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International consultant for the Development of National Guidelines for the Management of Rangelands Outside Forests.
|Location :||Beirut, LEBANON|
|Application Deadline :||14-Feb-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English French|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||60 working-days spread over a period of 7 months.|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||60 working-days spread over a period of 7 months.|
The UNDP Sustainable Land Management in the Qaraoun Catchment (SLMQ) Project aims at embedding sustainability considerations in land use planning and development activities in the Qaraoun Catchment. The project is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Environment in Lebanon. The project is intended to reshape land and natural resource management to (i) alleviate land degradation, (ii) maintain existing ecosystem services and (iii) improve livelihoods in the Qaraoun Catchment.
Duties and Responsibilities
The objective of this consultancy is to develop a guidance document that aims to maintain and enhance the economic, social and environmental values of rangelands outside forests, for the benefit of present and future generations in Lebanon. It aims at establishing a standard approach for the development of locally adapted Management Plans for Rangelands outside forests (RMP). The guidelines shall propose a unified and standardized procedure based on international best practices, adapted to the national context taking into account local conditions. It shall constitute a working tool for both the Ministries of Agriculture and Environment, as well as other public-sector authorities such as municipalities and other concerned stakeholders for the development, implementation, and monitoring of RMP. The RMP for the specific project sites will be developed based on the guidelines developed through these TORs by a national expert that will be hired by the Project in parallel to this assignment.
Kindly refer to the Individual Consultant Procurement Notice and all related Annexes by visiting the below link:
Please make sure to submit all the requested documents/information; otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete
Required Skills and Experience
How to Apply:
1. Read the additional information and annexes on teh UNDP lebanon website at http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/operations/procurement/
2. The consultancy is open for all international consultants who meet the selection criteria and propose a competitive fee. Interested consultants are requested to apply only through this UNDP jobs portal.
Submissions through any other media will not be considered.
The application must include the P11, technical proposal, Annex 3 (Offerors Letter) and the financial proposal in one single document and uploaded as word or PDF file to the UNDP job site.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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.