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Environment Protection Fund

Job Vacancy


Environment Protection Fund


(Individual Consultant)


Location: Environment Protection Fund Office

Type of Contract: Time base

In late 2019, the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) submitted a proposal to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to be accredited as a Direct Access Entity (DAE) of Lao PDR and also submitted a proposal for technical assistance (TA) from the GCF Readiness Program aiming to build capacity of EPF Office (EPFO) to complete the accreditation process and also assist in building GCF portfolio and preparation of GGF projects. The TA proposal (namely “Completion of the Accreditation of the Environmental Protection Fund as DAE for Lao PDR” or “the Project”) proposed for 24 months implementation and it was discussed in 2020. On 21 January 2021, the proposal was approved by GCF and the United Nations Offices for Project Services (UNOPS) has been assigned to manage this TA on GCF behalf. A Grant Support Agreement (GSA) has been signed between EPFO and UNOPS.

To implement the Project activities, EPFO is seeking qualified candidate to fill the following positions:

Part time (80 days)
Key Academic and Professional Qualification
• At least a Master degree in natural resources and environment, environmental science, or other related fields;
• A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Natural Resource and Environment field and very good knowledge and understanding on the GCF accreditation process, GCF proposal development, and/or GCF proposal review; the climate/environment fund management and/or M&E; and/or the strategies and action plans for GCF to provide funding support to developing country on climate resilient and adaptation; and working experience in supporting developing countries such as Loa PDR and/or other countries to complete the accreditation process;
• Fluent in the English language and has the ability to analyze legal and policy documents in English language, knowledge of Lao is a strong asset;
• Solid interpersonal skills and willingness to work with EPFO as part of a team.

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Interested individual consultants shall provide their updated curriculum vitae indicating personal and technical skills, academic qualifications, experience in similar assignments along with the name of at least three (3) referees with contact information (e-mail address, telephone or fax numbers)
Consultants may obtain the detailed Terms of Reference from the EPF’s website and the address below during office hours 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by May 28th, 2021. Only shortlist candidates will be contacted for an interview

Attn: Mr. Kinnakone Chittavong, E-mail:
Address: 2nd floor, Building No 100, Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, P.O. Box: 7647, Tel: 021 252739; Fax: 021 252 741