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ມື້ຈັນທີ່ 13 ກຸມພາ 2017 ເວລາ 14: 10

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR

National Consultant on Other Information

Background

UNEP is supporting the Government of Lao PDR to develop Third National Communication (TNC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Duties and Responsibilities:

-       Review of progress in development and transfer of V&A and mitigation technology, identification of gaps and needs;

-       Assess capacity building needs for systematic climate monitoring including analysis of existing barriers for development of observation systems and research;

-       Develop National Information Report on Research and systematic observation;

-       Organize national review workshop on research and systematic observation;

-       Review of progress in education, training and public awareness on climate change, identification of gaps and technical needs;

-       Organize training workshop on climate change process and negotiation for relevant officials;

-       Organize three workshops on TNC;

-       Development of the structure, data and network;

-       Organization of workshop to disseminate the information gateway system;

-       Work closely and support DDMCC, MoNRE in coordination with stakeholders to carry out activities relevant to Chapter on Other Information for TNC.

Expected outcomes / results

-       Organized workshop for national review on research and systematic observation, training workshop on climate change process and negotiation for relevant officials and three regional workshops on TNC including a workshop report;

-       Section report included in TNC including the progress in development and transfer of V&A and mitigation technology, identification of gaps and needs, systematic observation, the progress in education, training and public awareness on climate change;

-       Information gateway web-link is developed and organized workshop to disseminate the information gateway system including a workshop report.

Qualifications and experience

-       Minimum of university degree in environmental management or relevant to the areas specified in the TOR;

-       A relevant experience related to areas of climate change specified in the TOR;

-       Demonstrated ability in carrying out studies on climate change specified in the TOR;

-       Experience in the preparation of international and national reports related to above mentioned areas relevant to the project;

-       Familiar with computers and word processing;

-       Working knowledge of English is an asset.

Duty Station: MoNRE-Department of Disaster Management and Climate Change, Vientiane Capital

 

Detailed job description available at: http://www.ddmcc.gov.la

Please send detailed CV along with a letter of interest by 28/02/2017 to:

Department of Disaster Management and Climate Change, MONRE

Email: ອີເມລນີ້ຈະຖືກປ້ອງກັນຈາກສະແປມບອດ ແຕ່ທ່ານຕ້ອງເປີດການໃຊ້ງານຈາວາດຄິບກ່ອນ and ອີເມລນີ້ຈະຖືກປ້ອງກັນຈາກສະແປມບອດ ແຕ່ທ່ານຕ້ອງເປີດການໃຊ້ງານຈາວາດຄິບກ່ອນ

Telephone: +(856 21) 255932 , 020 22223849 , 020 77999973 (856 21) 255932020 22223849020 77999973

Fax: +(856 21) 265017

Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview

Job Description (Terms of Reference)

National Consultant for Other Information

 

Project Title: Lao PDR: Preparation of the Third National Communication under UNFCCC

Position Title:             Consultant for Other Information

Location: Department of Disaster Management and Climate Change,     DDMCC, MoNRE, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Duration of Appointment: 12 months (with possibility of extension)

Expected Starting Date: As soon as possible

1. Background

The TNC Preparation Project will support the Lao PDR to prepare its TNC to the Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in accordance with the Guidelines for the Preparation of National Communications from non-Annex I Parties (17/CP.8) adopted by the Conference of Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC. The activities of the TNC project are a continuation and an update of the work undertaken by the Lao PDR in preparing its First and Second National Communication during 1997-2010.

Based on the experience and lessons learned from the INC and SNC, the project will broaden and consolidate the network of stakeholders, enhance technical capacity of national experts, and strengthen the institutional framework for the preparation of national communications. Furthermore, the project will place greater emphasis on relevant policies on mitigation and adaptation to climate change and the results of their implementation, so as to enable Lao PDR to effectively address climate change in the process of pursuing national and sectoral sustainable development.

There are five areas of other information that are suggested in the Guidelines – Technology transfer; research and systematic observation; education, training and public awareness; capacity building are included in each component of the TNC. Other information section will pay attention mainly to education and public awareness on climate change.

2. Overall duties and responsibilities

  1. Review of progress in development and transfer of V&A and mitigation technology, identification of gaps and needs;
  2. Assess capacity building needs for systematic climate monitoring including analysis of existing barriers for development of observation systems and research;
  3. Develop National Information Report on Research and systematic observation;
  4. Organize national review workshop on research and systematic observation;
  5. Review of progress in education, training and public awareness on climate change, identification of gaps and technical needs;
  6. Organize training workshop on climate change process and negotiation for relevant officials;
  7. Organize three workshops on TNC;
  8. Development of the structure, data and network;
  9. Organization of workshop to disseminate the information gateway system;

10.  Work closely and support DDMCC, MoNRE in coordination with stakeholders to carry out activities relevant to Chapter on Other Information for TNC.

3. Expected results

  1. Organized workshop for national review on research and systematic observation, training workshop on climate change process and negotiation for relevant officials and three regional workshops on TNC including a workshop report;
  2. Section report included in TNC including the progress in development and transfer of V&A and mitigation technology, identification of gaps and needs, systematic observation, the progress in education, training and public awareness on climate change;
  3. Information gateway web-link is developed and organized workshop to disseminate the information gateway system including a workshop report.

  1. 4. Qualifications

-          Minimum of university degree in environmental management or relevant to the areas specified in the TOR;

-          A relevant experience related to areas of climate change specified in the TOR;

-          Demonstrated ability in carrying out studies on climate change specified in the TOR;

-          Experience in the preparation of international and national reports related to above mentioned areas relevant to the project;

-          Familiar with computers and word processing;

-          Working knowledge of English is an asset.

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