Vacancy Announcement, July 2020
Vacancy Announcement: Consultant – International ESS, Gender and Climate Expert (Lebanon’s Green Climate Fund Readiness Project)
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is the world’s largest dedicated fund helping developing countries to act on climate change. It was established by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2010. By channeling climate finance to developing countries, the GCF plays a crucial role in serving the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change, adopted in 2015.
The Ministry of Environment in Lebanon is currently leading the implementation of the “Strengthening and enhancing Lebanon’s institutional arrangements and capacity to enable and optimize access to the Green Climate Fund” project (2020-2022) which aims at supporting Lebanon to efficiently tap into the fund.
The International ESS, Gender and Climate Expert will be engaged in a fixed-price consultancy contract for a one-year duration, with the possibility for continuation for the second year depending on agreement and progress with deliverables. Once selected, a Special Services Agreement (SSA) will be signed with the awarded consultant in accordance with the regulations in force for the South Centre for such Special Services Agreements.
The selected candidate will work under the direct supervision of the National Technical Coordinator at the Ministry of Environment and the Coordinator of the Sustainable Development Climate Change and Gender Programme at the South Centre.
Application should be sent in English at firstname.lastname@example.org (stating ‘ESS & Gender – Lebanon’ in the subject) no later than CET 24.00 hrs. on 12 August 2020.
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