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National Expert in Law
|Location :||Bissau, GUINEA-BISSAU|
|Application Deadline :||07-Jul-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Portuguese|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||2 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||40 days|
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.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The National Commission for Human Rights Created through Decree nº 6/2009, of 15 February and published in the Official Bulletin nº 7, of 15 February 2010, aims to contribute to the promotion and strengthening of respect for Human Rights , and should also function as a body for surveillance, early warning, consultancy, monitoring and investigation in the field of human rights. The main responsibilities of the NCHR is work on the:
In this sense, UNDP intends to recruit a national expert in law, that will work in close collaboration with the international consultant, with the aim to prepare the proposal for the national strategic plan for human rights (National Strategic Plan for Human Rights and Citizenship - PNEDHC), define the results based on the defined strategic objectives, targets and indicators and design a guiding Action plan for the protection and promotion of Human Rights in Guinea-Bissau.
Objective of the assignment
The purpose of this consultancy is to develop, in collaboration with international consultant, the proposal of the National Strategic Plan for Human Rights and Citizenship (PNEDHC).
The aim of this consultancy is to prepare the proposal for the national strategic plan for human rights, define the results based on the defined strategic objectives, targets and indicators and design a guiding Action plan for the protection and promotion of Human Rights in Guinea-Bissau.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the UNDP’s Representative Resident, the technical supervision of the Senior Technical Advisor for Rule of Law, the consultant will work with the international consultant on the:
Duration of the assignment
The assignment must be conducted within 40 working days, from the day the contract is signed.
Communication and advocacy
Required Skills and Experience
Degree in social science, law, political science, anthropology…
The required qualification must be proven by references from institutions that provided services, supporting documentation, certificate, declarations and diplomas issued by reputable entities, public or private, national or foreign.
GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATION:
Lump sum contracts: The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum 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).
Travel: All envisaged travel costs must be included in the financial proposal. This includes all travel to join duty station/repatriation travel. In general, UNDP should not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the Individual Consultant 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.
Evaluation: Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodologies:
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:
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70 points would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.