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National Technical Consultant(s): Data collection for establishing carbon inventory and developing emissions mitigation strategy for black pepper suppliers in Vietnam
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National Technical Consultant(s): Data collection for establishing carbon inventory and developing emissions mitigation strategy for black pepper suppliers in Vietnam May 30th, 2023 Duration: Up to 180 hours (22.5 days) between June 2023 and January, 2024 for one or two national individual consultants Duty Station: Home-based in Vietnam, with travel to the field in Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Ba Ria Vung Tau 1. JOB SUMMARY Winrock International works with people around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. Winrock is seeking one or more Technical Consultants to lead the data collection process of establishing carbon inventories for black pepper suppliers and advise on emissions mitigation strategy and implementation in the Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Ba Ria Vung Tau provinces in Viet Nam. The Technical Consultant(s) will develop and apply expertise and advanced technical knowledge in one or more of the following areas: greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories, carbon management, energy emissions, and/or transportation emissions to support technical feasibility studies and assessments. 2. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES The technical consultant(s) are responsible for the following tasks: Serve as a liaison with organizations in the black pepper supply chain in provinces of Vietnam (e.g., farmers, suppliers and processers of black pepper), facilitating communications, providing translations, and representing Winrock International. Coordinate and collaborate with black pepper suppliers and farms to understand their business operations, set expectations of the process, and ensure smooth communications between the suppliers and Winrock International throughout the project. Collect supplier-specific and activity-based data required to quantify the suppliers’ GHG emissions in adherence to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Advise on emissions mitigation strategies related to electricity, industry, and transport to help the black pepper suppliers reduce their emissions and achieve decarbonization goals. 3. QUALIFICATIONS Understanding of organizational GHG accounting standards and methods. Experience with GHG calculation methodologies and emission factors. Knowledge of black pepper and/or coffee cultivation practices and carbon management related to their production. Knowledge of Viet Nam’s energy and/or transportation sectors. Knowledge of agronomy and fertilizer application. Excellent management, communication, and organizational skills are required. Excellent stakeholder engagement skills are required. Fluency in English and Vietnamese are required. Knowledge of decarbonization potential in black pepper production preferred. Experience with conducting training in carbon management, emissions mitigation, or target-setting preferred. Given the diversity of skills needed, Winrock anticipates hiring more than one consultant to conduct different components of this work. For that reason, interested individuals are encouraged to apply even if they do not meet all the qualifications. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet requisite criteria and are shortlisted will be contacted. Applications will be accepted until June 16th, 2023. Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law. At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation. Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization

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