United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking to engage a firm to develop and conduct a capacity building seminar for regional media practitioners. This program will focus on climate change with the intent of increasing climate change related knowledge and buy-in among media practitioners, with the ultimate goal of knowledge dissemination by practitioners.
The Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership, a project being implemented by the UNDP Sub-regional Office for Barbados and the OECS, aims to support countries in advancing the process of low-emission risk-resilient development by improving energy security and integrating medium to long-term planning for adaptation to climate change. In the pursuit of this objective, the initiative will support policy innovation through the development of a number of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) that will help guide Caribbean countries towards a green, low-emission and climate-resilient development pathway.
The successful candidate will be tasked with:
- Development of a training curriculum and key training materials (including: objectives, training topics and duration, power point presentations, videos, assignments, handouts, reinforcement tools and activities etc.)
- Planning, management and facilitation of an innovative and interactive training program (including: pre and post program assessments – assessing instruction, practical exercises and logistical arrangements; identifying and securing trainers where necessary, compiling a list of invitees etc.)
- Demonstrating that gender and youth considerations have informed the development of all materials and content.
Location:Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname
It is a funded project by Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership, and implemented by the UNDP Sub-regional Office for Barbados and the OECS. Selected firm will be assigned to conduct the consulting services.
Required qualifications of the firm:
- Knowledge of and experience working in climate change highly desirable;
- Prior training experience in and demonstrated knowledge of the Caribbean region is highly desirable;
- Proven experience in managing and facilitating training seminars
- Experience in and aptitude for working across multiple countries and ensuring appropriate tailoring of messaging and products for different contexts is desirable;
- Post-graduate degree in a related areas;
- Fluency in English is required
Interested firms must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their suitability:
- Technical proposal (short concept note of 2 to 3 pages and samples of workshop materials previously developed);
- Curriculum vitae for all personnel envisaged to render the service; and
- Financial proposal quoted in United States dollars (US$), itemizing costs for each deliverable listed under section six above.
Application Deadline: February 16, 2017Application ClosedOfficial link