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Secretariat (National Consultant) for Technical Working Group for Prisons (TWG-Prisons)
|Location :||Manila, PHILIPPINES|
|Application Deadline :||05-Aug-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||63 person days spread over 5 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||August to January 2022|
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 UNODC is implementing the INL/US-supported project entitled “Support to COVID-19 Infection Management for People in Prison and Persons with Drug Use Disorders”. The project seeks to strengthen the preparedness and resilience to crises and emergencies in the longer term, in South and Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines, by providing guidance on strategies, building capacities and improving existing infrastructure. For the Philippines component, the following outcomes are aimed for:
A Technical Working Group on Prisons (TWG-Prisons) was formed to provide oversight, technical advice, and support to the project. This working group is chaired by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB).
OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The UNODC seeks a consultant to support the implementation of activities particularly for the activity indicated above. Under the supervision of the UNODC Senior Resident Policy Advisor in the Philippines, the Individual Consultant shall provide technical and administrative secretariat services to the UNODC, and directly to the Dangerous Drugs Board in its function as the Chair of the TWG-Prisons and TWG-Prevention.
Under the supervision of the Health and Drugs Team together with the UNOC Senior Resident Policy Advisor, the consultant is expected to constantly update the Senior National Programme Officer on the progress of his/her work related to the project, at least weekly during the contracting period, to ensure that targets are met in a timely manner.
DUTY STATION AND DURATION OF WORK
Duty Station: Manila, Philippines (with possible travel within the country) The Consultant is expected to work remotely and provide his/her own laptop, workspace, internet connection for the work requirement. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and declaration of State of Public Health Emergency in the Philippines, all work and travel of the Individual consultant shall be done within the guidelines and protocols set by the local and national government and in compliance with community quarantine policies.
Duration of work: 63 person-days spread over 5.5 months (schedule of report submissions and other related documents is as indicated in the Expected Outputs and Deliverables clause). Regular updating/reporting to the designated coordinator assigned for the particular project is as stated above.
SCOPE OF PRICE PROPOSAL AND SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS
Duties and Responsibilities
SCOPE OF WORK
For the period August 2021 to January 2022, the Consultant will provide lead secretariat services to the TWG-Prisons. Consultant will be directly reporting to and supervised by the Senior Policy Adviser of UNODC Manila, and shall receive guidance from the Senior National Programme Officer and the TWG Chairperson. The services shall include the following:
EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES
The following task and deliverables table shall guide the Consultant’s work:
Functional and technical competencies
Required Skills and Experience
Offers will be evaluated based on the combined scoring method :
For the evaluation of the Technical Proposal, the selection of the successful consultant must be based on the following qualifications (with the appropriate obtainable points).
Only applications that will obtain a minimum of 70 out of 100 obtainable points will be qualified for the financial evaluation.
Recommended Presentation of Offer
Interested applicants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Please group them into one (1) single PDF document as the application only allows to upload of a maximum of one document.
Note: The above documents need to be scanned in one file and uploaded to the online application as one document.
Interested applicants to note that personal Medical/health insurance (to be purchased by the individual at his/her own expense) is mandatory for the issuance of contracts. Upon award of the contract, the consultant must be ready to submit proof of insurance valid during the contract duration.
The following templates / Annexes and IC General Terms & Conditions can be downloaded from http://gofile.me/6xdJm/bE9TCw8fU:
In view of the volume of applications, UNDP receives, only shortlisted offerors will be notified.