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Re-Advertise: Renewable Energy Project Analyst (for Filipino National only)
Procurement Process :Other
Office :UNDP Country Office - PHILIPPINES
Deadline :17-Nov-19
Posted on :04-Nov-19
Development Area :CONSULTANTSCONSULTANTS
Reference Number :60868
Link to Atlas Project :
00014466 - Palawan Renewable Energy MSP
Overview :

A.        Project Title:                          Renewable Energy Project Analyst (DREAMS)

 

B.        Project Description  

i. Goal: “reduce GHG emissions from the power sector, the objective is to promote and facilitate the commercialization of the renewable energy (RE) markets through the removal of barriers to increase investments in RE based power generation project.”

ii. Outcome indicators: “Direct emissions reductions will be 205,181 tonnes of CO2eq hand. 20,000 sitio-based households will have access to RE sources.

iii. Components and Expected outcomes:

DREAMS has 4 components.

Components

Outcomes

a. RE Policy and Planning

enforcement of a supportive policy and regulatory environment = increase in RE investments

b. Institutional strengthening for RE mainstreaming

strengthened institutional capacity= increase in RE project approvals

c. Capitalized RE market development

increased number of operational RE projects = increase in confidence of RE developers on viability of RE

d. RE commercialization

capitalized RE markets = increase in RE based power capacity

iv. Stakeholders for the project.

The project is being implemented by the Department of Energy (DOE). DOE assumes over-all responsibility for the achievement of project results. The Project is co-financed with funding from the GEF. UNDP acts as the GEF Executing Agency. All components of the Project is being implemented by the Renewable Energy Management Bureau (REMB).

A Project Support Group (PSG) composed of technical staff/specialist from the other Bureaus and divisions of DOE has been formed to provide technical advice in the implementation of the activities including monitoring and evaluation. A Project Steering Committee has been established to serve as a policy and decision-making body for the project implementation.

A Project Management Unit (PMU) is based at the DOE Compound. The PMU is headed by a National Project Director (NPD) who is also the Director of the REMB. A Project Manager and support staff oversees the day to day operations of the DREAMS Project Management Office. The PMO is located at the office of the DOE in Taguig, Metro Manila. 

 

Description of Responsibilities :

C.        Scope of Work

The IC will contribute his/her technical expertise in the coordination and conduct of studies/researches , facilitation of technical fora, monitoring of priority/urgent projects, production of policy papers/documents and other activities that will contribute to the accomplishment of strategic plan of the Renewable Energy Management Bureau (REMB) and in support of the attainment of the stated outcomes of the DREAMS project in particular.

 

D.        Expected Outputs and Deliverables

The level of effort is 100 working days starting not later than (NLT) November 2019 - April 2020. The IC will provide direct technical and operational support to the Office of the National Project Director (NPD).

The actual schedule of the deliverables of the Independent Contractor (IC) will be based on an approved work plan. It is anticipated that the IC will assist in the conduct of two to three (2- 3) research projects/technical policy studies during this period. The studies and the activities will be contained in an Inception Plan.

Deliverables/ Outputs

Estimated Duration to Complete(man-days)

Target Due Dates

Review and Approvals Required

Approved Inception Plan

3

NLT 5 days after signing of contract

National Project Director

and

Project Manager

Submission of Required Report for Output under Study/Activity 1

30

NLT December 2019

Submission of Required Report for Output under Study/Activity 2

40

NLT December 2019

Submission of Required Report for Output under Study/Activity 3

20

NLT January 2019

Final/Completion report

7

NLT January 2020

Total

100

 

 

E.         Institutional Arrangement

The IC will report directly to the NPD for his/her assignments and instructions on the priority activities that need to be undertaken during the duration of this contract. He/She will be provided a dedicated working space at the DOE-REMB office. The IC is expected to have his/her own computer or word processing equipment equipped with Windows and other commonly used word processing software.

 

F.         Duration of the Work

The IC will work will be apportioned over a period 100 work-days upon signing of contract. The IC is expected to report at least 4 days a week at the REMB office except on holidays or as may be advised/approved by the NPD.

 

G.        Duty Station

The IC will be based in Manila. There will be occasional travels to attend forum, workshops or field visits of existing projects.

 

H.          Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments

This is a lump sum/all-inclusive approach. However, duty travels outside of Metro Manila that may be required (cost of transport, meals and accommodation) will be covered by the PMU.

Deliverables/ Outputs

Payment

Schedule

Approved work plan*

10

5 days after signing of contract

Submission of Required Report for Output under Study/Activity 1

20

NLT December

Submission of Required Report for Output under Study/Activity 2

20

NLT December

Submission of Required Report for Output under Study/Activity 3

20

NLT January 2020

Final/Completion report

30

NLT January 2020

Total

100

 

 

 

Competencies :

Corporate competencies

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality, and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional and technical competencies

  • Ability to work in a diverse and multi-cultural environment;
  • Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure and to meet strict and competing deadlines;
  • Displays analytical judgment and demonstrated ability to handle confidential and politically sensitive issues in a responsible and mature manner;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
  • Computer literate.

 

Qualifications :

I.        Qualifications of the Successful Individual Contractor

Educational

  • Minimum: Graduate of relevant Engineering courses and Law and/or Completed MA Economics.

Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the design, actual conduct and analysis of research/policy studies, preparation of policy briefs and technical papers related to the power/energy sector
  • Special skills: experience in organizing and facilitating meetings/discussions involving Senior Managers in government and private sector and skilled in the use of different software and communication strategies, e.g. infographics, web-based research, to develop and disseminate communication materials for public and expert-level discussions at local and international fora
  • Area/s of specialization: policy studies, technical research, economic analysis and with relevant trainings in the field of renewable energy

Language

  • excellent fluency in spoken and written English

 

Evaluation Method and Criteria

Offers will be evaluated based on combined scoring method – where the Technical Proposal will be evaluated based on qualifications in the CV. The Technical evaluation is weighted a max. of 70%.

The Financial Proposal that will be evaluated through submission of the Offeror's Letter to UNDP Confirming Insterest and Availability for the IC including Financial Proposal Template and combined with the price offer will be weighted a max of 30%;

For the evaluation of the Technical Proposal, the selection of the successful consultant must be based in the following qualifications (with the appropriate obtainable points):

Qualification

Points Obtainable (100 points)

Education

Minimum: Graduate of relevant Engineering courses and Law and/or Completed MA Economics.

15

Experience (to be validated based on CV and on samples of published work or reports)

 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the design, actual conduct and analysis of research/policy studies, preparation of policy briefs and technical papers related to the power/energy sector.

30

  • Special skills: experience in organizing and facilitating meetings/discussions involving Senior Managers in government and private sector and skilled in the use of different software and communication strategies, e.g. infographics, web-based research, to develop and disseminate communication materials for public and expert-level discussions at local and international fora.

15

  • Area/s of specialization: policy studies, technical research, economic analysis and with relevant trainings in the field of renewable energy

30

Language (excellent fluency in spoken and written English)

10

TOTAL

100

Applicants who will only receive a minimum score of 70 points and above from the assessment of the CV will be qualified for the assessment of the Financial Proposal.

 

J. Recommended Presentation of Offer

Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Please group them into one (1) single PDF document as the application only allows to upload maximum one document at https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=88474

1. Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP;

2. Personal CV or P11, indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references; As part of the CV, the applicant is encouraged to submit recent (not more than 5 years old) published works or papers written or presented in public forum on the energy sector. Two reports will be adequate. The full report or paper, not the powerpoint presentation, should be sent as part of the CV. If files are too big, please indicate a hyperlink on your CV or P11.

Title of Paper/research

Date presented/published

Name of publication/event or Conference where paper was presented or published

If part of group; please indicate co-authors or presenters or role in the group

 

 

 

 

3. Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided (fill in only those that are applicable).

Budget item

Cost

Details/Assumptions

Professional services

 

 

Communication

 

 

Others

 

 

 

You may download the editable version of the Offeror's Letter to UNDP Confirming Insterest and Availability for the IC by clicking on this link: http://gofile.me/6xdJm/bE9TCw8fU

 

In view of the volume of applications UNDP receives, only shortlisted offerors will be notified.