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Response and Recovery Coordination Expert
|Location :||Bentiu, SOUTH SUDAN|
|Application Deadline :||01-Jul-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||5d 10h 55m|
|Additional Category :||Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction|
|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 :||16 weeks|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||110 Days|
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.
For the last three years, South Sudan has been facing the consequences of the climate emergency through unpredictable weather patterns leading to more intense and erratic rainfall that result to devastating floods. This mainly affects pastoralists and crop farmer communities in the country's poorest and most vulnerable populations, and whose resilience is increasingly challenged. As a developing country with pockets of middle-income population, South Sudan is generally characterized by slow social and economic development.
The Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) was established after the enactment of the RRC bill, in 2016. RRC is an independent commission and legal entity in collaboration with the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management plays a central role in disaster risk preparedness, response, and recovery, including supporting capacity for disaster management and mobilizing resources and developing comprehensive measures to address disasters, establish strategic storage facilities for repositioning of stock supplies for emergency intervention. The RRC coordinate with relevant government institutions and national and international partners in the event of disasters and facilitate humanitarian-related work and mobilize resources from internal and external sources for the reconstruction of affected areas and resettlement of displaced persons.
In view of the above, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) South Sudan is providing technical support to the RRC in strengthening national disaster risk management coordination and response capabilities to improve resilience and disaster mitigation. This is intended to ensure timely and effective humanitarian response in times of disasters. Through agreement between RRC and UNDP, a Response and Recovery Coordination Experts will be deployed in Unity State (Bentiu) and Jonglei State (Bor) inorder to provide technical advise and lead on the implementation of activities like the development of a National Contingency and Recovery
Duties and Responsibilities
The Response and Recovery Coordination Expert is expected to contribute to building critical disaster management and preparedness capacity while strengthening existing disaster coordination mechanisms. He/She is expected to undertake the following tasks:
Work with UNDP and other DRR partners to set up coordination platforms to better link up efforts to increase resilience and mitigate the impact of floods and have common messages and priorities for support to Government structures and plans.
The Response and Recovery Coordination Expert is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:
Advocacy/Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda:
Building Strategic Partnerships:
Analyzes and selects materials for strengthening strategic alliances with partners and stakeholders
Inception report 10%
First (monthly) coordination report 15%
Second (monthly) coordination report 15%
Third (monthly) coordination report 15%
Fourth (monthly) coordination report 15%
Fifth (monthly) coordination report 15%
Final report 15%
Required Skills and Experience
Proficiency in English.
Consultancy Evaluation Criteria
Offers received will be evaluated using a Combined Scoring method, where the qualifications and Required Skills and Experience will be weighted 70%, and combined with the price offer, which will be weighted 30%.
National Consultant technical evaluation criteria
Criteria to be used for rating the qualifications and Required Skills and Experience is outlined below:
NOTE: Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the Technical Evaluation will be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Financial evaluation (total 30 points)
All technically qualified proposals will be scored up to 30 based on the formula provided below. The maximum points (30) will be assigned to the lowest financial proposal. All other proposals receive points according to the following formula: p y (/z)
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.