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Consultancy – Development of the UNDP Generic Job Descriptions
|Location :||Home Based|
|Application Deadline :||18-May-22 (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 :||5 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||5 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.
Drawing on the diversity of UNDP’s client needs and partnerships, the Office of Human Resources (OHR) in the Bureau for Management Services provides a broad range of HR advisory and talent management services enabling UNDP to deliver fully integrated development solutions at corporate level. In this context, BMS/OHR is focused on the implementation of an ambitious and forward-looking four-year strategy, People for 2030, which will progressively transform UNDP’s culture and enable its workforce capacity to deliver more and better results.
Through People for 2030, BMS/OHR aims to be at the leading edge of HR in the international development sector by developing high quality and innovative human resources solutions and driving transformation across UNDP. Designing generic Job Descriptions which are integrated with the latest UNDP’s corporate initiatives is the key element of achieving effective Organizational Design.
BMS/OHR has recently developed various frameworks in order to enable agile Organizational Design includingthe new Competency Framework, new Job Description and Job Posting Templates, and new Organogram and Department Tree Structures, new contractual modality, etc.
In this context, the current generic Job Description (JD) library requires major updates to align with various corporate initiatives. Thus, under the direct supervision of the HR Specialist and in coordination with the OHR Deputy Director, the consultancy aims to support the revision of generic JDs for staff and development of TORs for PSAs based on new UNDP competency framework and service delivery model.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Consultant will be accountable for the delivery of the following outputs:
Output 1. Revise 94 generic JDs for staff based on the new business processes, new JD template and new competency framework as well as create the focus groups to discuss JDs and changes required.
Output 2. Develop 15 generic TORs for PSAs based on the new business processes, new guidance notes and new competency framework as well as create the focus groups to discuss TORs and inputs required.
Output 3. Prepare a summary report covering the key points of generic JDs and TORs developed including any supporting materials, and participate in the presentation to the management as necessary
The consultancy is to be managed and directed by OHR/BMS and implemented in close consultation with relevant stakeholders across UNDP.
Technical / Functional
Required Skills and Experience
The application package containing the following (to be uploaded as one file):
Note: The above documents need to be scanned in one file and uploaded to the online application as one document.
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
The Financial Proposal is to be emailed as per the instruction in the separate email that will be sent to shortlisted candidates.
Applicants are reviewed based on Required Skills and Experience stated above and based on the technical evaluation criteria outlined below. Applicants will be evaluated based on cumulative scoring. When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical evaluation - Total 70% (70 points):
Having reviewed applications received, UNDP will invite the top three technically qualified candidates for interview.
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (70 points of the desk review + interview) shall be considered for the financial evaluation.
Financial evaluation - Total 30% (30 points)
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
Candidate obtaining the highest combined scores in the combined score of Technical and Financial evaluation will be considered technically qualified and will be offered to enter into contract with UNDP.
The Consultant will work under the direct supervision of the HR Specialist in coordination with the OHR Deputy Director
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Any request for clarification must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The UNDP Central Procurement Unit will respond by email and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all applicants.