Project : Nigeria Climate Change Response Programme
The purpose of this contract is to contribute to the creation of Nigeria's GHG emission profile with the aim of pinpointing mitigation actions reducing energy use and costs in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions.
This will be mainly achieved through the creation of sectoral MRVs (e.g. for energy and waste sectors) and a waste baseline.
The team leader will be responsible for the overall technical delivery of contract outputs and the quality control of contract implementation.
S / he is expected to have a key role in all technical aspects of the contract as well. S / he will manage a team of three (3) Long term experts in the fields of MRV and GHG inventory, waste management and climate change communication and capacity building and several Short term experts.
The consultant will be based in Abuja, Nigeria. The intended start date of the project is october 2019 and the period of implementation of the contract will be of 48 months counting from that date.
Excellent fluency in written and spoken English.High quality analytical and document drafting skills.
At least 12 years of professional experience relevant to the purpose of this contract, out of which at least 5 years of experience must be in an African country.
As a minimum, two project references related to the subject matter of the current contract in African countries.Demonstrable knowledge and very good understanding of the environmental and climate change mechanisms, systems and of the international climate negotiation process.
Knowledge of Nigeria's situation in the field of environment and / or energy and / or waste management is regarded as a strong advantage.
INDC-NDC, institutional and legislative capacity building.Developing climate policies and measures.Demonstrable experience in leading national or multi-
national or regional projects related to environment and climate change (including experience in coordination of teams of at least 5 members) of at least 2 years, as well as an understanding of legal and implementation issues, particularly with regard to energy and waste management.