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Consultant to Support the Development of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act in Malaysia
|Location :||Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA|
|Application Deadline :||15-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 :||12 man-month|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||12 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.
Numerous energy efficiency projects and programs -including those on buildings- have been carried out by the government over the last two decades in Malaysia to continually reduce the intensity further. However, in the absence of a dedicated regulatory instrument for energy efficiency and conservation, these efforts are piecemeal and disconnected with very little cumulative impact on energy efficiency in the country.
In order to drive a more comprehensive effort for energy efficiency and conservation in a concerted and sustainable manner, an overarching act, together with supporting subsidiary regulations, and complimented by a well-defined implementation mechanisms, are needed.
The BSEEP project is providing support to the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) to draft the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act (EECA). BSEEP is seeking to recruit a consultant to support to the development of the EECA and its subsidiary regulations. The consultant will assess the existing policy and regulatory frameworks on energy efficiency and conservation in Malaysia and propose recommendations on implementing energy efficiency and conservation legislations to the energy suppliers, end-users and the Malaysian economy. The scope of the EECA shall cover both electrical and thermal energy consumption, for the purpose of achieving sustainable growth for the nation.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will perform the following tasks:
The consultant will work in close consultation with KeTTHA and UNDP Malaysia. The consultant will conduct his/her work through a combination of desktop review, stakeholder meetings and consultations, benchmarking missions and workshops. He/she will report to KeTTHA.
Deliverables and Timeline:
The Consultant share prepare and submit:
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 payments is in Annex 1.
The project is expected to be completed in 12 months after signing of work contract by successful bidder. The deliverables and timeline are as per the Financial Proposal form. The consultancy will take place from December 2017 to December 2018.
Required Skills and Experience
Proficient in English and Bahasa Malaysia.
How to Apply:
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.