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Consultant to Provide Technical Support to the Energy Performance Contracting Fund
|Location :||Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA|
|Application Deadline :||12-Dec-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 man-months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months|
The Building Sector Energy Efficiency Project (BSEEP) is an initiative implemented by the Government of Malaysia supported by funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The objective of this project is to improve the energy utilisation efficiency in the Malaysian building sector particularly those in the commercial and government sectors, by promoting the energy conserving design of new buildings and by improving the energy utilization efficiency in the operation of existing buildings.
The Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) fund was established under the BSEEP project to provide financing for qualifying EPC projects. The objective of establishing this fund is to overcome the constraints of securing suitable financing for the cost of capital investment in implementing energy saving measures in the Building Sector by Energy Service Companies (ESCOs). The EPC fund is supported by a credit guarantee fund of RM12 million jointly contributed by the BSEEP project and the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA). In addition, the Government has injected funds amounting to RM5.8 million to re-profile the financing rate of 8.0% per annum to 7.0% per annum for facilities granted under the fund, to enhance the economics of this financing package.
Technical support will be provided to KeTTHA during the operational phase to ensure efficient management of the facility by conducting technical due diligence of projects and performance reviews. The assistance should focus on expertise within the fields of technical understanding of energy audits and EPC projects and processes, technical risk factors that may influence the cash flow as well as overall fund performance in terms of energy savings and greenhouse gas reductions.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will perform the following tasks:
The consultant will work in close consultation with KeTTHA and UNDP Malaysia. He/she will report to the Assistant Resident Representative (Programme) in UNDP Malaysia. The consultant will have meetings with potential applicants (ESCOs) and various stakeholders.
Deliverables and Timeline:
The Consultant shall be responsible for the delivery, content, technical quality and accuracy of the reports in accordance to the timeline in Annex I.
Terms of Payment:
The fee is payable upon satisfactory completion and acceptance of the deliverables by the KeTTHA and UNDP Malaysia. Breakdown and schedule of payment are in Annex 1.
The project is expected to be completed in 6 months after signing of work contract by the successful bidder. The deliverables and timeline are as per the Financial Proposal form. The consultancy will take place from December 2017.
Required Skills and Experience
Fluency in both written and spoken English.
Documents to be included when submitting proposals:
Interested individual applicants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
Forms and General terms & conditions to be downloaded:
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.