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Consultant for the Automatizaton of Internal Processes and Capitalization of the COVID 19 Experience
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||18-Aug-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||30 August 2021 – 15 September 2022|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||30 August 2021 – 15 September 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.
Given the emergency situation caused by the COVID 19 pandemic and the teleworking measures that have been implemented, there is a need to accelerate the digital transformation of UN Women internal processes related to its programmatic, administrative and operational areas.
For this, UN Women seeks to hire a consultancy to assist and accompany staff in identifying improvements and changes in internal processes in order to work more efficiently and telematically through different platforms and online tools and, in addition, carry out adequate management information: process status, workload control, personnel supervision, etc.
On the basis of the Policy, Procedure and Guidance Framework (PPGF), the aim is to achieve the digital transformation of UN Women in the Asia and the Pacific Region through the implementation of available tools for the optimization of organizational processes, avoiding duplication and shortening the time of your processes.
To effectively carry out this process, UN Women ROAP requires hiring a consultant on internal process automation and capitalization of the COVID19 experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Capitalization of the Regional Office virtualization experience during COVID-19
2. Support for the implementation of virtualization tools
3. Data analysis
4. Monitoring the use of tools and proposal for continuous virtualization improvement
5. Permanent update of the advances in virtualization to the Regional Operations Manager (R-OM)
Expected deliverables and timelines
The supervision of the development of the consultancy will be carried out by the Regional Operations Manager of the Regional Office. The Consultant of the Americas and the Caribbean focal point for their digital transformation process will provide the required continuous knowledge transfer.
The Consultant is not a United Nations official/staff, although s/he will carry out the activities related to her consultancy at the UN Women regional office in Bangkok (or online, as required). It is estimated that for the development of the Consultancy, this professional will need to dedicate a full time period.
For the proper development of the consultancy, the supervisor will provide the consultant with the existing documents and the information that UN Women has available related to the topics of the consultancy. It is the consultant's responsibility to obtain primary and secondary information from other sources, if necessary.
If travel is necessary for the development of the consultancy, the costs will be additionally covered by UN Women, in accordance with the current regulations of the institution for this purpose.
The consultant will maintain permanent coordination with the supervisor for an effective execution and development of the products requested from this consultancy.
Contract period and work location
The contract period is tentatively from 30 August 2021 to 15 September 2022. The last deliverable will be submitted on 31 August 2022. The consultant will be based in Bangkok and working at UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific as required. The consultant might be requested to travel on mission for which travel costs and Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) will be provided as per UN Women rules and regulations. Travel Authorization will be granted to the consultant prior to the travel dates.
Required Skills and Experience
Payments will be made monthly upon the delivery and approval by the ROM of the products established in the table above. In case of need for official missions, the UN Women Office will directly manage and pay the related costs.
Applications will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis.
A two-stage procedure is utilised in evaluating the applications, with evaluation of the technical application being completed prior to any price proposal being compared.
Technical qualification evaluation criteria:
The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on the qualifications outlined in the Required Qualifications above.
Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% of total points will be considered as technically-qualified candidates who may be contacted for validation interview.
Financial/Price Proposal evaluation:
The maximum number of points will be allotted to the lowest price proposal that is opened/ evaluated and compared among those technical qualified candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% score in the technical evaluation. All other price proposals will receive points in inverse proportion to the lowest price.
Submission of application
Interest candidates are encouraged to submit electronic application to email@example.com, not later than 25 August 2021.
Submission package includes:
If applying through the system, only 1 attachment is per application is allowed so please consolidate your document in to 1 file prior to attachment. You also have the option of applying via the email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.