Institutional Reform Specialist for Sustainable Coastal Protection

Maharashtra Sustainable Climate Resilient Coastal Protection Management Project - MMB/CS/01 ProjectManagement, Design and Supervision Support Consultant
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

• Review structure of MMB and other stakeholder departments like environment, tourism, fisheries and agriculture in the state
• Review document and functioning of the Coastal Infrastructure Management Unit (CIMU) in the state
• Consult stakeholder departments and assess state’s needs and shortcoming in adoption and implementation of sustainable coastal protection with inputs from Team Leader and Institutional Development expert (national)
• Propose draft report on Institutional Reform including CIMU,
• Conduct short workshops on cross-departmental coordination and reforms for achieving administration of sustainable coastal protection,
• Finalize institutional reform report and conduct final workshop on the report.

Project Description
The project objectives are to address the immediate coastal protection needs and coastal instability using environmentally and socially appropriate solutions for sustainable management, development and use of the coastal environment, in addition to enhancing institutional capacities for effective shoreline management and development.
The Project will include (i) sustainable shore protection measures implemented and (ii) Capacity for sustainable and integrated shoreline protection enhanced. The project will mainly support reduction in coastline erosion and instability through implementation of 3 to 4 identified sub-projects at three coastal locations of the state.
Consultant will support in project management, design of subprojects, providing required technical and construction supervision support in implementation of identified subprojects
Screening Criteria 1
Academic Qualification: Post-graduation degree in Engineering/environment/Economics/Governance
Screening Criteria 2
Minimum of 15 years of experience
Screening Criteria 3
Minimum of 10 years' experience in role of advising on institutional structure, policy-making and progressive administration of climate resilience/coastal management/coastal protection for a state/country

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