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International Consultant to Provide the Assessment of the Health Care Waste Management in Montenegro
|Location :||Home-based, MONTENEGRO|
|Application Deadline :||03-Jun-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||15 June 2020 - 15 September 2020|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||25 consultancy days|
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.
Medical waste is classified as hazardous that poses a greater risk to the environment and human health and non-hazardous waste. The classification into hazardous and non-hazardous waste is based on the system for the classification and labelling of dangerous substances and preparations, which ensures application of similar principles over the whole life cycle of materials.
Due to its specificity and potentially negative impact on the quality of the environment and human health, the effective management of medical waste is of the utmost importance, which is why the Law on Waste Management stipulates that the Medical Waste Management Plan should be specially drafted by the state administration body competent for managing the health system. The Ministry of Health has prepared a Plan for the management of medical waste for the period 2016-2020. The plan prescribes the manner and procedure for managing medical waste from healthcare institutions, primarily infectious, potentially infectious, chemical and pharmaceutical waste.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objective of the assignment:
Required Skills and Experience
Criteria for selection:
Combined Scoring method will be used. When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as: (i) responsive, compliant, acceptable, and (ii) having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
Only offerors obtaining a minimum 490 points for technical criteria will be considered for the financial evaluation. For more information on procurement methodology for Individual Contractors, please refer to Procurement Notice.
Interested applicants are requested to submit their applications by June 3, 2020 by using the Apply now button. The application should contain CV or P11 that can be downloaded at http://www.me.undp.org/content/montenegro/en/home/operations/jobs.html. Please note that UNDP jobsite system allows only one uploading of application document, so please make sure that you merge all your documents into a single file.
Only the short-listed applicants will be contacted and requested to submit a letter of interest including a price quotation indicating the lump sum (in EUR) requested for the work envisaged in the section "Description of Responsibilities".