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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and reach UNESCO by 17 April
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