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Junior Expert on Mitigation Impact Assessment
|Location :||Yerevan, ARMENIA|
|Application Deadline :||08-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||15 March 2018 – 15 March 2020 (250 work days within the period of 2 years)|
The project objective is to enable Armenia to prepare its Forth National Communication (4NC) under decision 17/CP7 and the Second Biennial Update Report (2BUR) under decision 2/CP17 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The 2BUR and 4NC will be built upon previous studies, self-assessment exercises and will be based on the UNFCCC Guidelines. It will enable Armenia to present the updated information on Convention implementation in a consistent, transparent and comparable manner. The project is coordinated by the Ministry of Nature Protection under the guidance of Inter-Agency Climate Change Council (IACCC). The Project components include: production of the Second Biennial Report and Fourth National Communication of Armenia under UNFCCC. The preparation of the 2BUR and 4NC is expected to enhance national capacity, contribute to general public awareness and knowledge building, and mainstream climate change consideration into national sustainable development process of Armenia. The project will also strengthen the cooperation between Armenia and other Parties to the Convention in achieving the ultimate objective of the UNFCCC.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the UNDP Climate Change Programme Coordinator and direct supervision of the BUR Senior Expert, the Expert will be responsible for supporting the management in collection, systematization and assessment of the information on mitigation programs and projects, prepare the background materials for training of experts on new requirements and guidelines of IPCC and Consultative Group of Experts of non-Annex I countries. The expert will also be responsible for supporting functions connected with development of communication materials on low-carbon development policies and with organization of events, trainings and workshops.
The incumbent will perform the following tasks:
Note: for each single specific call-offs, the respective detailed ToR with specified outputs and applicable number of working days will follow in line with the main scope of works of this assignment.
Required Skills and Experience
NDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS WILL BE EVALUATED BASED ON THE FOLLOWING METHODOLOGY:
Candidates will be evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of the applicants' technical qualifications, experience and financial proposal. The contract will be awarded to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as technically responsive/compliant/acceptable to the requirements of the ToR and received the highest cumulative (technical and financial) score out of below defined technical and financial criteria.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for financial evaluation.
Technical Criteria - 70% of total evaluation - max. 70 points
Financial Criteria - 30% of total evaluation - max. 30 points.
*Please note that the financial proposal is all-inclusive daily fee and shall take into account various expenses incurred by the consultant/contractor during the contract period (e.g. fee, health insurance, and any other relevant expenses related to the performance of services).
DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION.
General Conditions of Contract is available here: http://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/documents/procurement/documents/IC%20-%20General%20Conditions.pdf.
Note: Please note you can upload only one document to this application (scan all documents in one single PDF file to attach).
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.