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Climate Policy Specialist
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||21-Jan-13 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||65 days level of effort|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months (February 2013-July 2013)|
General Background and Organizational Context:
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience, and resources to help people build a better life. On the ground in 176 countries and territories, UNDP works with national level partners to seek solutions to global and national development challenges.
UNDP Environment and Energy Group (EEG) is based in UNDP’s Bureau for Development Policy and is responsible for providing leadership and technical support toward delivery of the Environment and Sustainable Development pillar of UNDP’s Strategic Plan. Its main focus is to help countries develop capacity to manage and mainstream environment into national, local, global, and regional policy and practice in support of sustainable development. The principal areas of work are in policy development and support, market mechanisms, adaptation to climate change, and local governance of resources, including energy.
While many developing countries recognise these fundamental arguments, they often face significant institutional and technical capacity challenges in making informed investment choices. Launched in 2011, the Low Emission Capacity Building Programme is a collaborative initiative between the European Commission (EC), the Government of Germany (BMU), the Government of Australia, AusAid and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Programme’s overall objectives are to strengthen institutional and technical capacities in participating countries in order to:
Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose and scope of Assignment
Tasks and outputs
With guidance from senior project team members, the Climate Policy Specialist will:
Required Skills and Experience
Duration of Work:
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments:
Criteria for Selection of Best Offer:
The selection will be based on a combined Scoring method – where the qualifications will be weighted 70% and combined with the price offer which will be weighted 30%. The 70% rating will be based on how well the applicant meets the minimum qualifications/competencies described above.
Applicants must read the:
These documents can be found at the link below.
Applicants must provide the following documents and information (documents can be downloaded from: http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=10514):
All submissions can be scanned and uploaded as one PDF document or attachments can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The email subject header must indicate the job ID#34973 - Climate Policy Specialist.
Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered for this vacancy.
1The term ‘all inclusive” implies that all costs (professional fees, communications, utilities, consumables, insurance, etc.) that could possibly be incurred by the Contractor are already factored into the final amounts submitted in the proposal.
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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.