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Recruitment of International Consultant to develop financing strategy for Ghana’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Implementation Plan

UNDP Country Office - Ghana - GHANA - GHANA | Published May 31, 2019  -  Deadline June 17, 2019
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ClarificationQuestion.: The RFP refers to 150 days and calls for the need of a local consultant expected to work 75 days on the assignment. I´d like to clarify if those 75 days are on top of the 150 days (for a total of 225 days) or are included in the 150 days (75 days for the national consultant and 75 for the international consultant)Answer:We are recruiting an international consultant, who is expected to work for 150 working days within 12 months. The international consultant is expected to identify a national consultant to work with, who is expected to work for 75 working days. This means the 150 days and 75 days runs concurrently Overview :BACKGROUNDGhana was among of 196 countries that adopted the Paris Agreement (PA) in December 2015 which has the goal to limit global temperature well below 2OC. A year later, the country joined the PA after Parliament ratified it to usher in its implementation. As a Party to the PA, Ghana has committed to thirty-one adaptation and mitigations actions captured in the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The NDCs cover interventions in the areas of renewable energy, low-carbon electricity, lowering deforestation, climate smart agriculture, clean cooking, climate services, mass transportation, water management etc. The investment requirement for the thirty-one(31) actions is estimated at US$ 22.2 billion over a 10-year period. Ghana is leading in the mobilisation of US$ 6.3 billion investment over the decade including existing public sector allocations. The remaining US$ 16.1 investment is expected to come from international source. Already some major public sector investments in Ghana support the achievement of the NDCs and must to be leveraged on. Therefore, there is the need to step-up to efforts to mobilise international and private sector funding.........SCOPE OF WORKThe consultant will elaborate the Financing Strategy for Ghana’s NDCs. The assignment will involve the following: Costing of the thirty-one climate actions listed in the NDC implementation plan. Prepare costing details with clear source references. The costs should include public sector funding/de-risking and private sector financing where appropriate and feasible.Identify public sector funding gaps that require international grant support and private sector investments to enable Ghana to be on track to reaching the targets under the NDCs.Prepare the NDC financing strategy for the NDC implementation Plan through a sectoral or sub-sectoral approach. The financing strategy should consider national public funding, international climate financing through international funds, cooperative approaches under Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement, carbon markets as defined in Article 6.4 of the Paris Agreement and private sector financing. The finance expert should identify sectoral and sub-sectoral investment opportunities for private, barriers for private sector investment and recommendations to address the barriers. The potential role of Ghana’s Green Fund once operational as well as the role of Green and Climate Themed Bonds will also be considered..................EDUCATIONAt least a Master’s degree in a relevant field such as economics, finance, business administration or related areas.EXPERIENCEAt least 10 years’ experience in climate change finance in developing countries. Proven understanding of the Climate Finance landscape and procedures, multilateral funds and the other channels including the role of private sector in climate finance.Thorough understanding of climate finance in developing countries, investment risks and barriers and proven expertise in designing financing mechanisms that address investment risks.....................HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on June 17, 2019, via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP.GHA.2019.104-IC – TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP.GHA.2019.104-IC – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is UNDP.GHA.2019.104-IC

RECRUITMENT OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR (IC) - Recruitment of Consultant for the Revision of CHRAJ Manual on Stigma and Discrimination

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published June 11, 2018  -  Deadline June 25, 2018
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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is a constitutionally mandated body set up in 1993 to protect the fundamental human rights of Ghanaians.CHRAJ as part of its mandate under the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, handles complaints of discrimination including HIV-related cases through mediation, investigation and adjudication. Thus, in December 2013, the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) in collaboration with Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) and with technical support from USAID/Health Policy Project (HPP), developed an innovative on-line Stigma and Discrimination Reporting System. The purpose of the online tool was to create a platform for individuals and Civil Society Organizations to report cases of HIV related stigma and discrimination for redress as appropriate. The online tool also served as an effective referral system for cases of stigma and discrimination.

Recruitment of National Consultant for the Revision of UN Local Consultancy Rates.

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published August 8, 2017  -  Deadline August 25, 2017
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BACKGROUNDWho is a UN consultant? A consultant is an individual who is a recognized authority or specialist in a specific field, engaged by the United Nations under a temporary contract in an advisory or consultative capacity to the Secretariat. A consultant must have special skills or knowledge not normally possessed by the regular staff of the Organization and for which there is no continuing need in the Secretariat. The functions of a consultant are results-oriented and normally involve analyzing problems, facilitating seminars or training courses preparing documents for conferences and meetings or writing reports on the matters within their area of expertise on which their advice or assistance is sought;........SCOPE OF WORKThe selected individual shall compile and suggest to the UN a list of organizations which may be considered as comparators, for the purpose of the survey, the list shall be subjected to final approval by UNCT.The individual shall collect the following information from each of these Comparators:Job descriptions or Terms of Reference of the positions similar to those identified in the TOR for the purpose of Job matching on the nature, complexities and responsibilities of each position of existing consultant levels,Collect and analyze the rates of the selected comparators organizations for existing consultant Job descriptions.. . . EDUCATIONMinimum of advanced Degree in fields related to human resource management, statistics, Accountancy, Business Management, or related fieldsEXPERIENCEMinimum of 5 years’ Experience in the field of human resource management Past experience in undertaking salary survey for nonprofit organizations will be an asset.......HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on August 7, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-046– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-046 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-046

Recruitment of Programme Management Support Consultant for the WASH in Ghana

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published September 6, 2017  -  Deadline September 21, 2017
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Recruitment of National Consultant for the Revision of UN Local Consultancy Rates.

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published September 21, 2017  -  Deadline October 6, 2017
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BACKGROUNDWho is a UN consultant? A consultant is an individual who is a recognized authority or specialist in a specific field, engaged by the United Nations under a temporary contract in an advisory or consultative capacity to the Secretariat. A consultant must have special skills or knowledge not normally possessed by the regular staff of the Organization and for which there is no continuing need in the Secretariat. The functions of a consultant are results-oriented and normally involve analyzing problems, facilitating seminars or training courses preparing documents for conferences and meetings or writing reports on the matters within their area of expertise on which their advice or assistance is sought;........SCOPE OF WORKThe selected individual shall compile and suggest to the UN a list of organizations which may be considered as comparators, for the purpose of the survey, the list shall be subjected to final approval by UNCT.The individual shall collect the following information from each of these Comparators:Job descriptions or Terms of Reference of the positions similar to those identified in the TOR for the purpose of Job matching on the nature, complexities and responsibilities of each position of existing consultant levels,Collect and analyze the rates of the selected comparators organizations for existing consultant Job descriptions.. . . EDUCATIONMinimum of advanced Degree in fields related to human resource management, statistics, Accountancy, Business Management, or related fieldsEXPERIENCEMinimum of 5 years’ Experience in the field of human resource management Past experience in undertaking salary survey for nonprofit organizations will be an asset.......HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on October 06, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-055– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-055 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-055

Recruitment of National Consultant for the Development of Framework for HIV Fund

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published May 25, 2017  -  Deadline July 14, 2017
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BACKGROUNDThe Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) is a supra-ministerial and multi-sectoral body established under the Chairmanship of H.E. the president of the Republic of Ghana by Act 613, 2002 of Parliament. Its mandate is to provide support, guidance and leadership for the national response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic in the country.In October 2016, the Ghana AIDS Commission Act 938 was passed by Parliament to provide the enabling environment to strengthen HIV prevention efforts. One key provision of the Ghana AIDS Commission Act 938, was the establishment of the HIV fund. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial resources for the national HIV and AIDS response, with special focus on HIV prevention, prevention of mother-to-child transmission, stigma reduction, treatment and the care and support of persons living with HIV...SCOPE OF WORKDevelop a comprehensive framework for the management of a Fund.Consult relevant stakeholders for input to develop framework for an effective and efficient management of the HIV Fund.Identify and consider local and international best practices on the establishment and management of a fund framework.Validate the framework through a stakeholder consultationUpdate existing Resource Mobilization Strategy to attract organizations and businesses for donations into the Fund...EDUCATIONMinimum of a Master’s degree in business, finance, banking or related work...EXPERIENCEMinimum of 10 years active working experience in business and finance within Ghana’s context.Previous experience in the development of Funds in general is a real asset.Identify and update existing Resource Mobilization Strategy to attract organizations and businesses for donations into the Fund. Experience in program management...HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on July 14, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-033– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-033 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-033

Recruitment of Individual Consultant for the development modern documentation and archiving system

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published April 10, 2018  -  Deadline May 15, 2018
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AddendumDeadline extended to 15/05/2018 BACKGROUNDUNDP Ghana Country office has initiated a project aims to establish an efficient, effective and IT supported modern electronic document archiving system. The archives comprise 60,000 voluminous office files and records, projects documents, vouchers, reports, some of which are over several years old. These valuable documents are difficult and time consuming to access due to manual storage which adversely affects the ability staff to respond to key issues and to make an informed decision.........SCOPE OF WORKThe work to be carried out entails the following:1. Develop Documentation & Digitization StandardsThe successful bidder will be expected to develop an easy-to-read standard related to electronic archive management. This document should cover the following aspects:General document workflow and standards expected at each stage;Log in and log out procedures;Standardized guide on cataloguing documents and files for easy recognition and accessibilityFile labeling and file markers for contents;Procedures for conversion of documents to electronic format.Database maintenance.Database Space Management, backups and recovery procedures........................EDUCATIONAt least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Library or Management Information Systems.EXPERIENCEAt minimum of 5 years’ practical experience in implementation of modern documentation and archiving system and database management systems for commercial use.Capability to train people on the modern documentation and archiving system and database management system.......HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on April 23, 2018, via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP-GHA-2018-059-IC – TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP-GHA-2018-059-IC – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is UNDP-GHA-2018-059-IC

Recruitment of National Consultant for the Evaluation of USAID Electoral Support to Actors in the Peace Architecture

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published February 28, 2017  -  Deadline March 14, 2017
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BACKGROUND;Since Ghana’s return to democratic rule in 1992, the threat of election as a means to destabilizing the entire country was conspicuous in the 2008 and 2012 general elections. In the 2008 election, some youth believed to be from the National Democratic Congress besieged the Electoral Commission premises, calling on the electoral commission to quickly declare its candidate as the winner. The intervention of the security agencies forestalled any potential violence. After the 2012 election, amidst allegations of rigging and electoral fraud, the country, for the first time, witnessed the challenge of the provisional result of the presidential poll as declared by the Electoral Commission in the Supreme Court of Ghana by the losing main opposition party, NPP. The core grounds for the petition were, among others, allegations of multiple-voting, voting without biometric verification, absence of the signature of a presiding officer, duplicate serial numbers for pink sheets, and fictitious polling stations…SCOPE OF WORK;• Develop a series of questionnaires for the evaluation of the project support.• Assess the effectiveness of the USAID support in preventing election related violence before, during and after the 2016 general elections.•Evaluate the relevance of each of the four main components in the prevention of election related violence…QUALIFICATIONS;a. Academic Qualifications:Advanced university degree (masters or above) in Monitoring and Evaluation, Conflict Studies, Social Sciences or any relevant field.Demonstrable experience in research, analysis and writing reports.Ability to manage time effectively and adhere to deadlines.b. Years of experience:At least 7 years of progressive professional experience in the field of Conflict and peacebuilding research, M&E or areas relevant to this task.c. Competencies: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; andFulfils all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on March 14, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-007 – TP - [insert Company Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-007 – FP - [insert Company 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-007

Recruitment of National Consultant for the Installation of Power Consumption Measuring Monitoring Device at the CO

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE,GHANA - GHANA | Published December 28, 2016  -  Deadline December 30, 2016
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BackgroudIn accordance with goal number. 7 of the sustainable development goals (SDGs), the UNDP is pushing towards the transition to clean energy. Up to date, substantial progress has already been achieved in moving towards “greener”, resource-efficient and more climate-resilient operations.In line with this UNDP objective, GIA unit is deploying Power Consumption Measuring and Monitoring (PCMM) for Country offices to gather information from several individual electrical circuits within a distribution board...Scope of Worka.The electrical contractor will install PCMM devices at the CO, prepare and analyzed power consumption report generated the system.b.The CO will make available installation manual to aid the contractor for the installation. ...Education:First Degree in Electrical engineering from a recognized university.Experience:One year working experience. Experience in handling major electrical works will be added advantage Language: Excellent knowledge of English, including the ability to set out a coherent argument in presentations and group interactions;Capacity to communicate fluently with project staff.Ability to speak one or more local language.Functional Competencies:Competencies in organization management, strategic planning of public organizations at the national and regional level;Excellent public speaking and presentation skills;Computer skills: full command of Microsoft applications (word, excel, PowerPoint) and common internet applications will be required.Knowledge of electrical drawing/wiring Core Competencies: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; andFulfils all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment. ...Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposals. BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded hereto DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on December 30, 2016 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2016-86 – TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2016-86– FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2016-86

Recruitment of Consultant for the development of framework for the National Peace Councils’ Peace Fund

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published April 5, 2017  -  Deadline April 19, 2017
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Background:The Act establishing the National Peace council (NPC), Act 2011, (Act 818) also establishes a Peace Fund (Section 20). The Peace Fund is established, to supplement government’s funding capacity to enable the NPC realize its mandate of preventing, managing, and resolving conflicts to sustain the peace of the country. A peaceful environment is key, and indeed the base for human as well as socioeconomic development. It is only in the environment of peace that the state, the private sector and civil society can make strategic planning for holistic socio economic development. All development actors in Ghana, including, government, the public and private sectors, Investors, Development Partners, Tourists, and students stand to benefit from a peaceful Ghana. The purpose of the Peace Fund therefore, is to aid conflict resolution and peace-building institutions and to promote conflicts resolution and peace building activities in Ghana...Scope of Work:•Comprehensively review and finalize the draft framework already developed by the NPC for the management of the Peace Fund.•Consult relevant stakeholders for information and input that will assist to produce a framework that will ensure an effective and efficient Peace Fund for the NPC.•Identify and consider local and international best practices on the establishment and management of peace fund framework...Education:Advanced university degree (masters or above) in Business or Finance Administration, social science or any relevant field....Experience:At least 7 years of progressive professional experience in the field of Business or Financial Management/Administration or areas relevant to this task.Previous experience in the development of Peace Fund or Funds in general is a real asset...HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoImportant Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on April 19, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-018– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-018 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-018

Recruitment of Consultant for the Creation of a report on UNDP’s contributions to the 2016 Ghanaian elections.

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published April 5, 2017  -  Deadline June 21, 2017
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Revisions:No of Brochures- 200 copies of each (6) strategic areas making a total of 1200 copiesVideos- Should not exceed 5 minutes of compilation of 15-20 interviews Background:Ghana has since 1992 received world acclaim for the conduct of seven successful general elections despite many challenges. Over the years, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), together with other development partners such as the Government of Canada, USAID, EU, Government of Norway, DANIDA, amongst others have assisted key national institutions like the Electoral Commission, National Peace Council, etc to conduct elections. 2016 was no exception, as UNDP coordinated donor funding and technical input to support the implementation of strategically essential activities to name a few: electoral management training; interfaith peace initiatives; peace education for media traditional and religious leaders, communities, constituencies, as well as CSOs ...Scope of Work:a) At most an 80-page (including infographics, images, charts, and annexes) Report documenting results of activities and contributions made by UNDP strengthening the Electoral Processes in Ghana project to the success of the 2016 Ghanaian elections. b)4-page brochure for each of the 6-strategic areas highlighting results of activities implemented, donor support, institutional and public beneficiary experiencec)Short videos and soundbites from interviewing partners and beneficiaries on results...Education:Advanced university degree in communication, publishing, graphic design, publications or any relevant field....Experience:At least 7 years of progressive experience working in the fields of report writing, publications (printing) and excellent technical capacities (such as state of the art filming equipment preferably High Definition) to produce high quality multimedia contents.Extensive experience in producing short videos for international organizations with the aim of reaching both local and international audiences.Experience in deploying infographics for crisp communication of development results. Demonstrable experience in editing and proofreading reports in preparation for high quality printing...HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on June 21, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-017– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-017 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-017

Recruitment of National Consultant to Establishment of Community Resources Management Area in the Atobease Landscape, Wassa East District

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published June 9, 2017  -  Deadline June 30, 2017
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BACKGROUNDUnder the Environmentally Sustainable Production Practices in Cocoa Landscapes Phase II project (ESP Phase II), Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and UNDP Ghana will engage the services of a national consultant with the requisite experience to develop a Community Resource Management Area (CREMA) in the Atobease Landscape, Wassa East District, where the project is working to promote environmentally sustainable cocoa production systems based on a landscape approach. Activities under ESP II are designed to help farmers in the project intervention districts including the Wassa East to adopt environmentally sustainable and climate change resilient cocoa production practices and to conserve ecosystems and natural resources in cocoa landscapes. ESP II implementation in the CREMA areas is based on an integrated landscape management approach that supports food and cash crop production, ecosystem management and rural livelihoods across entire landscapes....SCOPE OF WORKThe ESP Phase II Project is seeking a Consultant to lead on the development of a CREMA at its Atobease Landscape comprising of some 60 farming communities in the Wassa East district in the Western Region of Ghana. Specifically, the Consultant will provide technical assistance to ESP II to develop a CREMA in the proposed landscape in collaboration with the landscape communities as well as the ESP II Project Management Unit, and other project partners/stakeholders....EDUCATIONMasters’ degree in natural resources management environmental sciences, social sciences with a specialization in development or other social studies relevant to this assignment. ...EXPERIENCEStrong understanding of sustainable production systems, the cocoa sector in Ghana and community forestry with at least 7 years work experienceExperience with participatory methodologies and in community mobilization and extensionExperience working on similar assignments to develop a successful CREMA to the devolution stageGood professional knowledge of the national socio-economic development contextExperience working with a variety of stakeholders in Ghana, including government agencies, traditional authorities, NGOs, Civil Society, communities including farmers etc.Experience or presence in the focal district or region is a plus.Demonstrated communication and writing skills are assets...HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on June 22, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-036– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-036 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-036

RECRUITMENT OF NATIONAL CONSULTANT TO CONDUCT DATA COLLECTION AND DATA ENTRY FOR NATIONAL SURVEYS ON SUBSTANCE USE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published June 16, 2017  -  Deadline July 21, 2017
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ADDENDUMDeadline extended to 21st July, 2017BACKGROUNDDrug use behaviour often begin in early adolescence. While household surveys are targeted towards a wide segment of the population aged 15-64 years, young respondents often form a small proportion of the target population such that resulting samples usually contain too few young people for analysis to be meaningful. School surveys are therefore important to estimate drug use prevalence among youths. While school survey is the most efficient and frequently used method for data collection on alcohol, tobacco, and drug use, it is also cost effective and relatively easy to conduct. Furthermore, school surveys may be more valid as young people are often more comfortable admitting to socially disapproved behaviours including drug use in school settings rather than in the home........SCOPE OF WORKTaking responsibility for the overall process of research data collection in all selected schools in res.Recruitment of research assistants to collect data in all selected schools (one class from each of about 88 schools depending final sampling plan).Provision of guidance/training to research assistants in the conduct of data collection and data entry.Entry of collected data entry into electronic spreadsheets.Submission of hard copies of completed questionnaire from all selected schools to UNODC. . . EDUCATIONAcademic Qualifications in social sciences or related technical field such as public health, development, psychology, demography, children or social research.EXPERIENCEFive years of progressive professional experience in programme/survey design, administration, monitoring and evaluation.Highly organized: able to plan, implement and monitor work with good attention to detail.......HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on June 30, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-038– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-038 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-038

RECRUITMENT OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR (IC) Gender Consultant to Conduct In-depth Gender Analyses for the Nationally Determined Contributions Process

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published November 24, 2017  -  Deadline March 9, 2018
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BACKGROUNDAt the UN climate change conference in Paris in December 2015, 196 countries adopted the Paris Agreement – the first ever, legally binding universal pact that sets out a global action plan for limiting global warming to “well below 2°C” starting from 2020. Ghana committed to a set of 31 adaptation and mitigation actions in its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).The NDC Support Programme will build on the foundation and extensive results achieved under the Low Emissions Capacity Building Programme (2011-2017) and work to enhance technical and institutional capacities of public, private sector and social actors to scale up mitigation actions that support NDC implementation in more than 18 countries including Ghana.........SCOPE OF WORKThe analysis proposed will include the following components alongside any other relevant analysis as deemed necessary by the national gender consultant:The analysis proposed will include the following components alongside any other relevant analysis as deemed necessary by the national gender consultant.Relevant sector policies or strategiesAnalysis of the integration of gender into national climate policy and planning instruments, such as LEDS, NAPs, NAMAs, REDD+, DRR planning, National Communications/ BURs.Capacity needs assessment to mainstream gender as well as monitoring and reporting.. . .EDUCATIONMaster’s degree in any of the related areas: gender, climate change, environment, sustainable development.EXPERIENCEWork experience in relevant technical areas for at least 7 years in climate change/environment and gender;Proven ability to undertake gender analysis, design relevant criteria and gender strategy;Demonstrated understanding of issues related to climate change/environment, NDCs, Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS), Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs);.......HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on March 20, 2018, via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP-GHA-2018-IC-035 – TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP-GHA-2018-IC-035 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is UNDP-GHA-2018-IC-035

RECRUITMENT OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR (IC) Gender Consultant to conduct In-depth Gender Analyses for the Nationally Determined Contributions Process

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published March 7, 2018  -  Deadline March 20, 2018
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BACKGROUNDAt the UN climate change conference in Paris in December 2015, 196 countries adopted the Paris Agreement – the first ever, legally binding universal pact that sets out a global action plan for limiting global warming to “well below 2°C” starting from 2020. Ghana committed to a set of 31 adaptation and mitigation actions in its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).The NDC Support Programme will build on the foundation and extensive results achieved under the Low Emissions Capacity Building Programme (2011-2017) and work to enhance technical and institutional capacities of public, private sector and social actors to scale up mitigation actions that support NDC implementation in more than 18 countries including Ghana.........SCOPE OF WORKThe analysis proposed will include the following components alongside any other relevant analysis as deemed necessary by the national gender consultant:The analysis proposed will include the following components alongside any other relevant analysis as deemed necessary by the national gender consultant.Relevant sector policies or strategiesAnalysis of the integration of gender into national climate policy and planning instruments, such as LEDS, NAPs, NAMAs, REDD+, DRR planning, National Communications/ BURs.Capacity needs assessment to mainstream gender as well as monitoring and reporting.. . .EDUCATIONMaster’s degree in any of the related areas: gender, climate change, environment, sustainable development.EXPERIENCEWork experience in relevant technical areas for at least 7 years in climate change/environment and gender;Proven ability to undertake gender analysis, design relevant criteria and gender strategy;Demonstrated understanding of issues related to climate change/environment, NDCs, Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS), Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs);.......HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on March 20, 2018, via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP-GHA-2018-IC-035 – TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP-GHA-2018-IC-035 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is UNDP-GHA-2018-IC-035

Recruitment of National Consultant for Business Operation Strategy (BOS) Data Collection for the UN Agencies in Ghana

UN Agencies - GHANA | Published May 4, 2017  -  Deadline May 18, 2017
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BACKGROUNDRecent experiences of the UN system have shown that only a unified and strong United Nations which acts, speaks and delivers results through joint efforts is well placed to tackle the global challenges lying ahead. The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) has been officially requested to use the Delivering as One (DaO) approach as the overarching vision and principle for UN assistance to Ghana. Since 2012, UN Ghana has been developing new ways of working together with the Government to achieve a greater impact on the ground by being more results oriented, efficient and harmonizing business practices across agencies....SCOPE OF WORKThe UN system in Ghana is looking for a short-term agreement with individual contract to execute the first and second phase of the assignment. The total number of days is approximately 45 working days.The Consultant must prepare an inception report that operationalizes the design elements of the Terms of Reference (ToR). The report should include the results of a desk review, description of evaluation methodology/methodological approach, data collection plan, additional data collection tools and analysis methods, key informants, evaluation questions, performance criteria, issues to be studied, work plan and reporting requirements. The report should also include an availability assessment, foreseen limitations and risks, resource requirements and logistic support....EDUCATIONAn advance University (Masters) degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.EXPERIENCEStrong technical knowledge and understanding of UN business processes and determinants of process quality;Proven understanding of the UN System, including knowledge of the mandates of UN agencies, UNDG and HLCM;Proven experience from working on BOS, Cost/benefit analysis, (Result Based Management) RBM and reporting processes;Proven capacity to conduct interviews;At least 5 years of professional development related work experience at the international levelHOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on May 18, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-025– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-025 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-025

Recruitment of National Consultant to establishment of National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Unit Registry in Ghana

UNDP Country Office - Ghana - GHANA - GHANA | Published June 14, 2019  -  Deadline June 26, 2019
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Overview :BACKGROUNDGhana has committed to a voluntary forty-five per cent greenhouse emission cut below the 2030 business-as-usual emissions of seventy-four million tonnes in its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The forty-five per cent target translates into two million and two hundred tonnes emissions reduction annually over the 2016-2030 period. Of the forty-five per cent, fifteen per cent is unconditional mitigation target which Ghana is unilaterally seeking to achieve. An additional thirty per cent conditional emission reduction at the instance of international support. Twenty energy, transport, forestry and waste mitigation measures have been prioritised to achieve the overall forty-five per cent mitigation commitments. Two of the mitigation measures on low carbon electricity and forest plantation development are to contribute to achieve the fifteen per cent unconditional commitment. The rest of the eighteen measures fall under the conditional commitments for which government is unable to realise without extra international support.........SCOPE OF WORKThe EPA/MESTI together with the hired expert will jointly detail out the design and operations of the national emission unit registry and test run the registry with real-life dataset. Typically, emission registries have two interconnected functional components. The component one is the hardware which IT, data storage, security and network infrastructure. Component two is the soft covering the management and operation of the hardware and data flows..................EDUCATIONAt least a Master’s degree in environmental science, environmental management, statistics, biology or a related field.EXPERIENCEAt least 10 years’ experience with GHG accounting systems and in assessing the environmental impacts of climate change in developing countries, involving IT systems (hosting, displaying and data exchange), transactions (different types of emission units), verification protocol etc.....................HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on June 26, 2019, via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP.GHA.2019.116-IC – TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: UNDP.GHA.2019.116-IC – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is UNDP.GHA.2019.116-IC

Recruitment of International Consultant as “Team leader: Senior Natural Resource Management and REDD+ Specialist” to Support the Development of a GCF Full Project Proposal

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published March 30, 2017  -  Deadline April 12, 2017
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Background:The Ghana REDD+ Strategy (GRS), which was launched in November 2016 has been validated by a broad section of stakeholders and has also received high level political endorsement. The Strategy identifies a set of strategic options for addressing the direct and indirect drivers of deforestation and forest degradation. Three (3) broad interventions representing a strategic grouping of the various strategy options were identified; the idea being that by implementing the strategy options in concert and in accordance with the relevant eco-zones or national context, they will have the highest potential to significantly impact the direct and indirect drivers. Work was then conducted to identify practical interventions and activities to realize REDD+ impacts...Scope of Work:The Team Leader will be the primary contact throughout the proposal development, coordinate the overall analytic effort, and be responsible for editing and final compilation of the GCF proposal...Education:Candidates are required to hold an advanced degree in forestry, land management, natural resources management or development-related subjects based on the technical requirements of the assignment...Experience:At least 10 years of experience in successfully managing assignments of similar scope and scale related to related to natural resource management. Experience, and knowledge of the REDD+ mechanism, and preferable evidence of similar work in other countries...For detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsBID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on April 12, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-010– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-010 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-010

RECRUITMENT OF NATIONAL CONSULTANT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MANUAL FOR MAINSTREAMING SDGs IN THE MEDIUM-TERM DEVELOPMENT PLANS OF METROPOLITAN MUNICIPAL AND DISTRICT ASSEMBLIES (MMDAs)

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published July 26, 2017  -  Deadline August 10, 2017
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BACKGROUNDPAGE is seeking to contribute to Ghana’s efforts to fully integrate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and internalize Ghana’s commitment to the global climate change agenda through Nationally Determined Contributions (Gh-NDCs) in development planning processes using the decentralized governance system in the country within the context of the National Development Policy Framework.Ghana began the preparation for charting the path to a more inclusive greener economy by undertaking scoping studies and developing the blue print for green economy transition. The Green Economy Stocktaking reviewed national strategies, green economy related assessments and ongoing GE programmes and identified priority sectors (Agriculture, Energy and Forestry) for future PAGE engagement in Ghana. The sectors were prioritized owing to their contributions to the national economy in terms of GDP, trade, employment, low carbon development, and natural resources management. . . .SCOPE OF WORKThe manual will cover all the relevant climate change, green economy relevant SDGs, its targets and indicators. The consultant in collaboration with MESTI and NDPC is responsible for providing specific technical support to 10 districts targeted by the Adaptation Fund Project to ensure their Medium-Term plans reflect their jurisdictional and relevant SDGs, targets and indicatorss.. . .EDUCATIONAdvanced University Degree in development studies, economics, sustainable development, social sciences or related field.EXPERIENCEMinimum 10 years relevant working experience in sustainable developmentGood understanding of the climate change, green economy and sustainable development agenda and challenges in Africa and in particular in Ghana........HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on August 10, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-044– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-044 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-044

RECRUITMENT OF NATIONAL CONSULTANT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MANUAL FOR MAINSTREAMING SDGs IN THE MEDIUM-TERM DEVELOPMENT PLANS OF METROPOLITAN MUNICIPAL AND DISTRICT ASSEMBLIES (MMDAs)

UNDP COUNTRY OFFICE - GHANA | Published August 15, 2017  -  Deadline August 23, 2017
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BACKGROUNDPAGE is seeking to contribute to Ghana’s efforts to fully integrate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and internalize Ghana’s commitment to the global climate change agenda through Nationally Determined Contributions (Gh-NDCs) in development planning processes using the decentralized governance system in the country within the context of the National Development Policy Framework.Ghana began the preparation for charting the path to a more inclusive greener economy by undertaking scoping studies and developing the blue print for green economy transition. The Green Economy Stocktaking reviewed national strategies, green economy related assessments and ongoing GE programmes and identified priority sectors (Agriculture, Energy and Forestry) for future PAGE engagement in Ghana. The sectors were prioritized owing to their contributions to the national economy in terms of GDP, trade, employment, low carbon development, and natural resources management. . . .SCOPE OF WORKThe manual will cover all the relevant climate change, green economy relevant SDGs, its targets and indicators. The consultant in collaboration with MESTI and NDPC is responsible for providing specific technical support to 10 districts targeted by the Adaptation Fund Project to ensure their Medium-Term plans reflect their jurisdictional and relevant SDGs, targets and indicatorss.. . .EDUCATIONAdvanced University Degree in development studies, economics, sustainable development, social sciences or related field.EXPERIENCEMinimum 10 years relevant working experience in sustainable developmentGood understanding of the climate change, green economy and sustainable development agenda and challenges in Africa and in particular in Ghana........HOW TO APPLYSee the Documents section above for the detailed Annex I-Terms of Reference and Submission Documents.BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded heretoFor detailed information, please refer to Annex I- Terms of Reference (ToR)Important Note:The Consultant is required to have the above mentioned professional and technical qualifications. Only the applicants who hold these qualifications are advised to submit their respective bid proposalsDOCUMENTS REQUIRED:The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective IC Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before its deadline on August 10, 2017 via UNDP Ghana Secured mail address: bids.gh@undp.orgTechnical Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-044– TP - [insert Name]Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: GHA-IC-2017-044 – FP - [insert 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 sizeEMAIL SUBJECT LINE WHILE SUBMITTING PROPOSAL:While submitting your proposals to bids.gh@undp.org be sure your email subject line is GHA-IC-2017-044