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BBRSO48188: Consultant to undertake Water Demand Study
|Location :||Home based Grenada, BARBADOS|
|Application Deadline :||26-Jul-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||30 days|
To apply, interested persons should upload the combined* Technical Proposal/Methodology (if applicable), CV and Offeror’s Letter to “UNDP Jobs” by navigating to the link below and clicking “APPLY NOW”, no later than the date indicated on the “UNDP Jobs” website. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted**: -
UNDP Job Site – https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=79317 (cut and paste into browser address bar if the link does not work)
* PLEASE NOTE: The system allows the upload of one (1) document ONLY – if you are required to submit a Technical Proposal/Methodology, this document along with your CV/P11 and Offeror’s Letter, MUST be combined and uploaded as one.
NOTE: The Financial Proposal should not be uploaded to “UNDP Jobs”.
**Please email the password-protected Financial Proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of your email must only contain the following reference number: BBRSO48188
No other text, words, names, spaces, quotation marks, punctuation, or numbers should be included in the subject of your email.
If the password for your Financial Proposal is required, it will be requested by the Procurement Unit.
Any request for clarification must be sent in writing to email@example.com within three (3) days of the publication of this notice, ensuring that the reference number above is included in the subject line. The UNDP Barbados & the OECS Procurement Unit will post the responses*** two (2) days later, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to: -
http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=47075 (cut and paste into browser address bar if the link does not work)
A detailed Procurement Notice, TOR, and all annexes can be found by clicking the above link.
*** UNDP shall endeavour to provide such responses to clarifications in an expeditious manner, but any delay in such response shall not cause an obligation on the part of UNDP to extend the submission date of the Proposals, unless UNDP deems that such an extension is justified and necessary.
The Japan Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (JCCCP) Project is a regional Project with the overall objective of assisting countries to enhance their capacities in climate change adaptation and mitigation. Participating countries are Jamaica, Guyana, Suriname, St Lucia, Grenada, St Vincent, Belize and Dominica.? UNDP serves as the overall implementing partner for the project through its regional office in Barbados.
The Project, which is financed by the Government of Japan, seeks, among other activities in Grenada, to implement Community Based Pilot Demonstration Project in the priority areas of Sustainable Agriculture, Community Based Climate Smart Resilient Infrastructure & Water Resources Management.
The Pilot Project entitled “Chambord Water Project”, is one of them; and aims to implement activities that will maximise farmers access to water, especially during the dry periods. Under this pilot initiative the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Chambord farmer group seek to establish communal water management infrastructure to address water accessibility for improved productivity for the Chambord Farmers. Water is to be abstracted from the Morne Fendue river to supply water for irrigation for 100 farmers. The related project outputs are outlined below:
Related Pilot Project Outputs
The UNDP Barbados and the OECS is therefore seeking the services of a consultant, to conduct a water demand study for the Chambord estate area, towards meeting the stated outputs
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
(i) Explaining why they are the most suitable for the work
(ii) Provide a brief methodology on how they will approach and conduct the work
2. Personal CV including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references
3. Financial proposal
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will undertake a comprehensive study of the target source and farm area to determine the expected water demand for the farmers and assess suitable levels of abstraction from the target source. This assessment should also include impacts of upstream use on available volumes for irrigation, variations in flow and volume and duration and timing of peak demand for the Chambord Farmers. Work should be undertaken in collaboration with technical experts within the Ministry of Agriculture, the Chambord Farmer Organisation and the J-CCCP National Focal Point. The consultant will be required to undertake field visits and desk reviews and utilise available secondary data. Some data collection may be required for the completion of this assignment. More specifically the consultant is required to undertake the following:
Expected deliverables and deadlines
Years of experience:
Required Skills and Experience
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.