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Private Sector Partnerships Account Management consultant
|Application Deadline :||04-Nov-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 :||15 December 2021- 15 December 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.
UNDP positions itself as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) integrator who connects all relevant knowledge and partners to support countries to achieve the SDGs in an inclusive and integrated manner. UNDP Bangkok Reginal Hub (BRH), along with the Pacific Office in Suva, supports the 24 UNDP Country Offices in Asia and the Pacific in various development agendas to achieve the SDGs by providing easy access to knowledge through high quality integrated advisory services and technical support based on applied research and UNDP lessons learnt globally. Together with our partners in the governments, donors, international financial institutions and the private sector, UNDP provides intellectual acumen and practical experience cutting across the diverse development issues and settings. Now more than ever, cultivating impactful and strategic alliances are essential to ensure SDG financings needs are met, especially as countries recover and mitigate from the health and socioeconomic impact of COVID-19 pandemic with limited fiscal space.
UNDP’s new strategic plan encourages private corporations, HNWIs and corporate philanthropies to contribute to the SDGs by mobilizing private capital in SDGs according to the national priorities; partner with governments to implement SDG-related policies and programmes; and adopt business practices that move communities towards inclusive and sustainable development. To date, private sector has been making important contributions in Asia and Pacific region by fostering innovation, provide funding and promote entrepreneurship in some countries in Asia and the Pacific. However, the private sector is extensively impacted due to the pandemic reducing their market share and revenue, there is urgent need to engage strategically with private sector partners, HNWIs and corporate philanthropies and de-risk their social investments and maximize their social impact.
To support the new regional programme 2021 – 2025, UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub is looking for a Private Sector Account Management consultant to mobilize new regional partnerships private sector, corporate philanthropies and foundation partnerships and augment the engagements with the private sector to align more towards the SDGs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work:
The Private Sector Partnerships Account Management consultant will support regional teams in growing portfolio for partnerships working closely with the Youth, SDG Integration, SDG Financing, Regional Innovation Center and Governance unit to identify and support in development of partnerships, aimed at unlocking private finance for the SDGs, and mobilize resources for the regional programme initiatives.
The candidate will work under the overall guidance of the Bangkok Regional Hub Manager and in close coordination with the Regional Private Sector Partnership Specialist. The candidate will work with all regional teams based on the identified pipeline and further new proposals to be submitted to the private sector.
The specific deliverables include
Expected Outputs And Deliverables
The assignment will be conducted in overall supervision and oversight by the UNDP BRH. The consultant will work under the supervision and directly reporting to the Regional Private Sector Specialist and will work in close consultation with the Youth, SDG Integration, SDG Financing, Regional Innovation Center and Governance unit.
The duration of the assignment will be 12 months starting on 15 December 2021- 15 December 2022, with an approximately 150 working days.
Home Based with no travel
Required Skills and Experience
Knowledge and understanding of private sector landscape in Asia and the Pacific on the above-mentioned issues.
Professional engagement with the private sector entities in Asia.
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
Consultant must send a financial proposal based on Lump Sum Amount. The total amount quoted shall be all-inclusive and include all costs components required to perform the deliverables identified in the TOR, including professional fee, travel costs, living allowance (if any work is to be done outside the IC´s duty station) and any other applicable cost to be incurred by the IC in completing the assignment.
This is a fixed out-put based contract price regardless of extension of the herein specific duration. The payments will be released upon submitting the required deliverables with satisfactory by or before the due dates agreed with the Partnership and SDG Finance Team, and as per below percentages:
In the event of unforeseeable travel not anticipated in this TOR, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon between the respective business unit and the Individual Consultant prior to travel and will be reimbursed.
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer
Only those candidates that meet the minimum level of education and relevant years of experience requirements will be considered for the Technical Evaluation. The Technical Evaluation will include a document review to select the shortlisted candidates. The selection of the offer, from the shortlisted candidates, will be based on a Combined Scoring method where the technical evaluation (document review and interview where applicable) will be weighted a maximum of 70 points and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a maximum of 30 points. The 70-point rating shall be based on how well the Offer meets the minimum qualifications/competencies described above.
Stages of Selection process:
Preliminary Shortlisting on pass/fail basis
Technical Evaluation and Interview: 70 %
• Criteria 1 - Relevant education– Max 10 points
• Criteria 2- Experience with UN agency, NGO, other multilateral organization in mobilizing partnerships aimed at achieving a sustainable development agenda - Max 20 Points
• Criteria 3 - Experience with report writing, preparing presentations, and proposals - Max 10 points
• Criteria 4 - Proficiency in making smart presentation, ability to organize information and basic knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, analytical and communications applications to create slides and infographics - Max 10 points
• Criteria 5 - Professional experience in engaging in partnerships with the private sector, government, donors, and media outlets - Max 20 Points
Please note only those candidates who score minimum 70% of out above 70 marks (49 points) will be called for interview (30 points).
2. Interview (30 points)
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Financial Evaluation: 30%
All other proposals will receive points according to the following formula:
Applicant receiving the Highest Combined Score and has accepted UNDP's General Terms and Conditions will be awarded the contract.
Interested individuals 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 maximum one document:
Incomplete proposals may not be considered. The shortlisted candidates may be contacted and the successful candidate will be notified.
Annex I - TOR Private Sector Partnerships Account Management consultant
***All documents can be downloaded at:https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=84862
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