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Green Economy Expert
|Location :||homebased and Baghdad/Iraq, IRAQ|
|Application Deadline :||29-Jun-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||3d 10h 8m|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||80 working days over 07.5 Months|
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.
UNDP Iraq Mission Statement
To support the Government of Iraq with the preparation of Green Paper, UNDP’s FFER is seeking an international expert with following scope of work and qualifications.
SCOPE OF WORK AND DELIVERABLES
The assignment will involve support to the Ministry of Environment in establishing the national capacity for formulating and implementing a green economy strategy. By compiling information and analysis on green growth, the Green Paper will set the ground for transition to green economy.
The advisory support under this consultancy will help to establish institutional mechanisms for cross-sectoral engagement and build consensus among policy makers and other stakeholders on green economy pathways. The work would involve identification of priority activities and analysis of potential projects.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Inception Report (Five working days):
The Inception Report shall include the detailed workplan and the engagement plan with stakeholders; including those from public sector, private sector, civil society academia and international development partners. Homebased.
2. Baseline Report (15 workdays)
3. Draft Green Paper (40 workdays)
The consultant shall spend at least 10 days in Iraq to gather data, carryout the consultations and analysis. Thirty days work from home.
4.Presentation of draft to stakeholders and feedback (15 workdays)
5. Final draft of Green Paper (Five Days)
Location, timeframe for the assignment process
Deliverables and payment schedule
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Required Skills and Experience
PROCEDURES AND LOGISTICS
The assignment is commissioned by UNDP Iraq’s Energy, Environment and Climate Change Pillar (EECC). The main UNDP Focal Point will be the Portfolio Manager (PM) of the EECC pillar. The Portfolio Manager will serve as the focal point to provide both substantive and logistical support to the Consultant/s. Assistance will be provided by the PM to make any refinements to the work plan of the selected Consultant/s (i.e. coordination with target entities, access to relevant documents, survey coordination and organization of interviews). This TOR shall be the basis upon which compliance with assignment requirements and overall quality of services provided by the Consultant will be assessed by UNDP.
As part of the assignment:
The Consultant is expected to
PRICE PROPOSAL AND SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal. The consultant shall then submit a price proposal when requested by UNDP, in accordance with the below:
1. Daily Fee – The contractor shall propose a daily fee, which should be inclusive of his professional fee, local communication cost and insurance (inclusive of medical health insurance and evacuation). The number of working days for which the daily fee shall be payable under the contract of 80 working days.
2. DSA/Living Allowance – The Consultant shall be separately paid the Living allowance/DSA as per applicable UNDP rate for stay in Baghdad/Iraq and travel to other locations as per actual number of nights spent in Baghdad or other locations. Deductions from DSA shall be made as per applicable UNDP policy when accommodation and other facilities are provided by UNDP. An estimated provision in this regard shall be included in the contract. The consultant need not quote for DSA in Financial Proposal.
3. Accommodation in Baghdad/Iraq - The Consultants are NOT allowed to stay in a place of their choice other than the UNDSS approved places in Baghdad/Iraq. UNDP will provide accommodation to the Consultant for the duration of the stay in Baghdad/Iraq in UNDSS approved places. Deductions in this regard shall be made from DSA payment as per applicable UNDP Policy.
4. Travel & Visa – The contractor shall propose an estimated lump-sum for home- Baghdad/Iraq -home travel (economy most direct route) and Iraq visa expenses.
5. The total professional fee shall be converted into a lump-sum contract and payments under the contract shall be made on submission and acceptance of deliverables under the contract in accordance with the schedule of payment linked with deliverables and at the end of assignment.
UNDP reserves the right to withhold all or a portion of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if work/outputs is incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines.
Evaluation Method and Criteria:
Individual consultant will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
Award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
1) Responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
2) Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
* Technical Criteria weight 70%
* Financial Criteria weight 30%
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Technical Evaluation (70%)
Qualification and Experience (100 marks):
Financial Evaluation (30%):
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
Documents to be included when submitting the proposals:
Interested international Consultant must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document:
1. Personal CV or P11, indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references.
All materials developed will remain the copyright of UNDP Iraq. UNDP Iraq will be free to adapt and modify them in the future.
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Note: Incomplete application will result in automatic disqualification of candidate.