Job Opening

Posting Title: Mid Term Review Consultant, SAICM GEF Full Size Project
Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 12 February 2021 - 25 February 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Environment Programme-149946-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

The ultimate result of services is the final Midterm Review reports. Reports should follow the templates and approaches as detailed in UNEP Evaluation Office TORs for Midterm Reviews, which will be shared with the selected candidate

Work Location

Remote / home-based

Expected duration

4 months of work starting on 1 March 2021and ending on 30 June 2021

Duties and Responsibilities

a. Organization setting
--The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

--The overall objective of the UNEP’s Economy Division is to encourage decision makers in government, local authorities and industry to develop and adopt policies, strategies and practices and technologies that promote sustainable patterns of consumption and production, make efficient use of natural resources, ensure safe management of chemicals and contribute to making trade and environment policies mutually supportive. It promotes the development, use and transfer of policies, technologies, economic instruments, managerial practices and other tools that assist in environmentally sound decision making and the building of corresponding activities.

GEF--The GEF Unit of the Chemicals and Health Branch is responsible for the development and management of all GEF projects implemented by UNEP in the Chemicals and Wastes focal area. To date, the team has a portfolio of 100 projects represented over $200 mil of GEF investment supporting countries in their implementation of the Stockholm Convention, the Minamata Convention and SAICM

b. Specific tasks to be carried out by the consultant.

1. Draft Inception Report and submit to Task Manager for review and approval
2. Desk review and analysis of project documentation
3. Telephone interviews and other consultations with stakeholders surveys etc.
4. PowerPoint presentation on preliminary findings and recommendations
5. Draft MTR report submitted to Task Manager following the outline to be provided in the detailed MTR TOR
6. Draft Report shared with the wider group of stakeholders
7. Final Main Review Report
8. Final Main Review Report shared with all respondents


2. Reporting lines

The consultant will report to Task Manager.

Qualifications/special skills

Academic Qualifications: : An advanced university degree in environmental or physical sciences, waste management, or other relevant scientific or social sciences area
Experience: . A minimum of 5 years of evaluation experience of projects in developing countries is required.
. Experience with the GEF funding mechanism and experience of evaluating or working with
at least 1 GEF project is asset.
. Experience in Stockholm and Basel Conventions and their requirements on hazardous waste
and POPs management is desirable.
Language: Fluency in written and oral English with strong writing and editing skills is required

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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