Work Opportunities

Work Opportunities


Applications for employment are equally welcome from women and men. Persons wishing to apply for employment at the South Centre should be nationals of a member country of the Group of 77 and China and be under the age of 62 years.

Vacancies are filled based on open competition and are advertised by means of vacancy notices and are also posted on the website as well as occasionally advertised in the press.

 

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 applications@southcentre.int  (stating ‘ESS & Gender – Lebanon’ in the subject) no later than CET 24.00 hrs. on 12 August 2020.

For more information, please click here.

 

Vacancy Announcement: Consultant – International Climate Finance 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 channelling 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 Climate Finance 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. 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 applications@southcentre.int  (stating ‘Climate Finance Expert – Lebanon’ in the subject) no later than CET 24.00 hrs. on 02 August 2020.

For more information, please click here.

 

 

Internship Opportunities


The South Centre’s internship programme offers an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain an understanding of the technical areas that the South Centre deals with. The South Centre regularly offers internships in:

All internship applications should include an Internship Application Form duly filled.

 

 

Request for Proposals


Request for Proposals: National Communications Firm – Lebanon’s Green Climate Fund Readiness Project

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is the world’s largest dedicated multilateral 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, and supporting such countries in meeting their climate change targets.

Objectives of the consultancy: 

– Design and implement a public communication strategy to enhance and disseminate awareness, knowledge and understanding on GCF and climate finance among relevant stakeholders and mainstream GCF across the wider audience.

– Increase the Readiness Project’s exposure and its efficiency in engaging national and international stakeholders.

Download the Terms of Reference (TOR) below:

Request for Proposals: National Communications Firm – Lebanon’s Green Climate Fund Readiness Project

 

RE-ADVERTISEMENT – Request for Proposals: Strengthening and enhancing Lebanon’s institutional arrangements and capacity to enable and optimize access to the Green Climate Fund

(Open to Lebanese firms only)

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 consultancy has one primary objective, and one secondary objective:

– The primary objective is to design an effective and efficient No-Objection Procedure for Lebanon as per GCF guidelines and requirements and based on international best practices and lessons learned.

– The secondary objective is to backstop the project management unit by undertaking specific assessments and analysis that will support the drafting of the Gap Assessment Report.

Offers should be sent in English at applications@southcentre.int (stating No-Objection Procedure – Lebanon in the subject) no later than CET 24.00 hrs. on 19 August 2020.

*Prior applicants need not re-apply. Your applications continue to remain under consideration.

Download the Terms of Reference (TOR) below:

Lebanon’s GCF Readiness Project Preparation of No Objection Procedure and related framework assessment for Lebanon’s Nationally Designated Authority to the GCF

 

 

E-Learning Platform

TO Potential Vendors
FROM South Centre, 17-19 Chemin du Champ d’Anier, CP 228, 1211 Genève 19
DATE: 19 May 2020
SUBJECT/PURPOSE OF MEMO: Request for Proposals (RFP) to build online training platform for the delivery of e-learning courses for the South Centre
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL: Proposals are to be sent by e-mail to applications@southcentre.int
PROPOSAL DUE DATE: Proposals must be received by 6 p.m. (C.E.T) on 27 May 2020.

 

The South Centre seeks proposals from vendors in order to select a vendor that can provide an optimal service for building its online training platform for the delivery of e-learning courses at the best competitive rates. The requirements are described in Annex I (of the TOR, available below).

Download the Terms Of Reference (TOR) below:

Request for Proposals (RFP): to build online training platform for the delivery of e-learning courses for the South Centre

 

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