Consultancy Title: Final evaluation of the Enabling the Implementation of the Nauru Energy Road Map project.
Project Name: Enabling the Implementation of the Nauru Energy Road Map.
Duty Station: Nauru and homebased.
Duration of the Contract
Consultancy Proposal should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12th March, 2019 (Fiji Time) clearly stating the title of consultancy applied for. Any proposals received after this date/time will not be accepted. Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to email@example.com. UNDP will respond in writing or by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants. Incomplete, late and joint proposals will not be considered and only offers for which there is further interest will be contacted. Failure to submit your application as stated as per the application submission guide (Procurement Notice) on the above link will be considered incomplete and therefore application will not be considered.
NOTE: Proposals must be sent to the designated email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please do NOT copy or directly email applications to UNDP staff.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
If the selected/successful Candidate is over 65 years of age and required to travel outside his home country; He/She will be required provide a full medical report at their expense prior to issuance to contract. Contract will only be issued when Proposed candidate is deemed medically fit to undertake the assignment.
To evaluate the Enabling the Implementation of the Nauru Energy Road Map project.
The Enabling the Implementation of the Nauru Energy Road Map is a US$195,983.28 project funded via the EU-GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (ACSE) Programme. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the Implementing Partner in collaboration with the Department of Commerce, Industry and Environment (DCIE), Government of Nauru. The project began implementation in March 2017 and is planned to be completed by 31 March 2019. The project has five components and the following planned key outputs: 1) Energy Unit, DCIE established and operational; 2) energy sector wide legislation and regulations for residential solar photovoltaic (PV) systems established; 3) technical standards developed or adopted for residential solar PV systems; 4) capacity developed on new energy legislation and regulation and technical standards for residential solar PV systems; and, 5) effective project management. A final evaluation is to be undertaken with an in-country visit planned for the last week of March 2019. The evaluation will be undertaken in line with UNDP’s evaluation policy (2016) and Evaluation Guidelines (2019). UNDP evaluations focus on determining the relevance, impact, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of UNDP work in order to make adjustments and improve contributions to development, including assessing expected and achieved accomplishments, critically examining the presumed causal chains, processes, and attainment of results, as well as the contextual factors that may enhance or impede the achievement of results. Key evaluation principles include upholding high ethical standards and norms in line with the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) Ethical Guidelines for Evaluation, independence, impartiality, credibility, professionalism, and, transparency.
Scope of Work
Activities for the consultancy will include, but not necessarily be limited to the following in relation to specific deliverables:
The consultant will be contracted by UNDP and report to the Team Leader, Resilience and Sustainable Development (RSD), UNDP Pacific – Fiji Office (or his/her designate).
Requirement for Qualifications & Experience
The proposals will be evaluated using the cumulative analysis method with a split 70% technical and 30% financial scoring. The proposal with the highest cumulative scoring will be awarded the contract. Applications will be evaluated technically, and points are attributed based on how well the proposal meets the requirements of the Terms of Reference using the guidelines detailed in the table below.
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract may be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the Technical Evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. Interviews may be conducted as part of technical assessment for shortlisted proposals.
Consultant must send a financial proposal based on a Lump Sum Amount. The total amount quoted shall be all-inclusive and include all costs components required to perform the deliverables identified in the TOR, including professional fee, travel costs, living allowance (if any work is to be done outside the Individual Consultants (IC´s) duty station) and any other applicable cost to be incurred by the IC in completing the assignment. The contract price will be fixed output-based price regardless of extension of the herein specified duration. Payments will be done upon completion of the deliverables/outputs. In general, UNDP shall not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she should do so using their own resources. In the event of unforeseeable travel not anticipated in this TOR, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and the IC, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.
The P11 form and Template for confirmation of interest and Submission of Financial Proposal is available under the procurement section of UNDP Fiji website (www.pacific.undp.org)
Women candidates are encouraged to apply