Senior expert on MRV and GHG inventories
3d ago


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 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.


  • Qualifications and skills : Relevant university degree, preferably with an MSc, or equivalent, in law, environmental sciences or international relations or other related field.
  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English.Relevant GHG inventory experience with a good overview of the UNFCCC reporting and review process and / or general IPCC inventory guidance and / or Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR) / reporting requirements.

    Working successfully with public authorities including Ministries or regional or local governments, with communication skills that foster cooperation and partnership building.

    High quality analytical and document drafting skills.

  • General professional experience : 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.
  • The Key Expert should provide project references in the last 8 years related to the climate change action under the UNFCCC process to which they participated.

    Demonstrable deep knowledge and very good understanding of the international climate negotiation process and related mechanisms.

  • Specific professional experience : A minimum of 6 years of experience in jobs requiring a deep knowledge on greenhouse gas monitoring and reporting, compilation and reviewing of national GHG inventory reports, as well as maintaining and managing GHG inventories.
  • A minimum of 6 years of demonstrated working experience in working on MRV topics (i.e. domestic and / or international ones).

    A minimum of 6 years of demonstrated experience in implementation and / or enforcement related to a range of topics of the international climate change negotiation process and similar.

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