Vacancy

Proposals Development Consultant (m/f)

Adra Moçambique

Adra Mozambique is recruiting a Proposals Development Consultant (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
Description
  • Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Mozambique works with people in poverty and distress to create justice and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action. ADRA is searching for a Proposals Development Consultant to be based in Maputo office. She/He will provide technical assistance to ADRA team and its partners in designing new proposals focusing on Ecosystem based Adaptation & Transitional Aid (from emergency to resilience)
  • ADRA Mozambique in partnership with other Germany and other international and local partners, is designing new projects for Nampula and Cabo Delgado province. These projects will be looking at livelihood-centered approach towards building climate resilient small-scale agriculture and fisheries co-management systems in coastal areas of Nampula Province; as well contribute to addressing the most pressing needs of chronically vulnerable marginalized populations and resilience-building of conflict-affected host, displaced, and returnee communities in Cabo Delgado
  • Among specific roles, the Proposals Development Consultant will undertake:
  • Leading the team to conduct assessments: conduct an environmental assessment including the map of key ecosystems, degradation and restoration plans using a participatory approach; assess the social dimensions including gender analyses; livelihood of target groups, etc.
  • Pulling together and leading the design of project components focusing on: i) Management and sustainable protection of Maritime Environmental Protection Area; ii) Habitat conservation and restoration of native mangroves and restoring seagrass launched along the coastal villages, and native/herbian forest species; iii)
  • Alternative and sustainable livelihoods; iv) Transformation capacity of relevant stakeholders to reduce climate change related risks by Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) measure; and v) emergency management and transition to resilience (NEXUS)
  • Support the planning and project resources: he/she will provide support to the MEAL Team and Budgeting Team in planning and resource allocation (what resources are needed, estimating time, as well as provide inputs to the MEAL system)
  • Quality and Satisfaction: he/she will develop and review data collection tools and conducted together with the MEAL Team need assessment on habitat conservation and restoration
Duties
  • Review all comments received on the concept note stage from the donor
  • Design technical components of the projects regarding the above 5 focusing areas
  • Design the overall theory of change of the projects
  • Plan and conduct the need assessment with the MEAL Team
  • Help define program scope, goals and deliverables
  • Create schedule and program timelines
  • Track deliverables
  • Support and direct team
  • Attend discussion with key stakeholders
  • Lead quality assurance
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet donor’s expectation
  • Identify potential co-financing contributions from potential partners of the project and in particular, advise on steps required for securing such co-financing contributions during the project preparation period and implementation period
Requisites
  • Master degree or higher in a relevant field including biology, environmental protection; DRR, biodiversity; marine science or related areas
  • Experience working with BMZ, GEF, Blue Action Fund or Darwin Initiative projects is an advantage
  • Be familiar with the existing regulation on EbA in Mozambique, EbA programs taking place in the country and specially in the target region
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with communities
  • At least 10 years of experience working in EbA and Emergency/Resilience projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Experience as a proposal designer is an advantage
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities
  • Interested Firms/Individuals should upload the requested documents:
  • Cover letter detailing the firm’s/Individual’s suitability for the assignment and current contact information
  • CVs of key person(s) to be involved at any stage.
Notes
  • Only short-listed consultants will be contacted
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications

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  • Published 24.06.2022
  • Expires 30.06.2022
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