Regional Climate Change Assessment Consultant - Tenders Global

Regional Climate Change Assessment Consultant

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Job Description

Regional Climate Change Assessment Consultant, Southern Africa

Location: Pretoria or any of these countries – Malawi, Zambia, Madagascar and Mozambique

Deadline: 06 December 2023

To Conduct a 5 country Regional Assessment on the status of Implementation of WASH components of NDCs and NAPs by National Governments (in Malawi, Zambia, Madagascar, South Africa, and Mozambique) to generate evidence to inform WaterAid Southern Africa advocacy and policy influencing. The assessment will also make an analysis of Gender and youth inclusion into the NAPs and NDCs to understand the extent to which the NAPs and NDCs are gender and youth inclusive.

Required Qualifications and Experience

We require one Regional Consultant who has links /could appoint local consultants in the respective focus countries to help with interviews and primary data collection for the duration of data collection period only. However, the writing of the report and the completion of work is the responsibility of the Regional consultant.

Both Regional, National, and sub-national level consultant should have in-depth understanding of NDCs and NAPs processes and WASH sector. It is expected that the Regional and local consultant will have the following qualifications and experience.

  • At least 10 years of work experience in research and development related to WASH and climate change adaptations in Southern Africa countries
  • At least a degree in natural resources management, climate change, health sciences, water, and environmental studies/ management, etc.
  • Knowledge of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and another climate adaptation and mitigation plans is an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in the application of qualitative data collection methods and tools
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills (for consultative meetings, and focus group discussions)
  • Knowledge of the national policies, strategies, and programs in the countries above where WaterAid has presence, related to WASH and climate change will be an added advantage

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Application Procedure
Required from applicants: Regional or Local consultants satisfying the above criteria can send their updated CVs and their teams (if any) along with less than 10 pager narrative of their understanding of the task, their methodology and approach to be used, work schedule and clear timelines, and financial proposal to the below email
[email protected] stating CLIMATE CHANGE ASSSEMENT in the subject line by the 6th of December 2023.

We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges. In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, consultants, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff, consultants and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate preemployment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation

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