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IC/006/19 - International consultant on economic valuation of mountain ecosystem services
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :UNDP Country Office - UZBEKISTAN
Deadline :08-Apr-19
Posted on :25-Mar-19
Reference Number :54301
Link to Atlas Project :
00080814 - Sustainable Development of Mountain Ecosystems
Documents :
Procurement Notice
Annex 1 Terms of Reference
Annex 2 General Terms and Conditions for IC
Annex 3 Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability
Annex 4 Financial Proposal Submission Form
Overview :

Description of the assignment: International consultant on economic valuation of mountain ecosystem services will be fully responsible for: assessing feasibility of piloting a payment for ecosystem services scheme and conducting economic valuation of ecosystem services in Ugam Chatkal Snow Leopard Landscape (Tashkent region), and potential use for PA financing (e.g. for Ugam Chatkal State National Nature Park); identify options for any other PA financing from ecosystem services (e.g. tourism, hunting, etc.).

The International consultant on economic valuation of mountain ecosystem services will work under the overall guidance of the UNDP Head of Sustainable Development Cluster (SDC), and direct supervision of the Project Manager.

The assignment will be based on home-based work with at least one mission (for fourteen days) in 2019 to Uzbekistan for a total of 41 working days during the period of April - October 2019 (total 41 w/d). The International Expert will be fully and solely responsible for undertaking the below tasks and quality and timely producing the expected outputs and deliverables indicated below.

Project name: “Sustainable natural resource use and forest management in key mountainous areas important for globally significant biodiversity”.

Period of assignment/services: Total 41 working days during the period of April - October 2019.

Application Process:

Interested candidates need to apply online at and upload requested documents (Technical Proposal/Methodology, CV or P11 form, Offeror’s Letter of confirmation and Financial Proposal) in Part 5 of Procurement Notice no later than end of April 08, 2019 (New York time).  Please combine all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document. Your on-line applications submission will be acknowledged to your email address provided in application. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please resubmit the application, if necessary.

UNDP Job Site – (cut and paste into browser address bar if the link does not work).

Application submitted via email, incomplete applications or received after the closing date (April 08, 2019) will not be given consideration.

For more detailed information about UNDP Uzbekistan please visit our website at  UNDP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified female candidates, people with disabilities, and minorities are highly encouraged to apply. UNDP Balance in Manage Policy promotes achievement of gender balance among its staff at all levels.


Requests for clarification must be sent in writing to,  ensuring that the reference number above is included in the subject line. UNDP shall endeavor to provide such responses to clarifications in an expeditious manner, but any delay in such response shall not cause an obligation on the part of UNDP to extend the submission date of the Proposals, unless UNDP deems that such an extension is justified and necessary.