UNDP’s Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) is based in UNDP’s Bureau of Policy and Programme Support (BPPS) and is responsible for providing leadership and technical support to delivery of the Environment and Sustainable Development pillar of UNDP’s Strategic Plan. Its main focus is on helping countries develop the capacity to fully incorporate environmental sustainability into development at national and local, but also global and regional, levels. The principal areas of work are in environmental mainstreaming, environmental finance, adaptation to climate change, and local governance of resources, including energy.
UNDP-GEF is seeking one individual consultant to provide technical advisory services to project implementation partners, primarily UNDP country offices, provide quality assurance for the efficient, effective and high quality delivery of project development and implementation. The Consultant will be responsible for the coordination of the implementation of the Global ABS project activities at the regional level in 4 countries in Asia-Pacific region (India, Mongolia, Myanmar and Samoa). S/he will liaise directly with designated officials of the Participating Countries, UNDP Country Offices, RCU staff and existing and potential additional project donors and stakeholders. In addition, the individual consultant will be available to provide technical expertise to other ABS projects implemented by UNDP in the Asia-Pacific region. The consultant will report to the Global Project Manager (GPM).
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance and supervision of Global Project Manager based in Panama, and in close collaboration with other technical specialists at both global and regional levels, the consultant will be responsible for providing technical advisory services and quality assurance to project implementation partners, primarily working with UNDP country offices.
Provide advisory services to the coordination, the technical and operational work carried out at national levels:
Provide technical input to the GPM in the implementation and management of the project:
Management and organizational arrangements
Development and Operational Effectiveness:
Knowledge Management and Learning:
Required Skills and Experience
Evaluation of Applicants:
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on a cumulative analysis taking into consideration the combination of the applicants’ qualifications and financial proposal.
Only those candidates who obtained at least 70% of points in each of the steps of the process will be considered for financial proposal evaluation.
Financial Criteria – 30% of total evaluation – max. 43 points.
Qualified candidates are requested to apply online via this website. The application should contain:
*Please note that the financial proposal is all-inclusive and shall take into account various expenses incurred by the consultant/contractor during the contract period (e.g. fee, health insurance, vaccination, personal security needs and any other relevant expenses related to the performance of services…).