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Entrepreneurial Skills Master Trainer (Portuguese and English-speaking)
|Location :||home-based, TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||02-Feb-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English Portuguese|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||2 years|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||maximum 20 working days within the period of 2 years|
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.
Entrepreneurship can play a critical role in addressing development challenges and accelerating growth. The United Nations Agenda 2030 emphasizes the importance of entrepreneurship for achieving inclusive and sustainable development.
UNDP and HP Foundation established a partnership to implement joint activities on entrepreneurial and 21st Century skills development. The partners leverage the HP Foundation’s HP LIFE Program as a flexible learning platform offering versatility and rich content for entrepreneurial skills development initiatives. HP LIFE is the HP Foundation’s free IT and business skills-training program. It is accessible online, offline, and in person offering more than 30 courses in eight languages for entrepreneurs, business owners, and lifelong learners all over the world. It is also an adaptable educational resource used on the ground by trainers, educators, and mentors to enrich curricula, support business creation, and improve employability skills.
To localize this opportunity, UNDP and HP Foundation are initiating a global training of trainers program. The initiative will contribute to capacity-building for entrepreneurship primarily in Africa and MENA region. The Master Trainer will plan, prepare, and implement the HP LIFE training of trainers to maximize the utilization and benefits of HP LIFE Program in face to face or blended training programs.
This position is home-based. The Consultant will report to the IICPSD Technical Specialist based in Istanbul. The activities will be carried out in collaboration with IICPSD Digital Transformation and Skills team.
Duties and Responsibilities
2. Description of responsibilities
Under overall supervision of the Technical Specialist, consultant is expected to:
Conduct the monitoring and evaluation process (including post-monitoring tests) and deliver an assessment report upon the completion of each training for internal quality assurance of the training program.
Following the tasks outlined above, the consultant is expected to:
• Submit UNDP a terms of reference prior to each training, which includes learning outcomes and strategies, etc.
• Prepare training materials
• Deliver agreed trainings on agreed time frame
• Submit training a training report, time-sheet and the Certification of Payment.
• Apply pre and post tests and submit results and analysis
• Work closely with the partner institutions during preparation, delivery and reporting period
• Expert knowledge design and delivery of online and on-site entrepreneurship trainings
• Focuses on achieving results;
• Sets priorities, produces quality outputs, meets deadlines and manages time efficiently;
• Works toward creative solutions by analyzing problems carefully and logically;
• Has a dynamic, positive and adaptive attitude towards work-related challenges, bringing innovation to them;
• Leads and supports team decisions;
• Facilitates meetings effectively and efficiently;
• Resolves conflicts as they arise;
Required Skills and Experience
5. Evaluation of applicants
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on cumulative analysis.
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria:
Total score = Technical Score + Financial Score
* Technical Criteria weight; [70%], maximum 700 points
* Financial Criteria weight; [30%], maximum 300 points
All the offers of individual consultants who scored 490 (70% from 700) and more points during the desk review/interview are acceptable for the financial evaluation.
The lowest technically qualified proposal receives 300 points and all the other technically qualified proposals receive points in inverse proportion according to the formula:
P=points for the financial proposal being evaluated;
Y=maximum number of points for the financial proposal;
L= price of the lowest price proposal;
Z=price of the proposal being evaluated.
*Will be evaluated during the interview.
** Applied scoring system:
6. Application procedures
The application submission is a two-step process. Failing to comply with the submission process may result in disqualifying the applications.
Step 1: Interested candidates must include the following documents when submitting the applications (Please group all your documents into one (1) single PDF attachment as the system only allows upload of one document):
Payments will be made only upon confirmation of UNDP on delivering on the contract obligations in a satisfactory manner.
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.
Further information to get a better understanding of the hiring unit and the work can be found from this link.
Annex I – Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability including Finance Proposal