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Capacity Building Specialist
|Location :||Dili, Timor Leste|
|Application Deadline :||21-Sep-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||60 working days between 28 October – 31 January 2020|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||60 working days between 28 October – 31 January 2020|
The Sustainable Development Unit of Timor-Leste is currently implementing several projects on sustainable energy, climate change, biodiversity conservation and disaster response. There are also a number of projects and initiatives in pipeline and under implementation including the Timor-Leste-Jeju Friendship Forest initiative (3rd phase expected to start from beginning of August 2019), the first of its kind in Timor-Leste under the UNDP-GEF Sustainable Bio-energy Promotion for Timor-Leste (SBEPB) project. In addition, the Rio Conventions cross cutting capacity development project which is entirely based on capacity building issues of government and non-government stakeholders on environmental conventions has also recently started.
Duties and Responsibilities
Description of Responsibilities:
The principal responsibility of the international junior consultant is to help the PMU to implement the third phase of the Jeju-Timor-Leste Friendship forest initiative and supporting capacity building initiatives of the SBEPB project.
C.Scope of Work
In close consultation with GoTL counterparts, UNDP and other relevant stakeholders and with direction from the programme manager, the consultant will perform the following tasks:
The responsibility of the international junior consultant is to work with the National Project Coordinator of the SBEPB project and the Head of Sustainable Development Unit for the assigned tasks.
The international junior consultant will be responsible for deliverables as directed by the CTA/PM, to include:
The junior international consultant will be directly reporting to the National Project Coordinator of the SBEPB project. S/he will work in close contact with the national project coordinators, government counterparts and partner agencies.
E.Duration of the Contract
G. DUTY STATION
Required Skills and Experience
H. Qualifications of the Successful Individual Contractor
Excellent English writing and speaking skills are essential. Working knowledge of Tetun and Korean will be an asset.
I.Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
Lump Sum Contract
The Financial Proposal must be expressed in the form of an all-inclusive Lump Sum Amount, linked to the Expected Outputs and Deliverables, supported by a breakdown of costs as per the template provided by UNDP. Under the lump sum approach, the contract price is fixed, regardless of changes in the cost components or duration of the assignment.
Envisaged international travel costs must be included in the financial proposal. This includes all travel to join duty station/repatriation travel. In general, UNDP should not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she should do so using their own resources. For all local travels to municipalities, UNDP’s approved local travel procedures will be applied.
In the case of unforeseeable travel, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.
Schedule of payments
The junior international consultant shall receive payment in three installments from UNDP as follows:
I. Recommended Presentation of Offer
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
Kindly note that any Incomplete proposal (missing CV/P11 and/or Financial Proposal) will not be considered for further evaluation.
J. Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer
This TOR is prepared by:
 The term “All inclusive” implies that all costs (professional fees, travel costs, living allowances, communications, consumables, etc.) that could possibly be incurred by the Contractor are already factored into the final amounts submitted in the proposal
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.