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LGU Capacity Building Expert for the Development of Training Modules for LGUs on LREP (For Filipino Nationals Only)
|Location :||Manila, PHILIPPINES|
|Application Deadline :||30-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 :||Eight (8) months 70 man days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||June - December 2019|
The required services relates to the Component 2 (Institutional Strengthening) of the DREAMS project. The training modules for LGUs on Localized RE Planning will be used to capacitate selected municipal governments to pass local energy policies, prepare and implement energy plans particularly those that rely on renewable energy sources and technologies. This endeavor is envisioned to help the local stakeholders in the attainment of total electrification in their areas.
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 outcome vis a vis required services:
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 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 City, Metro Manila.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work of the required services
The IC is expected to enable LGUs to prepare an RE plan that will be compliant to be incorporated in the annual Municipal Development Plan. To attain this objective, the IC will undertake the following:
1. Develop a maximum of four (4) training modules on LREP. The IC will:
2. Roll-out/Implement the LREP training. The IC will:
3. Submit a ready to print LREP Training Manual.
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
The work of the IC will be supervised and coordinated by the DREAMS Project Manager. The PMO will provide a working space to the IC during the meetings with concerned units of DOE.
The PMO 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. The IC will primarily coordinate with divisions under the Renewable Energy Management Bureau (REMB). DOE and REMB shall be the primary sources of data for the training module.
Duration of the Work
The contract period is from June to December 2019. A total of 70 man-days will be needed to deliver the output.
The IC will be based in Manila. Field work is expected. The IC is not required to report daily to the DOE-DREAMS office.
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
This is a lump-sum approach. Travel is expected in Iloilo and Palawan for the TNA conduct and duration of the training of trainers. The contract price is fixed regardless of changes in cost components.
The IC will not be entitled to per diem allowance. Costs of the implementation of Training of Trainers and printing of approved training modules will be shouldered by the DREAMS Project.
The Core Values of the United Nations are:
Planning & Organizing:
Required Skills and Experience
Experiences in Capacity Development
Experience in Local Energy Development
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):
Financial Proposal Template (use only applicable items)
*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.