Jobs at Century Bottling Company Limited in Uganda - Safety and Health Specialist



Job Title: Environment Occupational Safety and Health Specialist
( Century Bottling Company Limited, Uganda ) ENVIRONMENT OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (EOSH) SPECIALIST (02)

    

ENVIRONMENT OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (EOSH) SPECIALIST (02)

Century Bottling Company Limited is a Franchise Bottler and distributor of Coca Cola Products in Uganda.

As EOSH Specialist you will report directly to the Quality, Environment, Occupational Health and Safety Manager in Kampala and Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Manager in Mbarara.

You will;

    Carry out health and safety assessment for the plant and contractors on site.
    Develop counter measures and procedures to mitigate any risks identified.
    Train all personnel on site on occupational health and safety of the environment, occupational safety and health program, investigate accidents and incidents.
    Conduct safety and fire drills at specific time intervals.
    Coordinate implementation of health and safety procedures.
    Compile periodic reports for management review

Requirement:

    Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Chemistry or Environmental Management or related field.
    2 years' Experience in health and safety field preferably in a manufacturing environment.
    Knowledge of Quality Management System and ISO would be an added advantage.
    Must possess good analytical ability and problem solving skills, with a proactive attitude.
    Must be a strong team player possessing a high degree of integrity, flexibility, honesty and ability to work under minimum supervision

Experience: 2


How to apply:

To apply please send CV and application letter to; our website and click on careers icon at www.cocacolasabco.com.

Deadline: 19/04/2013





Jobs at Justice Law and Order Sector in Uganda - Resource Person




Job Title:  Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS), Uganda ) RESOURCE PERSON – LAND JUSTICE

The Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) is a sector-wide approach adopted by the Government of Uganda in 1999 to improve the administration of justice, maintenance of law and order and strengthen the rule of law in Uganda. JLOS programmes are supported through the sector wide approach to planning, budgeting, programme implementation and monitoring & evaluation with a shift of focus from institutional interests to sector wide strategic interests through a rationalized application of resources from Government of Uganda and development partners. JLOS thus brings together all institutions charged with the administration of justice and maintenance of law and order.

JLOS is a reform programme run under a common investment plan, whose strategic objectives include strengthen­ing policy and regulatory frameworks, enhancing access to JLOS services and fostering a human rights culture and accountability, all in the context of the National Development Plan.

JLOS is overseen by the Leadership Committee, Steering Committee and Technical Committee with a Secretariat made up of different advisors who support the thematic areas of civil justice including land and family justice; crimi­nal justice; human rights and accountability and transitional justice. JLOS wishes to recruit one Advisor to provide support in the thematic area of Human Rights and Accountability and two Resource Persons in the areas of land and family justice to provide support in the broader thematic area of civil justice.

RESOURCE PERSON – LAND JUSTICE

Description of the services:

The Resource Person Land Justice will provide technical support for the implementation of the land justice component of the Civil Justice programme area as follows:

    Provide support for the development of researched strategies for effective implementation of the land justice reforms;
    Assist in the development of action plans and budgets for the land justice reforms;
    Provide technical support for the implementation of the land justice reforms;
    Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of the land justice reform programmes;
    Support the preparation of quarterly, semi-annual, annual and thematic reports on land justice; identify and provide researched briefs on constraints to the achievements of the land justice reforms to the relevant committees;
    Provide technical support to the Advisor, Access to Justice – Civil in the overall implementation of the civil justice reform programme; resource the relevant sector committees and meetings; perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time;

Requirement:
The successful candidate should have:-

    A Master's degree in law from a recognized University or an honours degree in law and demonstrated long and relevant experience of not less than 5 years;
    A good understanding of contemporary legal and justice reforms in developing countries;
    A good understanding of land law and land justice reforms;
    At least 3 years working experience in a legal environment or in programme implementation;
    Good knowledge of the public sector planning processes and sector-wide approaches;
    Experience working with donor agencies is an added advantage.

The successful candidate should have the following skills:

    Proficiency in the use of standard computer software, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software;               - -
    Excellent analytical skills
    Excellent research, report writing and presentation skills;
    Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary and team centered environment;
    Self-motivated, flexible and able to work under tight deadlines.

Terms and Conditions: The successful candidate will be offered a 3 year contract on competitive terms, tenable at the JLOS Secretariat. Salary: $ 2,640
Experience: 3


How to apply:

The successful candidate will be offered a 3 year contract on competitive terms, tenable at the JLOS Sec­retariat. Salary: $ 2,640 All applications should be address to:

The Solicitor General Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Queens Chambers, Plot 1 Parliament Avenue P.O. Box 7183, KAMPALA Hand delivered to Room No. 4.4 or email: jobs@jlos.go.ug



Deadline: 19/04/2013



Jobs at Justice Law and Order Sector in Uganda - Advisor Human Rights & Accountability


Job Title: ADVISOR – HUMAN RIGHTS AND ACCOUNTABILITY

( Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS), Uganda ) ADVISOR – HUMAN RIGHTS AND ACCOUNTABILITY

The Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) is a sector-wide approach adopted by the Government of Uganda in 1999 to improve the administration of justice, maintenance of law and order and strengthen the rule of law in Uganda. JLOS programmes are supported through the sector wide approach to planning, budgeting, programme implementation and monitoring & evaluation with a shift of focus from institutional interests to sector wide strategic interests through a rationalized application of resources from Government of Uganda and development partners. JLOS thus brings together all institutions charged with the administration of justice and maintenance of law and order.

JLOS is a reform programme run under a common investment plan, whose strategic objectives include strengthen­ing policy and regulatory frameworks, enhancing access to JLOS services and fostering a human rights culture and accountability, all in the context of the National Development Plan.

JLOS is overseen by the Leadership Committee, Steering Committee and Technical Committee with a Secretariat made up of different advisors who support the thematic areas of civil justice including land and family justice; crimi­nal justice; human rights and accountability and transitional justice. JLOS wishes to recruit one Advisor to provide support in the thematic area of Human Rights and Accountability and two Resource Persons in the areas of land and family justice to provide support in the broader thematic area of civil justice.



Job Title: ADVISOR – HUMAN RIGHTS AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Description of Services

The Advisor, Human Rights and Accountability will provide advisory services and technical guidance necessary for the successful implementation of the Strategic Investment Plan with specific regard to Outcome 3 on Human Rights and Accountability as follows:-

    Develop researched strategies for effective implementation of the Human Rights and Accountability programmes;
    Provide technical support to the development of action plans and budgets for accountability and human rights;
    Provide technical advice to the sector management structures and sector institutions on the implementation of the human rights and accountability sub-programmes;
    Provide technical support and advice to the Sector management structures and institutions on the implementation of the JLOS Anti-Corruption Strategy;
    Support the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation system, particularly on Human Rights and Accountability;
    Coordinate the preparation of quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports on human rights and accountability;
    Identify constraints to achievement of the human rights and accountability programmes to the working groups and relevant committees and make proposals for addressing them.
    Prepare analysed and comprehensive progress reports on Human Rights and Accountability programmes within the overall reform programme for Semi-annual and Annual Reviews;
    Resource the Human Rights and Accountability Working Group meetings;
    Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirement:
The Advisor, Human Rights and Accountability will report to the Senior Technical Advisor. The Successful candidate should have:-

    A Master's degree, preferably in Law or Human Rights and Good Governance from a recognized University;
    A good understanding of contemporary legal and justice reforms in developing countries with particular emphasis on reforms in good governance and accountability;
    A good understanding of international and comparative human rights and contemporary issues in human rights and the implementation of international and regional human rights instruments;
    At least 5 years working experience in programme management in a legal environment;
    Good knowledge of the public sector planning and reporting processes and sector-wide approaches;
    Experience working with donor agencies is an added advantage. The successful candidate should have the following skills:
    Proficiency in the use of standard computer software, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software;
    Excellent analytical skills;
    Excellent research, report writing and presentation skills;
    Good inter-personal skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural and team centered environment;
    Self-motivated, flexible and able to work under tight deadlines.

Terms and Conditions The successful candidate will be offered a 3 year contract on competitive terms, tenable at the JLOS Secretariat. Salary: $ 4,620.
Experience: 5


How to apply:

The successful candidate will be offered a 3 year contract on competitive terms, tenable at the JLOS Sec­retariat. Salary: $ 2,640 All applications should be address to:

The Solicitor General Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Queens Chambers, Plot 1 Parliament Avenue P.O. Box 7183, KAMPALA Hand delivered to Room No. 4.4 or email: jobs@jlos.go.ug



Deadline: 19/04/2013




Public Health Specialist Job at US Embassy in Uganda



Job Title: Public Health Specialist – Care and Support Team Lead; FP- 3; FSN-12
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 039/2013 Date: 04/03/2013

OPEN TO:  All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:    Public Health Specialist – Care and Support Team Lead; FP- 3; FSN-12

WORK HOURS:     Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda."
The Centers for Diseases Control is seeking an individual for the position of Public Health Specialist – Care and Support Team Lead.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Job holder is the senior HIV/AIDS Care and Support Public Health Specialist responsible for the implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of assigned HIV care and support program activities and report compliance and administrative recordkeeping with the implementing partners to assure projects are conducted in accordance with the implementing agreement and that USG funds are appropriately utilized.  Job holder is key public health technical advisor to the Health Services Branch Chief. Job holder’s duties include technical support, advice and guidance, day-to-day program and administrative management, and coordination and collaboration with colleagues of other agencies and public health entities that administer PEPFAR-funded programs in Uganda.  The job requires public health technical knowledge, results-oriented analytical skills, advocacy, and constant and clear communication with implementing partners, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and host country ministries responsible for public health programs.  Job holder supervises two Care and Support Specialists and one TB Specialist.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of a PhD in Public Health, Medicine, Philosophy, epidemiology, behavioral or social science is required.

2. Work Experience required: Eight years mid to senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS Prevention or other public health or development assistance programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required. One additional year of experience at the managerial level with multiple staff is required.
3. Language required:  Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading).
4.  Knowledge required:  Detailed knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues, care and support program design, implementation and evaluation is required.  In-depth knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment services, counselling and interventions, behavior change, testing, and treatment is required.  Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required.  In-depth specialist knowledge of USG HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of care and support programs is required. Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary activities is required.  Good working knowledge of overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required.  

5.  Skills and Abilities required:  Strong oral and written communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners.  Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches is required.  Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and proprietary databases is required.  Numerical skills for data analysis are required.  Keyboarding skills that include speed and accuracy are required.  

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

2.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

3. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

4.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov.
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 17/04/2013






Visa Clerk Job Vacancy at US Embassy in Uganda



Job Title: Visa Clerk; FP- 8; FSN-6
Vacancy Announcement

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 040/2013 Date: 04/04/2013

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates
POSITION:       Visa Clerk; FP- 8; FSN-6

WORK HOURS:    Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The American Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Visa Clerk in the Consular Section.  Position is temporary with end date not to exceed September 30th 2013.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Incumbent serves as Visa Clerk and performs a broad range of Consular Services. Screens documentation and information from a variety of sources to organize and track visa requests according to a relatively complicated set of laws and procedures, and prepares cases for review by the Consular Officer (or other Visa Adjudicating Official). Interacts with the public on a daily basis, responding to window, phone, and email inquiries, and provides clear written and oral communication and excellent customer service. Follows established standard operating procedures. Position is a temporary position to be filled in case of long-term absence of other Consular staff or during times of peak visa demand.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of secondary school (both O’ and A’ levels) is required. Completion of a diploma in social sciences, public administration and management, secretarial, development studies, law, education, human resources management, project planning, languages or business administration is required.
2. Work Experience required: Two years of experience working in an office environment, consular area and/or public service environment is required.
3. Language required:  Level IV (fluent) English ability (written, spoken and reading) and Level III (good working knowledge) to translate any two of the following local languages- Luganda, Lusoga, Lugisu, Iteso, Alur, Runyankole, Lunyoro, Lukiga, Luo, Langi and Swahili is also required.
4.  Knowledge required: Understanding of local immigration policies and procedures is required.
5.  Skills and Abilities required:  Fast and accurate data entry skills and attention to detail, ability to read, interpret, and act in accordance with complex regulations and instructions, ability to work independently and exercise tact and discretion in dealing with the public; work under continuous pressure, exercise good judgment in referring cases to officers, write clear and concise correspondence.


SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1.  Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2.  Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3.  Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4.   Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5.   Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1.  Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174).

2.  A current resume or curriculum vitae.

3. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

4.  Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 18/04/2013






Jobs at US Embassy in Uganda - Financial Analyst



Job Title; Financial Analyst (Capacity Building)
Vacancy Announcements

U.S. Mission, Uganda


VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Re-advertised
  
Number: 078-2012               

OPEN TO:   All Qualified Candidates


POSITION TITLE:     Financial Analyst (Capacity Building)
                                                                           
POSITION LOCATION:  USAID, OFM  OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK:   40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE:   FSN-11  (Ugshs. 72,127,325 to 104,083,095 p.a. inclusive of allowances).

USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified candidate to fill the position of Financial Analyst (Capacity Building).

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Responsible for the full range of Financial Analyst services in support of Technical and other Offices and Development Objective (DO) Teams in USAID/Uganda.  In addition, the Financial Analyst is fully responsible for providing outreach to the host government, local government units (LGUs), local for-profit entities and local Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) to increase their capacity to apply for, accept, and properly manage USAID funds.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1.  Education: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration.  Attainment of a post-graduate degree or Certified Public Accountant (CPA or chartered Accountant (CA) membership is desirable.

2.  Work Experience:  A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting, auditing, or financially-oriented business management.

3.   Language Requirement:  Must be fluent in English language.
4.   Knowledge:  Must have demonstrated thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology, as well as the principles and accepted practices of government and business financial accounting, budgeting, and reporting.  This should include familiarity with rules and best practices governing project design, development, implementation and evaluation, especially as it relates to capacity building.
5.  Skills and Abilities:  Must be able to conceptualize, plan, and manage multi-level activities; have excellent analytical ability to gather, organize, analyze, and express technical ideas and data, both orally and in writing; have ability to work in a team environment and to create and maintain professional relationships with all partners.  Strong interpersonal skills, and skill in the use of computer-based analytical programs.  Ability to create and deliver effective training, especially in institutional strengthening areas.  In addition to creating and delivering effective training, s/he should be able to demonstrate his/her experience in determining if local organizations have actually increased their organizational capacity.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should include the following documentation
(i)  A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff (DS-174) – http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
 (ii)  Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)  Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By e-mail at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED, THOSE WHO APPLIED BEFORE NEED NOT APPLY, AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

Clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please all documents in one attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 16/04/2013




Jobs at UNDP in Uganda - Domain Architect



 Job Title: Architect, Domain (19704)
Req Id 19704  - Canada - Alberta - Calgary
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19704 - Architect, Domain

    Req ID: 19704
    Department: IS - Infrastructure & Operations (I&O)
    Position Type: Full Time
    Location: Calgary
    Country: Canada
    % of Travel: 10-20%
    # of Positions: 1
    Job Grade: S23
    Job Available to: External


PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    Ensure that all SAP Procure to Pay ( P2P - SRM, MM, PM, PS) solutions constructed and/or acquired comply with IT architectural standards and directions
    Guide SAP IT P2P projects so that deliverables support the stated roadmap and move us towards the desired end state.
    Identify gaps and opportunities in the desired SAP IT P2P architecture end state.



POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    Lead the assessment, design and development of the overall SAP IT Procure to Pay project solution architecture based on business requirements defined by the project team’s business analysis and EA standards and roadmaps
    Create and maintain project architecture artifacts in compliance with the solution architecture process and methodology for the SAP Systems like SRM, MM, PS and PM.
    Understand solution implications for assigned projects and recommend appropriate solutions or exceptions that balance business risk with enterprise architecture requirements.
    Coordinate and apply a set of domain architectures to deliver the overall project solution architecture.
    Ensure the as built solution is consistent with the defined SAP solution architecture.
    Ensure that all artifacts produced correspond to and enhance the CP enterprise architecture.



POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    Degree or equivalent in Commerce, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science
    Experience in requirements analysis and design of functional and technical solutions in SAP Supplier Relationship Management ranging in scope and size from $10K to $500K engagements.
    7+ years of experience in implementing and supporting SAP Supplier Relationship Management and Materials Management in a manufacturing or transportation environment.
    Strong domain experience of over 10+ years in Manufacturing, Procurement, Inventory and Warehouse Management.
    Experience with implementing and supporting SAP Solutions in SRM and MM with good working knowledge of related modules and processes.
    Working with SAP functional teams and creating architectural deliverables including application design and integration documents. Lead Initiatives during Design and Discovery for SAP Applications and create Decision Records and co-ordinate approvals from Business and SAP groups.
    Identify new emerging trends in SAP technology in Procure to Pay and find opportunities for improvements in current applications and projects and acting as the adviser to the functional teams.
    Define integration standards and architecture for SAP to non-SAP applications for exchanging master data and transactional data.
    Experience in Rail-road and Transportation industry supporting these applications is a plus.
    Estimate the impact of solution alternatives — both financial and nonfinancial
    Professional presentation and demeanour as well as good customer liaison skills
    Communication and influencing ability at working levels.
    Being accountable for solution design and implementation within a heavily outsourced project and service delivery environment



How to Apply:
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Deadline: 23/04/2013



Jobs at UNDP in Uganda - Individual Consultant National Expert



Job Title: INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT (UGANDAN NATIONALS) - NATIONAL EXPERT FOR THE GREEN HOUSE GAS (GHG) INVENTORY SYSTEM
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA
Type of Contract :    Individual Contract
Post Level :    National Consultant
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    06-May-2013
Duration of Initial Contract :    50 working days, spread from May to September 2013
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Background
The Government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Water and Environment- Climate Change Unit, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and with funding from European Commission and the governments of Germany and Australia, has launched a Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Project.

The LECB Project focuses on strengthening Uganda`s technical and institutional capacity in the development of national Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory systems and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and their associated Measuring, Reporting and Verification Systems. The project will develop up to four NAMAs that have sustainable development co-benefits such as increased clean energy generation and access, new technology investment opportunities, improved health, increased employment opportunities and overall economic growth and poverty reduction.

The LECB project is seeking to engage consultancy services of a National Expert to provide technical knowhow on strengthening the elements and design of the National Inventory System in the priority sectors identified in the project document and support relevant project activities that are in line with GHG inventory systems.

Duties and Responsibilities
Working under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and the Climate Change Unit, the National Consultant will provide technical knowhow on strengthening the elements and design of the National Inventory System in the priority sectors identified in the project document. Relevant project activities that will involve the services of the GHG Inventory Expert(s) are described below; It is anticipated that the work conducted will be coordinated closely with national experts working on the compilation of the national GHG inventory for the National Communication and the LECB experts working on development of NAMAs, LEDS, and MRV systems.
Output 1: Planning process agreed for building a robust national system for preparation of GHG emission inventories and linkages to MRV, including definition of legal and institutional arrangements

    Document the current inventory management team and sectoral roles and arrangements
    Review & document the legal & institutional arrangements for elaborating the GHG inventory
    Provide recommendations for strengthening the institutional frameworks and coordination mechanisms that ensure periodic GHG inventory updates, Biennial Update Reports, and national communications in the sectors covered by the Project
    Recommend mechanisms at the national and institutional levels to link GHG Inventory system to MRV-related activities on a sustained basis

Output 2: Data, emission factors, sources, methods & assumptions documented and archived for selected key sectors

    Document the selection process of national activity data& emission factors and related parameters (units, source, year of data, etc) used in the inventory preparation process for selected key sectors
    Document the method choice, description and assumptions
    Document the data collection methods of data providers
    Elaborate a national manual of procedures to prepare the inventory
    Identify data that must be compiled/developed to fill gaps for key categories and identify appropriate methods/approaches to overcome data gaps
    Provide recommendations for improving the data collection system, including analysis of barriers to obtaining data and solutions for overcoming these barriers

Output 3: Quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) procedures described

    Review the main elements of a QA/QC plan
    List key QA/QC personnel and any country-specific additional QA/QC responsibilities
    Elaborate a Tier 1 QA/QC checklist
    Elaborate a Tier 2 QA/QC checklist as appropriate
    Describe improvements to the QA/QC plan

Output 4: Archiving system described

    Describe the existing archiving program and procedures, including responsibilities, procedures, and checklist
    Provide recommendations for improving the archiving system

Output 5: Key category analysis

    Complete the Tier 1 key category “base year level analysis” and “trend analysis”
    Complete the Tier 2 key category “base year level analysis” and “trend analysis”, as appropriate

Output 6: Inventory improvement strategy developed, including awareness raising and sustainability components

    Summarize priorities for improving national inventory system based on Outputs 1 to 5
    Describe communication, outreach, and training activities/plans
    Prioritize inventory improvements (i.e., immediate, medium term, long term), and review periodically over the lifetime of the LECB project
    Develop a long-term in-country programme to improve inventory

Output 7: Strengthened national capacities for inventory planning and inventory management.

    Report on needs and capacity assessment for the GHG inventory systems in the sectors covered
    Provide technical inputs to the design of a capacity building program on national GHG inventory systems
    Participate as a resource person in trainings on applying best practices in GHG national inventory systems
    Other tasks that the National Inventory System Team Leader will identify as necessary to the success of the Project in attaining its objectives.

Potential outputs and tasks for establishing a national inventory system are described below. Key resources to support the experts include:

    IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (1996 Revised, 2006) ) ) ) ) ) ) , )
    IPCC 2000 Good Practice Guidance& Uncertainty Manual (GPGAUM) (GPGAUM)
    IPCC 2003 Good Practice Guidance for Land-Use, Land-Use Change & Forestry
    UNDP 2005 Handbook: Managing the National GHG Inventory Process
    US EPA/US AID 2011Template Workbook: Developing a National GHG Inventory System (English, Spanish, French) (English, Spanish, French)

Detailed deliverables and target due dates:

    Output 1: Planning process agreed for building a robust national system for preparation of GHG emission inventories and linkages to MRV, including definition of legal and institutional arrangements. Target due date: 17 May. Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Output 2: Data, emission factors, sources, methods & assumptions documented and archived for selected key sectors. Target due date: 9 June. Estimated no of working days: 15.
    Output 3: Quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) procedures described. Target due date: 24 June. Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Output 4: Archiving system described. Target due date: 13 July. Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Output 5: Key category analysis. Target due date: 28 July. Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Output 6: Inventory improvement strategy developed, including awareness raising and sustainability components. Target due date: 4 August. Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Output 7: Strengthened national capacities for inventory planning and inventory management. Target due date: 18 August. Estimated no of working days: 5.

Working Arrangements
Working under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and the Climate Change Unit, the National Consultant(s) will provide technical

Duration of the Work
Expected duration of work is 50 working days, spread from May to September 2013 as per breakdown provided in the “Deliverables” section.

Duty Station
Kampala, Uganda

Competencies

    Good coordination ability and team working spirit
    Good organizational skills, with experience in organizing and facilitating meetings, workshops and writing reports
    Good interpersonal/communication skills
    Good oral and written communication skills

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

     Advanced degree or higher (Master’s or higher) in areas relevant to climate change, environment and national development

Experience:

    A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in National GHG Inventories, particularly in the priority sectors identified under the project
    Substantial knowledge of methodologies for inventories (IPCC Revised 1996 Guidelines or 2006 Guidelines and Good Practice Guidance)
    Good knowledge of global and national climate change issues

Language requirements:

     Fluent in oral and written English.

Schedule of Payments:

    20% at the delivery of acceptable inception report, and completion of GHG INventoryStatus Report and NAMA Fact Sheets
    30% at the delivery of elaborated output 2,3, and 4 as outlined above and conclusion of baseline & mitigation scenario development
    20% at conclusion of outputs 5,6 and 7 as outlined
    30% at the delivery of elaborated status report on GHG Inventory processes in Uganda approved by UNDP

Evaluation Method and Criteria:

The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

    Responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
    Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
    Technical Criteria weight; 70%; Financial Criteria weight; 30%
    Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation

Technical Criteria – Maximum 70 points:

    Relevance of education – 10 points
     Language skills – 5 points
    Knowledge of the Uganda/East African Mitigation Actions and  climate stakeholders – 10 points
     Relevance of professional experience in conducting similar assignments in the field of Climate Inventory syatems and/or business – 15 points
    Relevance of experience in report writing and drafting – 15 points
    Interpretation of the assignment, methodology and work-plan – 15 points

Application procedure

Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document:

    Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP (Annex II).
    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.
    Technical proposal: Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment; A methodology, on how they will approach and complete the assignment; Workplan.
    Financial proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price in Ugandan Shillings, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided (Annex II)

ANNEXES (to be downloaded from UNDP Uganda Website, procurement notices section: www.undp.or.ug):

     ANNEX I - Individual Contractor General Terms and Conditions
    ANNEX II – Offerors Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability for the Individual Contractor Assignment

FC: 30079


How to Apply
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=36760

Deadline:23/04/2013





Jobs at UNDP in Uganda - Individual Consultant International Advisor




Job Title: INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT - INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR ON NATIONALLY APPROPRIATE MITIGATION ACTIONS
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA

Type of Contract :    Individual Contract
Post Level :    International Consultant
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    13-May-2013
Duration of Initial Contract :    30 Woking Days (spread from May to November 2013)
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Background
The Government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Water and Environment- Climate Change Unit and in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and with funding from European Commission and the governments of Germany and Australia, has launched a Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Project.

The LECB Project focuses on strengthening Uganda`s technical and institutional capacity in the development of National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory systems and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and their associated Measuring, Reporting and Verification Systems. The project will develop up to four NAMAs that have sustainable development co-benefits, such as increased clean energy generation and access, new technology investment opportunities, improved health, increased employment opportunities and overall economic growth and poverty reduction.

Working under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the International Advisor will provide technical know-how and capacity building to a national team (comprising one Team Leader and 3 sectoral experts) for development of NAMAs in the priority sectors identified in the project document (namely, energy, waste, agriculture and transport). Relevant project activities that will require the services of the NAMA International Consultant(s) are described under the project Outcome: NAMAs (and/or LEDS) have been formulated within the context of national development priorities. It is worth noting that Uganda has been active in its support of the Climate Change Convention and has already elaborated a long list of NAMAs, which will be validated in a forthcoming national workshop.

It is anticipated that the work conducted will be coordinated closely with national experts working on GHG inventories and mitigation analysis for the National Communication and the LECB experts working on development of MRV systems and the national GHG inventory system.

Duties and Responsibilities

    Review NAMA Status Report elaborated by national team after policy review of national development plans & vision statements, climate change strategy/policy, low emission development strategy(ies), sectoral strategies, national communications, etc, to elaborate a long-list of potential NAMAs
    Advise on nationally appropriate criteria to prioritize NAMAs and participate in technical stakeholder consultations to apply the criteria and validate the shortlisting/prioritization process
    Advise on and/or train on appropriate methods and tools to conduct mitigation analysis (i.e., development of business-as-usual and mitigation scenarios for selected sectors) and identify emissions reduction potential and abatement costs of selected NAMAs
    Support analysis of historic and future GHG emission trajectories
    Support analysis of co-benefits for prioritized NAMAs, including gender/poverty reduction impacts
    Review recommendations on the design of reporting structure for monitoring the implementation of NAMAs and evaluating their effectiveness, including the design of indicators to measure progress, including providing examples of international best practices
    Provide recommendations for improving the data collection system for NAMAs, including analysis of barriers to obtaining data and solutions for overcoming these barriers based on regional and international experiences (e.g. voluntary approaches)
    Review and provide technical support for NAMA concepts/fact sheets and detailed NAMA proposals, including financial analysis and MRV plans, elaborated by the national team
    Review proposed legal and institutional frameworks, as well as coordination mechanisms, that ensure development of NAMAs on continuing basis, and provide examples of international best practices
    Recommend mechanisms at the national and institutional levels to link NAMA implementation process with MRV-related activities on a sustained basis
    Provide technical inputs for the roadmap on short-, mid- and long-term NAMAs development
    Provide technical inputs in the design of capacity building program on NAMAs, including training materials/manuals
    Act as a technical resource in training seminars/workshops on the development and implementation of NAMAs

Deliverables

     Technical desk review of NAMA Uganda Status Report (and other country documents, as relevant). Target due date: 17th May (report due), 24th May (comments provided). Estimated no of working days: 2.
    Advise Government and MWE on scoring criteria for prioritization of NAMAs. Target due date: 24th May. Estimated no of working days: 1.
    Assist the Government of Uganda to prioritize and select NAMAs through technical support at stakeholder validation and/or through bilateral meetings. Target due date: week of 27th May. Estimated no of working days: 3.
    Technical review of NAMA fact sheets elaborated by national team. Target due date: 10 June (drafts received), 17 June (deadline to give comments), 24 June (revised drafts received). Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Technical review and support to national team developing NAMA Concept Notes for the shortlisted NAMAs. Target due date: 17 June (drafts received), 24 June (deadline for comments), 31 June (revised & final drafts received). Estimated no of working days: 3.
    Advise on the tools/approaches and support development of Baseline and Low Emission Scenarios and provide training if required. Target due date: 3 July to 12 August . Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Support identification of Cost and Financing Options for shortlisted NAMAs. Target due date:  15 to 26 August (or in conjunction with scenario development). Estimated no of working days: 3.
    Support identification of required Policy Instruments for shortlisted NAMAs. Target due date: 29 August to 2 September. Estimated no of working days: 1.
    Technical review and support to national team to elaborate 2 NAMA proposals, including analysis of co-benefits and implementation barriers. Target due date: 30 September (proposals due) 20 October (revised after validation comments). Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Build capacities of stakeholders about NAMAs in general through preparation for, and participation in, workshop to validate NAMA process. Target due date: Week of 9 November. Estimated no of working days: 2.

Institutional Arrangements

Working under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, and in close collaboration with the NAMA Team Leader, the International Consultant will provide technical knowhow and capacity building for development of NAMAs in the priority sectors identified in the project document. Relevant project activities that will require the services of the NAMA International Consultant(s) are described under the project Outcome: NAMAs (and/or LEDS) have been formulated within the context of national development priorities. He/she also plays an important quality assurance function.

The International Advisor and NAMA Team Leader should provide regular status updates (every two weeks) to the LECB Project Manager and advise immediately of any emerging issues that might have implications upon deliverable due dates.

It is anticipated that the work conducted will be coordinated closely with MWE Climate Change Unit- mitigation staff, national experts working on GHG inventories and mitigation analysis for the National Communication and the LECB experts working on development of MRV systems and the national GHG inventory system.

Useful resources include:

    Prioritising NAMAs: Developing Financeable NAMAs – A Practitioner’s Guide (IISD, 2012) (IISD, 2012)
    For NAMA research: Ecofys NAMA database (www.namadatabase.org))
    For NAMA development: NAMA guidebook (UNDP, in prep.)
    For costing NAMAs: Methodology Guidebook for the Assessment of Investment & Financial Flows to Address Climate Change (UNDP, 2009) (English, French, Spanish, Russian)e (UNDP, 2009) (English, French, Spanish, Russian)

Duration of the Work
The expected duration of work  is 30 working days, spread from May to November 2013 as per breakdown provided in the “Deliverables” section.

Duty Station
Home-based with travel to Uganda anticipated The International Consultant (if based out of the Country) will be expected to travel 2 times including at Inception workshop (tentatively 27-31 May 2013) and to present the NAMA Concept notes/ proposal to the Stakeholders (tentative 04-08 November 2013).

Competencies

    Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise climate projects
    Substantial experience in modelling of emission scenarios; knowledge of at least one modeling tool is a prerequisite
    Working knowledge of CDM rules, modalities and methodologies, and GHG assessment is an asset
    Substantial knowledge of methodologies for NAMA development
    Proven ability to work with and establish working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders (government, private sector, academia, financial institutions, civil society, etc)
    Demonstrated strong leadership, effective management skills, good coordination ability and team working spirit
    Good organizational skills
    Familiarity with computers and word processing
    Understanding of written and spoken English

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

    An advanced post-graduate university degree in a subject related to climate change and/or environmental management, or equivalent work experience.

Experience:

    At least 10 years of experience in climate change mitigation in the area relevant to the Project and demonstrated experience in development of policy measures and implementation plans that can also be applied to NAMAs/LEDS development.
    Extensive experience working with developing countries on climate change mitigation issues; experience supporting countries in Africa, particularly LDCs, is a distinct asset
    Excellent knowledge of international negotiations and processes under the UNFCCC, particularly as they relate to LEDS, NAMAs, and MRV
    An advanced post-graduate university degree in a subject related to climate change and/or environmental management, or equivalent work experience.

Language requirements:

    Fluency in oral and written English.

Schedule of Payments

    20% at the delivery of the Validation and Prioritization workshops and completion of NAMA Status Report and NAMA fact sheets
    30% once NAMA Status Report and NAMA fact sheets approved by LECB Project Manager
    20% at the delivery of elaborated NAMA concept notes and conclusion of mitigation scenario development
    30% upon delivery of the elaborated NAMA proposals, approved by UNDP, and presentation at validation workshop

Evaluation Method and Criteria
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

    Responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
    Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
    Technical Criteria weight; 70%; Financial Criteria weight; 30%
    Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation

Technical Criteria – Maximum 70 points

    Relevance of education –10 points
    Language skills – 5 points
    Knowledge of the Uganda/East African Mitigation Approritate Actions and climate change actors– 10 points
    Relevance of professional experience in conducting similar assignments in the field of Proposal writing for NAMAs and UNFCCCs procedures and/or business – 15 points
    Relevance of experience in report writing and drafting – 15 points
    Interpretation of the assignment, methodology and work-plan – 15 points

Submission Procedure
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document:

    Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP (Annex II).
    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.
    Technical proposal: Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment; A methodology, on how they will approach and complete the assignment; Work-plan
    Financial proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided (Annex II). Such total lump sum price must include professional fee, and costs necessary to conduct the assignment such as communication costs, 2 return Economy tickets (if not based in Kampala) and Living Allowance for 6 days each of the two travels (if not based in Kampala), etc. The consultant will be paid against the completion of specific, measurable deliverables as indentified in this TOR.

Note: To facilitate the consultant´s calculation of his/her living allowance, the current UN DSA in Kampala is USD 198 (quoted living allowance must not exceed this amount).


How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=36758

Closing Date; 23/04/2013




Individual Consultants Jobs at UNDP in Uganda



Job Title: 3 INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS (UGANDAN NATIONALS) - NATIONALLY APPROPRIATE MITIGATION ACTION FOR THREE NATIONAL CONSULTANTS FOR THE WASTE, TRANSPORT AND AGRICULTURAL SECTORS
Location :     Kampala, UGANDA


Type of Contract :    Individual Contract
Post Level :    National Consultant
Languages Required :
    English 
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    06-May-2013
Duration of Initial Contract :    50 working days, spread from May to November 2013

Background
IMPORTANT NOTE: The consultant must clearly indicate in his/her proposal to which of the 3 sectors (Waste, Transport or Agriculture) he/she is applying for.

The Government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Water and Environment- Climate Change Unit, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and with funding from European Commission and the governments of Germany and Australia, has launched a Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Project.

The LECB Project focuses on strengthening Uganda`s technical and institutional capacity in the development of national Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory systems and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and their associated Measuring, Reporting and Verification Systems. The project will develop up to four NAMAs that have sustainable development co-benefits such as increased clean energy generation and access, new technology investment opportunities, improved health, increased employment opportunities and overall economic growth and poverty reduction.

The LECB project is seeking to engage consultancy services to support preparation of NAMA concepts in 3 sectors namely waste, transport and agriculture. The consultants will facilitate the process of prioritization, information gathering, and scenario development. They will work in collaboration with, and supported by, the National Task Force under the supervision of a National NAMA Team Leader and with guidance from an International Advisor.

Duties and Responsibilities

    Support NAMA Team Leader and International Advisor to provide comments on the UNDP NAMA Guidebook (in prep.)
    Support NAMA Team Leader and International Advisor to undertake policy review of national development plans & vision statements, climate change strategy/policy, low emission development strategy(ies), sectoral strategies, national communications, etc, to elaborate a long-list of potential NAMAs (building on report elaborated in 2012 for MWE)
    Support NAMA Team Leader and International Advisor to draft and apply nationally appropriate criteria to prioritize NAMAs, engaging key stakeholders as appropriate
    Support NAMA Team Leader and International Advisor to determine historic GHG emission trajectories
    Support NAMA Team Leader and International Advisor to select and apply appropriate methods and tools to conduct mitigation analysis (i.e., development of business-as-usual and mitigation scenarios for selected sectors) and identify emissions reduction potential and abatement costs of selected NAMAs
    Analyse co-benefits for prioritized NAMAs, including gender/poverty reduction impacts
    Provide recommendations on the design of reporting structure for monitoring the implementation of NAMAs and evaluating their effectiveness, including the design of indicators to measure progress
    Provide technical inputs for NAMA concepts/fact sheets and detailed NAMA proposals, including financial analysis and MRV plans
    Recommend legal and institutional frameworks, as well as coordination mechanisms, that ensure development of NAMAs on continuing basis
    Recommend mechanisms at the national and institutional levels to link NAMA implementation process with MRV-related activities on a sustained basis
    Provide technical inputs for the roadmap on short-, mid- and long-term NAMAs development
    Provide technical inputs in the design of capacity building program on NAMAs, including training materials/manuals
    Participate as a technical resource in training seminars/workshops on the development and implementation of NAMAs
    Other tasks that the NAMA Team Leader will identify as necessary to the success of the Project in attaining its objectives

Deliverables

    Provide comments on the UNDP NAMA Guidebook (in prep.)
    NAMA Status Report that describes long and short lists of prioritised NAMAs for selected sectors, including background analysis such as policy review and application of criteria
    Business-as-usual and mitigation scenarios for selected sectors
    Fact Sheets for up to 30 NAMAs (using UNFCCC NAMA Registry templates) (10 per expert)
    Concept Notes for shortlisted NAMAs (identified through validation workshop)
    2 detailed NAMA proposals, including financial analysis and MRV plan, and analysis of co-benefits
    Recommendations for legal and institutional frameworks, as well as coordination mechanisms, that ensure development of NAMAs on continuing basis
    Recommendations of institutional mechanisms to link NAMA implementation process with MRV-related activities on a sustained basis
    Training materials, as required

Detailed deliverables and target due dates:

    Desk review of country documents and prepare NAMA Uganda Status Report as input to NAMA prioritization workshop (sectors assigned by NAMA Team Leader; building on report elaborated in 2012 for MWE). Target due date: 17 May. Estimated no of working days: 2.
    Assist NAMA team leader and Government of Uganda to prioritize and select NAMAs to be developed (through preparation for, and participation in, two-day workshop). Target due date: week of 22 May. Estimated no of working days: 3.
    Preparation of NAMA fact sheets for the long list of NAMAs (using UNFCCC Registry templates) (10 NAMAs per expert). Target due date: 10 June (drafts due), 17 June (comments provided), 24 June (revised & final version due). Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Preparation of more elaborated NAMA Concept Notes for shortlisted NAMAs (to be assigned by NAMA Team Leader). Target due date: 17 June (drafts due), 24June (comments provided), 31 June(revised & final version due). Estimated no of working days: 5.
    Develop Baseline and Low Emission Scenarios under guidance of NAMA Team Leader & International Advisor. Target due date: 3 July to 12 August. Estimated no of working days: 10.
    Support the team leader to Identify Cost and Financing Options for shortlisted NAMAs. Target due date: 15 to 26 August (or in conjunction with scenario development). Estimated no of working days: 8.
    Support NAMA Team Leader to identify required Policy Instruments for shortlisted NAMAs. Target due date: 29 August to 2 September. Estimated no of working days: 1.
    Support NAMA Team Leader to identify and quantify co-benefits for shortlisted NAMAs. Target due date: 29 August to 2 September. Estimated no of working days: 2.
    Update of NAMA Concept Notes for shortlisted NAMAs (to be assigned by NAMA Team Leader). Target due date: 5 to 9 September. Estimated no of working days: 2.
    Support to elaborate 2 NAMA proposals under guidance of NAMA Team Leader & International Advisor. Target due date: 30 September (proposals due), 20 October (revised based on validation comments). Estimated no of working days: 10.
    Assist NAMA Team Leader to build capacities of stakeholders about NAMAs through participation in workshop to validate NAMA process. Target due date: Week of 9 November. Estimated no of working days: 3.

Institutional Arrangements
Working under the direct supervision of the NAMA Team Leader, the National Consultant(s) will provide technical know-how for the design of at least 30 NAMA fact sheets (10 per national consultant) and 2 prioritized NAMAs to be submitted to UNFCCC Secretariat NAMA Registry. Relevant project activities that will involve the services of the NAMA Consultant(s) are under the project Outcome: NAMAs (and/or LEDS) have been formulated within the context of national development priorities.

It is anticipated that the work conducted will be coordinated closely with national experts working on mitigation analysis for the National Communication and the LECB experts working on development of MRV systems and the national GHG inventory system as well as the MWE Climate Change Unit mitigation staff.

Useful resources include:

    Prioritising NAMAs: Developing Financeable NAMAs – A Practitioner’s Guide (IISD, 2012) (IISD, 2012)
    For NAMA research: Ecofys NAMA database (www.namadatabase.org))
    For NAMA development: NAMA guidebook (UNDP, in prep.)
    For costing NAMAs: Methodology Guidebook for the Assessment of Investment & Financial Flows to Address Climate Change (UNDP, 2009) (English, French, Spanish, Russian)e (UNDP, 2009) (English, French, Spanish, Russian)

Duration of the Work
Expected duration of work is 50 working days, spread from May to September 2013 as per breakdown provided in the “Deliverables” section.

Duty Station
Kampala, Uganda

Competencies

    Demonstrated team working spirit
    Good interpersonal/communication skills
    Good oral and written communication skills

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

    Advanced degree or higher (Master’s or higher) in Agricultural Economics, Engineering, Finance and/or areas relevant to climate change, environment and national development

Experience:

    A minimum of 7 years of professional experience in the area relevant to the Project and demonstrated experience in development of policy measures and implementation plans that can also be applied to NAMAs/LEDS development
    Substantial involvement in the preparation of emission scenarios; knowledge of at least one modeling tool is a prerequisite
    Demonstrated experience in mitigation analysis in the sectors of energy, transport, waste, and/or agriculture.
    Good knowledge of global and national climate change mitigation issues

Language requirements:

    Fluency in oral and written English.

Schedule of Payments

    20% at the delivery of acceptable inception report, and completion of NAMA Status Report and NAMA Fact Sheets
    30% at the delivery of elaborated NAMA concept notes and conclusion of baseline & mitigation scenario development
    20% at conclusion of costing and policy & co-benefit analysis, and update of NAMA concept notes
    30% at the delivery of elaborated NAMA proposals approved by UNDP

Evaluation Method and Criteria
The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

    Responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
    Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.

Technical Criteria weight; 70%; Financial Criteria weight; 30%
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation

Technical Criteria – Maximum 70 points

    Relevance of education – 10 points
    Language skills – 5 points
    Knowledge of the Uganda/East African Mitigation actions for climate change and stakeholders – 10 points
    Relevance of professional experience in conducting similar assignments in the field of UNFCCC NAMAS and/or business – 15 points
    Relevance of experience in report writing and drafting – 15 points

Interpretation of the assignment, methodology and work-plan – 15 points

 Application Procedure:
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document:

    Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP (Annex II) clearly stating which of the 3 Sectors (Waste, Transport or Agriculture) he/she is applying for.
    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.
    Technical proposal: Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment; A methodology, on how they will approach and complete the assignment; Work plan.
    Financial proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price in Ugandan Shillings, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided (Annex II)


How to Apply:
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=36762

Deadline: 23/04/2013



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