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Consultant for Gender Mainstreaming in Sustainable Energy Projects in Rural Remote Areas in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
|Location :||Home Based|
|Application Deadline :||18-Mar-16 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||approximately 10 working days in March 2016|
Energy always has been a major ingredient of transforming societies and boosting human development and access to modern forms of energy is an engine for many non-energy development benefits such as poverty eradication, social progress, enhanced resilience, economic growth and environmental sustainability as well as gender equality and women empowerment.
One of UNDP IRH’s currently implemented sustainable energy pilot projects in the region is the ‘Green Village in the Stans’ project that will scale-up proven sustainable energy solutions in rural areas in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan targeting in particular women. For example, as part of the project, Tajik women were trained to produce and maintain Do-it-Yourself solar thermal systems and using energy efficient cook stoves.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will deliver the following outputs:
Output 2: Support on regional (ECIS) UNDP sustainable energy activities by developing a set of recommendations that provide a solution of effectively monitor, measure and interlink energy and gender equality outcomes.
Responsibilities for expenses and their reimbursement and consultancy fee:
The contract will be prepared as a lump sum contract payable in six installments as follows:
Required Skills and Experience
Evaluation of Applicants:
The award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
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 - maximum 15 points.
Qualified candidates are requested to apply online via this website.
The application should contain:
Payments will be made only upon confirmation of UNDP on delivering on the contract obligations in a satisfactory manner.
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.