Presidency

H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah

President, Liberia

Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor

Vice President, Liberia

EPA/ UNDP is Seeking to Hire a Short Term National Consultant to Draft and Validate Guideline For Coordinated Monitoring and Compliance of Global Environment

The Environmental Protection Agency in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Liberia, seeks short-term National Consultant to draft and validate guidelines for coordinated monitoring and compliance of global environment and Develop quality control/validation procedures.

The objective of the consultancy is to draft and validate guidelines for coordinated monitoring and compliance of global environment. Develop quality control/validation procedures. Quality control/validation procedures will be developed to ensure accuracy and validity, and responsible scientific and institutional correspondents will be identified to strengthen the objectivity and independence of control and validation procedures. Current data collection and generation methods of key agencies will be assessed, paying particular attention to harmonization and metrics, relevance, validity, and quality. This will be complemented by an assessment of existing guidelines, tools, and resources.

The scope of the assignment is to draft and validate guidelines for coordinated monitoring and compliance. Develop quality control/validation procedures for data collection. The overall task of the National consultant will be to ensure that essential steps in the process of drafting and validating the above mentioned document is undertaken in a technically sound, timely and transparent fashion.

The consultant will work under the overall supervision of CCCD Project in close collaboration with the EPA to ensure quality output.

More specifically tasks will include: Enhanced monitoring and compliance arrangements, e.g., environmental impact and strategic environmental assessments

 · Assess the current data collection and generation methods of key agencies with attention to harmonization and metrics, relevance, validity, and quality

· Assess existing guidelines, tools, and resources

· Recommend improve monitoring and compliance reform based on findings

· Formulate guidelines for monitoring and compliance

· Develop quality control and validation procedure · Identify responsible scientific and institutional correspondents.

The key deliverables of this work will be:

 · Inception Report

· Assessment findings and draft guidelines for monitoring and compliance and quality control and validation procedures

· Validated and final copy of guidelines for monitoring and compliance and quality control and validation procedures

 

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