Biodiversity Friendly Enterprises (BDFE) Consultant Phase II Lanuza Bay (For FIlipino Nationals Only)
United Nations Development Programme
11d ago

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the SMARTSeas PH Project Manager and Outcome 2 Officer, the hired contracting firm shall deliver the following :

  • Community preparation to include the following activities : validation of BDFE viability assessment results; action planning;
  • BDFE sensitizations at PO level; BDFE planning workshops; PO validation of BDFE plans; technical viability assessment of BDFE plans;
  • engagement of key stakeholders.

    Business incubation to include the following activities : technical BDFE specific training; product supply organizing; capital-

  • build up and provision of incentives to complement PO / BDFE resources; market linkage / facilitating negotiations with buyers;
  • product supply organizing training and initial trading; simple record keeping and reporting; facilitating links with financial institutions for low interest loans and savings program;
  • financial literacy at PO level.

  • Sustaining Activities to include the following activities : exploring technical and economic viability of seaweed nurseries and crab hatcheries;
  • facilitating access to finance institutions for low interest loans and savings program; exploring potentials for scaling up and building resiliency.


  • 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 favouritism.


  • Ability to work in a diverse and multi-cultural environment;
  • Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure and to meet strict and competing deadlines;
  • Displays analytical judgment and demonstrated ability to handle confidential and politically sensitive issues in a responsible and mature manner;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
  • Demonstrates self-management, including conflict management / negotiating skills on interpersonal issues;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Filipino;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively in teams, delivering through and with others;
  • Computer literate; good knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Required Skills and Experience

    Education 30%

    Bachelors Degree in Economics, Business Management, social development and other allied courses

    Experience 70%

    With minimum 5-year experience in enterprise development, community organizing, provision of business development service and experience working with fisherfolk communities and grassroots level organizations.

  • With experience in development of community project management for fisherfolk association;
  • Familiarity with biodiversity friendly approach to enterprise development;
  • With extensive experience in value chain approach relevant to fishery development;
  • With previous experience in facilitating market linkages

    With previous contract with development organizations

    With previous working experience in BDFE or MSMEs establishment

    Experience in providing consultancy services specifically to community-based organizations (CBOs), and in implementing community-

    based and participatory approaches

    Language :

    Good command of oral and written English

    Criteria for selection process :

    The offer will evaluated based on the Combined Scoring method where the qualifications will be weighted a max. of 70%, and combined with the financial offer which will be weighted a max of 30%.

    Application requirements :

  • Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability (Financial Proposal Template) using the template provided by UNDP;
  • Personal Curriculum Vitae, indicating all past experiences from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the candidate and at least three (3) professional references;
  • Application requirements should be emailed to and on or before 22 January 2019.

    Attachments that can be downloaded from this link are the ff :

  • Financial Proposal Template and Terms & Conditions for Consultants.
  • In view of the volume of applications UNDP receives, only shortlisted offerors will be notified.

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