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Call for expression of interest Support to NECP – VN: 83342508

Call for expression of interest Support to NECP – VN: 83342508

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Publish Date

13.11.2019

End Date

22.11.2019

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Prishtinë

Job Description

As an international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations, the federally owned Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its development-policy objectives. It provides viable, forward looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. GIZ promotes complex reforms and change processes. Its corporate objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis. For more information please see: www.giz.de.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, is announcing as following:

Call for expressions of interest

The overall objective of the GIZ KEEP is: capacities of relevant stakeholders for the efficient implementation of energy efficiency (EE) measures are improved. The immediate objective of this call is in providing expert support and knowhow exchange to relevant partners (in specific the NECP working groups) with drafting the National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) for Kosovo. Thereby the objective is to strengthen the capacities of national and local actors in Kosovo to enable economic, legislative and policy instruments for the planning and implementation of the NECP to effectively plan target-oriented policy, regulatory, financial/fiscal measures through cross-sectoral working groups under the umbrella of an inter-ministerial steering group.

Similarly, to the European Union, Contracting Parties[1] of the Energy Community, of which the objective is to create an integrated pan-European energy market, are committed to develop NECPs under Recommendation of the Council of Ministers of the EnC 2018/01/MC-EnC. The NECPs shall ensure that the 2030 targets of Kosovo are set, existing gaps in the national legislation are covered and the way for improved ambition is paved. The design of NECPs will enable an integrated approach to set energy and climate targets, strategies and measures in an integrated way and to adapt the countries' energy policies to EU policies (EU 2030 targets). National plans should cover the period from 2021 to 2030, including a perspective until 2050 in order to ensure consistency with long-term relevant policy objectives at EU, UNFCCC and Energy Community level.

In accordance to obligations set by the EU and Energy Community Treaty, Kosovo established an inter-ministerial steering committee on development of the NECP. It consists of five to six thematic Working Groups (tWG), in the line with recommendation provided by ECnS, as follows:

  • tWG1 - Decarbonisation / GHG emissions, chaired by MESP
  • tWG2 - Decarbonisation / Renewable Energy Sources, chaired by MED
  • tWG3 - Energy Efficiency, chaired by MED / Kosovo Energy Efficiency Agency (KEEA)
  • tWG4 - Energy Security, chaired by MED
  • tWG5 - Energy Market, chaired by MED
  • tWG6 - Research, Innovation and Competitiveness, chaired by the Ministry of Innovation

SCOPE OF WORK / QUALIFICATION:

The local expert-s/consultants are expected to provide expert support and know-how in the specific area of their expertise, accordingly to the specific assignment the consultant applies for 1 to 2 (one to two) of the specific areas within this frame of call of expression. The overall objective of this assignment is to support mainstreaming activities and technical backstopping of the respective working group of the NECP. The tasks of the consultant will also be inter-linked to other working groups. The indicated shared percentages of efforts for various topics are listed in the table below. The consultant shall support/provide the overall coordination of the NECP whenever, required. This includes the delivery of relevant data and support to drafting the respective chapter of the specific assignment.

The criteria expected to be fulfilled for each specific area of NECP are listed below;

Position No.

Specific assignment expertise sought

Qualification

1

Local consultant; Data specialist for Green House Gas emissions (GHG) (tWG 1)

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of environment, climate change, or GHG
  • Economic or Engineering degree
    Optional; Law, political science.
  • Experience working in Kosovo context in the field of GHG emission reduction, Climate change. The experience on regional context will be considered as advantage.
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Sought experience in:

o    Proven experience on developing Green House Gas emission (GHG) policies, regulations.

o    Experience in participating in the working groups for developing GHG legal, regulatory or technical framework

o    Experiences in crosscutting areas of NECP

o    Experience in developing studies/reports related to GHG, climate change/NECP and available technology options and policy measures and regulatory or financial/fiscal reforms in Kosovo or in the region.

o    Experience in conducting data collection and data analyses-modelling

2

Local consultant;

Expert for Energy Efficiency (EE) (tWG 3)

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the energy sector/ Energy efficiency
  • Engineering degree
    Optional; Economic, Law, political science.
  • Working experience in Energy efficiency sector in Kosovo/ the regional experience will be considered advantage.
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Sought experience in:

o    Proven experience on developing EE policies, regulations

o    Experience in participating in the working groups for developing EE legal, regulatory or technical framework

o    Experiences in crosscutting areas of NECP

o    Experience in developing studies/reports related to EE / NECP on the regulatory, financial/fiscal reforms or available technology options in Kosovo. The experience in the region will be considered the advantage.

o    Experience in conducting modelling/ data collection and data analyses

3

Local consultant;

expert for Renewable Energy Sources (RES) (tWG2)

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the energy sector/ RES
  • Engineering degree
    Optional; Economic, Law, political science.
  • Experience working in regional energy sector / RES projects and the context of the Kosovar RES sector       
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Sought experience in:

o    Proven experience on developing RES policies, regulations, or studies

o    Experience in participating in the working groups for developing RE legal, regulatory or technical framework

o    Experiences in crosscutting areas of NECP

o    Experience in developing studies/reports related to RES / NECP on the regulatory, financial/fiscal reforms or available technology options in Kosovo. The experience in the region will be considered the advantage

o   Experience in conducting modelling/ data collection and data analyses

4

Local Consultant; expert for Renewable Energy Solutions (RES)

(tWG 2, 4 & 5)

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the energy sector/ RES
  • Engineering degree
    Optional; Economic, Law, political science.
  • Experience working in regional energy sector / RES projects and the context of the Kosovar RES sector    
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Sought experience in:

o    Proven experience on developing RES policies, regulations

o    Experience in participating in the working groups for developing RE legal, regulatory or technical framework

o    Experiences in crosscutting areas of NECP

o    Experience in developing studies/reports related to RES / NECP and available technology options and policy measures and regulatory or financial/fiscal reforms in Kosovo and the region.

o    Experience in conducting modelling/ data collection and data analyses

5

Local expert for innovation in Kosovo (tWG6)

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of Research, Innovation and Competitiveness related to the energy sector and dimensions of NECP
  • Engineering degree
    Optional; Economic, Law, political science.
  • Experience working in regional energy sector / Innovation projects and the context of the Kosovar energy sector       
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Sought experience in:

o    Proven experience on developing energy and innovation related policies, regulations

o    Experience in participating in the working groups for developing legal, regulatory or technical framework regarding RIC

o    Experiences in crosscutting areas of NECP

o    Experience in developing studies/reports related to Innovation / NECP and available technology options and policy measures and regulatory or financial/fiscal reforms in Kosovo and the region.

o    Experience in conducting modelling/ data collection and data analyses

Location

The implementation of this assignment will be conducted in the territory of Kosovo, in Prishtina.

Interested consultants are invited to submit expression of interest for shortlisting in English consisting of following documents:

  • Relevant references for the qualifications as listed above.
  • CV of the consultant, with at least 5 years’ experience in the specific field (as listed in table above).

The deadline for submitting the application is 22.11.2019 at 15:00 through a closed envelope to GIZ offices in Pristina, Rr. Anton Ҫetta Nr. 1, labeled “Expression of Interest in – “Support for the planning and preparation of the integrated National Energy and Climate Plan for Kosovo – Enter Position Title - VN: 83342508.”

Only shortlisted companies/consultants will be notified for further application procedures!

[1]Contracting Parties of the Energy Community: EU member states, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia (observer), Norway (observer) and Turkey (observer).

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