TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR PERSONNEL UNDER INDIVIDUAL SERVICE AGREEMENT (ISA)
|Title:||Associate/Local Technical Support|
|Main Duty Station and Location:||New Delhi, India|
|Mission/s to:||To be authorized separately|
|Start of Contract (EOD):||1 August 2019|
|End of Contract (COB):||31 December 2019|
|Number of Working Days:||5 working months, full time|
The Government of India signed the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) on 14 May 2002 and ratified it on 13 January 2006. The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF), which is the National Focal Point (NFP) for the Stockholm Convention on POPs, has selected the environmentally sound PCBs management and disposal as one of the first priorities of post-NIP program. The reason to give priority to the PCBs sector was that its implementation timeframes was clearly defined by the Stockholm Convention.
The MOEF has selected the environmentally sound PCBs management and disposal as one of the first projects of post-NIP program. The reason for this priority being that its implementation timeframes was clearly defined in the Stockholm Convention. The project will complete and make the national inventory of PCBs encompassing power, ship-breaking and other sectors including non-electrical equipment such as those using hydraulic fluids. The project will dispose of at least 7,700 tones of PCBs and PCB-containing equipment and wastes and through it will create national capacity to manage and dispose of PCBs countrywide.
The project addresses national priorities such as to improve legislation on POPs chemicals, to eliminate PCB- containing equipment, to reduce PCBs releases from industrial wastes and sewages, to improve environmental performance in power sector, to improve environmental performance in industry sector, and to identify PCBs wastes and contaminated sites and their environmentally sound and safe management.
Duties of the Local Technical Support (LTS). The LTS would work under direct supervision of Addl. Director, MOEF who is the designated National Project Coordinator for GoI. From UNIDO side, LTS would be supervised by the UNIDO project manager and the UNIDO Representative and staff in the Regional Office in New Delhi. LTS is expected to perform the following duties:
Concrete/ measurable Outputs to be achieved
|Assist NPC in executing day to day|
activities for smooth implementation of the project activities at PMC, MOEF
|Provide technical assistance to all project stakeholders, relevant agencies, national and international experts so that they can undertake their duties in|
a responsible and informed manner.
|Organise the following activities:|
1.) Identification of possible interim storage locations
2.) Regular follow up with CPRI, the operating entity on the status of decontamination activity of contaminated oil using mobile plant.
3.) Assist in monitoring the implementation activities related to installation, commissioning of static dechlorination plant and the
Plasma plant at BSP, Bhilai
|Liaise and coordinate the activities of the task teams, which develop the ESM system and implement the measures of|
the ESM system
|Provide on-site assistance during the implementation of the ESM measures|
in the demonstration areas
|Provide technical inputs in upgrading the interim storage facilities and in implementing the ESM measures at|
|Undertake quarterly reporting to the|
National executing Agency and the
|UNIDO on the completed and on-going|
services and tasks
|Liaise with institutions of the Executing Agency and UNIDO on the measures, which will be undertaken, upon|
changes in the work plan or budget
|Prepare the draft reports on the various outputs of the workplan based on the|
Education: He/she must possess a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry/Agricultural Chemistry/ Environmental Science/Chemical Engineering.
Technical and Functional Experience:
The activities involved are highly technical and scientific requiring supervision by a technically qualified person. Past experience dealing with project implantation especially with hazardous chemicals/pesticides would be desirable.
Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
Applicants should complete their candidate profile online via https://www.unido.org/vacancyApply?vacancyIntId=unido and submit PDF version thereof via email to email@example.com by Wednesday 31st July 2019, 17:00 hrs IST with reference to the position being applied for.
Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply