Long Term Agreement - National Financial consultant (Single vendor).

Location : Beirut, LEBANON
Application Deadline :22-Dec-17 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English   French  
Duration of Initial Contract :1 year
Expected Duration of Assignment :1 year

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.


The Institutional Strengthening of the Ministry of Environment project was established early 2010 with the objective of setting up an enabling environment for sustainable environmental development at the national policy level.
During the first phase of the project (January/ February 2010 – December 2016), the project supported the Minister in a number of technical and administrative initiatives, including legal, technical, administrative and financial advice to the Minister.
A second phase of the project was started in 2017 with the objectives of: (1) environmental policy development; (2) mainstreaming SDGs in local development planning and programming; and (3) strengthening the Ministry of Environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Financial Advisor will provide advice on the following:
• Preparation of MoE budget, update and periodic reporting
• Overall management of MoE budget
• Clarification of financial aspects related to legal issues between MoE and third parties
• Assessment and interpretation of complex financial issues
• Documentation, maintenance and control of financial records
• Support in the tendering for high-value supply or service provision in line with government guidelines
• Development of template contracts for the maintenance of assets, supply of consultancy and cooperation agreements with other parties
• Financial management of internationally funded projects as needed
• Identification of financial training needs and provision
• Support in the update or improvement of financial processes within the Ministry of Environment and provide guidance to reform projects as needed
For additional information, please refer to ANNEX I – Terms of Reference


Functional Competencies:

  • Language skills: Arabic and French/or English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism;
  • Fulfills all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

Kindly refer to the Individual Consultant Procurement Notice and all related Annexes by visiting the below link:


Please make sure to submit all the requested documents/information; otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualifications:

  • University degree in Accounting/or Finance or Political Science and Public Administration (PSPA) or any other related field.

Years of experience:

  • Relevant experience of not less than 20 years

Technical experience:

  • Proven finance experience at the national level is required.
  • Previous work Experience with the Lebanese public sector is required.

How to Apply:

1. Read the additional information and annexes on teh UNDP lebanon website at http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/operations/procurement/

2. The consultancy is open for all National consultants who meet the selection criteria and propose a competitive fee. Interested consultants are requested to apply only through this UNDP jobs portal.

Submissions through any other media will not be considered.

The application must include the P11, technical proposal, Annex 3 (Offerors Letter) and the financial proposal in one single document and uploaded as word or PDF file to the UNDP job site.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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