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  • Organization: GGGI - Global Green Growth Institute
  • Location: myanmar
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
    • Supply Chain
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Logistics
    • Environment
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-28

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Transport Consultant (Green Cities Project)

myanmar

Transport Consultant (Green Cities Project)

The Consultant will provide technical support to Environmental Conservation Department and Global Green Growth Institute in implementation of the GCF funded Green Cities Readiness Project. The objectives of the project are to develop Green Cities investment project pipelines and nominate GCF National Access Entity.
Under the overall guidance of Country Representative and close supervision of Project Lead, the Consultant will be responsible for undertaking policy assessment and stakeholder analysis to prepare reports relevant to the areas of public-private roles in sustainable transport and transport policy in cities. The Consultant will develop awareness raising materials for the private sector and, also organize and lead workshops in four project cities.

This consultant position is deliverable based over the project duration of 2 years and will provide technical support to start up implementation of GCF funded Green Cities Readiness project in four cities in Myanmar.

Objectives/Purpose of the Assignment

 

  • Organize and lead Project Inception/ Awareness Raising Workshop on Green Cities Readiness Project and develop workshop reports.
  • Assess Myanmar’s international commitments (INDC and SDGs) and existing national, city and sectoral policies and strategies to identify priority areas for the development of investment plans in four cities, as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy, to be identified in consultation with the Government. The assessment will include gender and social inclusion aspects.
  • Assess the roles of key government actors at the national and city level and other relevant stakeholders in the development of the green cities investment plans and priorities for four cities (drawing on lessons from ADB, JICA, UN-Habitat, KOICA, AfD, Rockefeller), as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy, integrating key climate change, gender and social inclusion objectives identified in Myanmar’s draft National Conservation Policy, Green Economy Strategy Action Plans, Waste Management Policy, and Climate Change Strategy, Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan and any other national/ sub-national policies.
  • Raise awareness of the private sector to access GCF to support the government and engage with them in identifying opportunities and draw on private sector and donor experiences in addressing barriers for private sector investments in support of the city investment plans’ implementation as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy in the urban context.
  • Engage stakeholders from the public and private sector, seeking equal representation of women and including relevant groups, in consultation for the development of the green cities investment plans in four cities as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy.


Note: all data collection and outputs from this assignment should be the property of GGGI.


Output/Reporting Requirements/Deliverables

The Consultant is expected to deliver the following outputs per identified timeline and payment schedule below;

Deliverables

Expected Outputs

Due Date

Payment

Deliverable 1: Development of draft analytical reports, PPTs and awareness raising materials as well as organizing workshops and preparing reports

1.Project Inception Workshop in Nay Pyi Taw participated to facilitate working group discussion and workshop report developed as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy.

M4

40%

2.Policy assessment report (for each city), stakeholder analysis report (for each city) including meeting note and private sector awareness materials drafted in English with 2 pages of executive summary in Burmese, and PPTs for these documents drafted in both English and Burmese as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy.

M4

3.Workshops in 4 cities organized to discuss draft policy assessment report, stakeholder analysis report and private sector awareness raising materials, working group discussion facilitated and workshop report developed as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy.

M5

Deliverable 2: Finalization of analytical reports and awareness raising materials as well as organizing workshops and preparing reports

1.Policy assessment report (for each city), stakeholder analysis report (for each city) including meeting note and private sector awareness materials drafted in English with 2 pages of executive summary in Burmese, and PPTs for these documents finalized in both English and Burmese as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy.

M8

40%

2.Seminiar in Nay Pyi Taw facilitated to discuss investment pipeline development, final policy assessment and stakeholder analysis reports, and seminar report developed as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy.

M9

3.Workshops in 4 cities organized to discuss Cities investment plan and finalize private sector awareness raising materials, working group discussion facilitated and report developed as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy.

M12

Deliverable 3: Organizing workshops and developing reports

1.Workshops in 4 cities organized to finalize Cities investment plan, working group discussion facilitated and workshop report developed as these relate to sustainable transport and transport policy.

M15

20%


All reports must be in English (United States usage), prepared in accordance with GGGI's formatting requirements, and submitted in electronic formats along with complete sets of raw data, research materials, and related information. Executive summary must be prepared in both English and Burmese.

If the consultant is required by GGGI to travel on official business to a location other than the consultant's duty station and four project cities, such travel will be at the expense of GGGI in accordance with GGGI's travel policy and guidelines.


Qualifications/Experience/Expertise

 

  • Advanced degree (Masters) in a relevant field, such as Sustainable Transport, Transport Policy, Urban Planning, Environmental technology, or other area related to Transport;
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills, alongside strong synthesis and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent knowledge of sustainable transport and transport policy in urban context
  • Demonstrated experience in Green Cities Investment Plan Development
  • At least 4 years of experience leading technical and/or capacity-building projects relevant to sustainable transport and urban policy sectors in Myanmar and/or developing countries;
  • Project delivery experience, including managing the delivery of results on time and on budget
  • Demonstrated experience in organizing and leading workshops, trainings and consultation meetings with stakeholders
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skill in English and Burmese is a must
  • Ability to apply sufficient analytical and technical skills to acquire relevant information/knowledge from a variety of sources which are often difficult to access, in support of delivery of a good quality output
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintain working relations with government officials. Demonstrate experience and success in the engagement of, and working with both the public and private sector

 

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