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Mapping of UNDP Vaccine Equity Initiatives in EECA and development of Regional Proposal/Concept note
|Application Deadline :||25-Oct-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 :||Estimated 01 November 2021 – 30 November 2021|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Approximately 25 working 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.
UNDP is the UN's global development network advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP is a founding co-sponsor of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), a partner of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, a partner of WHO to address the social, economic and environmental determinants of health and a co-sponsor of several other international health partnerships. UNDP’s work on HIV, health and development leverages the organization’s core strengths and mandates in human development, governance, and capacity development to complement the efforts of specialist health-focused UN agencies.
As part of UNDP’s COVID-19 response, support on vaccine equity aims to strengthen systems and governance for greater equity, resilience, and sustainability. The document describes three action areas where UNDP, under WHO and UNICEF’s leadership, can contribute to national deployment and vaccination plans, working closely with UN Country Teams under the leadership of Resident Coordinators:
(1) digital solutions for vaccine delivery and systems strengthening;
(2) data for vaccine equity; and
(3) greening COVID-19 vaccination.
In order to make them accessible and ensure the roll out of the UNDP support on vaccine equity in ECIS countries, the UNDP IRH HHD and Innovation teams will hire an international consultant to better understand the scope of work being conducted by UNDP and other relevant partners in the areas of vaccine equity and develop a regional concept note to support resource mobilization efforts across countries in the region.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will work under the leadership of the Regional HHD and Innovation Team Leaders with regular engagement and communication with relevant UNDP regional and country teams members to:
Deliverables and timeframes:
Deliverable 1: 29 October 2021 – conducted detailed mapping of relevant vaccine equity initiatives implemented by UNDP COs and relevant partners in the ECIS region. This should include consultation/workshop with the UNDP COs and other relevant partners (50 percent of consultancy fee)
Deliverable 2: 26 November 2021 – development regional concept note/proposal on vaccine equity for resource mobilization among interested donors (50 percent of consultancy fee)
The consultant will be paid upon successful completion of the deliverables as timeline above. Payments will be made only upon confirmation of UNDP on delivering on the contract obligations in a satisfactory manner.
Required Skills and Experience
Master Degree in public health, health economics, human rights, social sciences or other relevant field
Evaluation of Applicants
Technical Criteria –70% of total evaluation – max. 70 points:
Financial Criteria - 30% of total evaluation – max. 30points
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 consider various expenses incurred by the consultant/contractor during the contract period (e.g. fee, health insurance, vaccination, personal security needs and any other relevant expenses related to the performance of services).
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
General Terms and conditions as well as other related documents can be found under: http://on.undp.org/t7fJs
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.