An International Land Use Planner (ILUP) will be hired to ensure that relevant provincial- and district-level stakeholders are trained on climate-proofing development and adaptation planning within the coastal zone (Output 2.2). The selected specialist will be an experienced international consultant. S/he will report directly to the NPC and STA. Specifically his/her tasks will include but are not limited to:
- Prepare a training manual on land use planning and climate change adaptation
- Engaging previously identified private sector partners in coastal rehabilitation through the creation of a consultative forum and training on coastal vulnerability and risk management.
- Conducting training and capacity-building workshops related to appropriate zoning and land use planning based on the analyses undertaken and outputs produced as part of Output 2.1 (Vulnerability maps for sensitive ecosystems and infrastructure within the coastal zone) for provincial- and district-level departmental staff and previously identified private sector partners.
- Establishing clear lines of responsibility for planning, management and enforcement in the coastal zone during training/workshops.
- Developing participatory provincial-level adaptation plans for the coastal zone (including guidance on zoning and land use planning) in collaboration with the provincial-level authorities and the capacitated CCD, MoE and other key departments.
- Capturing lessons learned through implementation of these activities in a lessons learned report for distribution to both the CCCA-funded knowledge management platform and the Adaptation Knowledge Platform.
The following outputs according to the project results framework are expected to be supported through the conduction of the above tasks:
2.2 Relevant provincial- and district-level stakeholders are trained on climate-proofing development and adaptation planning within the coastal zone.
2.2.1 Training Manual on land use planning considering climate change
2.2.2 Technical note on responsibility for planning, management and enforcement in the coastal area
2.2.3 Guidance in and development of provincial adaptation plans including zoning and land use
2.2.4 Lessons learned report from implementation of activities
2.2.5 Guidance and recommendation on coastal use zoning activities:
- The identified coastal use zoning scheme of Koh Kong Province
- The identified coastal use zoning scheme of Preah Sihanouk Province
- The identified coastal use zoning scheme of Kampot Province
- The identified coastal use zoning scheme of Kep Province
Timing and duration
The overall consultancy consists of a maximum of 50 working days which should be conducted from July 2014 to July 2015. The time schedule should be developed in conjunction with the project team.
Required Qualifications and Experience
- A University education (MA or PhD) with expertise in the area of land use planning and/or development studies;
- At least 20 years of professional experience in relation to spatial planning and coastal zone management;
- Demonstrated experience in preparing adaptation measures and/or adaptation plans for climate change in developing countries, preferably in South East Asia;
- Demonstrated experience in coastal zone planning and mapping in developing countries;
- Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering training to government stakeholders;
- Demonstrated experience in capacity building projects and in working with governments and international organizations;
- Experience in using GIS and remote sensing data for mapping of land use;
- Previous working experience in Cambodia (preferably in the coastal zone) and other South-East Asian countries is a requirement;
- Ability to effectively coordinate and take responsibility for production of outputs;
- Be an effective facilitator with excellent oral and presentation skills; and
- Excellent writing skills of English are required.