Private Sector Engagement Consultant
Jobs at:Global Green Growth Institute
Deadline of this Job:
20 July 2020
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa
Date Posted: Friday, July 17, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Rwanda: Private Sector Engagement Consultant
With headquarters in Seoul, Republic of Korea, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as "green growth", which targets key aspects of economic performance such a poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government bodies, and private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change.
The Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) in its capacity as the National Designated Authority (NDA) for the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Rwanda together with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Rwanda, its Delivery Partner, will undertake a twenty-four months project on National Adaptation Planning (NAP) Readiness Support. The NAP Readiness aims to build flood resilience capacities in Rwanda in line with the governmental policies, strategies and priorities, and enhance Rwanda’s capacity to respond to climate change in high risk zones by implementing a NAP for integrated flood and landslide management in urban areas.
Objectives/Purpose of the Assignment
The Private Sector Engagement Consultant for the National Adaptation Readiness and Preparatory Support for Building Flood Resilience Capacities in Rwanda (hereafter referred to as the “Project”) will facilitate the strengthening of the role of private sector on issues of resilience and adaptation for flood and landslides risk management. This will involve undertaking a detailed mapping and assessment of the private sector members relevant to the sector on flood and landslide risk management. The project will build on the revitalized National Coordination Team (NCT) where the Private Sector Federation (PSF) is serving as the co-chair through recently completed GCF Readiness program.
The private sector will also be part of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) that aims to provide a platform for institutional private sector actors (including the Private Sector Federation (PSF), Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and the Cleaner Production and Climate Change Innovation Center (CPCIC) as well as private companies to provide input, coordinate, consult and inform the Project Steering Committee.
The role of the Private Sector Engagement Consultant will involve elaboration of 5 concept notes and accompanying financial models targeting the private sector to promote investment, improve access to finance and support mobilization of international and domestic resources for implementation.
This process will also entail close collaboration with the Project Team, Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), Ministry of Environment (MoE), Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA), Ministry of Emergency Management (MINEMA), Ministry of Commerce (MININCOM), National Industrial Research and Development Agency (NIRDA), City of Kigali, Meteo Rwanda and other Secondary Cities/Districts and institutions related to the projects area of focus. .
Under the direct guidance of the NAP Project Coordinator, the Private Sector Engagement Consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:
• Establish a Private-Sector Engagement Framework;
• Support the Private Sector entities represented on the TAG in executing their advisory role
• Development of 5 Concept Notes on projects targeted at addressing flood and landslide risk management. These will be informed by the technical studies of the respective selected sites; and
• Development of a financial/investment model for the Concept Notes;
Job Skills: Not Specified
• Advanced Degree (MSc, MBA, or PhD) in Business Management, International Development, Economics, Finance or a related field. Undergraduate degree in these subjects combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s may be considered in lieu of a master’s degree;
• At least 5 years of relevant professional and practical experience working with the Private Sector;
• Experience in elaboration of business proposals/plans, identifying private sector partners and formalizing mutually beneficial partnerships such as PPP’s is required;
• Demonstrated experience in developing project proposals for international organizations is an added advantage;
• Specific knowledge of GCF and other international funding regulations and processes is an asset;
• Good organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team;
• Excellent communication, coordination skills and ability to liaise with various stakeholders.
• Excellent presentation, report writing and analytical skills.
• Capability to deliver within a specified deadline
• Experience in Rwanda is required.
• Fluency in written and spoken English is required with fluency in Kinyarwanda considered an asset.
Contract value: up to USD 56,500 (dependent on qualifications)
Job Education Requirements: Advanced Degree (MSc, MBA, or PhD)
Job Experience Requirements: 5 years
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Korea time (KST) on the closing date of the announcement through this link: https://careers.gggi.org/vacancy/rwanda-private-sector-engagement-consultant-421748.html