Position: Climate Change Science Specialists to Provide TA for organizing National Climate Report (NCR) formulation process (General Directorate of Policy and Strategy/ Ministry of Environment)__Deadline:18-April


Project Title

Establishing an Evidence-Based National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process at National and Subnational Scales in Cambodia Phase 1 (NAP-NASSI)

Post Level

International Consultant (IC3-IC5)

Assignment Title

Climate Change Science Specialists to Provide TA for organizing National Climate Report (NCR) formulation process

Contract Type

Individual Consultant (IC)

Duty Station

Ministry of Environment, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Report to

National Project Manager and National Project Director

Assignment Duration

30 days (between April 2024 - June 2024)

The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has already taken several initial steps for advancing her National Adaption Plan (NAP) supported by the UNDP, UNEP and Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in 2013, to identify entry points for the Government to institutionalize Cambodia’s National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process. Since then, the country has utilized the NAP process aims to identify and address the vulnerabilities in key sectors, including agriculture, water resource, forest ecosystem, fisheries; infrastructure; health and coastal zones. The stocktaking report and recommendations for a NAP roadmap subsequently informed the development of three essential documents, including the National Adaptation Plan Process in Cambodia 2017, the Cambodia National Adaption Plan Framework and Implementation Plan 2017, and the Cambodia National Adaptation Plan Communication Strategy 2018. The NAP process has therefore been used to identify ways to improve adaptation planning at both local and national levels. Building on these efforts, the project contributes to addressing gaps and barriers that have already been observed and well documented, including data and information challenges; sectoral issues; subnational issues; and communication issues.
Cambodia has been actively engaged with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) through the General Directorate of Policy and Strategy (GDPS) of the Ministry of Environment as a part of the strategy to respond to climate change. This 1.5 years readiness project on “Establishing an Effective Evidence-Based National Adaption Plan (NAP) process at National and Subnational Scales for Cambodia Phase1-NAP phase1)” is funded by GCF Readiness Program and according to the arrangement of the Ministry of Environment’s top management structure is implementing by the GDPS. The GDPS and DCC will undertake the project implementation and management; monitor and evaluation activities; and prepare a regular update on the project’s implementation progress and financial reports.
The overall project objective is “to strengthen institutional and scientific capacity in Cambodia to formulate and implement national, sectoral, and subnational climate change adaptation strategies and actions”.
Three main outcomes are expected from this project include (phase I): (1) Supporting the formulation of the first Cambodia National Climate Report (NCR) which will provide evidence basis produced to design adaptation solutions for maximum impact; (2) Adaptation planning governance and institutional coordination strengthened; and (3) Private sector engagement in adaption catalyzed.

With the advice from National Project Director/Manager, the International Consultant will provide technical and administrative support to implement project outcome, output, activities, specifically to provide technical assistance for Introductory Workshop and training for chapter coordinators and organizing National Climate Report (NCR) formulation process.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare presentations in English relevant to designing and compiling scientific climate assessment;
  • Provide technical support for organizing the initiation of the NCR formulation process;
  • Develop methodology and workplan for activities, topics/contents/agenda, presentation
  • materials/training curricula for leading in organizing of the 3-day introductory training
  • workshop of at least 15 persons;
  • Train/guide/support each of the coordinators to develop a work plan for their respective teams (including a timeline for completing scoping, research & synthesis, and analysis &
  • writing tasks) during the workshop;
  • Facilitate at least 2 sessions covering topics related to research design and organization and  for  effectively  managing  research  teams  at  introductory  training  workshop  for
  • chapter coordinators;
  • Contribute  to  group  work  activities  and  provide  technical  expertise  throughout workshop;
  • Coordinate  with  national  consultant  (SC4)  responsible  for  backstopping  outcome  1 activities, and
  • Perform other tasks as required.


Advanced University Degree (Master or Ph.D) in environmental sciences, policy and planning, natural resource management, management in economics, climate change, development studies, or other related fields.


-         At least 7-10 years of related working experiences to this assignment;

-         Best  knowledge  of  designing  and  compiling  climate  change scientific documents;

-         Proven experience in technical advice for climate policy development and climate change assessment, facilitating and

conducting multi-stakeholder consultations;

-         Proven experience in designing, organizing, and compiling scientific research, capacity to provide best-practice/techniques


-         Previous experience in working in Cambodia/ with the Ministry of Environment (MoE) related to climate change is preferred;

-         Experience in facilitation and leading research teams; and

-         Experience in working with the Ministry of Environment (MoE)

related to climate change is an advantage.


-         Strong research, analytical, facilitation, stakeholder relationships and planning skills;

-         Ability to work effectively with multicultural and multidisciplinary teams;

-         Strong interpersonal skills, organization, and teamwork; and

-         Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Excellent command of English (both spoken and written) and Khmer optional.




Duration (Days)

Target Due Dates

Review and Approve Required

Deliverable 1: Inception report on objective, methodology, materials used, and workplan. Develop presentation materials related to designing and compiling scientific climate assessment



10 days



5 May


National Project Director/Manager

Deliverable 2: Facilitate at least 2 sessions on topics related to research design, chapter- research teams and organization and training materials for leading and coordinate 3-day introductory training workshop for chapter coordinators (presentations, training, group discussions, workplan determination/ development, etc.)




12 days




18 May




National Project Director/Manager

Deliverable 3: Develop and submit final proceeding workshop report including accepted/agreed workplans for each chapter teams, and presentation for the project management team.



8 days



1 June


National Project Director/Manager

Total Number of Days

30 days

Interested candidate (s) should send curriculum vitae with a cover letter to  rithchentheara@gmail.com, hcthoeuncc@gmail.com, sumcheat@gmail.com  or Office Address - Techno Heritage Building, plot No.503, Blvd (St. 3), Sangkat Tonle Basak, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Cambodia Jobs: Position: Climate Change Science Specialists to Provide TA for organizing National Climate Report (NCR) formulation process (General Directorate of Policy and Strategy/ Ministry of Environment)__Deadline:18-April
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