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International Consultant on NDC Support in the EU Eastern Partnership Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia)
|Location :||Home-based with missions|
|Application Deadline :||25-Sep-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||estimated September 2019 – November 2020|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||app. 80 working days|
The EU4Climate Project helps governments in the six EU Eastern Partner countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine - to take action against climate change. It supports countries in implementing the Paris Climate Agreement and improving climate policies and legislation. Its ambition is to limit climate change impact on citizens lives and make them more resilient to it. EU4Climate is funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Under the overall supervision of the Project Manager the International Consultant is expected to contribute to achieving the main outputs of the projects: (i) implementation and update of nationally determined contributions and national mid-century strategies; (ii) establishment of concrete sectoral guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement; (iii) Mainstreaming climate in other policy sectors; (iv) Increased mobilization of climate finance, specifically, identification of bankable projects to be included in the Partner Countries’ NDCs; and (v) Enhanced adaptation planning with relation to the NDC process.
Duties and Responsibilities
The International Consultant is expected to provide assistance to the governments of the Eastern Partnership countries in assessing their progress with implementing NDCs, and contribute to the process of updating the NDCs in some of these countries. The specific deliverables are:
The scope of the deliverables above will be specified in more detail based on the results of the missions to the respective countries, and upon approval by the Project Manager.
The International Consultant will work under the supervision of the Project Manager to ensure successful achievement of the main Project outcomes. The Consultant is expected to communicate to the governments of the Partner States, and work in close cooperation with the Project’s National Consultants.
Schedule of payments
The total number of days of work is up to 80 working days. The breakdown corresponds to the expected outputs and schedule of payments as follows:
Required Skills and Experience
Minimum requirements to qualifications and experience:
The International Consultant is expected to conduct field missions as follows:
Interpretation services (if necessary) during the field missions will be provided by the UNDP country offices.
Individual consultant 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 2: Submission of Financial Proposal Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and requested to provide a financial offer.
Due to large number of applications we receive, we are able to inform only the successful candidates about the outcome or status of the selection process.
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.