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Food Systems and Sustainable Land Management Specialist (For Filipino Nationals Only)
|Location :||Manila, PHILIPPINES|
|Application Deadline :||21-Jan-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||10 days spread over 2.5 months from 24 January to 07 April 2019|
The overall programming structure of the Global Environment Facility-7 (GEF 7) is aimed at advancing the GEF2020 vision by addressing the major drivers of environmental degradation and contributing to systems change in key areas of the GEF.
The Philippines, thru the GEF-Operational Focal Point, is undergoing and facilitating the preparatory activities and documents for the implementation of GEF-7 in the country. One of its targets is to obtain and develop concept proposals to be included in the National Portfolio Formulation Document (NPFD).
The Department of Agriculture has requested the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the preparation of a proposal that will qualify under the Food Systems and Land Use and Restoration (FOLUR) Impact Program. The FOLUR will target integrated landscapes alongside supply/value chain dimension fostering transformational change in food systems and land management that is environmentally sustainable. It aims to generate multiple global environmental benefits (GHG, BD, LD) and contribute to wider national and sub-national strategies and priorities including the comprehensive land use plans.
Considering this, the Philippine Government has signified interest to participate in the FOLUR Impact Programme and has to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to GEF on or before 31 January 2019. To support the Government, the UNDP will hire an expert to help in the review and packaging of the EOI following the guidelines on FOLUR IP. The expert will also provide substantive technical assistance in the finalization of the Project Identification Form once the application of the Philippines has been approved/cleared by the GEF.
The ISD Programme Manager with ISD Programme Analyst shall directly supervise the Consultant. As needed, the UNDP project staff shall provide logistical assistance to the Consultant in order for her/him to accomplish enumerated outputs.
Duration of Work
The Consultant shall be engaged for 10 days spread over 2.5 months from 24 January to 07 April 2019.
The Consultant is not expected to report on a daily basis to UNDP-ISD Philippines office based in Mandaluyong City but shall be available on an on-call basis.
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
The financial proposals from possible candidates should be expressed in lump sum amount inclusive of all financial costs related to this engagement (i.e. professional fees, transportation/travel to and from residence-Manila, reproduction, communications including internet). Domestic airfare, food and accommodation of the team outside Manila will be shouldered by UNDP separately and only 20% of the DSA following the NIM rates will be provided.
First tranche 50% - Upon submission and acceptance of the comments and suggestions of UNDP CO and UNDP-GEF Regional Technical Adviser incorporating in the revised final EOI
Second tranche 50% - Upon submission and acceptance of the comments and suggestions of UNDP CO and UNDP-GEF Regional Technical Adviser incorporated in the revised final PIF
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the ISD Programme Manager through the ISD Programme Analyst, the Food Systems and Sustainable Land Management Specialist shall:
Required Skills and Experience
Criteria for selection process:
The offer will evaluated based on the Combined Scoring method – where the qualifications will be weighted a max. of 70%, and combined with the financial offer which will be weighted a max of 30%.
Application requirements should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com on or before 21 January 2019.
Attachments such as the Financial Proposal Template and Terms & Conditions for Consultants can be downloaded at the below link:
In view of the volume of applications UNDP receives, only shortlisted offerors will be notified.
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.