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You can earn a $66,000 annual salary as a Research Evaluator for the World Resources Institute. This position is remote.
- Postgraduate degree in climate change, international development, public administration, or a related field.
- At least 8 years of professional experience in international development, and ideally in one or more of the following topics: climate change adaptation, environment, disaster risk reduction/management, governance and public administration, financial management/budgeting, performance-based grant mechanisms, and/or evaluation research.
- Strong analytical and writing skills and a proven track record in writing high-quality evaluations or other research reports in English.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills and experience in organizing and facilitating consultations and interviews.
- Current residency in Bhutan with appropriate work permit.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Assess the implementation of PBCRGs and other climate finance envelopes that are directed to the local government level in Bhutan.
- Briefly confirm whether and how Bhutanese public budgeting systems track climate finance or climate-related investments and any implications of this on channeling climate finance to the local level.
- Assess contributions to adaptation aims by PBCRGs and other mechanisms.
- Identify a sample of local government-led adaptation interventions and review for.
- Presence and quality of an underlying climate rationale.
- Whether the interventions are informed by a local-level Climate Risk Assessment or another similar exercise.
- Map sample of interventions to Bhutan’s ten NAP priorities.
- Review whether and how the intervention has directly or indirectly raised awareness among local-level stakeholders about climate change, and what local governments can do to contribute to adaptation.
- Identify the factors that enable local governments to make good contributions to climate change resilience using local-level climate finance for adaptation, and what barriers they face.
- Examine whether LoCAL and other local government focused climate finance instruments are influencing national/international decision-making about climate finance in Bhutan.