Consultant to Develop GHG Calculations for Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) Proposal in Malaysia

Location : Home-Based, MALAYSIA
Application Deadline :25-Nov-16 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :15 days
Expected Duration of Assignment :1 month


UNDP in consultation with the stakeholders at national and local levels is formulating a proposal on "Integrated Solid Waste Management Project (ISWM)”. The proposed project is envisaged to be structured across three components:

  • Policy and governance support for the promotion of integrated management of solid waste;
  • Promotion of integrated solid waste management model;
  • Enhancement of awareness and institutional capacity development.

UNDP is recruiting an independent consultant to prepare and finalise the GHG calculations for the GHG benefits as a result of the project. The main output of this assignment is:

  • GHG emissions reductions calculations and excel spreadsheet that complies with GEF Manuals.

Duties and Responsibilities

The consultant will work with the ISWM PIF preparation team at JPSPN and UNDP to:

  • Conduct baseline GHG calculations and define the Business As Usual (BAU) scenario for solid waste management sector in Malaysia
  • Estimate GHG emissions reductions as a result of project interventions using GEF GHG Manuals.


Expected Output:

The project outputs and due dates for the above assignment are:

  • Draft GHG Calculations Spreadsheet (Tuesday, 6th December 2016);
  • Finalised GHG Calculations Spreadsheet (Tuesday, 13th December 2016);



The contract will enter into effect upon signature of both parties and is expected to be for 1 month.


Duty Station:

Home based.


Terms of Payment:

The consultant will receive payment based on an all-inclusive daily rate payable upon satisfactory completion and acceptance of the deliverables as per breakdown of deliverables and percentage as in Annex 1. 


Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledgeable on the solid waste management industry in Malaysia (and abroad);
  • Knowledgeable of GHG emissions reduction in the energy sector in Malaysia;
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to analyse technical requirements in solid waste sector’s energy usage and climate change context;
  • Strong analytical skills.

Management and Leadership:

  • Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
  • Supports teams effectively and shows conflict resolution skills;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;
  • Calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in engineering, science, environmental technologies, climate change mitigation or any other similar field;
  • Bachelor’s degree with similar field as above, with more than 5 years of working experience is accepted in lieu of the Master’s degree.



  • At least 5 years of professional experience in GHG emissions accounting and analysis;
  • Excellent analytical skills and proven expertise in conducting energy and GHG emissions or inventory related calculations using CDM or GEF or IPCC methodologies is a must.


Language Requirement

  • Fluency in both written and spoken English.


How to Apply:

  • Kindly download the Letter of Confirmation of interest and availability, Financial Proposal Template, P11 form and General Terms & Conditions mentioned below;
  • Completed Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability;
  • Personal CV or a P11 Personal History Form, 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;
  • Read and agree to the General Terms & Conditions;
  • Click the ‘apply’icon and complete what is required;
  • Brief description of approach to work/technical proposal of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment, and a proposed methodology on how they will approach and complete the assignment; (max 1 page);
  • Financial Proposal (Annex II) that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided. The term "all inclusive" implies all cost (professional fees, international travel costs, living allowances etc).
  • If an applicant is employed by an organization/company/institution, and he/she expects his/her employer to charge a management fee in the process of releasing him/her to UNDP under Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA), the applicant must indicate at this point, and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP.
  • For duty travels, the UN’s Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) rates should provide?indication?of the cost of living in a duty station/destination.
  • Scan all documents into 1 pdf folder and then upload;
  • For clarification question, please email to The clarification question deadline is three (3) days before the closing. When emailing for clarification questions, please put "MyIC/2016/035" as the subject matter.
  • Incomplete applications will be excluded from further consideration.


Forms and General terms & conditions to be downloaded:

  • The UN Personal History Form (P11) is available at:
  • Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability at:
  • The Financial Proposal Template at:
  • The General Terms & Conditions for Individual contract is available at:
  • The General Terms & Conditions for Reimbursement Loan Agreement is available at: 


Important Note:

  • This Consultancy position is only accepted online. Email submission is not valid;
  • Applicant must READ and ACCEPT the General Terms and Conditions;
  • The system DOES NOT accept multiple document upload. Please scan all the documents and save into one (1) PDF file and upload.


Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer:

The award of the contract will be made to the Individual Consultant who has obtained the highest Combined Score and has accepted UNDP’s General Terms and Conditions. Only those applications which are responsive and compliant will be evaluated. The offers will be evaluated using the “Combined Scoring method” where:

  • The technical proposal including educational background and experience on similar assignments will be weighted a max. of 70%;
  • The price proposal will weigh as 30% of the total scoring.


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.

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