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Junior Technical Consultant - Technical Committee on Environment - Part Time (Greek Speaking)
|Location :||Nicosia, CYPRUS|
|Application Deadline :||27-Oct-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 :||12 months (up to 84 days part-time)|
United Nations Development Program (UNDP) works to support the ongoing peace and confidence building process by promoting initiatives that encourage dialogue and cooperation between the communities of Cyprus.
The European Commission, as part of its support to confidence building measures, initiated a new "Support to the Bi-Communal Technical Committees Facility". This support facility will seek to enable cooperation and to build confidence with a view to contributing to a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus issue.
The Bi-Communal Technical Committees were established by the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities under the auspices of the United Nations, to address issues that affect the day-to-day life of people, through encouraging and facilitating greater interaction and understanding between the two communities.
Under the auspices of the Technical committee on Environment, UNDP is seeking 2 local Junior Technical Consultants to work jointly on a part time basis to support the development of a mechanism for exchanging island wide experiences and information between experts on environmental issues in Cyprus.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Programme & Communications Analyst and in collaboration with the Co- Chairs of the Technical Committee on Environment, the Junior Technical Consultants will carry out the following:
a) Production and development of content for the website including:
b) Carrying out of Environmental Assessment Visits:
c) Production of reports and recommendations for addressing island wide Environmental issues:
Planning & Organizing
Required Skills and Experience
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
Transportation to and from the “Field Visits” will be provided by UNDP for the Junior Technical Consultant and the project Task Force. Please note that consultants will need to provide their own lap top for working purposes.
Evaluation / Selection Process
All applicants will be screened against qualifications and the competencies set above. Candidates fully meeting the requirements will be further evaluated based on the criteria below.
Technical Criteria (CV review and interview) – 70% of total evaluation– max. 70 points
CV review: 30 points:
Only candidates who obtained at least 70% of points from the CV review (who will score at least 21 points) will be eligible to be invited for an interview.
Interview/Written Test (written test is optional): 40 points
Only those individual consultants who obtained at least 70% of points from both the CV and interview (49 out of 70) will be considered for financial proposal evaluation.
Financial Criteria - 30% of total evaluation – max. 30 points.
Financial scores will be calculated using the formula [lowest offer / financial offer of the candidate x 30].
UNDP applies the “Best value for money approach” – the final selection will be based on the combination of the applicants’ qualification and financial proposal.
Monthly payable upon submission of the monthly, certification of payment form, time-sheet and the monthly report upon approval of UNDP.
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.