NDC Partnership - National Climate Finance Advisor (Partnerships Specialist) - Malawi - Retainer

Job categories Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5002/26105
Department/office GPO, GVA, Water, Environment & Climate (WEC)
Duty station Home based
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-10
Duration up to 12 months (max. 220 working days), with possibility to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
Application period 26-May-2023 to 08-Jun-2023

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WEC Background: 
UNOPS Water, Environment and Energy Cluster (WEC) supports the design and management of multi-stakeholder initiatives by providing services in financial and grant management, procurement, human resources, and project management. The cluster has supported projects in the areas of water resource management, climate change adaptation, mitigation and transparency, energy access and distribution, and environmental conservation under the Paris Agreement. The WEC has also supported operations and financial management services, in Vienna, the rest of the ECR region, and beyond. The main partners include UN agencies, bilateral agreements (with the Nordics, Germany, and Italy), the Green Climate Fund, and several NGOs (such as CIFF and CWF). 

The NDC Partnership: 
The NDC Partnership is a global coalition of countries and institutions collaborating to drive transformational climate action through sustainable development. In 2015, the world endorsed the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Nations signal their commitments to the Paris Agreement through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) - each country’s strategy to cut its own greenhouse gas emissions and build resilience against the negative effects of a changing climate. The Partnership advances the goals of the Paris Agreement by bringing together nearly 200 countries and institutions in new ways to accelerate NDC implementation and enhance ambition over time. The Partnership’s work through 120 partners supporting almost 80 countries produces many examples of impact, lessons learned and ideas for the future. The Partnership is governed by a Steering Committee, co-chaired by two country representatives. The Partnership’s work is facilitated by a Support Unit based at World Resources Institute in Washington DC and the UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn, Germany. UNOPS supports the NDC Partnership and its Support Unit through the Water, Environment and Energy Cluster (WEC)

Country Context
The Government of Malawi launched its NDC Implementation Plan in August 2022.
As the country is now focusing on NDC implementation, the National Climate Finance Advisor will support development of bankable project proposals from the NDC implementation Plan to advance NDC implementation. The Advisor will also support stakeholder engagement with the aim of resource mobilization and NDC mainstreaming. The advisor will work to support development of an investment roadmap which will be based on the NDC Resource Mobilization Strategy. The Advisor will assist the government in engaging development partners and implementing partners to mobilize resources for implementation of the NDC. The support will also involve further engagement of government departments and other non-state stakeholders to identify support areas that remove barriers to NDC implementation.  

The National Climate Finance Advisor will work hand in hand with the In-country ...

Education: Master’s degree in a relevant field, mainly development st...

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