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|Location :||-, KOREA (REPUBLIC OF)|
|Application Deadline :||01-Dec-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 January 2022 – 30 June 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 UNDP Seoul Policy Centre (USPC) for Knowledge Exchange through Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Partnerships is one of UNDP’s five Global Policy Centres and constitutes an integral part of UNDP’s Global Policy Network (GPN). USPC represents UNDP in Korea, works with Korea on international issues, and shares Korea’s development experiences with other countries. Through ‘SDG Partnerships,’ USPC acts as a facilitator of global knowledge exchange on innovative and tested-and-proven policy solutions in three thematic areas:
Under the direct supervision of the Communications & Partnership Specialist, and overall supervision of the Centre’s Director, the Consultant will assist in implementing the corporate/USPC Communications Strategy to ensure wide ranging awareness and dissemination of the Centre’s work. The consultant will help produce the Centre’s knowledge and advocacy products, and support media, social media and web outreach in both Korean and English.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work:
Expected Outputs and Deliverables:
The Consultant will report to the Communications & Partnerships Specialist, while under the overall supervision of the Director of the UNDP Seoul Policy Centre.
Duration: 1 January 2022 – 30 June 2022 (130 days)
Duty station: The consultant will be home-based. No travel is required for this assignment.
Expected places of travel: not required.
Advocacy/Advancing a Policy-Oriented Agenda:
Management and Leadership
Required Skills and Experience
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments:
Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
The candidates must submit a financial proposal based on a lump sum amount. The total amount quoted shall be all-inclusive of all costs components required to perform the work and complete deliverables identified in the Terms of Reference (ToR). This includes professional fee, communications, consumables, and any other applicable cost to be incurred by the consultant in completing the assignment. The contract price will be fixed output-based price regardless of extension of the herein specified duration.
Schedule of Payments:
Payment will be made after satisfactory acceptance and certification of the deliverables and in accordance with UNDP procedures 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 consultant, prior to travel, and will be reimbursed. In general, UNDP shall not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the consultant wish to travel on a higher class, they should do so using their own resources.
Evaluation Method and Criteria:
Cumulative Analysis: Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis. The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as a) responsive/compliant/acceptable; and b) having received the highest score out of set of weighted technical criteria (70%). and financial criteria (30%). Financial score shall be computed as a ratio of the proposal being evaluated and the lowest priced proposal received by UNDP for the assignment.
Technical Criteria for Evaluation
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Contract award: 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:
1. Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability with Financial Proposal (in USD) using the template provided as Annex III
Financial proposal: Consultant shall quote an all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided for the entire assignment. The term “all-inclusive” implies that all costs (professional fees, communications, consumables, etc.) that could be incurred by the IC in completing the assignment are already factored into the proposed fee submitted in the proposal.
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.
2. P11 / Personal CV, indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references with contact details.
3. A cover letter indicating brief description of a) why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment; and b) how he/she will approach and complete the assignment.
**Failure to submit the above-mentioned documents or Incomplete proposals shall result in disqualification
Incomplete proposals may not be considered. The short-listed candidates may be contacted, and the successful candidate will be notified.
Annex I - TOR for Communications Consultant
***All documents can be downloaded at: https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=85829
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