Individual Consultant - Project Assistant (for Indian National's only)

Location : Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, New Delhi, INDIA
Application Deadline :16-Dec-19 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Duration of Initial Contract :One Year (with possibility of extension on availability of funds, extension of the project)


Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is implementing a project titled “Preparation of Third National Communication (TNC) and Other New Information to the UNFCCC” which will assist India in undertaking the preparation of Third National Communication to the Conference of Parties in accordance with the Convention and build capacity to fulfil its commitments to the Convention on a continuing basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

Candidates will primarily be responsible for executing work related to providing administrative support

General Administration

  • Contribute to day-to-day project implementation and ensure conformity to expected results and project work-plans;
  • Responsible for all administration procedures as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Organize and coordinate meetings, trainings, workshops and make travel arrangements as needed.
  • Maintain project correspondence and communication;
  • Collect, register and maintain all information on project activities;
  • Advise all project counterparts on applicable administrative procedures and ensures their proper implementation;
  • Contribute to the preparation and implementation of progress reports; • Prepare agendas and arrange field visits, appointments and meetings both internal and external related to the project activities and write minutes from the meetings;
  • Maintain records on all project personnel/national consultants and their respective status (contracts, ToRs, time and attendance – if appropriate, etc.) in accordance with accepted policies and procedures;
  • Any other task as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Excellent computer skills, in particular mastery of all applications of the MS Office package;
  • Excellent written communication skills

Required Skills and Experience


Graduation in any stream


At least 3 years of administrative and/or financial management experience;

Language Requirements:

Bi-lingual (Hindi and English), excellent inter–disciplinary, writing and communication skills.

Evaluation Method and Criteria


INR 40,000 per month.

Documents to be submitted by Consultants

• Cover letter and Updated CV with three Reference

As system allows uploading only one file, please merge above-mentioned documents to be submitted as part of application into one (1)
single PDF document and upload.

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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.

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