GGGI is looking for an experienced Training and Knowledge Development Consultant who is able to provide administrative and technical assistance by coordinating the activities with National Designated Authority (NDA) and relevant stakeholders of implementing and executing agencies in the development of training Programs, knowledge products, and climate finance web-based data platform to strengthen capacity and knowledge on accessing the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in the Philippines.
In the Philippines, GGGI is implementing the Readiness Support to Strengthen the Philippines’ Capacity and Knowledge on Accessing the Green Climate Fund also known as the Readiness and Preparatory Support Program (GCF Readiness Program). GCF is a funding institution that GGGI partners closely with to support developing countries to access and apply climate finance. With this common goal and complementary delivery model, GGGI and GCF signed a Framework Readiness and Preparatory Support Grant Agreement in 2017. Under this strategic partnership GGGI supports its Members and partner countries to enhance access to GCF financing by implementing the GCF Readiness Program. The Program provides resources for strengthening the institutional capacities of National Designated Authorities (NDAs) and Direct Access Entities (DAEs) to develop projects for submission to the GCF and to access Readiness Program resources.
The primary objective of the Readiness Program is to support the Department of Finance (DOF) in implementing its role and responsibilities as the Nationally Designated Authority (NDA) of the Philippines to the GCF. The Program also aims to provide additional institutional support for national capacities of government agencies, civil society organizations (CSOs), and the academia to develop a monitoring and verification system for climate finance flows in the country.
The Consultant shall provide administrative and technical assistance by coordinating the activities with NDA and relevant stakeholders of implementing and executing agencies in developing the Orientation and training on GCF (Activity 1.1.1), Development of knowledge products and management of the GCF Philippines website (Activity 1.1.3), National conference on the Philippines’ experience in accessing the GCF (Activity 1.1.5), and Development of an interactive webpage for tracking climate finance flows in the Philippines from all sources (Activity 1.4.2) whose contents and/or structure will be created by a Consulting Firm. The Consultant will work closely with GGGI Country Team and will liaise with the Service Provider as well as NDA and relevant stakeholders to ensure systems and tracking of ongoing works and outputs. The Consultant is expected to provide 120 person-days of input for the contract period until 15 June 2024 Qualifications/experience/expertise: The Consultant is expected to possess the following qualifications:
Minimum 7 years of relevant professional experience in designing and providing knowledge products and conducting training sessions on the concerned subject matter for a broad set of stakeholders.
Good knowledge on the Philippine development planning documents, policies, and national priorities, such as PDP 2017-2022, NCCAP 2011-2028, Philippine Renewable Energy Roadmap 2017-2040, and the NDCs.
Experience and knowledge in website development and design is a plus.`
Experience in the technical design and operation of training modules in virtual platforms is preferred.
Good understanding of climate change related policies and challenges in the Philippines, particularly in the context of national government agencies and local government units.
Experience and proven records in communicating with key actors in Government and non-government agencies, handling complex multi-stakeholder relationships, and maintaining a high degree of professional integrity.
Maturity and professional ability to handle sensitive and confidential information while working with GGGI and its partners.
Excellent analytical writing skills in the English language and able to prepare concise advisory reports for a range of stakeholders.
Very good communication skills and demonstrated ability to convey ideas and concepts to a broad set of participants.
Track record in developing electronic, online and off-line knowledge materials using the latest lay-out and design programs.