Australia Pacific Climate Partnership Support Unit | Climate and Human Security 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, water, and food security.
Palladium, on behalf of the DFAT are seeking tenders from providers to undertake short-term analytical and advisory services on the nexus between climate change and security 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.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate the following:

1. Extensive experience in, and understanding of, the climate change-security nexus, including in the Pacific context

2. Proven ability to conduct analytical studies and synthesis of knowledge related to human security and climate change (preferably in the Pacific context), to produce tailored information products for specific audiences and to work with stakeholders to develop practical solutions to fill gaps and address barriers and challenges

3. Demonstrated ability to work with and provide advisory services, coaching and mentoring to people from diverse backgrounds, perspectives and sectors, and a professional commitment to promote a culture of gender equality and social inclusion

4. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of DFAT aid policies and strategies, and other relevant Australian Government policies.

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

Tender submissions close 6 pm AEDT 20 March 2019.



Closing date:
20 March 2019