Posted on :
25 Feb, 2020
25 Feb, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking to recruit suitable qualified persons for the positions for the National Adaptation Project (NAP) Ghana Project.
Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation and Gender Specialist
The Government of Ghana, through the Environmental Protection Agency, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, has successfully obtained a grant of USD 2,950,634 from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for a three-year project to build capacity to advance National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process in Ghana. The UN Environment is the Delivery Partner for the project, with the role of supporting and overseeing the project implementation.
The project entitled “Enhancing multi-sector planning and capacity for effective adaptation in Ghana” will be implemented by a small project team headed by a National Coordinator. The new NAP project will support multi-sectoral, medium- to long-term adaptation planning and budgeting in Ghana and promote the integration of climate change adaptation aspects into development planning processes and policies.
The key positions required under the project are:
MONITORING & EVALUATION AND GENDER SPECIALIST (MEGS)
The MEGS will work under the direct supervision of the National Coordinator for the Ghana National Adaptation Plan (NAP) project to ensure the achievement of the expected Outcomes and Outputs of the NAP project as set in the approved GCF Funding Proposal document and the Project Cooperation Agreement (PCA) between the Environmental Protection Agency of the Ministry of Environment. Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) and UN Environment. The applicant will be responsible for the overall M&E including gender mainstreaming component of the project implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
The MEGS will work in close collaboration with the Project Administrative Officer and the Project Accountant (and any other person the project may recruit) under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, for effective achievement of results, anticipating and contributing to resolving complex programme/project-related issues and information delivery. The incumbent is expected to exercise full compliance with UNEP/EPA programming, financial, procurement and administrative rules, regulations, policies and strategies, as well as implementation of the effective internal control systems. The incumbent will be responsible for;
The incumbent must demonstrate commitment to EPA’s mission, vision and values. S/he must display cultural, gender, religion. race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
Knowledge. Management and Learning
The incumbent must be willing to share knowledge and experience of the project implementation with stakeholders within the confines of the Project Cooperation Agreement (PCA). S/ he must actively work towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Education, Competencies and Skills:
How To Apply
Interested and eligible persons are to submit their application letters and Curriculum Vitae following address:
THE AG. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
P 0. BOX M 326
Closing date for submission of applications: Wednesday, 4th March 2020
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.