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Policy Advisor (For Filipino Nationals Only)
|Location :||Manila, PHILIPPINES|
|Application Deadline :||31-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Six (60) working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||June to October 2019|
Development of Renewable Energy Applications for Market Mainstreaming and Sustainability (DREAMS)
I. Goal: “reduce GHG emissions from the power sector, The objective is to promote and facilitate the commercialization of the renewable energy (RE) markets through the removal of barriers to increase investments in RE based power generation project.”
II. Outcome indicators: “Direct emissions reductions will be 205,181 tonnes of CO2eq hand. 20,000 sitio-based households will have access to RE sources.
III. Components and Expected outcomes:
DREAMS has 4 components.
IV. Stakeholders for the project.
The project is being implemented by the Department of Energy (DOE). DOE assumes over-all responsibility for the achievement of project results. The Project is co-financed with funding from the GEF. UNDP acts as the GEF Executing Agency. All components of the Project is being implemented by the Renewable Energy Management Bureau (REMB).
A Project Support Group (PSG) composed of technical staff/specialist from the other Bureaus and divisions of DOE has been formed to provide technical advice in the implementation of the activities including monitoring and evaluation. A Project Steering Committee has been established to serve as a policy and decision making body for the project implementation.
A Project Management Unit (PMU) is based at the DOE Compound. The PMU is headed by a National Project Director (NPD) who is also the Director of the REMB. A Project Manager and support staff oversees the day to day operations of the DREAMS Project Management Office. The PMO is located at the office of the DOE in Taguig, MetroManila.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
The IC will contribute his/her expertise to help ensure that the different activities under the project will contribute to the implementation of the Renewable Energy Act (RA 9513) in general and the attainment of the stated outcomes of the DREAMS project in particular. He/She will serve as a key resource person in the following undertakings:
A detailed work plan, to be divided into four (4) phases will be prepared for each deliverable. Annex A is the DREAMS project results framework that will guide the conduct of these activities.
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
The level of effort is sixty (60) working days starting 15 June - 30 October 2019.
The work of the IC will be supervised by the National Project Director. The PMU will provide a working space to the IC during the meetings with concerned units of DOE.
The PMU will facilitate linkage to the potential key informants within and outside of DOE. However, the gathering and consolidation of data for the study, within or outside of DOE, shall be the responsibility of the IC.
Duration of the Work
The IC will work will be apportioned over a period 60 working days upon signing of contract. The actual schedule of the IC will be based on an approved work plan.
The IC will be based in Manila. There will be occasional travels to attend forum, workshops or field visits of existing projects. He/She may be provided a small working space during visits or prolonged consultation subject to availability of space.
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
This is a lump sum/all-inclusive approach. However, duty travels outside of MetroManila that may be required (cost of transport, meals and accommodation) will be covered by the PMU subject to the approval of the NPD. In such travels, no per-diem will be provided to the IC.
Annexes to the TOR
Annex A - DREAMS Project Results Framework and DREAMS Description of activities and outputs per component. You may download the PDF files by clicking on this link:http://gofile.me/292aN/6V4yyoMfX
The Core Values of the United Nations are:
Planning & Organizing:
Required Skills and Experience
Years of Experience (to be validated based on CV and on samples of published work or reports)
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer:
The selection of the best offer from the shortlisted candidates will be based on a Combined Scoring method – where the qualifications and experienced will be weighted a maximum of 700 points and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 300 points out of 1000 points. Having received the quantum core out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation:
Technical Criteria weight: 70%
Financial Criteria weight: 30%
Technical Evaluation (700 points, Weight 70%)
All applicants will be initially screened against the minimum qualification requirements as specified above.
Responsive candidates (longlisted) will then be further evaluated against the following criteria:
Desk review of technical criteria as evident in the submitted application:
The maximum points that can be achieved in the desk review is 490 points.
Only those applicants obtaining a minimum of 343 points (70% of points obtainable in the desk review) will be considered for an interview.
The total obtainable score on the interview is 210 points bringing the total points for the technical evaluation to a maximum of 700 points. Candidates obtaining less than 147 points during the interview (70% of points obtainable during the interview) will be disqualified.
Financial evaluation (300 points, Weight 30%)
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
p = y (µ/z), where
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
y = maximum number of points for the financial proposal
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated
Recommended Presentation of Offer / Application
The application package containing the following (to be uploaded as one file):
*Incomplete submission may be subject to disqualification.
You may download the editable version of the Offeror's Letter to UNDP Confirming Insterest and Availability for the IC by clicking on this link:http://gofile.me/6xdJm/bE9TCw8fU
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.