Position: Climate Change Science Specialist to develop Training Materials and Facilitate Workshop on Research Methods for National Climate Report (NCR) Chapter Teams (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 (IC11)


Assignment Title

Climate Change Science Specialist to develop Training Materials and Facilitate Workshop on Research Methods for National Climate Report (NCR) Chapter Teams

Contract Type

Individual Consultant (IC)

Duty Station

Ministry of Environment, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Report to

National Project Manager and National Project Director

Assignment Duration

10 days (April-May 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 develop training materials and facilitate workshop on research methods for National Climate Report Chapter teams.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Review documentation, outline and other materials relevant to National Climate Report for background as well as assessment materials on university and academia capacity;
  • Develop relevant and appropriate  training materials on research methodologies and research design for 2-day workshop in English;
  • Facilitate  2-day  workshop  and  provide  technical  support  throughout  for  chapter contributor and research team;
  • Formulate inception and final reports on consultancy;
  • Coordinate  with  national  consultant  (SC4)  for  logistics,  agenda  considerations  and translation; and
  • Perform other tasks as required.


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


-         At least 5-7 years of related working experiences to this assignment;

-         Best knowledge of capacity building and assessment;

-         Excellence in research and report writing skills

-         Experiences in facilitation;

-         Experiences in working with the Ministry of Environment

(MoE) related to climate change is an advantage.


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

-         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: Submit training and assessment materials: Instructional materials related to scoping stage activities (e.g. identifying and evaluating

3 days

30 April

National Project Director/Manager

potential data sources, compiling data, conducting a rigorous literature review, etc.).




Deliverable 2: Facilitate 2-day workshop and provide technical support: Workshop report with web-story for MoE/GDPS/DCC website and analysis of results of pre and post workshop evaluations.



4 days



5 May



National Project Director/Manager

Deliverable 3: Submit final reports on consultancy: Cambodian chapter contributors and research teams produce scoping stage workplans.


3 days


15 May


National Project Director/Manager

Total Number of Days

10 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 Specialist to develop Training Materials and Facilitate Workshop on Research Methods for National Climate Report (NCR) Chapter Teams (General Directorate of Policy and Strategy/ Ministry of Environment)__Deadline:18-April
Position: Climate Change Science Specialist to develop Training Materials and Facilitate Workshop on Research Methods for National Climate Report (NCR) Chapter Teams (General Directorate of Policy and Strategy/ Ministry of Environment)__Deadline:18-April
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