The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is seeking candidates with interest in financing nature conservation for a paid internship with CIMA, a Peruvian NGO (http://www.cima.org.pe/en). The specialist will work from the CIMA office in Lima, Peru, and help to develop an internal business development, capitalization, and financial management plan, with a specific focus on building long term financial capacity for the management of the Cordillera Azul National Park. The specialist will also visit the CIMA field headquarters near the park, and receive backstopping and technical support provided by a U.S. based specialist working with the IUCN Conservation Finance Incubator (INC). The specialist will work directly with the CIMA team for a period of six months starting in January 2019, with the contract potentially renewable for another six months, with a fixed stipend of U.S.$12,000 for each 6-month period. An ability to read, write, and converse confidently in Spanish will be essential. A detailed Terms of Reference with requirements and formal application procedures for this work can be obtained by sending a concise note to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for this position must be delivered to Justine.Brossard@iucn.org, with a closing date of November 23, 2018.
BIOFIN is looking for applicants for a consulting contract dealing with the preparation of a Biodiversity Finance Plan (BFP) in Georgia. The expert chosen will be responsible for preparation of BFP following the guidance provided by the current version of the BIOFIN Workbook and in close collaboration with the BIOFIN National Team. The work will take place over 6 months and be mostly home-based with two five day business trips to Georgia.
For a full description of the opportunity please visit the UNDP Jobs site. Applicants must submit materials before the 16th of August, 2017.
Project K is looking for a consultant(s) to conduct a workshop on “Program Monitoring & Evaluation in Environmental Funds” in Mauritania at the 7th CAFE Assembly in October 2017.
Technical and Financial proposals should be submitted by email to email@example.com by July 30th 2017, identified as “Project K WS CAFÉ 2017”.
Consultants must comply with all the requirements to be eligible to participate in the selection process. It will be conducted in accordance with their Operational Procedure for Purchasing and Hiring, available on Funbio's website.
The Terms of Reference (Tor) are available here.
The Pacific Community (SPC) would like to invite interested consultants to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) to carry out tasks as outlined in the terms of reference for the exploring opportunities for land acquisition and land-based rights mechanisms for conservation and climate change resilience in Pacific Islands Countries and Territories. The selected consultants will then be invited to submit a more detailed proposal through a restricted request for proposal process.
Further information about this opportunity can be found here or downloaded through the SPC site.
The UNDP-managed Biodiversity Finance Initiative – BIOFIN (www.biodiversityfinance.net) is seeking the services of a Consultant on Sustainable Finance. BIOFIN works in 30 countries globally and was designed to assess–at national level–the biodiversity enabling context, biodiversity expenditures, biodiversity finance needs, and to establish an engagement process for the adoption and implementation of a Biodiversity Finance Plan. BIOFIN is working with the CFA to revise and update the CFA Guide for Conservation Finance first developed over 15 years ago.
With this call, UNDP is seeking the services of a Consultant, with a focus on researching biodiversity and sustainable finance, as well as, to provide support on related knowledge management and advocacy tasks. The consultant will be hosted within the Sustainable Development Cluster team in New York. For additional information on the scope of activities please visit the BIOFIN website (see above) and the Financing Solutions for Sustainable Development Platform (www.undp.org/content/sdfinance).
For further information on the position please see the posting on the UNDP site. Applicants must have all necessary materials submitted by July 17th, 2017.
The UNDP has released a consultancy announcement for those interested in becoming a Conservation Trust Fund Specialist for protected areas in Papua New Guinea. In order to be considered, UNDP must be contacted no later than January 24th.
For further details on the consultancy please see the posting on the UNDP site.