UNDP Mauritius and Seychelles
Project Title: PIMS 5503- UNDP/GEF Mainstreaming Invasive Alien Species (IAS) Prevention, Control and Management
Consultancy services for an International Chief Technical Advisor for the UNDP/GEF ‘Mainstreaming Invasive Alien Species (IAS) Prevention, Control and Management’ project
The project was received by GEF on 14th of July 2016 and the preparation grant was approved on 28th of September 2016. The concept was approved on the 3rd of October 2016 and project was approved for implementation on 27th of July 2019. A Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security and UNDP was signed on 6th of August 2019. The total cost of the project is 28,547,793 USD with 4M USD from GEF Project Grant and 24.5M USD as co- financing. The project implementation started in 2021 and the duration is six years (72 months).
SCOPE OF WORK
The Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) will be responsible for the technical quality control of Projects and support through advisory and capacity building services to the overall process.
For this project, he/she will will render technical support to the Project Management Unit (PMU) and other project counterparts and develop an overall strategy for dynamic implementation by providing an international perspective on IAS management. He/she will provide technical inputs, trainings, prepare/review of Terms of Reference and review of the outputs and deliverables of consultants and other sub-contractors, build capacities and provide technical support to stakeholders in the areas management of Invasive Alien species, knowledge and information management, communication and marketing, monitoring, and impact assessment. He/She will report directly to the Project Manager and the UNDP.
DURATION OF WORK
This assignment is for duration of 175 working days over 3 years.
The Chief Technical Adviser shall be for 175 working days over 3 years (6 field missions and home-based), starting May 2021 until May 2024 with the following breakdown: 80 field mission days and 95 days home based. During the field-based part of the assignment, the Chief Technical Advisor will be based at the National Parks and Conservation Service operating under the aegis of Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
Applications should be sent through email :email@example.com on or before Monday 19th April 2021 – 16:00 hours Mauritius time (GMT+4)
Annex A – Letter of confirmation of interest and availability and Submission of financial proposal
Annex B – Model Contact IC
Annex C – UNDP GCC IC
Annex D – P11
Terms of Reference
Please submit only Annex A and Annex D mandatorily.