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GIS & CAD Specialist for North-East cluster (re-advertisement)
|Location :||BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA|
|Application Deadline :||31-Jul-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||August - December 2019|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Maximum 37 expert days|
Financed by the Government of Switzerland and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Municipal Environmental and Economic Governance (MEG) Project is a 12-year intervention in the domain of local governance in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Project’s overall goal is defined as follows: Local governments, assigned with appropriate competences and finances, have improved their democratic governance, apply sound public policy and performance management systems, and provide public services in an inclusive, effective and efficient manner, particularly those related to economic and environmental sectors. The expected concrete improvements the Project will contribute to are clustered in three outcomes, as follows:
The Project’s territorial focus is on the North-West part of the country (including Una-Sana Canton and Prijedor region) and the North-East region (the wider Doboj-Tuzla area), covering 18 partner local governments (LGs): Bihac, Bosanska Krupa, Cazin, Doboj, Gracanica, Gradacac, Gradiška, Kalesija, Kostajnica, Kozarska Dubica, Prijedor, Prnjavor, Sanski Most, Tešanj, Teslic, Tuzla, Velika Kladuša and Žepce.
The Project is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Ministry of Development, Entrepreneurship and Crafts of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), the FBiH Ministry of Agriculture, Water Management and Forestry, the Ministry for Administration and Local Self-Government of Republika Srpska (RS), the RS Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management and both entity Associations of Municipalities and Cities (AMCs).
The main objective of the consultancy is to provide „on sight” field support and training in partner Water Utility Companies (WUCs), with focus on: mapping of water supply and wastewater infrastructure; transfer of existing CAD (drawings) objects into GIS software environment used in WUCs; and further development of water supply and wastewater GIS with the delegated WUC staff. In that regard, the MEG Project will recruit a GIS & CAD Specialist for North East Cluster of partner LGs (hereinafter: the Consultant).
Additionally, specific support will be provided to LG representatives responsible for communal affairs, and cadaster management within the Project partner LGs. The consultancy envisages provision of one central presentation tailored to LG needs, addressing potentials for harmonization and further integration of the GIS used in the LG cadaster department and GIS used in the WUCs. Also, usage of the GIS as a tool for improvement of the LG performance shall be addressed in the presentation.
Note: Travel will be required to Doboj, Kalesija, Prnjavor, Teslic, Tešanj, Tuzla, Žepce.
Duties and Responsibilities
This consultancy will provide expert support and staff training to ensure development of GIS&CAD for water supply and wastewater networks of seven (7) WUCs following MEG partner LGs – Doboj, Kalesija, Prnjavor, Teslic, Tešanj, Tuzla and Žepce, in line with the below specified needs:
The entire service will be delivered in the languages of BiH peoples. The expected timeframe for delivery of the service is from August to December 2019.
Task 1 – Technical assistance and support to the public water utilities in project partner LGs
In agreement with the Project staff, the Consultant will provide the following technical assistance:
In addition, the Consultant will:
The MEG Project will provide the Consultant with exact location of each site, relevant technical documentation, as well as contact data of relevant stakeholders.
It is envisaged that this task will be delivered during the period of August – December 2019 and the level of effort will not exceed 37 expert days.
Task 2 – Tailor-made GIS presentation to LG representatives from NE Cluster
In order to facilitate improved cooperation between LGs and their WUCs when it comes to cadaster functionalities, the Consultant will deliver a tailored presentation to the LGs on potentials for harmonization and further integration of the GIS used in the LG cadaster department and GIS used in the WUCs. The Consultant will cover the usage of the GIS as a tool for improvement of the overall LG performance. This one-day presentation will be agreed with the MEG project team and will take place in one of the following locations: Doboj, Gracanica or Tuzla.
This task is to be completed by the end of November 2019 and the estimated level of effort for this task will not exceed 2 expert days.
Required Skills and Experience
Shortlisting/ Qualification Criteria
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 24 points will be considered for Technical Evaluation.
Technical Evaluation Criteria
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Applicants are required to submit an application including:
Please scan all above mentioned documents and upload as one attachment only online through this website.
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.