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National Consultant for the Development of the PIF on Reduction of POPs and UPOPs
|Location :||Manila, PHILIPPINES|
|Application Deadline :||10-Sep-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||2.5 months|
According to the recently completed “the update of the National Implementation Plan (NIP) of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) of the Philippines,” the Philippines still needs to work further in sound management of chemicals, in particular, the issues of:
In light of the above, UNDP Philippines in collaboration with the Environment Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (EMB-DENR) is developing a proposal to submit for funding to the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) with the aim to reduce POPs and unintentionally produced POPs (UPOPs) through integrated sound management of chemicals by having a sound chemical management practice in place. The project will also contribute to the implementation of some of the national priorities and strategies in chemical waste management identified through the updated NIP of the Philippines.
Within the context outlined above, the main objective of the consultancy is to work with Government (mainly DENR), an international consultant and UNDP to coordinate, update the Project Initiation Form (PIF) required for GEF7 funding. The project is entitled “Reduction of POPs and UPOPs through integrated sound management of Chemicals.”
The national consultant is required to obtain assistance from the technical team at the EMB-DENR, coordinate with stakeholders (including other national government agencies, regional offices, private sector and CSOs) to get their inputs and potentially co-financing, support the international consultant to formulate a PIF that fully meets GEF funding criteria. Also the consultant will support completing UNDP Social and Environmental Screening Procedure (SESP) checklist to identify any environmental and social opportunities/risks at the project proposal stage. The consultant will work with UNDP Philippines, under an overall technical guidance of the UNDP’s Regional Technical Advisor at the UNDP’s Bangkok Regional Hub.
Duration of the Work
The national consultant is expected to begin in September 2019 until November 2019 (2.5 months)
The national consultant shall be based in Manila but will have pre-identified regional consultations with EMB offices. He/She has report to EMB-DENR as needed.
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
The consultant is required to submit a financial proposal indicating a lump sum amount, exclusive of travel costs for regional consultations:
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will work with the EMB-DENR in close consultation with UNDP CO, to undertake the specific tasks as below, but may not be limited to:
Functional and technical competencies
Required Skills and Experience
Offers will be evaluated based on combined scoring method – where the Technical Proposal will be evaluated based on qualifications in the CV and brief description of previous work. The Technical evaluation is weighted a max. of 70%.
The Financial Proposal that will be evaluated through submission of the Offeror's Letter to UNDP Confirming Insterest and Availability for the IC including Financial Proposal Template and combined with the price offer will be weighted a max of 30%;
For the evaluation of the Technical Proposal, the selection of the successful consultant must be based in the following qualifications (with the appropriate obtainable points):
Applicants who will only receive 70 points from the assessment of the CV and Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment will be qualified for the assessment of the Financial Proposal.
Recommended Presentation of Offer
Offerors must upload in one (1) file the documents below:
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.