LAC NDC SP/Climate Promise Country Coordinator
Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
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Job Type

Work from Home

Closing Date

Jul 31 2021


About the Organization:

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network. They advocate for change and connect countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for them. They provide expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. They promote technical and investment cooperation among nations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Country programme support

  • Review and provide technical guidance/oversight for quarterly and annual reports from targeted Programme countries

  • Ensure Program alignment (NDCSP/Climate Promise) with strategic guidance provided by Director of NCE, Regional Team Lead, Bureau Directors, Deputy Bureau Directors, Executive Office and other Senior Managers in UNDP, other UN agencies and main partners in the region.

  • Advise countries on opportunities and linkages with gender-responsive NDC implementation

Strategic guidance on NDC Programme formulation and delivery

  • Ensure quality assurance/quality control of country workplans and selected outputs to ensure coherence with the global programme and strategy and opportune budget delivery

  • Identify trends and innovative approaches for NDC implementation for further UNDP support

  • Contribute to increased impact of the UNDP NDC Programme and Climate Promise by leveraging other internal initiatives such as the Integrated National Financing Framework and the Climate Investment Platform 

Coordination and collaboration

  • Potentially serve as UNDP’s focal point for selected initiatives of the NDC Partnership in the LAC region

  • Provide advice on UNDP positioning within the NDC Partnership and other strategic partnerships

  • Contribute to inter-agency collaborative mechanisms including the support of the implementation of the joint work plan of the Issue-based Coalition on Climate Change and resilience in LAC

Knowledge management and peer-to-peer learning

  • Coordinate peer-to-peer learning among programme countries

  • Create knowledge products on NDC enhancement and implementation, as needed

  • Contribute to regional and global NDC events and represent UNDP, as required

Min. Academic Education:

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in environment, renevable energy, sustainable development, economics, or related disciplines.

Min. years of relevant Work experience:

  • At least 7 years of professional work experience providing policy advice and programme support in the area of climate change mitigation, energy, climate financ, particularly in the LAC region.

How to apply

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