Project Consultant

Global Green Growth Institute

Suva, Fiji

Experience: 5 to 10 Years

Skill Required :

The Government of Fiji is required to report all its GHG emissions and reduction efforts periodically as per the Paris Agreement. Paris Agreement calls for Transparency in reporting for the GHG emissions to track both the emissions and the efforts given by the country to achieve these targets. Whilst Fiji is committed to global efforts of reducing GHG emissions through various programs. The Ministry of Economy (MOE) is implementing a three-year capacity building initiative for Transparency (CBIT) project funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF). CBIT project aims to strengthen capacity to ensure transparency of action implemented and support received to implement Fiji’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDCs) and Low Emission Development Strategy (LEDS).  This will be achieved by strengthening institutional and technical capacity for transparency through training and development of tools and guidelines.

GGGI is recruiting a National Consultant to support implementation of the CBIT project. The National Consultant will report to the Project Manager and National Project Director of CBIT Project. The Consultant’s work progress will be monitored primarily through weekly meetings with GGGI and CCICD, Ministry of Economy.

Objectives Of The Assignment:

The overall objective of the assignment includes supporting implementation of Strengthen capacity to ensure transparency of action implemented and support received to implement Fiji’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Low Emissions Development Strategy (LEDS). In particular National Consultant will support in designing institutional arrangements for the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF). National Consultant will work closely with the International Expert to deliver the Output 1.1 – Institutional mechanisms for coordinating and monitoring NDC implementation and preparation of GHG inventory designed, and formal process of adoption initiated.

Expertise Required:

Following qualification and expertise are required:

  • Advanced university degree in a subject related to science, economics, government, law and development works.
  • At least 5 years of experience working with government departments and/or civil society organisations and private entities
  • Familiarity with climate change and/or GHG aspects will be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and prioritization skills is expected.
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English are essential.