International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

Terminal Evaluation - GEF IW:LEARN & LME:LEARN

Please see attached the Terms of Reference (ToR) for the UNDP-GEF Terminal Evaluation (TE) of the GEF full sized projects titled “International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network (IW:LEARN)” - PIMS no. 5337. and Strengthening Global Governance of Large Marine Ecosystems and Their Coasts through Enhanced Sharing and Application of LME/ICM/MPA Knowledge and Information Tools (LME:LEARN)” – PIMS no. 4481, implemented by UNDP & UN Environment and executed by IOC of UNESCO and GRID-Arendal. The closure of vacancy is 26 August 2019 and the directions for application are contained within the attachment starting on page 9.

Recommended Presentation of Proposal: 

  1. Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP;
  2. CV and a Personal History Form (P11 form);
  3. Brief description of approach to work/technical proposal of why the individual considers himself/herself as the most suitable for the assignment, and a proposed methodology on how he/she will approach and complete the assignment; (max 1 page)
  4. Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, exclusive of travel cost, as per template attached to the Letter of Confirmation of Interest template.  If an applicant is employed by an organization/company/institution, and he/she expects his/her employer to charge a management fee in the process of releasing him/her to UNDP under Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA), the applicant must indicate at this point, and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP. 

All application materials should be submitted by email at the following address ONLY: ( with CC to This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it by 26 August 2019. Incomplete applications will be excluded from further consideration.

Criteria for Evaluation of Proposal:  Only those applications which are responsive and compliant will be evaluated.  Offers will be evaluated according to the Combined Scoring method – where the educational background and experience on similar assignments will be weighted at 70% (based on the critera in Table 5) and the price proposal will weigh as 30% of the total scoring.  The applicant receiving the Highest Combined Score that has also accepted UNDP’s General Terms and Conditions will be awarded the contract.