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International Consultant, CTF/Expert on Demand
|Location :||Yerevan, ARMENIA|
|Application Deadline :||17-Oct-16 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|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 :||Nov 2016 – March 2017 (up to 15 working days)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Nov 2016 – March 2017 (up to 15 working days)|
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.
Elimination of obsolete pesticide stockpiles and addressing POPs contaminated sites within a sound chemicals management framework in Armenia” is a GEF-5 Chemicals and Waste focal area project.
The specific objective of the assignment is the Project Outcome 1.2 “Development and operation of the Kotayk national hazardous chemical waste (HCW) storage/management facility”.
Since, the Czech Republic has advanced expertise in the relevant aspects of this assignment, to introduce the best international practices in the field http://www.recetox.muni.cz/rc/index-en.php , therefore, the following input from the expert/consultant is expected:
The target of the assignment will be the private sector, in terms of national capacity development, by providing consultancy/training to local engineering/design companies, as well as Project implementing partners/stakeholders on application of specific international (EU) requirements/standards to the design specifications and operational planning of the hazardous chemical waste management/storage facilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Final mission report containing amongst other the following:
Important notice: All deliverables have to be quality reviewed and accepted by the UNDP CO. None of the materials produced under this Contract will be used, released, and/or disseminated without prior approval by UNDP.
Timing and reporting:
Time duration and travel: The task will require 2 missions to Yerevan, Armenia with duration of each mission of 5 working days (tentatively 1st mission from mid- to the end of November 2016; 2nd mission in March 2017).
Required Skills and Experience
Qualifications: such as specialized knowledge, language needs and experience the consultant/contractor must fulfill, an unambiguous description of the selection criteria including required degree of expertise:
7. Application Procedures
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.
Payments will be made only upon confirmation of UNDP on delivering on the contract obligations in a satisfactory manner.
Individual Consultants are responsible for ensuring they have vaccinations/inoculations when travelling to certain countries, as designated by the UN Medical Director. Consultants are also required to comply with the UN security directives set forth under dss.un.org
Qualified women and members of minorities are encouraged to apply.