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Communication and Visibility Consultant - Tuvalu
|Location :||Tuvalu, TUVALU|
|Application Deadline :||11-Oct-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|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 :||60 working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3.5 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.
The Facilitation of the Achievement of Sustainable National Energy Targets of Tuvalu (FASNETT) Project is aimed at facilitating the development and utilization of feasible renewable energy resources and application of energy efficiency technologies for achieving the Government of Tuvalu’s updated target of reducing emissions of greenhouse gases from the electricity generation (power) sector by 100% by 2025 based on the country’s INDC in November 2015. According to the NDC Registry, Tuvalu is listed as having submitted a first NDC (which was its iNDC) effective when the Government of Tuvalu became a Party to the Paris Agreement based on Decision 1/CP.21. Currently, Tuvalu plans to enhance its NDC including updating the timeframe for achieving the target from 2025 to 2030. For this TOR, this communication comes under Outcome 1 and Output 1.5. It entails the documentation and the visibility of the FASNETT Project activities and its impact on the ground. design and implementation of a suitable capacity development program for DOE, TEC and key stakeholder groups on energy services performance contracting to meet the 100% GHG reduction target, energy integrated energy planning, application of EE/RE technologies operation and maintenance, and techniques and practices for sustainable development, based on the conclusions and recommendations of the updated needs assessment. The facilitation or enabling objective is meant to address, i.e., eliminate the identified RE/EE awareness and capacity barriers to the cost-effective application of RE technologies using the country’s indigenous RE resources, as well in the effective and extensive application of EE measures and techniques.
The Project Management Unit (PMU) in its Annual Work Plan 2022 has priority areas for implementation to achieve yearly targets. The main focus is on implementations of technical and economically viable demonstrations of Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency. Other related activities are also of priority to promote capacity building and awareness, gender assessment, enforcement of standards, policies, and regulations of RE and EE systems.
With the completed demonstration technology activities, the PMU requires the support of a communications and visibility consultant to develop communications knowledge and materials to promote success stories of these project demonstrations. In particular show casing the beneficiaries and the impact RE and EE technologies have had contributed towards their daily livelihood. Furthermore, communications materials will support the funding donor Global Environment Facility (GEF) and United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) and the implementing partner Ministry of Transport, Energy and Tourism knowledge of the efforts done to achieve the project objectives and targets.
Outcome 1 will be achieved through the implementation of Component 1: Awareness Raising on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Applications of the Project. The other components are: Components 2 (Energy Policy Improvement and Institutional Capacity Building); 3 (Applications of Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Technologies & Techniques) and 4 (Financing of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiatives). The Project is financially supported through the GEF (USD 2,639,725) and co-financed by the UNDP (USD 250,000), the Government of Tuvalu (USD 8,250,000) and Tuvalu Electricity Corporation (USD 7,400,000).Other related activities are also of priority to promote capacity building and awareness, gender assessment, enforcement of standards, policies, and regulations of RE and EE systems and collaborations between productive sectors for sustainable management of the energy systems in the rural areas.
The main objective of this assignment is to develop communications knowledge and materials to promote success stories of these project demonstrations. Specific objectives are:
To produce short video of the project demo sites and its impact
To produce success stories booklet, brochure and flyer of different interventions of the project
To update the DOE website with FASNETT information and results
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
The consultant is required to produce communications and knowledge content of the FASNETT project. Moreso, to produce promotional materials to be published for public knowledge on all platforms of communications strategy including social media and TV broadcast. The main activities demonstrated by the project are implementation of Renewable Energy (RE) PV solar, CDI, DMRS and Floating Solar PV. The specifications of audio and content productions are provided in the following manner.
Expected outputs and Deliverables
The specific deliverables of the Communications and visibility Consultant are to:
Inception Report covering Overall Strategy to prepare and produce all the communication and visibility materials/products -
Produce electronic copy of 1 booklet, 1 Brochure, 1 Flyer and 1 poster for each of the RE/EE demos.
Note: The printing cost will be supported by the Tuvalu FASNETT project
Publish information online for public reading. Conduct national awareness through roadshow and talk-back shows on national TV and radio.
The Communications and Visibility Consultant will work closely with the PMU team and DOE. The consultant will directly report to Director, DOE in overall and to the FASNETT Project Manager in day to day matters. The PMU and DoE will provide support to ensure deliverables are achieved.
The consultant may hire a local consultant to assist him/her from the ground. The cost must be inbuild in the bidding amount and UNDP will not be responsible for such hiring.
If travel required and agreed by UNDP and the Department of Energy, UNDP pay for the travel separately on actual basis.
Duration of the Work
For 3 months from 17th October 2022 to 3rd February 2023.
The consultant will be required to work from home and may mobilize his/her assistant time to time be stationed with the PMU team and visit to the demo places to collect data, pictures and video.
Excellent coordination skills and result oriented collaboration with colleagues
Required Skills and Experience
Education and Experience
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Please group them into one (1) single PDF document as the application only allows to upload maximum one document:
Note: Successful individual will be required to provide proof of medical insurance coverage before commencement of contract for the duration of the assignment.
Incomplete and joint proposals may not be considered. Consultants with whom there is further interest will be contacted. The successful consultant shall opt to sign an Individual Contract or a Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA) through its company/employer with UNDP.
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