Project Development Lead, Malaysia GEF Child Project, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Job ID 1007062
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP’s Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical guidance and capacity development for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacities of developing countries and countries with transitional economies. The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Biodiversity and Land Degradation Unit plays a key role in the implementation of GEF projects. Through this unit, the organization provides support to countries and partners in the development and implementation of GEF projects in focal areas of biodiversity and land degradation. The unit has staff based in various regions with its work coordinated from headquarters in Nairobi, in close collaboration with various regional and sub-regional offices. The unit would like to recruit a consultant to lead the planning and execution of the Project Preparation Grant (PPG) process for the GEF project “Transforming Malaysia’s Port Infrastructure Development through a Nature-Centric Approach for Biodiversity Conservation and Land Degradation Control” (GEF ID 11469). UNEP, acting as an implementing agency of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), is providing assistance to the executing agency for the project, Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA), in the preparation of the GEF Full-Sized Project ” Transforming Malaysia’s Port Infrastructure Development through a Nature-Centric Approach for Biodiversity Conservation and Land Degradation Control.” As part of the GEF PPG, UNEP is hiring a consultant to develop, in full compliance with the enforced GEF rules and standards, a CEO endorsement package for submission to the GEF Secretariat. In accordance with the GEF procedures, the full set of project documentation must be submitted to the GEF Secretariat no later than February 15, 2025. Through the present announcement, UNEP is seeking to engage an experienced consultant who has a strong background in GEF requirements for project design, implementation, and monitoring, as well as experience in sustainable land management, land use planning, and creation of new protected areas. The objective of the assignment is to develop the GEF CEO Endorsement Request, including all applicable annexes, for the project ” Transforming Malaysia’s Port Infrastructure Development through a Nature-Centric Approach for Biodiversity Conservation and Land Degradation Control.” The consultancy will be home-based, with travel to Malaysia. The specific tasks to be performed by the consultant are as follows

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