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The contract duration varies and a break in service is required
We often require consultants at short notice.
If you meet the "Minimum requirements" above and have an interest in working with us, we encourage you to register an Online CV.
Your CV will be maintained in our recruitment database. Should you meet the qualifications of an employment opportunity, the Recruiting Officer concerned will contact you directly. Profiles registered in the database will remain active for a period of 12 months.
Note: The recruitment database and the consultancy database are separate. If you apply to consultancy or contractor assignments specifically advertised on the UNFCCC website, you must also separately register your Online CV in the consultancy database.
If you encounter any problems to register while registering, kindly send an e-mail to: email@example.com and we will assist you in submitting your application. Please do not send your application to this e-mail address as it will not be considered.
The remuneration offered is based on the type of assignment, complexity, extent and degree of expertise required, as well as the consultant's relevant education and relevant experience. An overview of the level, degree of expertise and years of experience used to determine the fee is displayed below:
|Consultant level||Complexity; Degree of Expertise||Candidate's experience|
|Junior Specialist||3-7 years of working experience|
|Specialist||8-17 years of working experience|
|Senior Specialist||17 years or more of working experience|
The organization reserves the right to establish fees according to the work performed. UNFCCC shall have no liability for taxes, duties or other similar charges payable by the consultant/contractor in respect of any amounts paid under the contract, and the consultant/contractor acknowledges that UNFCCC will not issue any statements of earnings to the consultant/contractor in respect of any such payments.
Payment of the remuneration can be set as output-based, monthly, weekly or daily. Detailed information on the fee shall be agreed in the contract.
If you are offered a consultancy contract you will be required to provide the following documents:
All documents must be in English or German. If idocuments are n other languages please provide a translation. These documents are required prior to taking up an assignment with UNFCCC.
Depending on the assignment, consultants can be required to work from home, at our premises, or at UNFCCC conferences.
Professionals can be engaged as either consultants or individual contractors.
A person whose services are required on a short-term basis to provide outside expertise, special skills or knowledge not available from regular staff of UNFCCC and for which there is no continuing need in UNFCCC.
A person whose services are required on a short-term basis to provide support that could normally be performed by regular staff within a certain time frame and for which there is no continuing need in UNFCCC.
Consultants and individual contractors serve in their individual capacity as independent contractors and not as representatives of a government or of any other authority including UNFCCC. They shall not be regarded as a "staff member" of UNFCCC, under the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules, or as an "official" of UNFCCC, for purposes of the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 13 February 1946.
Only individuals who can act as independent, individual economical operators are qualified to apply. Individuals who can provide their services only on account of an institution or enterprise not in their individual capacity are not eligible under this procedure, but may respond to business opportunities under Procurement at http://unfccc.int/secretariat/procurement/expression_of_interest/items/2975.php
ę 2011 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change