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Gender and Safeguards Specialist (Re-advertised)
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :Country Office - JAMAICA
Deadline :18-Nov-19
Posted on :25-Oct-19
Development Area :OTHER  
Reference Number :60613
Link to Atlas Project :
00120275 - Initiation Plan for E-Mobility Project
Documents :
Terms of Reference
e-Tendering Bidders Guide
Contract template with GTC
Financial Proposal Template
Overview :


Individual Consultancy

Project Title:  Supporting Sustainable Transportation through the Shift to Electric Mobility in Jamaica

Post Level: National / International Consultant

Type of Consultancy: Individual Consultancy

Deadline:  18 November 2019 (please observe closing time posted in e-Tendering)

Expected start date:  November 2019

Period of assignment/services: 15 non-consecutive working days


The objective of the GEF Project Preparation Grant (PPG) is to develop the project concept into a full project: Supporting Sustainable Transportation through the Shift to Electric Mobility in Jamaica. The Supporting Sustainable Transportation through the Shift to Electric Mobility in Jamaica project seeks to support the promotion of low emission public and private transportation systems in Jamaica that are resilient to the projected impacts of climate change. The project, with the support of the Global EV Programme, will develop policy frameworks, support legislation arrangements and incentives and establish mid and long-term strategies including, communication campaigns and capacity building to incentivize the uptake of electric mobility. A demonstration project with 3 to 4 electric buses and complementary charging infrastructure for public transport will take place in Kingston.

To support this initiative the consultant will outline the project’s approach and strategy for mainstreaming gender in accordance with UNDP and GEF policies. The consultant will be responsible for ensuring UNDP’s Social and Environmental Safeguards Procedures (SESP) are applied and develop the assessments and management actions needed to safeguard social and environmental risks of the project.  The consultant will in collaboration with the PPG team, provide a comprehensive stakeholder engagement plan to engage the main beneficiaries in project design and implementation.

Scope of Work:

For the detailed SOW please visit our website at

Application Procedure:

Proposal should be submitted through the online e-Tendering system  (search for Event ID: Jam10-17-2019) as per the deadline indicated in the system itself. Detailed user guide on how to register in the system can be accessed using the following link:-

Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to UNDP will provide responses by uploading them in the system.