Electrical Design Consultant at UNDP _ Deadline: 6-July-20 11

Location : Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA
Application Deadline : 06-Jul-11
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : National Consultant
Languages Required :English
Starting Date :(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 18-Jul-2011
Duration of Initial Contract : 20 working days
Expected Duration of Assignment : 20 working days

UNDP Cambodia is operating out of 5 buildings along Street Pasteur in Phnom Penh. All buildings were originally designed as residential buildings with a number of bedrooms and limited electrical appliances.

Over the years, UNDP Cambodia has converted the buildings to offices, adding air-conditioners, computers, printers, photocopiers and other electrical office equipment. Regarding to the conversion, the electrical drawing and re-cabling had been done for building 2, 3, 5 and 6 except building 1. It is likely that a electrical re-cabling and load assessment need to conduct with a new design of electrical drawing for building 1 in order to prevent likelihood of an electrical fire, endangering the lives of staffs and assets.

Duties and Responsibilities

Scope of Work:

Review the usage of electricity in building 1
Identify adequacy of cabling, switches and circuit breakers, in terms of capacity, size and location
Recommend improvements to the cabling, switches and circuit breakers, with a cost-estimate of such improvements
Produce electrical drawing and draft TOR and BoQ for the bid document for retrofitting or electrical upgrades, should they be required based on the assessment
The company that drafts the TOR and BoQ will not be considered for the retrofitting contract
2 times site visit on retrofitting during installation period and at the end with simultaneously report and certificate of work completion

Final Products or Deliverables/Outputs:

  • Assessment report of the status of electricity use with recommendations for improvements adhering to Cambodian regulations or international best practice where Cambodia regulations do not exist
  • Electrical drawing of whole building
  • TOR and BoQ for the bid document of retrofitting
  • Site visit report and certificate of work completion

Monitoring and Progress Controls:

The contractor has to submit the report for each output. Administrative Officer of UNDP Cambodia is responsible to monitor the contractor’s work performance and certify the satisfaction of each report.

Payment Milestones:

  • 20% after submitted report of improvements to the cabling, switches and circuit breakers, with a cost-estimate of such improvements.
  • 50% after producing and submitted electrical drawing and draft TOR and BoQ for the bid document for retrofitting or electrical upgrades.
  • 10% after first site visit on retrofitting during installation period with progress report
  • 20% after second site visit with final report and certification of work completion


  • Good knowledge of electrical standard and especially in electrical safety.
  • Ability to produce accurate and well documented records conforming to the required standard
  • Ability to produce certification of work completion
  • Strong electrical engineering skills

Required Skills and Experience


Bachelor degree in electrical engineering or equivalent


Minimum 5 year experiences in electrical design and site supervision through Cambodian regulations or international best practice or equivalent

Language Requirements:


Application Submission Process:

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

1. Explaining why the candidate the most suitable for the work

2. UNDP Personal History Form and Personal CV including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references

Interested individual consultants must submit their applications online through UNDP Online Recruitment System. Correspondence (either in hard or soft format) will not be considered until the advance stage of the selection process. Applicants are required to fill and sign a P11 Form and submit it together with Curriculum Vitae on the online application. The P11 Form can be obtained at http://sas.undp.org/Documents/P11_Personal_history_form.doc

3. How to Submit Application

To submit your application online, please follow the steps below:

  • Download and complete the UN Personal History Form (P11).
  • Merge your P11, Personal CV, Proposals and other relevant documents into a single file.
  • Click on the Job Title.
  • Click “Apply Now” button, fill in necessary information on the first page, and click “Submit Application”.
  • Upload your application.
  • You will receive an automatic response to your email confirming receipt of your application by the system.

Application Evaluation Process:

The candidates will be evaluated based on the Cumulative Analysis methodology [weighted scoring method], where the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

a) Responsive/acceptable application, and

b) Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.

Technical Criteria weight; [70%]
Financial Criteria weight; [30%]

The following criteria and allocated points will be used in Technical Evaluation.

Educational background and diploma degree - (30 points)
Experience in electrical design - (30 points)
Experience in site supervision - (20 points)
Experience in reporting - (20 points)

Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% of the obtainable points of 100 points in technical evaluation will be invited to submit the financial proposal and considered for the Financial Evaluation. The total number of points allocated for the price component is 100. The maximum number of points will be allotted to the lowest price proposal that is opened and compared among those technical qualified candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% score in the technical evaluation. All other price proposals will receive points in inverse proportion to the lowest price.

UNDP is applying fair and transparent selection process that would take into account both the technical qualification of candidates as well as their price proposals. The contract will be awarded to the candidate obtaining the highest combined technical and financial scores.

UNDP retains the right to contact references directly.

Due to large number of applications we receive, we are able to inform only the successful candidates about the outcome or status of the selection process.

Other Information:

This is a non-staff contract under the Individual Contract (IC) modality of hiring of the UNDP. Individuals engaged under an IC serve in their individual capacity and not as representative of a government institutions, corporate body or other authority external to UNDP. The incumbent shall not be considered as staff of UNDP, the UN common system or the government and are therefore not entitled to any diplomatic privileges or any other special status or conditions.



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