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ODI is seeking a consultant to contribute to its ongoing work supporting the development and negotiations around the new collective quantified goal (NCQG). The position will work with ODI’s Climate and Sustainability (CAS) Programme.

The role is suited to experts with extensive expertise on climate and sustainable finance, experience convening and influencing negotiations relating to climate finance, and well-established relationships with key stakeholders relevant to the project outputs.

For more information, see the Terms of Reference.

How to apply:

To apply, please email [email protected] with the following:

  • A CV (including references)
  • Your fee rate (including a brief explanation of optimum value for money)
  • A one page cover letter outlining your expertise and capability/skills, and how this algins with the terms of reference in this job listing
  • An indication of your availability over the given time period

Timetable:

Deadline to request clarifications: 23:59 GMT on 22 February 2024

Clarifications issued: by 26 February 2024

Deadline to submit tender: 23:59 on 29 February 2024

Notification of award: by 07 March 2024

Starting Date: As soon as possible

ODI is seeking a consultant to support its convening efforts around the new collective quantified goal (NCQG) negotiations. The position will work with ODI’s Climate and Sustainability (CAS) Programme to convene developed and developing country party finance negotiators at three points during 2024.

The role is suited to experts with extensive experience of engagement in UNFCCC processes on climate finance who hold a strong network of key stakeholders relevant to the NCQG.

For more information, see the Terms of Reference.

How to apply

To apply, please email [email protected] with the following:

  • A CV (including references)
  • A one page cover letter outlining your expertise and capability/skills, and how this algins with the terms of reference in this job listing

Timetable

Deadline to request clarifications: 23:59 GMT on 27 February 2024

Clarifications issued: by 29 February 2024

Deadline to submit tender: 23:59 on 06 March 2024

Notification of award: by 12 March 2024

Starting Date: As soon as possible

SPARC is looking for a Research Assistant to support data search and compilation, quantitative analysis, and qualitative literature review to support the regional assessment and country focal studies on losses and damages in agriculture and livestock sectors in Burkina Faso and Somalia with up to 25 Consultant days between March and June 2024.

Specific tasks of the Consultants will include:

  • Gathering data on loss and damage from extreme events in agriculture and livestock in Burkina Faso and Somalia, in collaboration with the lead quantitative data analyst and the loss and damage expert team members focusing on both countries
  • Undertaking basic data compilation to support manual matching of data on loss and damage from extreme weather events from different sources, under supervision of the lead quantitative analyst
  • Cleaning data and supporting quantitative analysis for the global report and country focal studies
  • Undertaking online literature search and initial review of the literature on loss and damage from slow-onset climate processes in the Sahel and Horn of Africa

Application

To apply for the Research Assistant position, please send your CV, expected daily fee rate, and a short description (200-300 words) explaining your relevant experience to Lena Nur - [email protected] by 29 February 2024. If you have any questions on the project or the specific position, please do not hesitate to reach out.

SPARC is looking for 2 Consultants to support the country focal studies on losses and damages in agriculture and livestock sectors in Burkina Faso and Somalia, in a country research and policy engagement focal point position with up to 30 Consultant days each between March and December 2024. Each of the two consultants will focus on one country, either Burkina Faso or Somalia, depending on their experience.

Requirements

The Consultant should have at least 5 years of relevant post-graduate experience conducting research and policy advisory related to loss and damage, climate finance or climate change adaptation in Burkina Faso or Somalia. A solid understanding of key loss and damage concepts and discourses, and of recent developments in finance for loss and damage, are essential. Past experience assessing impacts from extreme weather events and / or slow-onset climate change processes is a plus.

Application

To apply for the Consultant position, please send your CV, expected daily fee rate, and a short description (200-300 words) explaining your relevant experience to Lena Nur - [email protected] by 29 February 2024. If you have any questions on the project or the specific position, please do not hesitate to reach out.