To support the Preparation of KIPs in two countries: Grenada and Saint Lucia, finalization of the Verification Report in Suriname and Global Management Services
- Organization: UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme
- Location: Paris
- Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
- Border and Customs
- Communication and Public Information
- Internal audit, Investigation and Inspection
- Documentation and Information Management
- Closing Date: Closed
Result of Service
Kigali HFC implementation plan for Grenada is prepared
Kigali HFC implementation plan for Saint Lucia is prepared
The verification report for Suriname is updated and finalized
The Advanced training programme for NOUs is updated
The assigned projects are reviewed for submission to ExCom-92 and ExCom-93 and the project portfolio in Antigua and Barbuda is updated.
Ten (10) monthsDuties and Responsibilities
UNEP, Law Division, OzonAction requires assistance by an international consultant to support the Preparation of Kigali HFC implementation plans in two countries: Grenada and Saint Lucia, finalization of the Verification Report on the implementation of the HCFC phase-out management plan in Suriname. A consultant is also required to update an Advanced training programme for NOUs to incorporate the latest evolutions and upcoming commitments under the Montreal Protocol and to deliver global management services during peak load periods and provide technical assistance for individual project submissions to the 92nd and 93rd Executive Committee (ExCom) meetings and in revising the project portfolio in Antigua and Barbuda.
The consultant shall perform, inter alia, the following tasks:
1. Preparing the Kigali HFC implementation plans in two countries: Grenada and Saint Lucia taking into account requirements of ExCom.
2. Updating Draft of Verification Report on the implementation of the HCFC phase-out management plan in Suriname. The verification of national consumption targets for the multi-year agreements are to be in line with the Guidelines approved by ExCom at its 46th meeting (Annex XIII).
3.Technical assistance in the review of projects submitted to ExCom-92 and ExCom-93.
4. Technical assistance in the review of the advanced NOU training programme which addresses the following areas: details of the Kigali Amendment on HFC phase-down, including legal aspects, agreed principles and points, and implications for Article 5 countries; calculation of the GWP of blends/mixture; calculations of the HFC production/consumption baselines and first reduction steps in CO2e, and related monitoring and reporting; near-term steps for ratifying and implementing the Kigali Amendment; longer-term steps for implementing the Kigali Amendment, including policy measures and options; checklist for identifying stakeholders in HFC sub-sectors, and tools for building capacity and furnishing stakeholders with the information they need; Optimising Multilateral Fund projects; Updated information on CP data reporting to the Fund Secretariat; Updated information on Article 7 data reporting to the Ozone Secretariat; Project management skills and other useful skills; Quizzes and crossword puzzle; Information resources on each topic; and Administrative information for trainers and course organisers.
5. Technical assistance in reviewing the project portfolio in Antigua and Barbuda: IS renewal request and HPMP stage 2 preparation project.
Master’s degree: Environmental science/Environmental policy/Engineering or similar.
Good understanding of, or direct experience with, the operational capabilities, limitations and needs of National Ozone Units in developing countries.
An expert with policy and technical expertise related to the implementation of the Montreal Protocol in developing countries.
Thorough knowledge of Montreal Protocol institutions, policies and procedures and Familiarity with the control measures under the Montreal Protocol and Multilateral Fund policies and procedures.
Good understanding of national obligations arising from the Kigali Amendment under Montreal Protocol and good understanding of Executive Committee decisions regarding HPMPs, HFC activities and other technical assistance projects funded by Multilateral Fund.
Experience in writing and reviewing technical project proposals.
Excellent written communication skills in English.
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