Specialist for identifying gaps in financing, technologies, capacity development and support received, Managua, Nicaragua At Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ( FAO )


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Specialist for identifying gaps in financing, technologies, capacity development and support received

Job announcement : May 3, 2023

Publication cancellation date : May 18, 2023, 9:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit: FLNIC

Job type : Temporary work

Requirement Type: PSA ( Personal Service Agreements )

Grade Level: N / A

Main location : Nicaragua-Managua

Duration: 90 days distributed in 5 months

Position Number: N / A

_ FAO seeks to ensure gender, geographic and linguistic diversity among its staff and its international consultants, in order to serve the Member States of the Organization in the best possible way in all regions.

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  •  FAO is committed to achieving diversity in its workforce in terms of sex, nationality, origin and culture.
  •  Women, nationals of under-represented or under-represented Member States and persons with disabilities with the necessary qualifications are encouraged to submit their applications.
  •  All persons working for FAO must comply with the highest standards of professional integrity and conduct and uphold FAO’s values.
  •  FAO, as a specialized agency of the United Nations, applies a zero tolerance policy for conduct incompatible with its statute, objectives and mandate, in particular sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
  •  All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
  •  All requests will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Organizational framework

El objetivo principal de las oficinas de la FAO, dirigidas por un Representante de la FAO, es ayudar a los gobiernos a formular políticas, programas y proyectos para lograr la seguridad alimentaria y para reducir el hambre y la malnutrición, para ayudar a desarrollar los sectores agrícola, pesquero y forestal, y utilizar sus recursos ambientales y naturales de manera sostenible.

Dependencia jerárquica

El/la Especialista trabajará bajo la supervisión directa del Representante de FAO en Nicaragua, en coordinación con el/la Oficial Técnico Líder de FAO y el/la Coordinador/a del Proyecto, y en estrecha colaboración con las contrapartes de la Secretaría de Cambio Climático de la Presidencia de la República (SCCP).

Campo de especialización

– Diseñar una metodología para la identificación de brechas y necesidades por ámbito de acción (mitigación, adaptación o transversal), en atención a los requisitos de la Decisión 2/CP.17, anexo III, sección V, con las mejoras pertinentes para avanzar hacia los Informes Bienales de Transparencia (BTR). – Identificar y sistematizar las brechas y necesidades nacionales en materia de financiamiento, tecnologías y desarrollo de capacidades, así como el apoyo recibido, para enfrentar los efectos del cambio climático y contribuir a la mitigación de este, para el periodo 2015-2021.

Tareas y responsabilidades

  •  Elaboración de un plan de trabajo y cronograma detallado en función de los objetivos y productos contemplados, considerando el tiempo dispuesto para el desarrollo de la consultoría.
  •  Design of a methodology for the identification of the current state, barriers and needs for continuous improvement in the implementation of measures, improvement of transparency and periodicity of reports, and monitoring of the financing and support received, in response to the requirements of Decision 2 / CP.17, annex III, section V, following the module on Financial needs, techniques and capacity development, and support received for Biennial Update Reports, elements of the Reference Manual for the Enhanced Transparency Framework ( MTR ) under the Paris Agreement, and the Modalities, procedures and guidelines to operationalize the MTR ( CMA 3, 2021 ).
  •  Identificación y valoración de las principales brechas financieras y tecnológicas para la adaptación y mitigación del cambio climático, así como la brecha existente para la mejora de la transparencia climática.
  •  Recopilación y clasificación del apoyo recibido, destacando los flujos de financiamiento, cooperación técnica y fuentes de financiamiento durante el periodo 2015-2021, para el desarrollo de acciones relacionadas con la implementación de medidas y la elaboración de reportes. La información debe ser sistematizada y adecuada en formato tabular de acuerdo con lo sugerido en el módulo sobre Necesidades financieras, técnicas y de desarrollo de capacidades, y apoyo recibido para Informes Bienales de Actualización y en las Modalidades, procedimientos y directrices para operacionalizar el MTR (CMA 3, 2021). Ver enlaces supra.
  •  Develop work sessions to socialize progress and results achieved.

CANDIDATES WILL BE EVALUATED ACCORDING TO THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

Minimum requirements

  •  University degree in Environmental Sciences, Natural Sciences, Economics or related fields. Diploma or postgraduate studies on climate change will be valued in a special way.
  •  Minimum general work experience of five (5) years in issues related to the environment, rural development, adaptation and mitigation to climate change.
  •  Practical knowledge of Spanish (level C). Limited knowledge (level B) of English will be valued.
  •  Nicaraguan nationality or resident in the country with a regular work permit.

FAO Core Competencies

  •  Results-based approach
  •  Teamwork
  •  Communication
  •  Building Effective Relationships
  •  Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement

Technical/functional skills

  •  Ability to work in groups.
  •  Skills and knowledge for knowledge transfer and training.
  •  Competence in the use of computer tools such as word processors, spreadsheets and presentation programs.
  •  Management of statistics and data analysis programs.
  •  Writing reports and technical documents
  •  Have carried out at least one consultancy on investment mapping with a climate change focus.
  •  Experience in information systematization processes will be valued in a special way.

It is noted that all candidates should adhere to the Organization’s values ​​of commitment to FAO, respect for all, and integrity and transparency.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  •  FAO does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing).
  •  Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help or have questions, please contact: Careers@fao.org
  •  Applications received after the application submission deadline has expired will not be accepted.
  •  We inform you that FAO will only consider degrees or academic credentials obtained at an educational institution included in the World Database on Higher Education, which is a list maintained by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/UNESCO. The list can be consulted at: www.whed.net/
  •  For all other questions visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/es/.

HOW TO APPLY Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date. If you need help, or have queries, please contact: Careers@fao.org

FAO IS A NON-SMOKING ENVIRONMENT

 

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