National Engineering Support Consultant.

  • Added Date: Friday, 19 May 2017
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 02 June 2017

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The UNDP, through support to the “Lebanon – Support to Economic Recovery, Community Security and Social Cohesion in Lebanese Communities Affected by the Syrian Crisis Program” has initiated a project of energy supply for host communities funded by the Netherlands Ministry for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, in partnership with the Ministry of Energy and Water.
The Lebanon Crisis Response Plan – LCRP (2015-2016) identified energy as one of the target sectors. In specific, it stated that “Government authorities in charge of the Energy and Water Sector, in collaboration
with international and local partners, will continue their strong support to the most affected local communities, particularly through infrastructure projects in electricity, water, wastewater and solid waste. This has a vital benefit in mitigating the risks of social conflict between the local host communities and the displaced persons from Syria, and will be realized through the implementation of several activities, relevant of which is the “Provision and installation of renewable energy sources in public institutions such as schools and healthcare facilities (hospitals and public health centers).”
To this end, a local consultant with experience in the design of solar photovoltaic power for ‘commercial’ sized systems is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

The tasks that are to be expected from the consultant are:
Task 1. In coordination with the UNDP team, review and assist in the evaluation of the application forms from beneficiaries and support in the verification and data collection survey for at least 20 potential beneficiaries in order to select the final list of sites
Task 2. Assist the UNDP team in the full detailed design of each selected site, including all the required Bill of Quantities
Task 3. Assist the UNDP team in the evaluation of all the offers submitted in accordance with the criteria and evaluation form set in Task 3.
Task 4. Assist the UNDP team in monitoring all the work implementations, up to the final commissioning of the sites, including the assistance in drafting the final commissioning reports.
For additional information, please refer to ANNEX I – Terms of Reference


Functional Competencies:

  • Good analytical and report-writing skills;
  • Commitment to team and cross-disciplinary work;
  • Emphasis on delivery of results and reacts well to constructive criticism;
  • Proficiency in English;
  • Strong ability in software related to solar PV design (e.g. PVsyst, Homer…).

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling 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 favoritism;
  • Fulfills all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

Kindly refer to the Individual Consultant Procurement Notice and all related Annexes by visiting the below link:

Please make sure to submit all the requested documents/information; otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Master’s degree in related field is a plus.

Years of experience and technical experience:

  • Relevant experience of not less than 2 years, preferably within the solar PV industry.

Language requirements: 

  •  Proficiency in English.

How to Apply:

1. Read the additional information and annexes on teh UNDP lebanon website at

2. The consultancy is open for all National consultants who meet the selection criteria and propose a competitive fee. Interested consultants are requested to apply only through this UNDP jobs portal.

Submissions through any other media will not be considered.

The application must include the P11, technical proposal, Annex 3 (Offerors Letter) and the financial proposal in one single document and uploaded as word or PDF file to the UNDP job site.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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