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Junior Consultant to provide Global Policy and Capacity Building Support (IRH)
|Application Deadline :||02-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||estimated 1 June 2019 – 29 November 2019|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||approximately 120 working days|
Sixty-five countries have accessed Global Environmental Facility’s (GEF) Biodiversity Enabling Activities (BD EA) funding through UNDP with the aim of updating their Sixth National Reports (6NR) to the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD). The “Support to Eligible Parties to Produce the Sixth National Report” (6NR) project objective is to provide financial and technical support to GEF-eligible Parties to the CBD in their work to develop high quality, data driven 6NRs that will improve national decision-making processes for the implementation of NBSAPs; that report on progress towards achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets (ABTs) and inform both the fifth Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO5) and the Global Biodiversity Strategy of 2021 – 2030.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide support to the Project Team, with an emphasis on the English speaking countries in the project portfolio, on technical reviews, research, communications and knowledge sharing, organization, content development and data tracking, and monitoring and evaluation.
Schedule of Payments:
Required Skills and Experience
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on a cumulative analysis taking into consideration the combination of the applicants’ qualifications and financial proposal.
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 1: Interested candidates must include the following documents when submitting the applications (Please group all your documents into one (1) single PDF attachment as the system only allows upload of one document):
Step 2: Submission of Financial Proposal - Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and requested to provide a financial offer.
*Please note that the financial proposal is all-inclusive and shall take into account various expenses incurred by the consultant/contractor during the contract period (e.g. fee, health insurance, vaccination, personal security needs and any other relevant expenses related to the performance of services...).
Payments will be made only upon confirmation of UNDP on delivering on the contract obligations in a satisfactory manner.
Qualified women and members of minorities are encouraged to apply.
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.