Intl Consultlancy to Support Environmental Conservation Department (ECD) for effective implementatio

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“Tha Bar Wa - Catalysing Sustainable Water and Energy Management in the Food and Beverage (F&B) Industry in the Ayeyarwady River Basin, Myanmar”. Funded under the European Commission’s Switch Asia programme, Tha Bar Wa aims to promote cleaner production in the Food & Beverage (F&B) sector with a focus on improving water and energy management. The project aims to: improve the legal framework for (waste) water and energy management and its enforcement; enable F&B enterprises to adopt water and energy management practices and technologies; institutionally strengthen selected domestic banks in the field of green SME lending.

The main three objective of this consultancy are:

(a) Strengthen the implementation of Myanmar’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) system by providing detailed guidance on Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) for key industrial sectors such as food and beverage industries;

(b) Develop a checklist to support the implementation of EMPs in food and beverage industries; and

(c) Develop a review and draft monitoring and environmental strategic plan and roadmap for ECD;

The profiles of the international consultant for this assignment are as follows:

· An university degree (at least Bachelor level) in environmental engineering/management/ science/ law or a related field,

· A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience internationally including in Asian Region in the similar assignments reviewing Government Environmental (specific to industrial) regulation and laws.

· Fluency in English and experience in writing similar policy reports and preparing knowledge products.

· Candidates with extensive country expertise and/or work experience in Myanmar strongly preferred.

· Demonstrated experience in preparing policy document and guidelines and trainings, preferably on Environmental Management Plans, Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) for the industrial sector and how to review them;

· Knowledge of production processes and pollution parameters and level of impacts of different industries.

· The consultant must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they take on.