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|Application Deadline :||16-Jan-13|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English Spanish|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||120 working days, from 21 January to 31 July 2013|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||120 working days, from 21 January to 31 July 2013|
UNDP’s democratic governance practice focuses on fostering inclusive participation, strengthening responsive governing institutions, and promoting democratic principles.
In this context, UNDP provides support to countries to develop electoral laws, processes and institutions that strengthen inclusive participation and professional electoral administration. Support includes the conceptual and programming guidance to UNDP country offices and national stakeholders alike in using an electoral cycle approach that grounds electoral administration and assistance in democratic governance.
To respond to the growing demands and ensure global coherence while balancing and responding to regional and country realities, UNDP has developed a Global Programme for Electoral Cycle Support (hereafter, ‘GPECS’). GPECS aims to deepen democracy and accelerate human development by focusing on the intermediate UNDP Strategic Plan outcome of “electoral laws, processes and institutions strengthen inclusive participation and professional electoral administration.” GPECS seeks to achieve the outcome by:
GPECS is a $38 million initiative that goes through 2013.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Consultant will provide support in the following matters:
Required Skills and Experience
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on a cumulative analysis taking into consideration the combination of the applicants’ qualifications and financial proposal. The award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Only the highest ranked candidates who would be found qualified for the job will be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Technical Criteria - 70% of total evaluation – max. 70 points:
Financial Criteria - 30% of total evaluation – max. 30 points
Qualified candidates are requested to apply online via this website. The application should contain:
Please note that the financial proposal is all-inclusive and shall take into account various expenses incurred by the consultant/contractor during the contract period (e.g. fee, health insurance, vaccination and any other relevant expenses related to the performance of services).
Travel costs, if any, will be covered separately according to UNDP rules and regulations.
Payments will be made only upon confirmation of UNDP on delivering on the contract obligations in a satisfactory manner.
Individual Consultants are responsible for ensuring they have vaccinations/inoculations when travelling to certain countries, as designated by the UN Medical Director. Consultants are also required to comply with the UN security directives set forth under dss.un.org
Qualified women and members of minorities are encouraged to apply.
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.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.