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National consultant for amending the Law on waste management of Republika Srpska
|Location :||BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA|
|Application Deadline :||16-Dec-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||December 2018 – June 2020 (25 days)|
The objective of the project “Catalyzing Environmental Finance for Low-carbon Urban Development” is to leverage investment for transformational shift towards low-carbon urban development in Bosnia and Herzegovina thereby promoting safer, cleaner, and healthier cities and reducing urban GHG emissions. To enable this transformational shift, the project will facilitate implementation of technically and economically feasible low-carbon solutions in key urban sectors and promote their wider uptake by municipalities and private sector via dedicated financial mechanism established within the national environmental finance framework. The project will also accelerate the implementation of a policy and regulatory framework supportive of low-carbon investment in cities.
The purpose of the position is to develop the amendment Law on waste management of Republika Srpska. The revision of existing Law on waste management in Republika Srpska is to be conducted while decision on amending specific parts of the Law (i.e. Basic provisions, Types and classification of waste, Waste management planning, Waste management planning, Waste management responsibilities and obligations, Organizations of waste management, Management of special waste streams, Waste management permits, Cross-border movement of waste, Supervision, Penal provisions, Transitional and final provisions) shall be made in consultation with representatives of the Ministry of spatial planning, civil engineering and ecology of Republika Srpska.
Duties and Responsibilities
National consultant for amending the Law on waste management of Republika Srpska will work under direct supervision of the Environmental Development Project Manager and under coordination of the representatives of Ministry for spatial planning, civil engineering and ecology of Republika Srpska (who will approve and confirm the quality of outputs) to complete all activities specified in this Terms of Reference.
Scope of work
National consultant for amending the Law on waste management of Republika Srpska will develop amendment Law on waste management in Republika Srpska through analysis of current Law on waste management in Republika Srpska as per specific chapters of the Law (i.e. Basic provisions, Types and classification of waste, Waste management planning, Waste management planning, Waste management responsibilities and obligations, Organizations of waste management, Management of special waste streams, Waste management permits, Cross-border movement of waste, Supervision, Penal provisions, Transitional and final provisions).
Consultant will conduct a development of amendment of the Law on waste management of Republika Srpska by focusing on following aspects:
It is envisaged that the level of effort for these tasks will not exceed 25 expert days including potential field visits to relevant institutions across BiH, as needed. The assignment will not require presence in the UNDP premises. The assignment will include regular consultation/clarification meetings in the UNDP Sarajevo office or premises of Ministry for spatial planning, civil engineering and ecology of Republika Srpska.
Deliverables and timelines
# Deliverables / outputs # of days per task Due date Percentage
Required Skills and Experience
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Applicants are required to submit an application including:
The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables (i.e. whether payments fall in installments or upon completion of the entire contract). Payments are based upon output, i.e. upon delivery of the services specified in the TOR. In order to assist the requesting unit in the comparison of financial proposals, the financial proposal will include a breakdown of this lump sum amount (including travel, per diem, and number of anticipated working days).
Criteria Weight Max. Point
- Methodology (document which contains brief explanation on approach to conduct the work) 40% 40
- At least 10 years of experience in conducting research and providing consultancy services related to institutional, legislative, and strategic frameworks of environmental sector or similar (experience from B&H preferred); 20% 20
- Knowledge of local languages and English (excellent writing, editing and communication skills) demonstrated in submitted one-page local and English segment of any relevant study/publication/written document compiled in order to assess language skills. 10% 10
- Ratings based on shortlisting criteria (Academic qualifications/education; Relevant professional experience; Work experience with UN Agencies) 30% 30
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.