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International Renewable Energy and Green Financing Expert
|Location :||Amman, JORDAN|
|Application Deadline :||12-Apr-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||0d 11h 30m|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|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 :||Four and half months within One Year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Four and half months within One Year|
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.
Yemen has become one of the world’s most energy insecure country, with most of the country lacking access to sustainable energy. In addition to the on-going conflict has significantly impacted the electricity infrastructure including power generation, transmission and distribution cutting off power supply to most of population both in urban and rural areas also increasing energy inequalities. Most of the Yemen’s supply of electric energy has been dependent on fossil fuels including Mazut, Diesel, and LPG.
Yemen has vast untapped potential of renewable energy sources, indicated solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass. Investing in highly potential and maximized renewable energy mix will enable address the country mounting demands for recovery and development building better towards low-emission economic growth.
UNDP is in the process of engaging an international firm to conduct assessment of renewable energy sources in Yemen and develop a renewable energy investment plan maximizing the portion of renewable energy. UNDP is seeking recruitment of an international consultant to oversee the implementation of the Consultancy Service on Yemen Renewable Energy Investment Planning and Design implemented.
Purpose of the evaluation:
UNDP has announced an international tender to engage an international firm for development of the national renewable energy investment plan along with detailed designs and technical proposals for recovery and reconstruction plan of the energy sector in Yemen, maximizing the proportion of renewable energy in the overall energy mix given opportunities to integrate sustainable energy to recovery and reconstruction plan while ensuring building back better. The selected consultancy firm will develop the renewable energy investment plan and designs during a one-year duration period.
The selected constancy firm will develop the renewable energy investment plan and designs for recovery and reconstruction of the energy sector in Yemen. The aim of the consultancy service is to identify the possibilities to maximize the proportion of renewable energy in the overall energy mix given opportunities to integrate sustainable energy to recovery and reconstruction plan while ensuring building back better. Most electric generation in Yemen is mainly powered by fossil fuels and liquid gas. The selected consultancy firm based on the assessment, analysis and consultations on Yemen energy sector will:
Objectives and Scope of Assignment and Tasks:
The international consultant will support UNDP to ensure quality results during the implementation processes of the energy mix investment plans and designs development as well as development of marketable (bankable) concepts notes for resources mobilization and attracting potential private sector investments in line with the potential public-private sector partnerships, donor guidelines and requirements.
The international consultant will review oversee and monitor the work of the selected consultancy firm. S/He will track progress of the consultancy assignment as per the agreed work plan and inception report, highlight any diversions, review the results and outputs/results of the consultancy firm and advice the Senior Management of UNDP on quality of assessment and results reported. S/He will also act as the focal point of the renewable energy investment planning and design and follow up on development of the pipeline project and a set of bankable projects for existing and new innovative financing including as well as potential financing from private sector such as climate financing, private capital and funding from bilateral and multilateral donors including GCF
Duties and Responsibilities
The international consultant will support UNDP to ensure quality results during the implementation processes of the energy mix investment plans and designs development as well as development of marketable (bankable) concepts notes for resources mobilization and attracting potential private sector investments in line with the potential public-private sector partnerships, donor guidelines and requirements. Following are the key documents and reports that the consultant will review and advice UNDP Senior Management to ensure quality of work produced:
Key deliverables including payment and timeframe for the Evaluation Process
The International Consultant will work report to the Deputy Resident Representative-Programme. S/He will he work closely with the technical team in the Country Office as well as UNDP Amman Hub.
The international consultant duration will be four months and half over one year.
Documents to be included when submitting the Proposal: Interested consultant must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications and interest.
A. Technical Proposal: (which will include the following):
· Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP;
· Personal CV including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references.
· UN P11 Form (“CV Form”) – Annex
· A brief Methodology on how the candidate will approach and conduct the work. (The consultant is asked in his/her offer submission in the methodologies section to bring the description of the above-mentioned points.
B. Financial proposal:
The applicants requested to submit lump-sum and the Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided (please see attached breakdown template).
Proposal Evaluation Criteria:
The award will be based on the Combined Scoring method 70% technical evaluation and 30% financial evaluation (highest ranked candidate).
Technical proposal 70%
Financial evaluation: 30 %:
Payments and Time Schedules:
Required Skills and Experience
Education and Experience:
Fluency in English language