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Industrial and Municipal Sewage Pollution Abatement Expert (IRH)
|Location :||Home-based with missions to Baku, Azerbaijan and Tbilisi Georgia, TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||22-Feb-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Estimated 1 March 2019 – 31 January 2020|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Approximately 85 working days|
The Global Environment Facility (GEF)
The GEF will support priority activities towards these objectives. The GEF funded SAP implementation Project has the objective “to integrate water resources management in the Kura river basin to address water-energy-food-ecosystem security nexus through the implementation of agreed actions in the SAP”.
Project Component 5: Enhancing science for governance by strengthening monitoring, information management and data analysis systems for IWRM.
Duties and Responsibilities
Protecting the river basin from pollution starts from pollution sources. Enforcement of the water laws and regulations on all facilities that dump its wastewater to the river basin will reduce the pollution load released to the river basin. Industrial discharges of metals, oil and grease, and other pollutants can interfere with the operation of local sanitary sewers and wastewater treatment plants, leading to the discharge of untreated or inadequately treated pollutants into the river basin. Therefore, Capacity for assessing the river polluting sources and develop pollution abatement plans for these sources was included in the project document under output 2.3. This output will provide the two countries with a staged capacity building strategy for auditing the polluting sources and develop pollution abatement plans for these sources. These approaches must align with the EU Water Framework Directive and appropriate Daughter Directives.
The consultant will also be responsible in developing a detailed pollution abatement plan for one of the main hot spots polluting facility in each country. This abatement plan in each country will be analyzed by the project environmental economics to develop the prefeasibility study for each polluting site.
For Conducting the 3 staged training on auditing Polluting sources and development of abatement plans (Including 3 field missions to the region, each mission for 5 days)
For the development of the Pollution Abatement Plans and the prefeasibility studies (Including 4 field missions to the region, three missions each for 5 days, and one mission for 10 days)
Key Deliverables of the consultancy:
Timeframe for Deliverables and financial arrangements:
Information on Working Arrangements:
The international Expert for Industrial and municipal sewage Pollution Abatement will report to the Project Chief Technical Advisor / Regional Project Coordinator (CTA/RPC). Deliverables will be reviewed and approved by the project team and ultimately by the CTA/RPC.
The expected time frame for the Consultant to complete these activities is 11 months starting from approximately March 1, 2019 with approximately 85 working days during this period (app. 40 days home based and 8 missions to the region with a total working days of 45 days (7 missions with 5 working days per mission (3 days in Azerbaijan+2 days in Georgia), and one mission for 10 days (5 days in each country)).
Payments as percentage of lump sum will be made monthly on the following based on approval and timely completion of above all deliverables described above.
Required Skills and Experience
Evaluation of Applicants
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on a cumulative analysis taking into consideration the combination of the applicants’ qualifications and financial proposal.
Only candidates who will get min. 70% of points in desk review (criteria A-F) will be invited for an interview. Only candidates who receive 70% or more of points in technical evaluation (Criteria A-G) will be considered for financial evaluation.
Financial Criteria - 30% of total evaluation – max. 30 points.
The application submission is a two-step process. Failing to comply with the submission process may result in disqualifying the applications.
Step 2: Submission of Financial Proposal - Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and requested to provide a financial offer.
Individual Consultants are responsible for ensuring they have vaccinations/inoculations when travelling to certain countries, as designated by the UN Medical Director. Consultants are also required to comply with the UN security directives set forth under dss.un.org
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.