Specialist in Vitality and Atmosphere – Senegal

The principle goal of this project is to strengthen the capacities of the UNICEF WCA Regional Workplace and its companions to scale up their regional technique of the WCA area by strengthening our Response, Restoration, Resilience and Sustainability efforts whereas growing the low-carbon resilience constructing and improvement. The project is designed to align with UNICEF’s world technique on power and the setting, in addition to reinvention resulting in resilient and sustainable options and methods for weak communities, households and youngsters.


The target of this job is to contribute to growing the usage of renewable power and the development and improvement of resilience with low carbon emissions for youngsters and the communities during which they reside. The precise goals of the duty are:

• Strengthen and supply technical assist to sectoral packages to extend the usage of renewable power and low-carbon resilience constructing and adaptation for weak communities throughout the area by supporting program improvement, instruments and steering multisectoral.

• Strengthen UNICEF’s low carbon improvement and renewable power programming within the WASH, Well being and Training sectors within the area and improve collaboration with companions to harness outcomes for youngsters.

Obligations and administration association

Beneath the course of the Local weather Change Specialist, and in shut coordination with different members and technical specialists of the WASH Staff and different sections, as applicable, answerable for/assist the event, planning, implementation, monitoring and analysis of the usage of renewable power and low-carbon improvement. programming.


1. Assist the enlargement of renewable power use and low-carbon resilience constructing, local weather change mitigation and adaptation actions within the area.

– Assist the enlargement of sustainable power options for the supply of fundamental providers

– Determine particular initiatives that UNICEF will additional develop in multinational flagship packages for large-scale ends in assist of its cooperation initiatives.

– Answerable for supporting and coordinating actions on the usage of renewable power and low-carbon resilience constructing, local weather mitigation and adaptation, together with with different NORCAP local weather specialists and UNICEF stakeholders within the area.

– Present technical steering and assist to the sections and strategic programming initiatives and renewable and sustainable power initiatives of UNICEF ROs.

– Be sure that UNICEF involvement within the space of ​​renewable and sustainable power programming is nicely coordinated inside and out of doors UNICEF and that UNICEF nation packages are progressively built-in.

– Assist regional actions to be taught classes and good practices whereas making certain linkages/information sharing with regional and world stakeholders.

– Be sure that UNICEF interventions are nicely aligned with authorities methods and planning, and different nationwide plans and methods for power entry.

two. Local weather Funding, partnerships and useful resource mobilization and supply linkages to regional and world efforts.

– Assist fundraising for local weather change mitigation and adaptation and repair supply by way of the usage of renewable power and low-carbon approaches and local weather resilience in step with UNICEF’s key thematic areas.

– Assist local weather finance actions (world, bilateral, non-public sector local weather funds) for UNICEF by way of the identification of alternatives and the institution of alliances with focal factors and related companions.

– Work intently with monetary establishments to assist entry to inexperienced finance for UNICEF packages

– Conduct financial and monetary evaluation of proposed investments for inclusion in idea notes and proposals to assist partnerships and useful resource mobilization efforts in renewable power.

– Assist the idea notice and improvement of proposals for fundraising for local weather change adaptation and mitigation, as wanted.

3*. UNICEF Proof, Evaluation, Coverage Advocacy and Positioning***

– Leverage present NORCAP initiatives on local weather providers and renewable power to assist information wants for UNICEF thematic priorities and youngster concentrate on local weather providers associated to WASH, well being, vitamin, schooling, youngster safety and danger discount disasters.

– Assist and coordinate actions within the renewable power market and power effectivity within the area – Assist UNICEF within the era of proof, promotion of insurance policies and positioning within the areas of renewable and sustainable power with governments, the non-public sector and monetary establishments

– Work with different businesses within the improvement, interpretation and presentation of renewable and sustainable power fashions and methods centered on kids.

4. Communication, collaboration, networking and partnership

– Collaborate with renewable power establishments similar to IRENA and different regional power facilities to develop renewable power information and partnerships throughout the area.

– Contribute to UNICEF information administration concerning renewable power and low-carbon improvement approaches.

– Change data and expertise, and establish new methods and programs of motion to speed up the achievement of the objectives and goals of the low-carbon improvement and renewable power program of UNICEF;

– Develop and ship shows for power boards as requested, together with with companions similar to UNEP, UNDP, and regional establishments and networks, in addition to the private and non-private sectors.

– Conduct area visits when attainable to gather information and supply technical assist within the design and implementation of this system.

5. Promotion of the UNICEF International Targets

Promote UNICEF objectives by way of advocacy and coverage dialogue, lively engagement in communication, networking and engagement, constructing on the energy of UNICEF’s mission, objectives and packages as regards to the response to UNICEF’s local weather, power and setting.


1. Well timed and correct technical help is supplied to Regional Workplace Sections and Nation Places of work to hold out the design, supply evaluation and reporting of low carbon and renewable power improvement packages in accordance with established pointers and procedures.

2. Use of obtainable information associated to renewable power and low-carbon improvement to assist program improvement and neighborhood resilience

3. Increasing and strengthening operational analysis on renewable power and low-carbon improvement;

4. Promotion of data administration by way of drafting/finalization of fine practices, classes discovered and facilitation of data/data alternate throughout the area.

5. Renewable power and low-carbon improvement packages are promoted successfully and are constant and add worth to program administration processes by way of results-based administration within the Area.

6. Efficient communication and networking at conferences on renewable power and low carbon improvement is achieved by way of partnership and collaboration with different UN businesses, donors and NGOs. This shall be achieved by way of exchanges of sensible experiences, new conceptual developments, promotion and sector management.

7. The skilled shall be obtainable for short-term missions, journeys or different actions requested by NORCAP for as much as 10% of the skilled’s time in the course of the contract interval and in coordination with their supervisor to keep away from interruption of ongoing actions.


A complicated diploma or greater in climatology, geology, or earth sciences, local weather change adaptation, catastrophe danger discount, engineering, social and financial improvement, worldwide cooperation, or environmental sciences, in addition to further finance/safety administration designations initiatives or a associated area.

7 years {of professional} work expertise within the UN or different worldwide improvement organizations, nationwide governments, or the non-public sector.

Information and confirmed analytical capacity and expertise in experience in Renewable Vitality/Vitality Effectivity, Low Carbon Improvement, Influence Investing, Undertaking Improvement, Drafting, Implementation, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification.

Sensible experiences working with planning, modelling, evaluation and incorporation of power necessities in a minimum of one of many UNICEF sectors, together with WASH, schooling, public well being or different related areas.

Background/familiarity with approaches to improvement, implementation and administration of renewable power/power effectivity and low carbon improvement approaches for catastrophe danger discount and administration, resilience constructing, schooling , well being and WASH

A fundamental understanding of UNICEF’s core commitments to kids in humanitarian motion, humanitarian ideas, requirements, coordination mechanisms (together with the WASH cluster), gender and variety features of humanitarian work, and/or willingness to be taught these areas by way of the Humane Studying Pathways.

In depth information of economic, regulatory and/or coverage frameworks, monetary administration of renewable power (together with neighborhood engagement and capability points)

Means to use information from up to date analysis within the area of power and translate it into humanitarian settings.

Fluency in English (verbal and written). Good written and spoken French abilities shall be a serious asset.


Candidates should be capable to display:

Sturdy ranges of self-awareness and skill to self-manage and function safely in quickly altering emergency contexts.

Private drive to outcomes.

Means to work successfully in a various and multicultural group to realize objectives.

Means to develop new inner and exterior networks, alliances and relationships that ship outcomes and nurture present ones.

Means to speak clearly, confidently and persuasively, each orally and in writing.

Means to investigate data, remedy issues and make choices in advanced, difficult and quickly evolving environments.

Strategic pondering

The very best ranges of non-public integrity and dedication to satisfy required requirements of conduct and conduct.

Willingness and dedication to serve kids and their communities affected by disasters within the face of potential hardship and private sacrifice.

The best way to apply

Please apply:

https://ekum.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/websites/CX_1001/requisitions/preview/7211/?key phrase=unicef

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