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Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement recrute 01 Consultant – Western Indian Ocean Coastal Zone Management Expert

Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement recrute 01 Consultant – Western Indian Ocean Coastal Zone Management Expert

Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement

NAIROBI, KENYA
Vacance de poste
Intitulé publication : Consultant – Western Indian Ocean Coastal Zone Management Expert
Département / Bureau : Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement
Lieu d’affectation : NAIROBI
Période de candidature :  10 novembre 2021
No de l’appel á candidature : 21-United Nations Environment Programme-166471-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
Valeurs fondamentales de l’ONU : intégrité, professionnalisme, respect de la diversité
Result of Service
1. An inception report outlining the work plan for delivery of the outputs of the consultancy as specified under (2) above
2. An assessment report of the gaps and needs for improved policy/regulatory environment and associated institutional arrangements for the management of the Comorian coastal zone in consultation with all relevant stakeholders on the three islands of Comoros
3. A roadmap highlighting the key steps necessary for the drafting the improved policy/ regulatory framework and developing/strengthening the supporting institutional arrangements
4. A costed proposal including feasible activities which could be funded by the SAPPHIRE project to support the development/strengthening of the policy/regulatory framework and associated institutional mechanisms based on the gaps and needs identified
Work Location
Home-Based
Expected duration
The contract duration will be 03 months from issue of contract.
Duties and Responsibilities
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP administers the Nairobi Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of Coastal and Marine Environment of the Western Indian Ocean (WIO). The Contracting Parties to the Convention are Comoros, France (Reunion), Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa and United Republic of Tanzania. The Convention offers a legal framework, a forum for intergovernmental discussions and coordinates the efforts of its contracting parties in the protection, management and development of their coastal and marine environment. As part of its work programme, the Nairobi Convention is executing a GEF funded project titled the “Western Indian Ocean Large Marine Ecosystems Strategic Action Programme Policy Harmonisation and Institutional Reforms (SAPPHIRE) in coordination with the participating countries and partners both at national and regional level. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Regional Service Centre for Africa is the implementing agency of the SAPPHIRE project.
The main objective of the SAPPHIRE project is to achieve effective long-term ecosystem management in the WIO Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) in line with the Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the Sustainable Management of the Western Indian Ocean Large Marine Ecosystems as endorsed by the participating countries with the support of partnerships at national and regional levels.
Component 1, Deliverable 1.1.5 of the SAPPHIRE project focuses on implementation of priority national requirements for strengthening and improving national legislation, policy and institutional arrangements in line with the intentions of the LME SAP and to support the ecosystem-based approach, including national commitments to regional and global Agreements, Conventions and Protocols.
Objective of the Consultancy
The UNEP-Nairobi Convention would like to hire a consultant to support the Government of Comoros through the Directorate of the Environment in preparing a costed proposal for the development of policy/legislation and associated regulatory and institutional frameworks to guide the management of the Comorian coastal zone for sustainable exploitation of the resources. The consultant will liaise and collaborate with appropriate national stakeholders during the conceptualization and preparation of the proposal.
The assignment will be home-based with a mandatory visit to Comoros to liaise with national stakeholders as appropriate and it is expected that the consultant will visit each of the three islands of the Comoros together with national counterparts. In executing the consultancy, the consultant will work closely with the Nairobi Convention Secretariat team, designated officials in Comoros, the SAPPHIRE project Implementing Agency (UNDP), National Focal Points of the Nairobi Convention and SAPPHIRE project, and others as deemed appropriate and necessary.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the overall supervision of the Head of the Nairobi Convention Secretariat and the direct supervision of the SAPPHIRE Project Coordinator, the consultant will be responsible for the following:
a. Assess the gaps and needs for an improved policy/regulatory environment and associated institutional arrangements for the management of the Comorian coastal zone in consultation with all relevant stakeholders on the three islands of Comoros and identify the priority areas that need attention.
b. Develop a roadmap highlighting the key steps necessary for drafting the improved policy/regulatory framework and developing/strengthening the required supporting institutional frameworks.
c. Depending on the gaps and needs identified, develop a costed proposal including feasible activities which could be supported by the SAPPHIRE project to support the policy/regulatory framework and associated institutional mechanism development process.
Qualifications/special skills
Academic Qualifications: A Masters degree is required in marine science and/or other related disciplines (e.g.,fisheries management, natural resources management, environmental economics).
Experience: 10 years of work experience is required in proposal development and comprehensive knowledge of WIO regional natural resource management approaches, and associated policy, regulatory and institutional arrangements. Experience working with international programmes, particularly natural resource management programmes and projects especially in the WIO region would be desired.
Language: English and French are the official working languages of the United Nations. For this
consultancy, fluency in oral and written English and French is required.
Aucun frais de dossier
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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