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International Consultant – To support Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo 2022
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||ECA Regional Office, Istanbul (HOME-BASED), TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||16-Aug-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Up to 50 days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||August 2022 and 20 February 2023|
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.
Duties and Responsibilities
2. Goal and Objectives
The objective of this consultancy is to support UN Women’s ‘Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo’ in the ECA region 2021 and provide technical expertise in Expo planning and coordination.
As this is a retainer contract, UN Women will engage the consultant on an ‘as-needed’ basis and does not commit to guaranteeing a certain number of days work for the consultant, noting that the maximum number of days within the contract will not be exceeded.
3. Duties and Responsibilities
Working under the guidance of, and in close collaboration with UN Women, the consultant will be responsible for the following:
The consultant will be required to support and produce the following indicative key deliverables within a period of up to 50 days between 15 August 2022 and 20 February 2023.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Master’s degree or equivalent in business management, social sciences, public administration, international relations, communications, gender studies, or a related field relevant to the requirements of this TOR;
A Bachelor’s degree can be accepted in lieu of a Master’s degree with two additional years relevant experience (total 7 years).
Language and Other Skills
7. Application Procedure
The following documents should be submitted as part of the application:
8. Payment Schedule
Workplan will be set at beginning of the contract with clear scheduled milestones/deliverables. This workplan will be agreed between the Consultant and the ECA RO supervisor.
Monthly payments will be made based on the Supervisor reviewing and confirming that the consultant has met the required deliverables set in this workplan. This will also be accompanied by a time sheet submitted by the Consultant to the Supervisor.
9. Evaluation of Applicants
Candidates will be evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of qualifications and financial proposal. Contract will be awarded to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for financial evaluation.
Financial Evaluation (30%) – max. 30 points:
The maximum number of points assigned to the financial proposal is allocated to the lowest price proposal. All other price proposals receive points in inverse proportion. A suggested formula is as follows:
p = 30 (µ/z)
Using the following values:
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.
If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.
UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)