Vacancy Announcement “Consultant to support development of BNPB’s Kota Tangguh Guidelines”

Consultant
to support development of

BNPB’s
Kota Tangguh guidelines

Background

USAID’s five year “Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim
dan Ketangguhan” (APIK) Project supports the Government of Indonesia to
strengthen climate and disaster resilience, working in an integrated manner
from the national level down to the regional and community levels. In support
of this overall objective, APIK seeks to:

·       
Mainstream climate change adaptation and
disaster risk reduction into national and sub-national governance frameworks;

·       
Build the capacity of local communities and
the private sector to address climate change and weather-related natural
hazards; and

·       
Support the use of information for climate and
disaster risk management among key stakeholders.

At the national level,
APIK provides technical assistance to national level ministries to strengthen
their understanding of climate change and the impact of weather-related natural
disasters, and to mainstream tools and approaches that facilitate the
systematic consideration of climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk
reduction (DRR) in their core planning, budgeting, and operations. Given the
cross-cutting nature of CCA/DRR, APIK works with economy-wide agencies—such as the Ministry of Planning (BAPPENAS) and the National Disaster
Management Agency (BNPB)—as well as technical ministries such as  Environment and Forestry (KLHK), Marine
Affairs and Fisheries (KKP), Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR),  Public Works and Public Housing (PUPERA),
Agrarian and Spatial Planning, and Agriculture (Kementan).

APIK is currently
supporting BNPB in review and strengthen the 71 Indicators and disaster
resilience Scorecard as Kota/Kabupaten resilience measurement tool, and
supporting BNPB in developing Pedoman Kota Tangguh (urban resilience
guidelines). This Urban Resilience Guidelines will address components and
services of urban areas at Kota and Kabupaten, its elements including
bio-eco-region and future climate projection toward development in Indonesian
context. BNPB has assembled an ad-hoc working group to develop this guidelines
where APIK is part of it. The guideline will be finalized and introduced to
public in mid of October 2016 on DRR Day event.

APIK is looking for an
individual consultant who can provide expertise and support the working group
in the guidelines development processes.

Objective

Objective of this consultation work is to provide
specific expertise in urban resilience in the context of Kota and Kabupaten in
Indonesia; and to assist the working group achieving the respective output of a
comprehensive guideline.

Scope of Work

Under the overall supervision of the Climate Change
Adaptation Advisor of APIK, the Consultant will:

·       
Be involved in the working group’s serial discussions;
providing expert input, reviewing and compiling results.  

·       
Ensuring communication and information exchange among
working group members and liaise with other national government institutions as

appropriate.

·       
Familiarize with the 71 Indicators and Disaster
Resilience Scorecard, study the integration of both measurement tools.

·       
Improve the City Resilience Review Tools and integrate
it in the urban resilience guideline.

Deliverables

·       
Documentation
of urban resilience guideline development processes.

·       
Finalized
urban resilience guideline document.

Level of Effort

Anticipated contract duration is starting August 2016 until October 2016
with maximum 30 working days.  

Reporting

The Consultant will be reporting to CCA advisor.

Application Send

Interested applicants are invited to send their CV to [email protected]. Please send applications no later than 26 August 2016 COB. Applicants are instructed to write “BNPB guideline support – NAME” as the Subject line of their email. We regret that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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