Organization : Pact
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 30 Sep 2014
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Pact is seeking a Governance and Institutional Development Advisor to provide lead technical direction and assistance for the design and implementation of the Mekong Partnership for the Environment project activities. The ideal candidate will advise the team on strengthening regional platforms, policy development, engagement with government stakeholders, and multi-stakeholder dialogue. S/he should be a team player, knowledgeable about environmental governance issues in the Lower Mekong Sub-region, have a strong network, and produce high quality presentations and written material. MPE’s goal is to advance informed dialogues between government, civil society organizations, and private sector stakeholders in Lower Mekong partner countries, on the anticipated social and environmental costs and benefits of large-scale regional development projects. Regional travel is required with this position.
• Manage and oversee project design and implementation for all activities related to strengthening regional platforms, policy development, and engagement with government stakeholders.
• Collaborate closely with other team members and partners in the development of multi-stakeholder dialogues, public participation, and partnership building.
• Provide lead technical direction in activity planning to strengthen platforms and develop capacity for multi-stakeholder participation in development decision-making, including for example: advising regional bodies (e.g. ASEAN, MRC, ADB/GMS, LMI) on environmental standards and/or civil society engagement; building understanding of alternative development scenarios and perspectives; supporting and/or initiating multi-stakeholder advisory groups, task forces, issue hearings or assemblies; supporting action research on public participation in development decisions; and assisting development of private sector working groups.
• Participate in program monitoring, evaluating, and periodic progress reporting.
• Develop concept notes and scopes of work for activity design and implementation, and manage technical consultants as necessary.
• Contribute to staff training and capacity development.
• Serve as a Pact liaison to partners, government representatives, and other project stakeholders.
• Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders in all aspects of project planning, monitoring, reporting and implementation for the sector activities.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Demonstrated working experience in institutional strengthening, policy development, public participation, multi-stakeholder dialogues, engagement with regional platforms, and/or partnership building, particularly in the environmental/natural resource management and/or infrastructure sector(s) in Asia, or experience with projects of similar scope. Minimum years of work experience required is 10 years.
• Proven experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of activities on similar-size international donor-supported programs, preferably USAID funded.
• A graduate degree (Master’s Degree or higher) in Environmental science, public policy, environmental law, international relations, or a relevant field of study.
• Proven ability to communicate, coordinate and effectively facilitate constructive engagement with diverse stakeholders, including government officials, civil society organizations, academics, and private sector companies.
• Proven track record of success in managing, coaching, and mentoring staff in an international setting, particularly within non-profit organizations.
• Proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, government, and international NGOs and local CSOs.
• Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the project and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders.
• A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high-profile, fast-paced environment.
• Fluency in English required. Proficiency in a local Mekong language is preferred.
• Knowledge of USAID program management policies and procedures is preferred.
• Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of the Lower Mekong Subregion strongly preferred.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
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