CCAC National Project Coordinator for the Republic of Moldova

by CCAC - 28 July, 2023
The CCAC is seeking a National Project Coordinator to strengthen the capacity of Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment to coordinate national SLCP planning, policy, and implementation efforts aligned with NDC implementation.

The CCAC National Project Coordinator for the Republic of Moldova will work in close collaboration with the CCAC Secretariat focal point and focal points at the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment to strengthen buy-in across the government, and to advance implementation, financing, and monitoring of a SLCP mitigation plan/strategy. The CCAC National Project Coordinator for the Republic of Moldova will also be responsible for development and implementation of SLCP emission and mitigation assessments including of a national methane roadmap and projects in key source sectors and fostering inter-ministerial collaboration across governments and engaging important stakeholders at the national level to effectively integrate SLCPs into national planning and to support implementation strategies.

Working under the supervision of the CCAC Secretariat, the consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:

1. Coordination the implementation of CCAC projects in the Republic of Moldova and will liaise with implementing partners to enhance awareness on SLCPs.
2. Support to the CCAC Focal Point at the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment to help ensure that the CCAC supported projects are completed within timeline and in line with the Moldova’ needs and priorities.
3. Secure participation and buy-in from across government to develop/implement a National Methane Roadmap, National SLCP Plan, manure management sub-sector strategy to inform NDC update and Strategy on Agriculture and Rural Development, including endorsement at high political level.
4. Strengthen the government’s capacity for developing and implementing SLCP mitigation actions and for developing a national methane roadmap, based on the CCAC’s integrated approach to climate change and air pollution reduction.
5. Ensure the Republic of Moldova is an active CCAC State Partner and is leveraging benefits from the CCAC partnership (e.g., best practices shared, technical assistance, funding, bilateral partnerships, etc).

Qualifications/special skills

• Advanced university degree, master or equivalent, in environmental science, economics, politics, international relations or a similar discipline.
• A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
• At least 5 years of professional experience working in a field relevant to climate change, air pollution, sustainable development or environment and health is required.
• Demonstrated ability to provide technical assistance to governments and other stakeholders is required.
• Ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholder groups including national governments is required.
• Excellent communication skills (written and oral presentations) is required.
• Knowledge of the national policies in climate change mitigation and air pollution (National Policy of Climate Change and National Strategy of Air Quality) is required.
• A good understanding of short-lived climate pollutants, climate change and air pollution issues in the Republic of Moldova is desirable.
• Good knowledge of national environmental regulations and national environmental issues.
• Good knowledge of national, state, and semi-state institutions, entities, bodies and bodies and their assignment and scope of activities.
• Experience working with the LEAP tool, or comparable emission inventory and scenario modelling platforms, is desirable.
• Ability to work with advanced formulas in Excel spreadsheet.
• Knowledge of the methodologies for emissions inventories, particularly the IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse gases (GHG) Inventory of 2006, the AP-42 compilation of air emissions factors, and/or EMEP/EEA air pollutant emission inventory guidebook of 2019 and inventory of SLCP emissions.

Languages

• Fluency in English (written and spoken) is essential.

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