International Consultant on Sustainable Transport and Urban Mobility

Location : Minsk, BELARUS
Application Deadline :06-Jun-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Duration of Initial Contract :June 2018 – January 2019
Expected Duration of Assignment :18 working days (including 2 missions to Belarus of 3 working days in total)


Country:                                             Belarus

Description of the assignment:            International Consultant on Sustainable Transport and Urban Mobility (1 position)


Project name:                                      “Belarus: Supporting Green Urban Development in Small and Medium-Sized Cities in Belarus”

Period of services (if applicable):           June 2018 – January 2019

18 working days (including 2 missions to Belarus of 3 working days in total)

Proposals for tender ref. number 308/2018 should be submitted to on-line or to the e-mail no later than 17:00 6 June 2018 (Minsk time).

Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to the e-mail with the reference number (308/2018, International Consultant on Sustainable Transport and Urban Mobility) in the subject field of the e-mail. We will respond in writing or by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants.

Ref. num. (308/2018, International Consultant on Sustainable Transport and Urban Mobility) of the tender should be indicated in the subject field of the e-mail.

All the details about the announced position and application documents can be found here.


Annex 1 – Terms of Reference

Annex 2 – Finance Proposal

Annex 3 – IC contract form

Annex 4 – General Terms for IC contracts

Annex 5 - Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability


Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist pilot cities of the Project (Polotsk and Novopolotsk) in elaboration of the joint urban mobility plan (SUMP);
  • To provide support in the development of urban mobility plans in Belarus.

Please refere to the TOR atttached for the details.


Language skills:

  • Excellent written and spoken English that is proved by diplomas, sample reports, references or similar;

  • Knowledge of written and spoken Russian is an asset.


  • Solid knowledge of the state-of-the-art approaches and best international and European practices on the topic of sustainable transport and urban mobility, practical applications of approaches and techniques of sustainable transport and urban mobility proved by at least 5 relevant publications and/or at least 5 evidences in professional experience records;

  • Strong report writing skills (to be proved by examples of the reports);

  • Strong presentation skills (which includes graphs, pictures, diagrams, figures and other illustrative tools to enhance the presentation quality) that is proved by diplomas, references or examples of the presentations.

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualifications/Education:

  • Advanced university degree (at least the Master level) in any of the following fields: road traffic engineering, public transport planning, sustainable transport planning, road safety, intelligent transport system or other relevant to the field of sustainable transport development. PhD degree (or equivalent) is preferable and will be considered as an asset.

    Professional Experience:

  • At least 5 years of practical experience (consultancy, development, design) in the field of sustainable urban transport and mobility. Working experience in Belarus and/or any of the CIS countries is an asset;

  • Practical experience in performing at least 2 similar assignments in international/national projects;

  • Working experience within international team.

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.

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