UNDP through its IP-SEGP for Building Community Resilience through Integrated Water Management (IWM) Project is jointly working with Department of Environment for the Strengthening and Consolidation of Community Based Adaptation in the Ecologically Critical Areas through Biodiversity Conservation and Social Protection Project (Strengthening and Consolidation of CBA-ECA Project). The project will provide support towards better and sustainable management of Ecologically Critical Area natural resources of Bangladesh. Specifically this project will further strengthen the community capacity and practice in biodiversity resource management, conservation; sustainable management and operation and maintenance of the structures constructed, facilities created, solar based irrigation plants and desalinization plants established by the CBA-ECA project. The project will also enhance capacity of the community groups towards better utilization of Micro Capital Grant (MCG) and other facilities provided to the groups for alternative income generating activities of the community.
In doing this the project will strengthen the engagement of the secondary stakeholders in the process and play an active role in enactment of the ECA Rules along with its dissemination.
The consultant will be a part of the project team in achieving the project objectives, especially relevant to his/her area of responsibilities as outlined below.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of work:
The following list reflects the main activities that the consultant is expected to carry out:
Supervision and Performance Evaluation:
The consultants will work under direct supervision of and report directly to the Project Director and Project Manager, Strengthening and Consolidation of CBA-ECA Project.
Timeframe and Deadline:
The assignment is for a total of 12 months from its commencement. The tentative starting date is November 2016.
Deliverables are linked to the payment as follows:
The primary deliverables are specified. A short report on progress on these should be submitted on a monthly basis with invoices.
Bangladesh (at Cox’s Bazar, Teknaf & Kulaura)
The project will provide office space and stationeries as required.
Required Skills and Experience
Lump sum contracts:
The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables (i.e. whether payments fall in installments or upon completion of the entire contract). Payments are based upon output, i.e. upon delivery of the services specified in the TOR. In order to assist the requesting unit in the comparison of financial proposals, the financial proposal will include a breakdown of this lump sum amount (including travel, per diems, and number of anticipated working days).
Evaluation of the Candidates:
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology.
The award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant up on Cumulative Analysis/evaluation and determined as:
Only candidates obtaining a minimum 70% mark in technical evaluation will be considered eligible for financial evaluation.
Technical Evaluation Criteria (Total 70 marks):
Financial Evaluation (Total 30 marks)
All technical qualified proposals will be scored out 30 based on the formula provided below.
The maximum points (30) will be assigned to the lowest financial proposal. All other proposals received points according to the following formula:
p = y (µ/z)
Documents to be included when submitting the proposals:
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Proposers who shall not submit below mentioned documents will not be considered for further evaluation.
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