H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah

President, Liberia

Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor

Vice President, Liberia

Vacancy for National Consultant To Review and Make Final Edits to the National Waste Management Policy

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Energy & Environment Program/Country Program Support intents to support the Government of Liberia through the Environmental Protection Agency to Finalize and Launch the National Waste Management Policy.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the principal authority in Liberia responsible for the management of the environment; coordinate, monitor, supervise and consult with relevant stakeholders on all activities in the protection of the environment and sustainable use of natural resources.

Pursuant to this, the EPA with support from the United National Development Program (UNDP) intends to hire a National Consultant to conduct a comprehensive review and finalize and launch of the National Waste Management Policy. Considering the above, the UNDP through the Energy & Environment Unit of the EPA requests the services of a National Consultant to work in collaboration with the EPA in achieving this objective.

With the plethora of challenges, the Energy and Environment (E&E) programme seeks to support the Government’s efforts in achieving diversified and inclusive economic growth through investments in sustainable and environmentally friendly agriculture, food security, job creation and improved resilience to climate change and natural disasters. UNDP works to empower the population and build a resilient nation. It supports the government to develop and implement interventions aimed at improving the lives of the people, including women, youth and PWD.

Through its Energy and Environment (E&E) Programme, UNDP supports the government through its relevant Ministries, Agencies and Commissions (MACs) to address environmental issues and mitigate their impacts to support the collective growth and development of the country.

Contract and Reporting Requirements

The Consultant will be hired against a performance-based contract for Two (2) Months. He/she will report to Coordinator of the EPA-UNDP Energy & Environment Unit. The Consultant shall submit the reports summarized below, for the respective period(s). All documents/reports should be issued in English, submitted in both hard and electronic copies.

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