Advanced University degree preferably in the field of law, public relations, politics or related field
• At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of electoral dispute resolution process, or electoral legal reform, electoral law drafting
• Prior election experience in post conflict countries will be an asset
• Fluency in English with professional writing skills is required.
Document to be included when submitting the proposal:
Application and required documents:
To be included as part of the proposal:
- Mandatory (max. 300 words): A cover letter with a brief presentation of your consultancy explaining your suitability for the work;
- Mandatory (max. 1000 words): A brief methodology on how you will approach and conduct the work.
b. Financial Proposal:
Financial proposal indicting a daily fee (UN DSA and most economic and direct Air Ticket cost will be reimbursed as per actual)
c. UNDP Personal History form: downloadable from http://www.undp.org.np/vacancy including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references.
a. Applicants of 62 years or more require full medical examination and statement of fitness to work to engage in the consultancy
b. The candidate has to be an independent consultant (If the candidate is engaged with any organization, the organization employing the candidate will be issued with a Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA) to release the employee for the consultancy with UNDP).
c. Due to sheer number of applicants, the procurement unit will contact only competitively selected consultant.
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
a) responsive/compliant/acceptable, 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%
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Criteria Weight Technical:
Criterion A: At least 7 years of experience in the field of electoral dispute resolution process, electoral legal reform and electoral law drafting (20%)
Criterion B: Prior experience in the field of elections in post conflict countries, particularly of working with election management bodies (15%)
Criterion C: Experience on advocacy of the EDR process, mainly with the electoral stakeholders (15%)
Criterion D: Knowledge/Experience in consultancy work (05%)
Criterion E: Experience in conducting training in complaint management system, EDR rules, regulation and procedures (15%)
Financial: Lowest financial proposal: 30%
Contract will be awarded to the technically qualified consultant who obtains the highest combined score (financial and technical). The points for the Financial proposal will be allocated as per the following formula:
((Lowest Bid Offered:)/(Bid of the Consultant)) x 30
*"Lowest Bid Offered" refers to the lowest price offered by offerors scoring at least 70% points in technical evaluation.