RCS/IC/2017/009 - Recruitment International Consultant for attachment of a Visiting Climate Expert to the SADC Climate Services Centre

Country: Ethiopia
Language: EN
Number: 3228464
Publication date: 19-07-2017
Source: United Nations Procurement Notices (UNDP)

Description

RCS/IC/2017/009 - Recruitment International Consultant for attachment of a Visiting Climate Expert to the SADC Climate Services Centre
Procurement Process : RFP - Request for proposal
Office : Regional Service Center for Africa - ETHIOPIA
Deadline : 04-Aug-17
Posted on : 19-Jul-17
Development Area : CONSULTANTS
Reference Number : 39364
Link to Atlas Project :
00075510 - RSC - Projects
Documents :
RSC/IC/2017/009 - Terms of Reference (ToR)
RSC/IC/2017/009 - IC Proposal Submission Form
Overview :

BACKGROUND

The SADC Climate Services Centre (CSC) formerly Drought Monitoring Centre DMC) was established in 1990 as part of the initiative of African governments and the cooperating partners to combat perennial calamities arising out of the recurrent extremes of climate variations in the region. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) played a pivotal role in the formulation of the then project under their executive management. Exhaustive studies had shown that extremes in climate variation oftentimes affected many countries of a region simultaneously. . . SCOPE OF THE WORK

The work programme to be assigned to those experts in attachment relates to the specific tasks needed to achieve the SADC CSC RCC requirements and contribute to the fulfilment of the functions of the SADC Climate Services Centre such as improvement of existing products for weather and climate monitoring and forecasting, forecasts verification methods at different time scales, monitoring and evaluation of the use of the products, development of new services and products, data management and information dissemination to end users.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERTISE REQUIRED

a. Academic Qualifications:

  • An MSc degree in Meteorology or equivalent

b. Years of experience:

  • A minimum experience of seven (7) years

c. Competencies:

  • Conversant with powerful forecasting tools and models in relation to weather forecasting
  • Special skills / experience and other qualifications such as analytical skills, communications abilities and presentation skills
  • Proven skills in handling divergent climate information
  • Highly qualified in training and capacity development
  • Good in teamwork
  • Good report writing skills

d. Language and other skills:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge in French is an added advantage
  • Must be nationals from SADC Member States

e. Compliance of the UN Core Values:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling 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 favouritism; and
  • Fulfils all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTION:

  • Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded hereto.
  • Group of Individuals and/or Firms are not eligible for this consultancy assignment (open only for individual consultant).

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

The following proposals must be prepared as per the IC Proposal Submission Instructions. The Proposals shall be submitted before application deadline August 4, 2017 via UNDP Ethiopia Secured mail address: procurement.et@undp.org

  • Technical Proposal in pdf under file name: RSC-IC-2017-009 – TP - [insert your name]
  • Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: RSC-IC-2017-009 – FP - [insert your 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

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Failing to submit anyone of the documents stated above will automatically disqualify the candidate from further technical evaluation;
  • Those prospect consultants who fail to submit both Technical and Financial proposals as per the IC Proposal Submission Form and to the designated secured email will not be further considered for evaluation;
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

EMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL (Compulsory):

  • While submitting your proposals to procurement.et@undp.org be sure your email subject line is RSC-IC-2017-009 in order to let our Office easily locate your respective proposals from secured email and be considered in subsequent evaluations.

 

 


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