Africa PPP Advisory Services and TetraTech International Development (formerly WYG International) are delivering the FCDO-funded United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (UKNIAF), a technical assistance facility which aims to improve the lives of some of Nigeria's most impoverished people by enhancing the way infrastructure is designed and delivered in the country.
The UKNIAF programme is active across the Power sector, the Federal Road network, and Infrastructure Finance. Working with the Federal Government of Nigeria, selected state governments and the wider international community, UKNIAF aims to catalyse a transformational change in livelihoods across Nigeria by unblocking obstacles to growth.
UKNIAF's Infrastructure Finance Component is committed to developing a $3 billion pipeline of bankable private sector financed projects, at least $1 billion of which will be at or close to financial close by 2023.
In its 2021 National Determined Contributions update, Nigeria made an unconditional commitment to reduce carbon emissions by 20% below business-as-usual levels by 2030, while increasing its conditional target to 47% from 45% in the 2015 NDC. This has now been entrenched in policy through the National Development Plan (2021 – 2025) and a commitment made to prioritise NDC aligned projects as part of the annual capital budget process.
Through UK PACT funding support, UKNIAF is assisting the FGN through the FMFBNP to establish a clear linkage between priorities defined in the National Development Plan (2021 – 20-25) and the annual capital budget, such that institutional capacity to mainstream the NDCs in national planning and annual budget processes
This Task Order (Project) builds on the key achievements of our previous work as it seeks to support the implementation of the Decision Support Tool in two MDAs, and supplement the climate specialist capacity within the team to enable the development and operationalization of a three-stage screening and assessment framework that assesses projects for: (a) NDC alignment; (b) The extent of mitigation and adaptive/resilient capacity using relevant sector-specific certified GHG emission methodologies and climate narratives; and (c) Prioritization (of shortlisted projects) based on a more detailed assessment of the GHG emission reductions/adaptive capacity of each shortlisted project being positioned for climate finance.
Summary of person profile:
- Solutions-mindset with demonstrable ability to work remotely as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team of sustainable finance experts
The position is remote
Interested candidates should please send their CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org on/before Sunday, August 14th by 18:00 WAT