Climate Finance Consultant
FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.
Qualified female applicants and qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries are encouraged to apply.
Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner. The post is located in the FAO’s Project Office in the Green Climate Fund (GCF) National Designated Authority (NDA) Office, Department of Environment (all FAO-Iran employees shall follow the UN work week which is from Sunday to Thursday and holiday schedule. Employees working in the project offices located in Government buildings shall work at the FAO Representation on Government holidays and weekends).
Under the direct supervision of the FAO National Project Officer and overall supervision of the FAO Representative, the incumbent will perform the tasks described below.
The National Climate Finance Consultant works closely with the National Project Director (NPD) and National Project Coordinator (NPC) and other project international/national consultants in the FAO/Department of Environment (DOE) Project Office and a wide range of Government officials, and non-government stakeholders to achieve the following project deliverables (i) A report on strategic climate investments in Iran including existing and planned investments, criteria and priorities for adaptation and mitigation; (ii) A Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRC) system of climate finance flows in Iran that is included in the climate information system to be developed under the project, (iii) The design and delivery of trainings on climate finance, access to the GCF and MRV system.
(S)he will be assigned to undertake the following duties and responsibilities\:
Tasks and responsibilities
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.