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IC PROGRAMME ASSISTANT TO THE RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE
|Location :||Abuja, NIGERIA|
|Application Deadline :||31-Jan-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|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 :||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.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ largest agency with a mandate to eradicate poverty, through sustainable and inclusive human development. UNDP has been in Nigeria since the country became independent in 1960 providing capacity building and policy development support to the Federal Government of Nigeria in areas of Governance and Peace Building, Inclusive growth and Sustainable Development.
UNDP continues to support, the government in the implementation of development interventions aimed at meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030. The ultimate goal of UNDP is to improve the lives of the people of Nigeria, especially the poorest and most vulnerable, and to ensure a future that offers equality, dignity and opportunity for all. UNDP works in partnership with the federal Government of Nigeria, development partners, UN agencies, civil society and local communities to help identify local solutions to meet global and national development challenges through a range of interventions that combine UNDP’s expertise and comparative advantage in the areas of Governance & Peace Building, Inclusive growth and Sustainable Development.
In light of the imminent national elections and subsequent change in government administration, UNDP Nigeria seeks to contract an individual with excellent computer skills, attention to detail and organizational abilities to support the Resident Representative and the Senior Management Team in its preparations and engagements ahead of the swearing in of the new administration.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Resident Representative, and in close collaboration with the Senior Management, the Programme and Operations teams, UN Agencies and national authorities, the consultant will be responsible for, among other deliverables:
The consultant will be expected to approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude and display a strong client orientation. As such s/he will display flexibility in performing other emerging tasks assigned by the Resident Representative or supervisor/manager.
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
The consultant will be expected to produce a monthly accomplishment report that highlights tasks performed related to:
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
All price proposals must be expressed in Nigerian Naira.
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
Recommended Presentation of Offer
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:
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (490 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (700 points) shall be considered for the financial evaluation.
Financial evaluation - Total 30% (30 points)
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.
Required Skills and Experience
Secondary Education with specialized administration, development and office management.
University Degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Administration, Management, Development or a relevant field would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.