International ToT expert on ISO 50001 & 14001


Location : Home Based and In-person training in Baghdad or Erbil for 60 days, IRAQ
Application Deadline :26-Jan-23 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
02-Jan-2023
Duration of Initial Contract :6 months
Expected Duration of Assignment :Estimated number of working days is 50 extended over 6 months the between 1 February – 31 July 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.


Background

UNDP is supporting the Government of Iraq in implementing the “Energy Management and Emission Reduction” initiative which was launched in August 2021 with 11 goals until 2030. The aim of UNDP is to provide technical support for policy development, capacity building and implementation of project as well as awareness raising initiatives.

 

Goal 8 of the initiative aims at applying the requirements of the international standard for energy management ISO 50001 for 20% of government agencies from 2023 to 2030. This is planned to be achieved by training representatives from all governmental entities on ISO 50001. UNDP will support this goal through providing training of trainers for around 150 of the current representatives who in turn will train the remaining of the 2800 total representatives as of January 2023. In addition, training will be provided on ISO 14001 to support environmental management as well.


Duties and Responsibilities

Scope of Work

The objective of the work of the International ToT expert on ISO 50001 & 140001 is to support UNDP in implementing training of trainers for around 150 public officers.

Expected Outputs and Deliverables

The consultancy will be hired for a period of 6 months. The assignment will be managed under the Energy, Environment and Climate Change pillar head. International ToT expert on ISO 50001 & 14001 must be able and willing to collaborate and assist other team members in training events and provision of advice.

Under the overall supervision of the UNDP team, the International ToT expert on ISO 50001 & 14001 shall contribute to the provision of the following deliverables:

 

Deliverables/ Outputs

 

Estimated Duration to Complete

 

Target Due Dates

 

Review and Approvals Required (Indicate designation of person who will review output and confirm acceptance)

Develop a training course including syllabus and workplan for five to six courses targeting 125 government officials from different entities.

1 month

1 March 2023

Project Manager

Conduct five to six in person trainings in Iraq which is certified by an accredited entity

2 months

30 April 2023

Project Manager

Examination and hand out of internationally accredited certificates on ISO 50001 & 14001

4 months

31 July 2023

Project Manager

 

Institutional Arrangement

The International ToT expert on ISO 50001 & 14001 will act as an international expert and directly report to Project Manager. The project will support coordination with the national stakeholders, logistic needs for the training as well as security measures in Iraq to support the International ToT expert on ISO 50001 & 14001 with the following responsibilities:

  1. Develop a training course including syllabus and workplan for six courses targeting government official from different entities
  2. Conduct six in person training in Iraq which is certified by an accredited entity
  3. Examination and hand out of internationally accredited certificates on ISO 500001 & 140001

Duration of the Work

The contract is effective from the date of signature by UNDP Iraq and the International ToT expert on ISO 50001 & 140001 and duration between 1 February 2023 – 31 July 2023.

The consultant will have several missions to Iraq to conduct the training estimated to be five days for training excluding travel days, exact duration will depend on workplan and stakeholders needs, the expert  will be entitled accommodation, travel and transportation cost. The travel is based on the current situations of COVID-19.

Duty Station

Home – Based with travel to Baghdad and Erbil

Qualifications of the Successful Individual Contractor

Hold at least a master’s degree in engineering, climate, energy policy, environmental policy, economics, or a related field.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience in conducting ISO 50001 and ISO 140001 training of trainer courses

Authorized to certify ISO 50001 and ISO 140001 trainer

Experience with governmental entities

Previous work experiences with UN agencies

 

Language:

Excellent oral and written command of the English language.

Excellent oral and written command of the Arabic language

 

Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments

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Deliverables

Timeline

Payment terms

1

Deliverable 1

1 March 2023

10%

2

Deliverable 2

30 April 2023

60%

3

Deliverable 3

31 July 2023

30%

Total

100%

 

The IC modality is expected to be used only for short-term consultancy engagements.  If the duration of the IC for the same TOR exceeds twelve (12) months, the duration must be justified and be subjected to the approval of the Director of the Regional Bureau, or a different contract modality must be considered.  This policy applies regardless of the delegated procurement authority of the Head of the Business Unit. 

 

 


Competencies

PRICE PROPOSAL AND SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS

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:

The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

  • Responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
  • 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 70% of the total technical points would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.

Technical Evaluation (70%)

Qualification, Experience and Technical Proposal (100 marks):

Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer Qualifications, skills, and professional experience of the International ToT expert on ISO 50001 & 14001 should include the following:

Criteria

Points

Hold at least a master’s degree in engineering, climate, energy policy, environmental policy, economics, or a related field.

10 points

Minimum of five (5) years of experience in conducting ISO 50001 and ISO 140001 training of trainer courses

25 points

Authorized to certify ISO 50001 and ISO 140001 trainer

20 points

Experience with governmental entities

5 points

Previous work experiences with UN agencies

5 points

Excellent oral and written command of the English language

5 points

Excellent oral and written command of the Arabic language

15 points

Approach, methodology and tentative plan on the assignment will be completed

15 points

Financial Evaluation (30%):

The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:

p = y (µ/z), where

p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated

y = maximum number of points for the financial proposal

µ = price of the lowest priced proposal

z = price of the proposal being evaluated


Required Skills and Experience

Recommended Presentation of Offer

For purposes of generating Offers whose contents are uniformly presented and to facilitate their comparative analysis, it is best to recommend the preferred contents and presentation of the Offer to be submitted, as well as the format/sequencing of their presentation.  The following documents may be requested:

  1. Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP;
  2. 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;
  3. Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment, and a provide approach, methodology and tentative plan on how they will complete the assignment
  4. Technical Proposal (can be attached with CV or response can be provided to mandatory question on jobs site):
    • Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment.
  5. A methodology, on how they will approach and complete the assignment and work plan as indicated above.
  6. Financial Proposal shall be submitted with a price proposal
    • Lumpsum Fee – The contractor shall propose an all-inclusive lumpsum fee followed by a cost breakdown, which should be inclusive of his professional fee, local communication cost and insurance (inclusive of medical health insurance and evacuation).
    • Living Allowance – The Consultant shall be separately paid the Living allowance as per applicable UNDP rate. Deductions 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 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.



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