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    Emma Forsberg

    Consultant to Support Resource Mobilization in the Large Marine Ecosystem Portfolio for GEF Large Marine Ecosystems: Learning Exchange and Resource Network (GEF LME: LEARN)

    Implemented by UNDP and Executed by UNESCO-Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).

    The Consultancy is expected to comprise the following three activities:

    • Activity A: Update Resource Mobilization Strategy for Large Marine Ecosystems including
    preparation of a roadmap for its implementation
    • Activity B: Organise the LME Donors Partnership Session during the 21st Large Marine
    Ecosystem Meeting in Cartagena, Colombia
    • Activity C: Revise the Resource Mobilisation Strategy following the outcomes of the Cartagena

    Skills and Experience Required

     Advanced degree in environmental, natural or social sciences, international relations,
    economics, development studies or related fields, or equivalent demonstrated Project Manager
     At least five years demonstrated global project management experience;
     Proven track record of fundraising and/or experience delivering investments
     Good organizational skills and demonstrated ability to organize and facilitate meetings;
     Excellent ability to work and write in English; proficiency in at least one other UN language
    (Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish or Russian) is an asset;
     Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and reliably contribute to a geographically
    distributed work environment (via phone and email;
     Experience with researching and writing on international environment and/or international
    development issues;
     Familiarity with or, ideally, work experience in GEF International Waters recipient countries
    and/or with donors or related NGOs.

    Solicitation of Request

    Interested candidates should send their expression of interest for carrying out this work. The following
    information should be included:
     an up-to-date curriculum vitae;
     a statement indicating how their qualifications and experience make them suitable for the
     an indication of the approach he/she would adopt to carry out the assignment, including any
    inputs that may be required from LME:LEARN PCU.

    Expressions of interest should be submitted to and reach UNESCO by 17 April

    Read all details in the attached document.

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