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Senior Environmental Legal Specialist
|Location :||Home-based, Putrajaya and Kuching, Sarawak, MALAYSIA|
|Application Deadline :||01-Jul-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||5d 11h 14m|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Up to 120 working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 September 2022 until 30 June 2023|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the State Government of Sarawak have initiated a partnership in Sarawak’s development planning under the current and new Country Programme between Government of Malaysia and UNDP. One of the projects in partnership with the Ministry of Urban Development and Natural Resources (MUDeNR), Sarawak is to formulate the Sarawak Biodiversity Master Plan. The project titled “Sarawak Biodiversity Master Plan – Support to Policy Formulation, Institutional Framework and Institutional Capacity Building” (SBMP) will contribute to mainstreaming biodiversity and ecosystem considerations into Sarawak’s development planning to advance effective conservation and safeguard natural resources. The formulation of Sarawak Biodiversity Master Plan and its implementation is aligned with Sarawak’s development objectives as well as the international call for stronger sub-national commitment on addressing threats to biodiversity and ecosystems, and full integration of conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity into development planning to ensure sustainable economic growth and social wellbeing in Sarawak.
There are three outcomes to this project namely:
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of work
The Senior Environmental Legal Specialist will be part of the policy and technical expert team led by UNDP Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam to provide technical expertise and inputs to the formulation of the Sarawak Biodiversity Master Plan.
The purpose of this assignment is to conduct a comprehensive review of the policy, institutional and legal framework for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems in the State of Sarawak, and prepare, formulae and/or drafting of the Sarawak Biodiversity Master Plan – a Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (SNBSAP) for Sarawak.
The methodology employs a number of investigative, analytical and consultative methods and tools to complete the tasks; and based on the needs:
Handling of Data, Information and Documents
All data, information and documents obtained under this assignment is the property of Sarawak and the United Nations Development Programme; and be treated as strictly confidential.
No such information shall be used by the expert for any other purpose other than the preparation of Sarawak project deliverables.
All soft and hard copies of the data, information and documents must be returned to UNDP and the Government of Sarawak upon completion of this assignment.
The Senior Specialist will report to and seek approval and/or acceptance of outputs/deliverables from the Head of Sustainable and Resilient Development of UNDP Country Office in Malaysia. The Senior Specialist is also expected to liaise/collaborate/meet with the project team for project management and other relevant matters.
DURATION OF THE WORK
The assignment will require up to 120 working days including 40 travel days starting from 1 September 2022 until 30 June 2023.
Home-based and Kuching, Sarawak
SCHEDULE OF PAYMENT
Required Skills and Experience
DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING THE PROPOSALS
Interested individual applicants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
General terms & conditions to be downloaded:
Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA): A legal instrument between UNDP and a Company/institution, according to which, the latter makes available the services of an individual delivering time-bound and quantifiable outputs that are directly linked to payments
Incomplete proposals may not be considered. Only short-listed candidates may be contacted, and successful candidates will be notified.
EVALUATION AND AWARD OF CONTRACT