Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)


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  • Short-term consultant JOB OPPORTUNITYShort-term consultant: Review frameworks and conduct gap assessment on green and climate resilient cities – Lao PDRThe Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, intergovernmental organization dedicated to supporting and promoting strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies.  In Lao PDR, GGGI is providing support to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to enhance Lao PDR’s readiness to access climate finance to implement its priority projects/programs in the area of Green and Climate Resilient Cities.Position Summary: The consultant will provide technical support to the on-going GCF Readiness project with MONRE and MPWT in terms of reviewing current planning, monitoring and reporting frameworks and conducting an institutional and technical gap assessment to develop, monitor and coordinate climate finance in green and climate resilient cities. Under the guidance of GGGI Lao PDR Country Office, the consultant will be responsible for: (1) identifying frameworks or options for climate risk and vulnerability analysis appropriate for city/district scale based on relevant international protocols; (2) review planning, monitoring and reporting frameworks and guidelines used by city/district authorities in Lao PDR to identify to what extent climate change has been integrated or where there is potential to integrate climate change into the existing frameworks; 3) Conduct an institutional and technical gap assessment in green and climate resilient cities; and, (4) make recommendations to improve capacity to integrate climate change into city planning and monitoring.This position is open to both international and national candidates that meet the qualifications below:Qualifications:Advanced degree (Masters) in a relevant field or any related qualification.At least 5 - 7 years of professional experience in technical activities related to green growth, climate change, environmental planning.Good knowledge of climate change mitigation and adaptation frameworks and ability to apply them in the urban planning context.Exceptional analytical and qualitative skills, strong synthesis and strategic thinkingKnowledge of city/district planning process including framework and guidelines used in the Lao contextUnderstanding of urban development in Lao PDR and related climate change issues, mitigation, adaptation and/or climate financingProject delivery experience, including managing the delivery of resultsCommitment to gender equality and the ability to mainstream gender perspectivesWork experience in developing countries will be an asset.Excellent written and spoken communications skill in English is required;The detailed job description is posted on https: https://careers.gggi.orgInterested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter through the above link by November 15, 2018.
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Email : souktaly.vannavongsy@gggi.org
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