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Individual Consultant - Developing Formal proposal for QCI-NABET Accreditation for EIA Consultant Organizations (For Indian Nationals Only)
|Location :||Kakinada, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||09-Jul-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 :||30 working days till 30-September-2018|
Government of India, with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as the lead agency, funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF) is implementing the project “Mainstreaming Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Conservation into Production Sectors in the Godavari River Estuary (EGREE), Andhra Pradesh, India”. The project focuses specifically on removing the key barriers for mainstreaming environmental management considerations into major production activities that are impacting the EGREE region.
The project has formed a cross-sectoral platform – East Godavari River Estuarine Ecosystems (EGREE) Foundation to facilitate implementation of biodiversity conservation initiatives through the production sectors operating in the EGREE. It is expected that Quality Council of India’s NABET (National Accreditation Board for Education and Training) accreditation would help the foundation to offer services such as Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and deepen its engagement with production sectors. It is in this connection, the project seeks to engage a consultant to develop a formal proposal for NABET accreditation under the scheme for accreditation of EIA Consultant Organizations.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant would work under the overall leadership of the CEO and the direct guidance of State Project Coordinator, EGREE Foundation. The consultant will
Travel for consultation with the proposed partner agencies as and when required.
Required Skills and Experience
Education: Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences or related disciplines
The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as Responsive to the requirement; having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation;
Technical Criteria (70% of total evaluation)
Financial Criteria: (30% of the total evaluation) based on the total all-inclusive lump sum amount for professional fee for tasks specified in this announcement.
Submission of Proposal
Consultant should specify his/her lump sum consultancy fee. Please quote your professional fee only. Do not include travel costs in your financial quote as these will be reimbursed separately, as per actual; subject to UNDP’s prevailing rules.
CV: Consultant should submit his/her updated CV with three references.
• Monthly, based on number of days worked in a month and deliverable submitted.
For any queries please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.