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Dashboard and Analytics Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Kampala, UGANDA|
|Application Deadline :||28-Jun-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||1d 16h 58m|
|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 :||4 Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||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.
UNCDF is the UN’s capital investment agency for the world’s 47 least developed countries. With its capital mandate and instruments, UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development.
UNCDF strategy ‘Leaving no one behind in the digital era’ is based on over a decade of experience in digital finance in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. UNCDF recognizes that reaching the full potential of digital financial inclusion in support of the Sustainable Development Goals aligns with the vision of promoting digital economies that leave no one behind. For further detail on UNCDF strategy, refer to; https://www.uncdf.org/article/4931/global-strategy-leaving-no-one-behind-in-the-digital-era
Since 2013, UNCDF has been implementing a market development approach on digital finance in Uganda. With the support of the Sweden Development Agency (SIDA), UNCDF will execute the “Leaving no one behind in the digital era” strategy in country until 2024 under the “Connect” Rural Uganda Programme. The Programme has the aim to develop an inclusive digital economy in Uganda with a specific focus at empowering rural communities, smallholders’ farmers, agri-business and refugees - to lead productive and healthy lives, by expanding access and usage of digital services.
There is an existing dashboard which is used for designing, developing, testing and deploying robust and scalable big data ETL (Extraction, Transformation, Load) pipelines which support in data analytics and generating key indicators based on simulated and (or) actual telecoms GSM and mobile money data and effectively visualizing UNCDF's qualitative and quantitative data including performance indicators.
UNCDF seeks an individual Consultant to design additional functionalities on the dashboard to improve the user experience, showing results of UNCDF projects and standardize the dashboard data.
SCOPE OF WORK
UNCDF would like to achieve the following additional tasks related to the data analytics and visualization dashboard:
Standardized dashboard data API
This will offer seamless data exchange between UNCDF and project partners. The API will also automatically enforce required data formats and eliminate file naming conventions currently required before uploading performance reports to SharePoint for preprocessing and updating the dashboard.
Standard application interface for partners to directly upload project performance data
This user interface will allow UNCDF partners with systems not ready to integrate to APIs to directly upload project performance reports.
Report creation and sharing interface
Converting currently static indicators to dynamic
Certain indicators which are currently static on the dashboard will automatically get updated within the dashboard periodically.
Duties and Responsibilities
EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES
Provision of Monitoring, Progress Controls & Payments:
Duration of the Work
80 working days spread over a period of 6 months in line with agreed work plan.
The Consultant will be based in Kampala, Uganda.
Travel may be required and will be compensated according to UN polices.
Fluent command of written and spoken English is mandatory.
Required Skills and Experience
Skills & Experience:
Interested individuals must submit the following documents as proposals in order to demonstrate their qualifications. (NOTE: The system does not allow multiple uploads of document. Applicants must make sure to upload all documents in one PDF file.)
The application must contain the following:
(a) Personal Profile:
(b) A signed financial proposal for the assignment, quoted in US dollars, outlining the all-inclusive fee, supported by a breakdown of reimbursable – direct and indirect – costs such as travel, lodging, per diem (if applicable
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
* Technical Criteria weight; 70%
* Financial Criteria weight; 30%
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) will be considered as technically qualified and will be reviewed further for the Financial Evaluation
Technical Criteria –70 %
Financial Criteria – 30%
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
• Lowest priced proposal/price of the proposal being evaluated x 30.
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 a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation. Example 70%-30%.
Individual consultants and persons employed by a company or institution are invited to apply.
Any individual employed by a company or institution who would like to submit an offer in response to a Procurement Notice for individual consultant must do so in their individual capacity by providing a CV so that their qualifications may be judged accordingly.
Women candidates or women-owned businesses are strongly encouraged to apply.
UNCDF 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.
Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to the address or email indicated above. UNCDF will respond in writing or by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants.