|Project:||Enhancing the institutional capacities for sound and synergistic management of chemicals and waste in Sudan”
|Duration of the project||3 years|
|Expected starting date:||Immediately|
|Duration of contract:||One year renewable|
|Duty Station||Khartoum with travel to the states,|
the Project is to support country-driven institutional strengthening at the national level, in the context of an integrated approach to address the financing of the sound management of chemicals and wastes, considering the national development strategies, plans and priorities of Sudan, to increase sustainable public institutional capacity for the sound management of chemicals and wastes throughout their life cycle. Institutional strengthening under the Special Programme will facilitate and enable the implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, the Minamata Convention and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM).
The Special Programme is one of two complementary elements of dedicated external financing under the integrated approach, with the GEF being the other element.
the Approved Project: Project # 515.2 “Operationalization of the Special Programme to support institutional strengthening at the national level to enhance the implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions, the Minamata Convention on Mercury and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management”
The Higher council for Environment and Natural Resources desires to recruit four National Experts to Implement the below activities according to the Required Qualifications
consultant to carry out an assessment on the capacity gaps in institutions for management of chemicals and waste
Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the consultant include:
- Identify all relevant government ministries , agencies and institutions as well as non-government institutions ,private sector stakeholders and other that have activities in their mandate which are relevant to the implementation of any of provisions of BRS conventions, Minamata convention and SICAM agreement including chemicals and waste . these institutions may
include the Government (e,g.HCENR ,Ministry of Health, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Energy and Oil, Ministry of Mining, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, nongovernmental Organizations (NGO),Research groups at Universities and Other relevant entities.
The assessment should be performed through meetings to discuss:
- Design and test survey questionnaire.
- Administer and analyze questionnaire
- Prioritize needs of institutions determine costs for developing or upgrading their capacities
- Execute activities by managing personnel, goods and services, training, including drafting terms of reference and work specifications, and overseeing all contractors’ work.
- Monitor events as determined in the project monitoring plans .
- Monitor progress, watch for plan deviations, and make course corrections when needed within project board-agreed tolerances to achieve results.
- Ensure that changes are controlled, and problems addressed.
- Perform regular progress reporting to the board as required board, including measures to address challenges and opportunities.
- Manage and monitor the activities risks – including social and environmental risks – initially identified and submit new risks to the Project Board for consideration and decision on possible actions if required.
- Capture lessons learned during project implementation.
- Monitor implementation plans including the gender action plan, stakeholder engagement plan, and any environmental and social management plans.
- Monitor and track progress against the Special Programme Core indicators.
- Support the Mid-term review and Terminal Evaluation process.
- Supervise and coordinate the production of activities outputs, as per the project document, including ensuring technical quality and compatibility of the outputs with the objectives of the project;
- Supervise and coordinate the work, including technical aspects, of all implementing partners. consultants and sub-contractors;
- Facilitate administrative backstopping and provide technical backstopping to subcontractors and activities supported by the Project;
- Oversee and ensure timely submission – and ensure adequate quality – of the Inception Report, Combined activities Implementation Review in Annual Project Report (PIR/APR), Technical reports, and other reports as may be required by UNEP and Special Programme;
- Disseminate activities in project reports and respond to queries from concerned stakeholders;
- Report progress of activities in project to the Project Board
- Oversee the exchange and sharing of experiences and lessons learned with relevant actors nationally and internationally;
- Address key communication need and support the development and implementation of a project communication plan;
- Ensures the timely and effective implementation of all components of activities project.
consultant Adequacy and enforcement of existing legislations evaluated and complementary regulations addressing chemicals and waste management especially in relation to the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Minamata Conventions and SAICM
Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the consultant include
1-Analyze and review existing policies, laws and regulation
Analyze and review existing policies ,laws and regulation across all relevant sectors and at all levels( local ,provincial ,regional ,international and other as may be relevant ) which regulate issues of relevance to any of the provisions of Basel, Stockholm ,Rotterdam ,Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) for chemical management and minamata convention of mercury .
- Screen relevant policies ,laws and regulations from all sector including ,but not limited to production of raw materials , energy ,manufacturing ,waste management ,trade , health ,finance and others .
2- Identify gaps in the policies, laws and regulations
– Identify gaps in the policies, laws and regulations needed to implement the provisions of Basel, Stockholm ,Rotterdam ,Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and minamata convention of mercury.
– Identify legal and administrative actions that needed to be taken in order to address these gaps including list of necessary policies , laws and regulations ,this includes concrete recommendations regarding the responsible actor the time frame and any practical issues .
3- draft new legislation to fill the identified gaps for Basel, Stockholm ,Rotterdam , Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and minamata convention of mercury.
consultant to carry out national database for exchange of information on chemicals and wastes developed.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the consultant include:
consultant to carry out monitoring and evaluation for Project activities :
Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the consultant for monitoring and evaluation of the following activities include:
- Strength of Stakeholders Institutional capacity for management of Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions and SAICM agreement
- Enforcement of existing legislation evaluated and complementary regulation addressing chemicals and waste management especially in relation MEA and SAICM updated and developed
- Establishment database for exchange of information on chemicals and wastes
- national inventory of hazardous wastes and other wastes
- Conduct awareness raising and education campaign for general public on hazardous chemicals and waste safety
- Establishment of Chemicals and Waste unit
– Develop checklist and performance criteria for project monitoring and evaluation
– Perform final project, midterm monitoring and evaluation report
– Submit final evaluation report
– Prepare and endorse exit strategy
- Application Procedure:
The office of the Secretary General of HCENR
Mekk Nimir Street – Khartoum P.O Box 10488
or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and do a copy to mail email@example.com
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.