Technical Consultant – Solar Panels


Location : Home based/Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA
Application Deadline :05-Oct-17 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Management
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
09-Oct-2017
Duration of Initial Contract :5 working days (including a trip to Phnom Penh)
Expected Duration of Assignment :5 working days (including a trip to Phnom Penh)

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.


Background

Cambodia Country Office is moving to a new location, and is planning to install solar panels for the new office. Hence, the office is looking for a consultant, having experience in providing technical support on energy, particularly in renewable energy/solar, to develop specification, conduct desk review of bids, and provide quality assessment after the completion of the installation


Duties and Responsibilities

Under this assignment, the consultant is expected to deliver the following outputs:

  1. Preparing of specification (minimum 2 options provided) for solar panels based on UNDP office requirements;
  2. Participating in the evaluation of bids through desk review;
  3. Conducting a quality check/assessment of the equipment installed based on the specifications.

Interested Offerors must visit this link http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=41311 to download Individual Consultant Procurement Notice, Terms of Reference, and Document Templates to be included when submitting this online application.


Competencies

  • Time management (in managing deliverables);
  • Professionalism and courtesy;


Required Skills and Experience

Education: 

Bachelor’s Degree of Science, Engineering or related field.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years experiences in providing technical support on energy, particularly in renewable energy;
  • Familiar with energy issue in Cambodia or within the region;
  • Familiar with the solar market/suppliers in Cambodia is an advantage.

Language Requirement: Excellent written and oral English

Interested Offerors must visit this link http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=41311 to download Individual Consultant Procurement Notice, Terms of Reference, and Document Templates to be included when submitting this online application.

UNDP reserves right to reject any applications that is incomplete.

Please be informed that we don’t accept application submitted via email.

Interested Offerors are required to submit application via UNDP jobsite system as the application screening and evaluation will be done through UNDP jobsite system. Please note that UNDP jobsite system allows only one uploading of application document, so please make sure that you merge all your documents into a single file. Your on-line applications submission will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please resubmit the application, if necessary. Please combine all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document.

Any request for clarification/additional information on this procurement notice shall be communicated in writing to UNDP office or send to email sereyvattana.chan@undp.org and cc procurement.kh@undp.org . While the Procurement Unit would endeavor to provide information expeditiously, only requests receiving at least 5 working days prior to the submission deadline will be entertained. Any delay in providing such information will not be considered as a reason for extending the submission deadline. The UNDP's response (including an explanation of the query but without identifying the source of inquiry) will be posted in Individual Consultant (IC) Procurement Notice page as provided above. Therefore, all prospective Offerors are advised to visit the page regularly to make obtain update related to this Individual Consultant (IC) Procurement Notice.



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