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International consultant for transfer of Czeck experiences related to the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions of Bosnia and Herzegovina under the Paris Agreement
|Location :||Home-based with two missions to BiH, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA|
|Application Deadline :||14-Jul-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||20 September 2017 - December 2017|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Up to 20 working days|
The adoption of the Paris Agreement at the COP 21 (2015) made history under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). A central part of the Agreement is the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) whose goal is to set out each country’s approach to reducing emissions and adapting to a changing climate. Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted its first NDC in October 2015, while the Paris Agreement was ratified by the Decision on ratification of Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Official gazette of Bosnia and Herzegovina – international agreements, No. 01/17).
The international consultant will prepare a plan for implementation of NDCs of B&H covering all the relevant aspects of the Plan (starting from the timeframe, decision on legal framework, governance structure of NDC preparation and implementation, financial analysis relevant for the NDCs, planning of new NDCs and its finalization and approval). The international consultant will work in close cooperation with 1 national consultant who will provide local support and expertise in preparation of the Plan for implementation of NDCs of B&H.. Needed support will be provided by GEF Project Manager and Climate change policy advisor of the UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) became a member of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on December 6, 2000, and the Kyoto Protocol was ratified on April 22, 2008. Following the ratification of the UNFCCC, BiH has made a serious effort to es¬tablish appropriate political, institutional, and legal frameworks to meet the commitments of the convention.
Duties and Responsibilities
International consultant will provide around 10 days of home-based support, and around 10 days of support within Bosnia and Herzegovina spread over two missions, all of which aim to preparation of implementation plan of NDCs. The main duty of international consultant will be to provide guidance, support, and expertise and to cooperate with the national consultants who will provide local expertise needed in development of the implementation plan of NDCs for B&H, with specific reference to the following:
The NDC implementation plan should include the following segments:
The total duration of the assignment will be 20 working days over approximately 4 months. Expected date of contract is September 1st,2017. A detailed timeframe will be worked out with the consultant at the beginning of the assignment.
Deliverables and timelines
The consultant is responsible for the following deliverables:
Quality of Work
Required Skills and Experience
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
Applicants are required to submit an application including:
Please scan all above mentioned documents and upload as one attachment only online through this website.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points for technical criteria assessment would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Financial: Weight: 30%, Maximum points: 30.
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.