UNEP vacancy: Adaptation expert


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Source organisation
United Nations Environment Programme
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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is seeking an expert: Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Guideline Development.

Result of Service

• Provide an annotated Table of Contents to lay out background, purpose, applicability and examples related to EbA integration into NAPs;

• Reach out and conduct a consultation with relevant stakeholders (international organizations, NGOs and country partners) on the contents of the table of contents – online and in person;

• Provide a full draft of the guidelines for feedback and revision (around 50-70 pages);

• Provide a revised draft of the guidelines for finalization; and

• Liaise with communications teams for layout and design of final guideline.

Work Location


Expected duration

25 May 2020 to 24 December 2020

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications:

At least an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in ecology, climate change, hydrology, eco-hydrology, environment or related field is required


- A minimum of 10 years of relevant progressive professional experience on environmental issues and climate change;

- Track record in facilitating results-oriented group meetings;

- Track record in writing reports and in developing analytical content; and

- Experience in ecosystem-based adaptation and the development of guidelines and guidance on national adaptation planning

Language: Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Apply here: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=135489&Lang=en-US

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