IC-2022-107 National Consultant on Community-Oriented Policing


Location : Home based, readiness for business trips in Kazakhstan
Application Deadline :12-Oct-22 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
English   Russian  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
28-Oct-2022
Duration of Initial Contract :60 working days
Expected Duration of Assignment :60 working 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.


Background

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is announcing a vacancy for the position of 

 

IC-2022-107 National Consultant on Community-Oriented Policing

For detailed information on the position, please refer to the attached Terms of Reference and Procurement Notice.

Duty station: Home based, readiness for business trips in Kazakhstan

The following documents in PDF format should be attached to your offer and sent to email address procurement.kz@undp.org  with reference to Ref. IC-2022-107 in the subject line no later than 17:00 (Astana time) on October 12, 2022:

  • Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability (Annex 4); Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per UNDP template provided (Annex 5).
  • Personal detailed CV in English, indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate;
  • Methodology describing which approach will be applied and how the task will be performed. The methodology must demonstrate candidate’s In-depth knowledge of issues related to crime prevention and criminal justice in the country
  • Copies of higher education diplomas and other relevant documents
  • Due to the technical features of e-mail, the size of the file/s should not exceed 19 Mb per e-message.

Important Note: Technical and Financial Proposals must be submitted in separate PDF/Word files (Annexes 4 and 5)

Please indicate Ref. IC-2022-107 in the e-mail subject and the e-mail order.

Please make sure you have provided all requested materials. Incomplete applications will be excluded from further consideration.

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. Late Proposals will not be considered.

For any questions please contact Procurement Specialist Aigerim Batyrbekova by e-mail aigerim.batyrbekova@undp.org

NOTE: Template of Confirmation of Interest and Submission of Financial Proposal and General Condition of Contract for the services of Individual Contractors can be found in the attachment.

All the documents related to the announcement can be found via the following link: https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=95957


Duties and Responsibilities

Scope of work/Specific tasks to be performed by the consultant:

The national consultant will carry-out the following tasks:

  • Jointly with the National Programme Officer, handle the liaison with the beneficiary on project activities planning and implementation.
  • Coordinate with, and provide methodological guidance to, the experts engaged by UNODC to conduct businesses process analyses in selected locations, and a sociological survey to ensure the timely delivery of quality outputs in accordance with the respective experts’ terms of reference.
  • Coordinate with, and provide support to, experts engaged in capacity building activities that are carried out by UNODC.
  • Conduct working meetings and facilitate discussions with key stakeholders in Pavlodar city to assess needs with regard to the introduction of service-oriented and community-oriented policing, including training needs for neighbourhood police officers.
  • Provide the beneficiary project team with methodological guidance for the development of mechanisms for ensuring effective monitoring of the Pavlodar Pilot Project on Service Oriented Policing (goals, indicators, tasks, risk assessment and risk mitigation strategies, etc.).
  • Provide UNODC HQ and ROCA with regular updates on the progress of the implementation UNODC supported dimensions of the Pavlodar Pilot Project (sociological survey and analysis of business processes) as well as the other aspects of the Pilot Project on Service-Oriented Policing, to ensure that UNODC has a comprehensive understanding of the status of the overall initiative,
  • Draft an interim consultancy report for presentation to UNODC. The report should be at least 10 pages, in English and Russian, and should detail progress, and results of activities as outlined above.
  • Draft a final consultancy report for presentation to UNODC. The report should be at least 20 pages, in English and Russian, and should provide a summary of the activities carried out, the main findings and recommendations to UNODC and beneficiary.
  • Prepare and deliver a presentation of the final consultancy report at UNODC roundtable discussions dedicated to the police reform.

 


Competencies

Expected tangible and measurable output(s)/deliverable(s):

The consultant will develop a work plan for the assignment. Upon review and agreeing the work plan, the consultant will proceed with the assignment. The consultant is expected to submit progress and final reports as per UNODC template. Subject to COVID-19 related restrictions, the consultant will work remotely and will attend in person consultations (to be held in UN premises and in other locations as appropriate) in accordance with the approved work-plan.

The consultant is expected to deliver the following outputs:

  1. A work plan with timeline and division of tasks for the planning and implementation of the project activities.
  2. Interim consultancy report on the activities carried out.
  3. Final consultancy report with a summary of the activities carried out, the main findings and recommendations.
  4. Comprehensive presentation on results and recommendations at the relevant roundtable discussion.


Required Skills and Experience

Qualifications/expertise sought (required educational background, years of relevant work experience, other special skills or knowledge required)

Education:

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in fields of law, criminology, international relations, public administration, project/programme management or other relevant disciplines is required.  Specialized training in programme management, strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, and statistics is an asset.

Experience & Qualifications:

Required:

  • Minimum five (5) years of extensive practical experience in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.
  • Experience in conducting research, including for the purpose of program development, with strong skills in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
  • In-depth knowledge of issues related to crime prevention and criminal justice in the country.
  • Excellent analytical, drafting, editing and communication skills (writing, reading and speaking) in English and Russian  languages. Knowledge of Kazakh language is an asset.
  • Readiness for business trips in Kazakhstan.

Desired:

  • Experience in developing similar technical assistance programs and working with international organizations.
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure and with tight deadlines.



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