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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 (120 days)
Key Academic and Professional Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree or higher preferably in areas related to environmental conservation/management, forest, ecology, rural/community development, social and environmental, engineering or similar;
• A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the development field preferably on natural resources management issues;
• Solid interpersonal skills and willingness to work with EPFO as part of a team. Fluent in English writing and communications is required;
• Experience in both public and private sectors, working with public and private institutions in developing countries, preferably in Asia. Some work experience in Lao PDR is a strong advantage;
• Experience, with large or medium scale projects/programs supported by international funding agencies such as WB, GIZ, ADB, UN system, multi-donor development projects, and other international organizations. An understanding of operational and procedural issues of GCF, UNOPS, and other donors supported projects has a strong advantage. Fluency in English writing is required.

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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