Project Management Professional


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Position name: Project Management Professional


Closing date:7 December


Duration of Contract: 25


The Republic of Sudan is
considering the REDD+ mechanism to be a priority area for development in the management
of forest resources and rangeland in the country. Greenhouse gas emissions from
deforestation and forest degradation have come to the top of the international
negotiations on climate change since 2005 Reducing Emissions from Deforestation
and Forest Degradation and sustainable forest management (RE
DD+) is a proposed global mechanism to
mitigate climate change caused by forest toss or degradation, while mobilizing
financial resources for the socio-economic development in forest countries. The
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) supports selected countries in the
preparation and subsequent implementation of their national REDD + strategies.

The Republic of Sudan has
received a grant through the Forest Carbon Partnership Program of the World Bank
to support Sudan in preparing for the implementation of its National REDD +

The REDD + readiness process
should ensure that implementation of proposed programs and activities will provide
an opportunity for the Government of Sudan w leverage efforts and results
towards sustainable development and foster national dialogue with local
communities to improve environmental public effectiveness and accountability,
governance and Legislation and to ensure that Sudan will be ready to undertake results-
based actions that attract results-based payments

The Project Management
Professional will be one of the staff PMU a member of the REDD+ unit and REDD+ programme
and will provide technical support and quality assurance in program management
of REDD+ Readiness portfolio of activities carried being/to be delivered by development
partners and service providers at the national and sub-national level. He/she will
work with the national project coordinator and the technical advisor in
developing robust TORS, facilitating inputs from the respective oversight and
technical committees monitoring and supervising the deliverables jointly with
the Technical advisor. He/she will ensure high quality of outputs.

The Project Management
Professional under supervision of the National Coordinator (NC) will work close
collaboration with programme and operations teams and project staff of
implementing partners


 Develop the TORS for the AF program of activities,
facilitate inputs from relevant REDD+ readiness Technical Committees

 Provide technical  review of deliverables from the consultancies  including contributions from the REDD+ Readiness
Technical Committees

Ensure  quality of deliverables for publication and dissemination

 Support the Communications Officer in
preparation of workshops including validation workshops and output related
training plans and in collaboration with the NC

 Ensure and create good relation with partners
and service providers under the Additional fund (AF)

 Support collaboration with key line
ministries including Agriculture, Energy Finance, Planning, Rural Development
at the national and state level

 Support the Safeguard Specialist and the
Communications Specialist in delivering the consultation and awareness to all states

 Support for the Programme Team in ensuring
that that project implementation is properly aligned with approved work plans;

 Provide recommendation and help design relevant
training and capacity development to help the REDD+ Readiness oversight and
technical committees in in their support to the project

Development of a risk
management strategy and plan that will define certain risk approaches and guide
the identification monitoring and executing of appropriate response plans, and
prepare monthly quality analysis emerging from assessments of projects


Master’s Degree or
equivalent in relevant field— Project Management, Development Studies,
Political Economy, Public Policy, and Business Administration with professions
certification in Project Management.

 Minimum 10 years of relevant and successful
post-masters experience of managing medium to large scale development projects.
At least 3 to 4 years of substitutive engagement with projects focusing on
strengthening of institutional capacities

 International experience will be a plus

 Fluency in oral
and written English

REDD+ Project

Forests National Corporation

P.O. Box 656 Khartoum – Sudan

Tel. +249(0)120606205/04

Fax = +249 83 472659

Applications can be sent to the
following E-mail

Applications received after the
closing date will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be

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