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The overall objective (Impact) to which this action contributes is to contribute to the strengthening of the partnership between the European Union and the Republic of Mauritius.
The specific objectives (Outcomes) of this contract are as follows:
- Specific objective (Outcome) 1: (SO)1 – Support the implementation of the MIP in the two priority areas, as follows:
- Adaptation of Mauritian private sector to EU sustainability requirements.
- Leveraging EFSD+, GCF or other international finance, i.e. by identifying and formulating action(s) for potential funding in the fields of climate adaptation or mitigation, environmental management and circular/green economy.
- Contribute to the implementation of the National Gender Policy (2022-2030) to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women, girls and youth.
- Undertake a Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) assessment.
- Specific objective (Outcome) 2: (SO)2 – (i) Support policy dialogues with the government and other key stakeholders, in key and emerging EU priority areas as well as in other ad-hoc subjects, through the organisation of events (conferences, seminars, workshops, and similar platforms), and (ii) Conduct short-term studies, as follows:
- Supporting sector dialogues in key priority areas such as, but not limited to: Environment Protection and Climate Change, Biodiversity, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Digitalisation, Financial Governance, Gender and Youth, through the organisation of conferences, round tables, seminars, workshops, and similar platforms, to facilitate EU’s engagement with the national partners in these key priority areas, in order to better understand and tackle the challenges related these areas. Amongst the key priority areas, ‘Environment Protection and Climate Change’ and ‘Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency’ must be covered. These events can also be held in response to requests from stakeholders, other Donor Organisations and Funding Agencies and can be carried out jointly with the latter.
Organising workshops to facilitate consultations and dissemination of the findings for Specific Objectives 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 of this contract (as may be required).
Carrying out short-term studies – this will be based on ad-hoc demands up to the limit of the available budget.
Qualifications and skills:
- At least a Master’s degree in climate change or climate change related subject, or in the field of economy or finance.
General professional experience:
- Minimum 12 years of general professional experience with demonstrated experience working in the climate change or environment field, including climate finance or sustainable finance.
Specific professional experience:
- Minimum of 5 years’ working experience in climate finance or sustainable finance.
- Minimum of 5 years’ working experience on project formulation.
- At least 5 years proven experience working in climate action projects, environmental projects, and/or other climate change related works.
- Concrete experience with and good knowledge of the UNFCCC and its instruments, GCF, EFSD+ and other public or private sustainable finance instruments will be an advantage.
- Knowledge of the Mauritian situation is an advantage
- Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate fluently in English (written and spoken).
- French is an advantage but not a requirement.
Key expert 2 and Key Expert 3 will be for a combined total of 247 man-days. Repartition between the two experts will be justified in the methodology. Each Expert is expected to travel one (1) time to the location of assignment, during the execution of the contract.