementing Entities of the Thematic Programme 3, mentioned above, are:
The Vice-Ministry of Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Forest Management (VMABCCGDF), which acts as the competent Environmental Authority and is the institution in charge of the public policy at the national level regarding issues of biodiversity, forests, environment, among others.
The National Service of Protected Areas (SERNAP) which is a decentralized entity, and is in charge of the country’s protected areas covering about 20% of the national territory.
The Authority of Forests and Lands (ABT), which is under the responsibility of MMAyA and is the entity responsible to facilitate, regulate, control and monitor the integrated and sustainable management of forests and lands.
The Plurinational Authority of Mother Earth, has its competences in planning, management, monitoring and evaluation of sustainable forest management and climate change.
Implementing Entities have been developing various activities under the Country Program (2014 – 2018), according to annual Operational Planning Schedule.
The Ministry of Environment and Water (MMAyA) requested to the Danish Cooperation an additional support through a consultant working with the Ministry as coordinator. For the position as Coordinator of the thematic programme Sustainable Natural Resource Management and Climate Change, the Danish Embassy is seeking to contract a consultant complying with the following criteria:
• Degree Biology, Natural Sciences, Engineering or Economics
• Master Degree
• 10 years of experience from the issuance of the Diploma
• 5 years of experience working with the Bolivian Government
• 5 years of experience in the area of coordination or supervision of programs in NRM, protected areas, Climate Change and Environment.
• Experience with the Danish Cooperation.
• Forest management
• Environment and protected areas
• Climate change
• Fluent in Spanish (written and spoken)
• Spoken and written English (desirable)
Amount of consultancy:
The total amount for the Coordinator for the Country Program is DKK 503,256.00 including tax payments of Law, distribution of monthly payments for 27 months corresponding to the period between October. 2016 to Dec. 2018.
Dates and Place of the consultancy:
The term of the contract is from contract signature until December 31, 2018, attending according to the schedule established by the Ministry.
It will be a full time consultancy and it will be based in the city of La Paz, in the Ministry Offices.
Deadline for applications: 25-07-2016 at 00:00, Danish time
The standard application form should be used. Applications not using the standard form may be rejected. Applications received after the deadline shall be rejected.
Download application form here.
Contact point: Embassy of Denmark, Bolivia
Name of Programme Officer: Carmen Barragan
E-mail address, Programme Officer: [email protected]
Telephone of Programme Officer: +591 24320170
Criteria for selection:
A minimum of three and a maximum of five applicants with references best suited for this assignment will be invited to submit a tender.