Australia Pacific Climate Partnership Support Unit Climate Resilient Infrastructure Expert/s

The Australia Pacific Climate Partnership (the Climate Partnership) is a $75 million investment over four years (2018-2022), funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). It aims to increase the effectiveness of Australia’s support for climate change action and disaster resilience in the Pacific. The Support Unit manages an Expert Panel to support these activities by providing specialist skills in priority sectors, including security, infrastructure, health, education, food and water security.

Palladium, on behalf of the DFAT, is seeking tenders from providers to undertake short-term analytical and advisory services on climate and disaster resilient infrastructure in the Pacific for the Climate Partnership. Individuals and organisations are invited to tender. Pacific Islanders and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Extensive experience in the Pacific region is essential.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate experience in one or more of the following sectors:

  • Architecture and design of school and health facilities in the Pacific region – to accommodate and integrate climate and disaster risk reduction, social engagement and inclusion
  • Engineering design of school and health facilities in the Pacific region – with experience in building climate resilient and disaster informed facilities to appropriate building codes and standards
  • Contracting and project management for schools and health facilities in the Pacific region – including sustainable sourcing of materials
  • Inclusive social infrastructure planning and delivery in the Pacific region
  • Disaster risk reduction and building back better in the Pacific region

If you have any queries about the positions, please contact Jane Lehmann (

Tender submissions close 31 July 2019 at 5pm Australian Eastern Standard Time

Closing date:
31 July 2019