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UNDP hiring Consultant for SE4ALL Stakeholder Mobilization Assignment


New York, United States of America, 10 September 2013

Project Description

The Secretary-General's Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initative was launched in 2011 to catalyse and mobilse all stakeholders to take concrete action towards three critical objectives to be achieved by 2030: (1) ensuring universal access to modern energy services; (2) doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency; and (3) doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix. Accomplishing these objectives by 2030 will require action by all countries and all stakeholders.

The objective of this project is to support the implementation of the SE4ALL initiative, focused on: (1) scaling up action by supporting development, facilitation and execution of plans of country action and by facilitating cross-cutting, thematic high-impact opportunities in support of the three objectives; and (2) mobilization of all stakeholders, through, among other, support for effective internal and external communications, global awareness-raising initiatives, knowledge-management as well as activities related to the integration of SE4ALL into the post-2015 development agenda discussions and relevant international processes.

The incumbent will assist with the effective functioning of the office by providing substantive support as well as, within limits, general admin support to the Global Facilitation Team of the Sustainable Energy for All initiative (SE4ALL). In addition, the incumbent will support mobilization of civil society and other stakeholders in support of SE4ALL, the UN Decade on Sustainable Energy for All, and post-2015 processes. The incumbent will support the Sustainable Energy for All Advisory Board and support the organization of SE4ALL related meetings and events, and will support linkages between SE4ALL and other SG on-going activities. The incumbent will select and evaluate a variety of documents, summarize, collect and analyse data and prepare background for papers, studies, briefs and reports. Produce analytical elements for reports. Drafts inputs for a range of documents/reports, briefings/debriefings, correspondence, etc. Participate in meetings & missions in support of above.

Scope of Work

The incumbent will draw new stakeholders into meaningful engagement with the initiative. This will require identifying appropriate opportunities for outreach. The incumbent will also identify new and innovative mobilization strategies to engage a wider audience with the initiative.

Expected Outputs and Deliverables

The incumbent will be expected to deliver the following;

  • Organize September SE4ALL related events;

  • Organize Advisory Board meetings;

  • Prepare supporting materials for Advisory Board meetings;

  • Mobilize CSOs and other stakeholders in support of SE4ALL, the International Decade on Sustainable Energy for All. and post-2015 processes.

Deadline: 13 September 2013

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