National consultant to develop the training program for industrial energy auditors and perform needs assessment of the institutions for training equipment (emergency support).

Vacancy Number: Pr22/02540

Location:Chisinau, Moldova
Application Deadline: 04 Aug 2022, 16:30 (GMT+2:00)
Application Extended deadline:
11 Aug 2022, 16:30 (GMT+2:00)
Type of Contract:Individual Contract
Starting date: 11 Aug 2022
Reference to the project: Energy Security/FPI
Expected Duration of Assignment:
Submission Instructions:

Proposals should be submitted online by pressing the "Apply Online" button, no later than 04 August 16:30 (Moldova local time).

Requests for clarification only must be sent by standard electronic communication to the following e-mail:

UNDP will respond by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all applicants.

Supporting Documents:
Terms of reference
Procurement notice
UNDP General Conditions of Individual Contract


Ms. Silvia Pana-Carp.

Ms. Silvia Pana-Carp.


The overall objective of the Programme is to assist the Government of Moldova to tackle the current energy crisis and energy poverty in addressing prioritized systemic elements in the energy sector to cope with potential future energy crisis.

Specific objectives are to support the Government of Moldova to: 

  1. put in place the legal and regulatory framework in the energy sector with mainstreamed social and climate considerations in line with the EU requirements;
  2. strengthen the capacities of the energy-related actors and enhancing institutional coordination mechanisms to address and avert risks entailed in recent and potential future energy crisis;
  3. increased awareness and communication among the population to adopt the best energy saving practices and measures and to encourage the use of renewables;
  4. operationalize nation-wide energy programmes and demonstrate solutions to increase energy affordability in residential and public buildings, targeting specifically the most vulnerable and affected groups of population.

Scope of work

UNDP Moldova intends to contract a national consultant for the development of the training program for industrial energy auditors and the assessment of the needs of institutions for training equipment.

The National Consultant shall work based on the methodological approach and of a detailed action plan that shall be developed at the start of the activities, and which shall be agreed with the Programme Team and stakeholders.

For detailed information, please refer to Annex 1 – Terms of Reference.

Requirements for experience

Academic Qualifications:

  • University degree in energy, electronic, construction engineering and pedagogical field or other related areas.

 Experience and knowledge:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience in the development of training programs in the technical field;
  • Proven experience in preparing technical specifications and / or ToRs;
  • Proven experience in organizing and leading meetings with a broad range of stakeholders;
  • Proven experience in facilitating dialogues in the fields of training and continuous training of specialists in the energy field or with energy connotation;
  • Practicing the activity of energy auditor will be considered an advantage,
  • Advanced research skills and capacity to produce analyses using quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Previous experience in development assistance or related work for a donor organization, development partners, UN Agencies would be an advantage.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Romanian, Russian is required for this assignment. Good level of English is required.

The UNDP Moldova is committed to the workforce diversity. Women, persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, as well as refugees and other non-citizens legally entitled to work in the Republic of Moldova, are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Documents to be included

Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:  

  1. Proposal, explaining why he/she is most suitable for the work, including past experience in similar assignments, providing a brief information on above qualifications and methodology on how he/she will approach and conduct the work (if applicable). 
  3. CV, including information about experience in similar assignments with at least 3 references. 

Financial proposal

The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables (i.e., whether payments fall in installments or upon completion of the entire contract). Payments are based upon output, i.e., upon delivery of the services specified in the TOR. In order to assist the requesting unit in the comparison of financial proposals, the financial proposal will include a breakdown of this lump sum amount (including fees, taxes, travel costs, accommodation costs, communication, and number of anticipated working days).


All envisaged travel costs must be included in the financial proposal, if applicable. This includes all travel to join duty station/repatriation travel. In general, UNDP should not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she should do so using their own resources.

In the case of unforeseeable travel, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.