A contractor to serve as a Regional Climate Change Advisor in The Philippines is being sought by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), which will leverage the Manila-based position to “provide expert technical and policy advice on a broad range of issues related [to] climate change…” across the region.
According to a Personal Service Contract notice dated Sept. 14, the selected vendor will, among various other specific tasks:
Develop new regional adaptation initiatives in areas such as ‘climateproofing’ urban infrastructure, coastal community resilience, mangroves, integrated water resources management, water conservation and demand management, and/or transboundary cooperation. Promote use and integration of cross-cutting themes and tools into development approaches, including human and institution capacity building, environmental governance, public-private partnerships, regional cooperation, gender issues, human health, economic development, poverty reduction, and information and communications and technology.
A one-year contract for the position offers annual compensation in the $84,697-$110,104 range.
Source document: Solicitation #SOL-492-11-000023.