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National Internet Technology (IT) Consultant
|Location :||Beirut, LEBANON|
|Application Deadline :||29-Jun-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English French|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3 months|
In order to ensure a smooth transition for Lebanon towards environmental sustainability, the Government of Lebanon, through the Ministry of Environment (MoE) has requested the support of the World Bank (WB) and the Italian Government to establish the Lebanon Environmental Pollution Abatement Project (LEPAP) as a national initiative to respond to the challenges for promoting the financial and environmental sustainability of the industrial sector in Lebanon.
The LEPAP was initiated by the MoE in 2014 and consists of two main components: (A) Technical Assistance Component funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS), and (B) Investment Component funded by the WB. LEPAP is being implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in close partnership with the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and Banque du Liban (BDL). The LEPAP aims at reducing industrial pollution in targeted industrial enterprises and will contribute to strengthening the monitoring and enforcement capabilities of the MoE.
Under the technical assistance component, the AICS has approved the allocation of a financial contribution to UNDP to provide technical assistance to the project’s beneficiaries mainly the MoE and the concerned industries and to support in the overall management of the project’s activities. These ToRs relate to the technical assistance component of the project.
To improve the capabilities of the MoE in the permitting, monitoring and enforcement of the environmental regulations within the industrial sector in Lebanon, an Internet Technology (IT) Consultant (referred to as “Individual Consultant (IC)”) will be recruited to support the LEPAP and MoE in designing and developing a consolidated database of the industries, including all relevant environmental information.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Consultant shall perform all the services/works as necessary to fulfill the objectives of the consultancy contract under the overall guidance of the LEPAP/Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer.
The Consultant will have but will not be limited to the following responsibilities:
Required Skills and Experience
I. Academic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other closely related field. Master’s degree is an asset.
II. Years of experience:
The required minimum years of relevant experience is 7 years.
III. Technical experience:
How to apply:
The consultancy is open for all national consultants who meet the selection criteria and propose a competitive fee. Interested consultants are requested to apply only through this UNDP jobs portal.
Kindly note that you may find all the required documents on the below link: https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=66662 ; whereas the application must be submitted through this Jobs portal
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.