National consultant to conduct Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) for the implementation of the proposed Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) principle for waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).


Location : Amman, JORDAN
Application Deadline :30-Jun-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
15-Jul-2021
Duration of Initial Contract :43 working days within 4 calendar months
Expected Duration of Assignment :43 working days within 4 calendar months

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.


Background

To apply for this consultancy assignment, please check below link to view the terms of reference and other related documents

https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=79825


Duties and Responsibilities

Please check below link

https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=79825


Competencies

Functional competences:

  • Ability to conduct research and analysis and strong synthesis skills
  • Proven experience in conducting field assessments.
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills
  • Proven ability to deliver quality results against tight deadlines.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of environment and waste topics and issues.
  • Highly developed inter-personal, negotiation, teamwork skills and a networking aptitude
  • Knowledge of Basel and Stockholm conventions technical guidelines is desirable

Corporate competences:

  • Demonstrate integrity by modeling UN values and ethical standards.
  • Promote the vision, mission and strategic in goals of the UNDP
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Language skills: fluency in English and Arabic


Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualifications:

  • Advanced university degree in the field of environment/ economic/environment governance/ finance or any other related field.

Years of experience:

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in design and delivery of technical assistance and advice to public institutions.
  • Proven experience in environmental economics and developing financial mechanisms is an asset.
  • Extensive experience in the areas related to the Stockholm and Basel conventions and other conventions and protocols that govern waste management, disposal, transportation, and handling considering GEF waste and chemicals focal areas related policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of waste management hierarchy and management principles . 
  • Previous experience in undertaking RIA is a distinct asset

Technical and financial proposals along with CV & 3 references should be submitted and attached as one file, and without such will not be considered). 

(Only Short Listed Candidates will be contacted)



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