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Recruitment of International Consultant to lead the development of a country specific gender mainstreaming toolkit with smart indicators and to train key focal points of NDC related sectors to facilitate mainstreaming of gender into NDCs implementation in
Procurement Process :RFQ - Request for quotation
Office :UNDP Country Office - GHANA
Deadline :20-Sep-19
Posted on :06-Sep-19
Development Area :CONSULTANTSCONSULTANTS
Reference Number :59071
Link to Atlas Project :
00095428 - Nationally Determinded Contributions Support Programme
Documents :
IC Procurement Notice
Term of Reference
Technical Proposal Submission Document
Financial Proposal Submission Document
Personal History Form
Overview :

Addendum:

Kindly note that the deadline is extended from September 16, 2019 to September 20, 2019

BACKGROUND

At the UN climate change conference in Paris in December 2015, 196 countries adopted the Paris Agreement – the first ever, legally binding universal pact that sets out a global action plan for limiting global warming to “well below 2°C” starting from 2020. Ghana is one of the Parties who joined this Paris Agreement and had submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) plan containing a set of 31 adaptation and mitigation actions that will be implemented between 2020-2030 with the view first to build resilience to climate change and reduce GHG emissions within the context of sustainable development. These actions cover seven sectors (Water, Health, Agriculture, Waste, Energy, Transport and Disaster Risk and Climate Service) to be implemented over a 10 year period. 

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SCOPE OF WORK

Under the direction of the Lead of the NDC Support Programme at MESTI, the NDC Gender Working Group and other relevant stakeholders, the consultant will perform the following task in coordination with a team of three (3) National Consultants who will be separately hired;

  1. Provide strategic guidance to the national consultants to assist them in accomplishing the task
  2. Review and provide substantive technical inputs into draft documents related to the assignment
  3. Provide quality assurance support to facilitate the delivery of quality outputs

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EDUCATION

  • Advanced University degree in in any of the related areas: gender, climate change, environment, sustainable development. social sciences, human rights, or comparable academic qualifications

EXPERIENCE

  • At least ten (10) years of progressively advanced and relevant professional experience at the international level in mainstreaming gender in development projects and policies; especially in the development of toolkit or manuals and training materials for gender mainstreaming on at least one other related theme, including climate change mitigation and/or adaptation, NDC, environment and/or sustainable development;
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HOW TO APPLY

  • See the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.

BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:

  • Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded hereto

For detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)

Important Note:

The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposals

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on September 16, 2019 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.org

  • Technical Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP.GHA.2019.226-IC – TP - [insert  Name]
  • Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP.GHA.2019.226-IC – FP - [insert  Name]

Please note that these proposals shall be submitted to the designated secured email into two files but in one email unless both Files are Greater than 9MB file size

EMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:

While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is UNDP.GHA.2019.226.IC