- Advanced University Degree in law and human rights.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in the area of rule of law and access to justice capacity building and systems development;
- Working experience in Nepali context and with national organizations;
- Strong professional background and experience in institutional capacity development, and programme /project formulation.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English is a must.
Application & required documentation:
To be included as part of the proposal:
- A cover letter explaining your suitability for the work (300 words or under);
- A biref methodology on how you will approach and conduct the work (1000 words or under)
Financial proposal indicating a lumpsum fee. Please see guidance below:
The financial proposal shall specify a total lumpsum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables (i.e. whether payments fall in installments or upon completion of the entire contract). Payments are based upon output, i.e. upon delivery of the services specified in the TOR. In order to assist the requesting unit in the comparison of financial proposals, the financial proposal will include a breakdown of this lump sum amount (including travel, per diems, and number of anticipated working days).
All envisaged travel costs must be included in the financial proposal. This includes all travel to join duty station. In general, UNDP does not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she should do so using their own resources.
In the case of unforeseeable travel, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodologies:
Lowest price and technically compliant offer:
When using this method, the award of a contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as both:
- a) Responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
- b) Offering the lowest price/cost
“Responsive/compliant/acceptable” can be defined as fully meeting the TOR provided.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49/70 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Criteria Weight Technical:
- Criterion A: Relevant Educational Qualification (20%)
- Criterion B: Legal research and knowledge of political context (15%)
- Criterion C: Working experience with national institutions in Nepal (15%)
- Criterion D: Relevant working experience (20%)
Contract will be awarded to the technically qualified who offer the lowest bid.
“Lowest Bid Offered” refers to the lowest price offered by Offerors scoring at least 70% in technical evaluation.
UN Personal History - P11 Form (attached as Annex 3; downloadable from http//www.undp.org.np/vacancy including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references: please upload P11 Form instead of CV.
- Applicants of 62 years or more require full medical examination and statement of fitness to work to engage in the consultancy;
- 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);
- Due to sheer number of applicants, the procurement unit will contact only competitively selected consultant by 22 February 2013.
- This application system allows uploading only one file per application; we therefore, recommend to upload the completed P11 Form. If the applicant wishes to include additional information, they may be attached to the P11 form