UNDP-GEF Midterm Review (MTR)

Country: Fiji
Language: EN
Number: 1740918
Publication date: 02-05-2017
Source: United Nations Procurement Notices (UNDP)

Description

UNDP-GEF Midterm Review (MTR)
Procurement Process : RFP - Request for proposal
Office : UNDP Pacific Office - FIJI
Deadline : 12-May-17
Posted on : 01-May-17
Development Area : CONSULTANTS
Reference Number : 37351
Link to Atlas Project :
00073054 - Tuvalu NAPA-2
Documents :
RFP _MTR _NAPA 2 Project_Tuvalu
Overview :

Consultancy Title: UNDP-GEF Midterm Review (MTR)

Project Name: NAPA 2 Project _Tuvalu

Period of assignment: 32 days over a 16 week period. 26 May, 2017 and completion by August 15, 2017

Duty Station: Tuvalu

 

Consultancy Proposal should be mailed to C/- UNDP Fiji MCO, Private Mail Bag, Suva, Fiji or sent via email to procurement.fj@undp.org no later than 12th May, 2017 (Fiji Time) clearly stating the title of consultancy applied for. Any proposals received after this date/time will not be accepted. Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to the address or e-mail indicated above. UNDP will respond in writing or by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants. Incomplete, late and joint proposals will not be considered and only offers for which there is further interest will be contacted. Failure to submit your application as stated as per the application submission guide (Procurement Notice) on the above link will be considered incomplete and therefore application will not be considered.

 

 

 

 

BACKGROUND

 

The effective and responsive island-level governance to secure and diversify climate resilient marine-based coastal livelihoods and enhance climate hazard response capacity Project, commonly referred to as NAPA 2, is a 4 year Project implemented in Tuvalu. Funded through the Global Environment Facility (GEF) with an allocation of US 4.2 Million, the NAPA 2 Project is supported through an additional co –financing of USD17 Million.

In country, the Project is executed through the Department of Environment. However, Outcome 1 of the project is executed through the Department of Fisheries (Ministry of Natural Resources) whilst Outcome 3 is managed by the Department of Rural Development (Ministry of Home Affairs and Rural Development). Outcome 2 is executed by the Project Management Unit (PMU). The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Pacific Office is the implementing entity.

The NAPA 2 Project objective is: resilience of island communities to climate change variability and risks is strengthened through participatory island-level planning, budgeting and execution and community-led investments .Refer to Annex 1 –Terms of Reference for details.

 

 

SCOPE OF WORK

Scope of work/Expected Output

 

The consultant will produce the following deliverables to UNDP:

 

Project design:

  • Review the problem addressed by the project and the underlying assumptions. Review the effect of any incorrect assumptions or changes to the context to achieving the project results as outlined in the Project Document.
  • Review the relevance of the project strategy and assess whether it provides the most effective route towards expected/intended results. Were lessons from other relevant projects properly incorporated into the project design?
  • Review how the project addresses country priorities. Review country ownership of the project, its objectives and processes. Was the project concept in line with the national sector development priorities and plans of the country including the Te Kakeega III: National Sustainable Development Strategy (or of participating countries in the case of multi-country projects)?
  • Review decision-making processes: were perspectives of those who would be affected by project decisions, those who could affect the outcomes, and those who could contribute information or other resources to the process, taken into account during project design processes?
  • Review the extent to which relevant gender issues were raised and analysed in the project design. See Annex 9 of Guidance For Conducting Midterm Reviews of UNDP-Supported, GEF-Financed Projects for further guidelines.

If there are major areas of concern, recommend areas for improvement. Refer to Annex 1 -Terms of Reference for details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION

 

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in (Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies and/or Sustainable Development), or other closely related field

Experience:

  • Work experience in relevant technical areas for at least 10 years
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues related to gender and Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Development); experience in gender sensitive evaluation and analysis.
  • Experience applying SMART indicators and reconstructing or validating baseline scenarios
  • Experience in adaptive management, as applied to Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Development)
  • Recent experience with result-based management evaluation methodologies

Competencies:

  • Experience working in South Pacific Region
  • Project evaluation/review experiences
  • Experience working with the GEF or GEF-evaluations

 

 

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential

 

 

 

 

 

4. EVALUATION CRITERIA

Evaluation

Cumulative analysis

The proposals will be evaluated using the cumulative analysis method with a split 70% technical and 30% financial scoring. The proposal with the highest cumulative scoring will be awarded the contract. Applications will be evaluated technically and points are attributed based on how well the proposal meets the requirements of the Terms of Reference using the guidelines detailed in the table below:

 

When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract may be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

a) responsive/compliant/acceptable, and

b) having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.

* Technical Criteria weighting; 70%

* Financial Criteria weighting; 30%

 

Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the Technical Evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. Interviews may be conducted as part of technical assessment for shortlisted proposals.

 

 

 

Criteria[VP1]

Points

Percentage

Qualification

 

55%

  • A Master’s degree in (Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies and/or Sustainable Development), or other closely related field

 

10

Experience

 

  • Work experience in relevant technical areas for at least 10 years

 

10

  • Demonstrated understanding of issues related to gender and Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Development); experience in gender sensitive evaluation and analysis.

 

10

 

  • Experience applying SMART indicators and reconstructing or validating baseline scenarios

 

 

10

 

  • Recent experience with result-based management evaluation methodologies

10

 

  • Experience in adaptive management, as applied to Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Development)

 

5

 

Competencies

 

15%

  • Experience working with the GEF or GEF-evaluations
  • Project evaluation/review experiences

 

10

 

5

 

 

Technical Criteria

 

70%

**If necessary interviews shall also be conducted as part of the technical evaluation to ascertain best value for money.

 

 

Financial Criteria – Lowest Price

 

30%

Total

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING CONSULTANCY PROPOSALS

 

Offerors must send the following documents.

 

  • Signed P11 form including names of at least 2 referees
  • Cover letter setting out:
  • How the proposer meets the qualifications and experience required.

iii) Completed template for confirmation of Interest and Submission of Financial Proposal

 

Consultant must send a financial proposal based on a Lump Sum Amount. The total amount quoted shall be all-inclusive and include all costs components required to perform the deliverables identified in the TOR, including professional fee, travel costs, living allowance (if any work is to be done outside the IC´s duty station) and any other applicable cost to be incurred by the IC in completing the assignment. The contract price will be fixed output-based price regardless of extension of the herein specified duration. Payments will be done upon completion of the deliverables/outputs.

 

In general, UNDP shall not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she should do so using their own resources

 

In the event of unforeseeable travel not anticipated in this TOR, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and the Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.

 

The P11 form and Template for confirmation of interest and Submission of Financial Proposal is available under the procurement section of UNDP Fiji website (www.pacific.undp.org)

 

 

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