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Consultant: Expert on Demand - Energy Efficiency for Gas Utilization and Business Development
|Location :||Home-based with One Mission To Armenia|
|Application Deadline :||27-Jul-15 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Estimated September – October 2015|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Estimated 10 working days in total|
UNDP supports the Government of Armenia in implementation of 2014-2017 Action Plan for socio-economic development of Lori and Shirak Marzes (Prefectures) of the Republic of Armenia. UNDP implements three Integrated Border Management (IBM) related projects:
The overall objective of these projects is the introduction of European standards of IBM at Bagratashen-Sadakhlo, Bavra-Ninotsminda and Gogavan-Guguti Border Crossing Points on the Armenia-Georgia border.
However, to be able to calculate the cost for installation of intra-community gasification network, the in-depth feasibility study will be required in those 7 communities.
Duration: estimated 10 working days in total; 5 working days for field mission and 5 days for desk work.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance and supervision of UNDP IBM Portfolio Manager and in close cooperation with MBBG and BSIBM project management, the consultant will provide the consultancy on evaluating the financial stability among selected communities, feasibility of installation of gas network, potential of its efficient use by the households for heating and establishment of businesses.
Payment schedule - 100% of the lump sum upon approval of the Final Report. Estimated delivery date: 1 October 2015 (due date 31 October 2015).
Required Skills and Experience
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on a cumulative analysis taking into consideration the combination of the applicants’ qualifications and financial proposal.
Only the highest ranked candidates who would be found qualified for the job will be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Financial Criteria - 30% of total evaluation – max. 15 points
Qualified candidates are requested to apply online via this website. The application should contain:
*Please note that the financial proposal is all-inclusive and shall take into account various expenses incurred by the consultant/contractor during the contract period (e.g. fee, health insurance, vaccination and any other relevant expenses related to the performance of services...). All envisaged travel costs must be included in the financial proposal.
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.