Deputy Team Leader
Mott MacDonald has recently been appointed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) as the Technical Assistance Provider for the “Nepal Climate Change Support Programme Phase 2 (NCCSP2), led by the Ministry of Forest and Environment. NCCSP was designed with an aim to ensure that the poorest and most vulnerable communities in Nepal are able to adapt to the effects of climate change. NCCSP2 will operate in up to 52 Palikas in Provinces 5,6 and 7.
The objectives of the Technical Assistance to NCCSP2 is to support and build the capacity of the Government of Nepal to deliver the programme. The TA to the NCCSP2 comprises of 4 objectives:
Help the Government of Nepal (GoN) to deliver the programme effectively, efficiently, and economically through the provision of technical expertise
Reduce the fiduciary risk associated with the programme
Strengthen the capacity of the GoN to implement climate change adaptation programming today and in the future
Share learning from NCCSP with others and lead the coordination of partners working on climate change adaptation in Nepal
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Provide technical expertise and strategic guidance to all project components
Support Team Leader in strategic oversight, management and coordination of planning, staffing, budgeting, forecasting, implementing and monitoring of project activities;
Leading communication and stakeholder engagement activities with government (federal, provincial, local); developing strong working relationships with policy and decision makers;
Support capacity building activities to integrate climate change into development policies, programmes and plans;
Give input into the development of technical training packages for all target groups and provide peer review function; in certain cases carry out selected training events and developing user-friendly guidelines, manuals and training material;
Ensure gender and social inclusion considerations are integrated throughout the whole project, so that vulnerable people and communities participate in, and benefit from, the project;
Oversee coordination, sharing of lessons, and harmonisation between field teams and activities;
Lead in liaison work with project partners, donor organizations, NGOs and other groups to ensure effective coordination of project activities;
Advise the senior management team regarding deliverables as well as constraints on implementation of work plans, and seek support from the other performance leads to resolve obstacles;
Assist in knowledge management, communications and awareness raising and document lessons from project implementation and make recommendations to the Project Steering and Technical Committees for more effective implementation and coordination of project activities;
Promote good cooperation and coordination among all technical programme and operations staff and between the various projects under the DFID Climate Smart Development and Disaster Resilience portfolios, as well as, external parties.
Assist in monitoring the technical quality of project M&E systems (including Annual Work Plans (AWPs), project indicators and targets;
Assist the Project Manager with drawing up of Terms of Reference (ToRs) for consultants and sub-contractors, and assist in the selection and recruitment process;
Required competencies and experience
Other desirable competencies and experience
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