Terrorism Prevention Workshop Organizer and Facilitator to support the Implementation of Projects on Screening, Prosecution, Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Local or Foreign Terrorist Fighters and their families, Inter-Agency Collaboration


Location : Home-based, PHILIPPINES
Application Deadline :12-Nov-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Duration of Initial Contract :45 person days spread over 4 months

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.


Background

Background

Since 2003 the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has been supporting UN Member States worldwide to strengthen their criminal justice responses to terrorism, in accordance with the UN system’s wider efforts, the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and the UN Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism. Following extensive consultations with national and regional stakeholders, UNODC has developed and implemented a Regional Programme for Southeast Asia since 2011.

To enhance country-specific focus and emphasis, and after stakeholder consultations throughout the Philippines, including the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), UNODC jointly developed capacity building and technical assistance activities in several areas in line with human rights and international standards, including: i) strengthening the capacities of criminal justice entities to investigate and prosecute violent extremism cases in line with human rights and international standards; ii) enhancing inter-agency collaboration between criminal justice entities to prevent terrorism, in line with the Philippines’ legal and policy framework, human rights, and international standards and; iii) enhancing the Philippines’ legal, policy, and operational framework to assess, prosecute, rehabilitate and reintegrate local and foreign terrorist fighters with respect to age, gender, and human rights dimensions.

 

GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY

  1. The Consultant shall be guided by the Programme Officer for CT in the Philippines. The Consultant will work under the overall supervision of the CT Regional Program Coordinator for UNODC ROSEAP based in Bangkok and Senior Resident Policy Adviser, UNODC Philippines. The Consultant is expected to provide constant updates the CT National Programme Officer on the progress of his/her work related to the project. The updates should take place on a weekly basis during the contracting period to ensure that targets are met in a timely manner.
  2. The Consultant is expected to provide his/her own laptop for the work requirement. S/he will be provided with desk space and access to office facilities and equipment. S/he will also be support by UNODC staff for administrative and logistic requirements, as necessary.
  3. The Consultant shall consider at least 7 working days lead time for UNODC to review outputs, give comments, certify approval/acceptance of outputs, etc. 

 

DUTY STATION AND DURATION OF WORK

The consultant will be home-based with potential travel within the Philippines to conduct the Hybrid workshop. The expected duration of the assignment is 45 working days between November 2021 to February 2022, unless revised in a mutually agreed upon timetable between the Consultant and UNODC.

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. Field work, trainings, meetings, and coordination shall be done in compliance with community quarantine policies.

 

SCOPE OF PRICE PROPOSAL AND SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS:

  1. The Contractor should send the financial proposal based on a lump-sum amount for the delivery of the outputs identified below. The total amount quoted shall be “all inclusive” (professional daily fees X number of days, communications, transportation, etc.) that could possibly be incurred by the Contractor should be factored into the final amount submitted in the proposal. Travel, as deemed relevant by UNODC and compliant with government guidelines on community quarantine, will be arranged and paid for by UNODC and should not be included in the financial proposal.
  2. Medical/health insurance must be purchased by the individual at his/her own expense, and upon award of contract, the Contractor must be ready to submit proof of insurance valid during contract duration
  3. The contract price will be fixed output-based price. Any deviations from the output and timeline will be agreed upon between the Contractor and UNODC.
  4. Payments will be done upon satisfactory completion of the delivery by target due dates. Outputs will be certified by the CT Regional Program Coordinator (UNODC ROSEAP) and Senior Policy Advisor prior to release of payments.

Deliverables/Outputs

Target Due dates

Fee Basis / Percentage

Submission of the work plan / Inception report for the conduct and implementation of activities.

Submission of Outcomes report of the SPRR meeting

November – 26 November 2021

(26 November 2021)

20%

 

Submission of reviewed and edited Inter-Agency manual.

29 November – 3 December 2021

(3 December 2021)

20%

Submission of completed concept note, agenda, and resource materials for two (2) consultations on the Philippines’ legal, policy, and institutional framework on the investigation and prosecution of violent extremism cases.

Preparation for the conduct of two (2) multi-stakeholder consultations on the Philippines’ legal, policy, and institutional framework on the investigation and prosecution of violent extremism cases, including the identification of stakeholders and relevant experts as required

Conduct of two (2) multi-stakeholder consultations on the Philippines’ legal, policy, and institutional framework on the investigation and prosecution of violent extremism cases

Submission of outcomes report.

3-31 January 2022

(31 January 2022)

35%

Submission of completed concept note, agenda, and resource materials to be used at the inter-agency collaboration “refresher” course

Conduct and facilitatation of “refresher” course on Inter-Agency collaboration for the effective prevention of terrorism

 

Submission of outcomes report

1-25 February 2022

(25 February 2022)

25%

 


Duties and Responsibilities

OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSIGNMENT

UNODC seeks a consultant to organize and facilitate the implementation of activities in the abovementioned areas. This includes the preparation for and implementation of a virtual workshop on Screening, Prosecution, Rehabilitation, and Reintegration (SPRR) of local and foreign terrorist fighters, a hybrid workshop on inter-agency collaboration with criminal justice entities and the finalization of its associated training manual and, the preparation for and implementation of virtual consultations on the Philippines’ legal, policy, and institutional framework on the investigation and prosecution of violent extremism cases.

Under the overall supervision of both the UNODC Counter-terrorism (CT) Regional Programme Coordinator based in Bangkok and the UNODC Senior Resident Policy Advisor, the Consultant will work in close coordination with the UNODC Programme Officer for CT in the Philippines.

 

SCOPE OF WORK:

The Consultant shall support UNODC in undertaking operations related to facilitation and knowledge exchange; event, meeting, and workshop facilitation; rule of law, justice and security; local governance; collaboration and partnership; report-writing, proofreading, and copy-editing. In particular:

  1. Facilitation and knowledge exchange, and event, meeting, and workshop facilitation
    • Preparation for and facilitation of, a virtual workshop with relevant government stakeholders and experts on Screening, Prosecution, Rehabilitation and Reintegration of foreign or local terrorist fighters and their families and a hybrid “refresher” workshop on inter-agency collaboration for the effective prevention of terrorism.
    • Preparation for and facilitation of, two (2) consultations on the Philippines’ legal, policy, and institutional framework on the investigation and prosecution of violent extremism cases.
  2. Rule of Law, Justice and Security
    • Implementation of workshops on Screening, Prosecution, Rehabilitation, and Reintegration and inter-agency collaboration for the effective prevention of terrorism, looking at criminal justice responses and measures in line with the rule of law.
    • Review and finalisation of inter-agency training manuals on effective prevention of terrorism, focusing on criminal justice responses.
    • Preparation for and facilitation of, two (2) consultations on the Philippines’ legal, policy, and institutional framework on the investigation and prosecution of violent extremism cases.
  3. Collaboration and Partnership
    • Coordinate and collaborate with UNODC counterparts on their participation at the virtual workshop on SPRR and hybrid “refresher” workshop in inter-agency collaboration for the effective prevention of terrorism.
  4. Report writing, proofreading, and copy-editing
    • Reviewing and editing Inter-Agency manual for substantive, procedural, and language/style accuracy. Finalising manual to be printed.
    • Producing outcome reports and other resource materials for the virtual meeting on SPRR, and hybrid “refresher” workshop in inter-agency collaboration

 

EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES

Deliverables/Outputs

Estimated Duration to Complete

Target Due Date

Review and Approvals Required

Inception report and workplan on the conduct and implementation of activities  

2 days

1st week of November 2021

(November 2021)

 Regional Programme Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism, UNODC ROSEAP

Senior Resident Policy Adviser, UNODC Philippines

Preparation for the Implementation of the virtual SPRR meeting including internal and external coordination and communication with external stakeholders.

 

Support in the conduct and facilitation of virtual SPRR meeting

 

Outcome report of the SPRR meeting

8 days

November 2021 – 26 November 2021

 Regional Programme Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism, UNODC ROSEAP

Senior Resident Policy Adviser, UNODC Philippines

Reviewing and editing Inter-Agency for the Effective Prevention of Terrorism manual for substantive, procedural, and language/style accuracy. Finalising manual to be printed.

 

Submission of edited manual

4 days

29 November 2021 – 3 December 2021

 Regional Programme Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism, UNODC ROSEAP

Senior Resident Policy Adviser, UNODC Philippines

Completed concept note, agenda, and resource materials for two (2) consultations on the Philippines’ legal, policy, and institutional framework on the investigation and prosecution of violent extremism cases.

 

Preparation for the conduct of two (2) multi-stakeholder consultations on the Philippines’ legal, policy, and institutional framework on the investigation and prosecution of violent extremism cases, including the identification of stakeholders and relevant experts as required.

8 days

3-14 January 2022

Regional Programme Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism, UNODC ROSEAP

Senior Resident Policy Adviser, UNODC Philippines

Conduct, provide technical inputs, and facilitate two (2) multi-stakeholder consultations on the Philippines’ legal, policy, and institutional framework on the investigation and prosecution of violent extremism cases.

 

Submission of outcomes report

10 days

17-31 January 2022

Regional Programme Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism, UNODC ROSEAP

 

Senior Resident Policy Adviser, UNODC Philippines

Completed concept note, agenda, and resource materials to be used at the inter-agency collaboration “refresher” course

 

Preparation for the implementation of the inter-agency “refresher” course including internal and external coordination, preparation of resource materials, participation in preparatory and coordination meetings

 6 days

1-11 February  2022

Regional Programme Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism, UNODC ROSEAP

 

Senior Resident Policy Adviser, UNODC Philippines

Conduct, provide technical inputs, and facilitate “refresher” course on Inter-Agency collaboration for the effective prevention of terrorism

 

Submission of outcomes report

7 days 

14-25 February 2022

Regional Programme Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism, UNODC ROSEAP

 

Senior Resident Policy Adviser, UNODC Philippines 


Competencies

Corporate Competences

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN mission, vision, values and ethical standards
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

 

Other Competencies

  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills and mature judgement well-planned and organized;
  • Ability to work in close collaboration with a group of national and international experts, to meet strict deadlines and plan the work according to priorities;
  • Demonstrates capacity to plan, organize and execute effectively;
  • Ability to establish effective working relations in a multi-cultural team environment;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Facilitates and encourages open communication in the team and with stakeholders;
  • Excellent written communication and presentation/public speaking skills


Required Skills and Experience

Offers will be evaluated based on the combined scoring method :

  • Technical qualifications = 70%
  • Financial Proposal = 30%

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).

Qualification

Points Obtainable (70 points)

Education

An advanced university degree or Master or doctoral degree in social sciences, international relations, law, security studies, political science, criminology, sociology, or a related field is required, with 7 working years in the above experience.

A first-level university degree in combination with 10 additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

(14 points for Bachelors’ degree; 17 points for Master’s; 20 points for Doctoral)

20

Experience

At least 7 years of professional experience working in terrorism prevention, criminal justice, Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism, security or related fields.

(14 points for 7 years minimum experience if with Master’s or doctoral or for 10 years experience if with Bachelor’s only;  additional 1 point for every additional year = maximum of 20 points

20

At least 7 years work experience with criminal justice entities, security structures, local government units, and associated line ministries and agencies in the Philippines.

( 7 points for 7 years, additional point for each additional year)

10

At least 5 years development and delivery of technical assistance on preventing and countering terrorism and violent extremism conducive to terrorism, including through the facilitation of interactive virtual and in-person workshops, seminars, and training sessions.

( 7 points for 5 years, additional point for each additional year)

10

Work experience with/within international organizations, and national authorities in the Philippines and Southeast Asia

(4 points for 1 year experience, plus 1 point for additional years)

5

With published or unpublished written work on criminal justice aspects related to terrorism and violent extremism in the Philippines  

(4 points for 1 written work, plus 1 point for additional works)

5

Language

Fluency in English and Filipino, with technical writing skills is required

PASS / FAIL

TOTAL

70

The review of CV and Portfolio will be rated using the criteria in the table. Only offerors who will obtain a minimum of 49 out of 70 obtainable points will be shortlisted and deemed eligible for 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.

  1. Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP;
  2. UNDP Personal History Form (P11) or Curriculum Vitae (following the template attached) indicating all past experiences from similar projects or requirements, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references;
  3. Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided, and clearly stating the payment percentage as indicated in this TOR. If an Offeror is employed by an organization/company/institution, and he/she expects his/her employer to charge a management fee in the process of releasing him/her to UNDP under Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA), the Offeror must indicate at this point, and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP. 
  4. At least 1 sample work (publication, policy brief, presentation) that demonstrates excellent command of written English, as well as the certification/s mentioned in the qualifications.
  5. At least 1 sample work of professional published or unpublished writing on criminal justice aspects related to terrorism and violent extremism in the Philippines. 

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:

  • General Terms and Conditions for Individual Contract
  • Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability
  • P-11 form

 

In view of the volume of applications, UNDP receives, only shortlisted offerors will be notified.



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