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Community Mobilization and Capacity Development Specialist
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :UNDP Country Office - JORDAN
Deadline :13-Aug-19
Posted on :25-Jul-19
Reference Number :57856
Link to Atlas Project :
00107000 - Improve livelihoods of Sheep Owners
Documents :
Terms of reference
Letter of interest - financial template
Terms and conditions of Individual contract
Personal History Form
procurement notice
Overview :

To apply, kindly read the procurement notice, attach the following documents and submit through the following email:  

  1.  CV with at least three references;
  2. Applicant’s letter to UNDP/Confirmation of interest form;
  3. Technical proposal (to showcase requested experience and competencies); and
  4.  Financial proposal as in the attached template.

no later than 13 August 2019 with subject "Community Mobilization and Capacity Development Specialist ".

Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to  e-mail Mr. Tarabieh 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.

The Gulf Crisis of 1990-1991 caused severe environmental damage in many countries of the including Jordan. In the Jordan Badia, the damage to the terrestrial ecosystems resulted from the influx of refugees with their livestock (estimated at 1.8 million heads of sheep, goats and camels). The degradation of the ecosystems affected the productivity of the Badia Rangeland, which is one of the principal grazing resources for Jordan livestock. The Government of Jordan claimed to the United Nations Compensations Commission (UNCC) for the remediation and restoration of terrestrial resources. Accordingly, UNCC awarded Jordan US$160,582,073 in 2005 for the rehabilitation and restoration of the Badia terrestrial ecosystems.  In 2008, the Government of Jordan established the Badia Restoration Programme (BRP) with two main objectives:  I) To reverse or mitigate damage inflicted on the Badia terrestrial ecosystem with the full cooperation and participation of the concerned Badia communities; and II) To restore biodiversity and normal productivity of the ecosystems in the Badia rangeland, with a view to optimizing grazing resources.

The BRP prepared the Community Action Plan (CAP) aims at conducting most suitable restoration approaches, including biophysical interventions and socio-economic arrangements, to fulfill the principal objective of the BRP in restoring the damaged ecosystems in the Jordan Badia. The 2011-2019 CAP forms the key guidance for outsourcing projects and actions on the ground level, and it includes two major components:

  1. Integrated Watershed Management;
  2. Integrated Livestock and Socio-Economic Component.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All individuals including persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with strictest confidence and equally.

Technical and financial proposals along with CV & 3 references should be submitted, and without such will not be considered). 

(Only Short Listed Candidates will be contacted)

UNDP is an employer committed to gender equity and to providing equal opportunities to both males and females.