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|Location :||Home-based reporting to UNDOCO HQ, NY|
|Application Deadline :||22-Jun-16 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year, part-time|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 year with possibility of extension|
The overall objective of the United Nations Development Operations Coordination Office (DOCO) is to provide the UNDG and its member agencies with technical advice and support to ensure effective development cooperation. To achieve this, UN DOCO supports the UNDG at all levels to ensure coordinated and coherent support to the UN’s national partners in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and the development priorities in a post 2015-agenda. The core objective is a relevant and impactful UN contribution to sustainable development.
In 2014, DOCO set up a UNDG public blog (www.silofighters.org) to share:
The blog is also intended to incentivize staff who innovate, document and share their work.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
Expected Outputs and Deliverables:
Payment: An all-inclusive daily fee. All-inclusive implies that all costs incurred by the Contractor are factored into the final amount submitted in the proposal. Payments will be made following certification by UNDP of the satisfactory delivery of the products and the appropriate management of associated processes needed to achieve the above-mentioned tasks and objectives.
The consultant will work for up to a maximum of a 100 working days over this period – 16 hours per week.
It is noted that due to the nature of the project, there will be periods of time when no actual writing will occur because the writer will be waiting for either text clearances from DOCO.
The consultant will be working under the direct supervision of the Knowledge Management and Communications (KM&C) Specialist and under the overall guidance of the Knowledge Management and Innovation Team Leader.
The consultancy will be home-based. A flexible agreement can be made with the KM&C Specialist on how the weekly hours will be allocated.
Travel: No travel is envisaged for this consultancy.
Required Skills and Experience
The agreement will cover a period beginning 11th July 2016 to 7th July 2017, with the possibility of extension. DOCO reserves the right to rescind this agreement due to unsatisfactory performance by the contractor.
(*)“all-inclusive” implies that all costs (excluding mission travel) that could possibly be incurred by the Contractor are already factored into the final amounts submitted in the proposal
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Individual consultants will be evaluated using the Cumulative Analysis methodology.
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Responsive/compliant/acceptable, and having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation;
Technical Criteria (100 points):
Technical Criteria weight overall: 70%;
Financial Criteria weight overall: 30%.
ANNEX 1- GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS_ INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT (IC)
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.