International Consultant – Security Sector Reform Consultant


Location : Tunis, TUNISIA
Application Deadline :22-Dec-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)
27-Dec-2016
Duration of Initial Contract :13 DAYS
Expected Duration of Assignment :13 DAYS

Background

Country: Tunisia

UNDP Libya based at Tunis – Tunisia is seeking to hire a qualified international consultant under “Immediate Assistance to the Government of National Accord and Political Dialogue” Project. The consultant is expected to translate the findings and recommendations from the assessment and the briefings into concrete project initiatives and interventions

Project Name: Immediate Assistance to the Government of National Accord and political dialogue.

Period of assignment/services: 13 workdays (03 days in Tunisia).

Please submit your Technical and Financial proposals to the following e-mail address no later than 22nd December 2016. Email:  procurement.ly@undp.org   

Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to the address or e-mail indicated above: procurement.ly@undp.org , will respond in writing or by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants.

 


Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibility of the Security Sector Consultant will be to distil and present the key findings from the UNDP security sector assessment as well as the outcome and feedback from the briefings.

Specifically, the security sector consultant will:

  • Develop an overview security sector engagement strategy that outlines and maps tentative engagement prospects, roles and responsibilities among the international community security sector actors;
  • Finalize a tentative coordination framework among the international community to practically translate the security sector strategy and engagement prospects into effectively support the Libyan security sector authorities;
  • Prepare a brief on how the international community can secure wider political buy-in, agreement and visibility on security sector reform priorities and achievements with the PC and GNA;
  • As required, support the international community to promote and secure Libyan buy-in and support for the comprehensive security sector strategy and individual security sector reform initiatives.


Competencies

Corporate Competencies;

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional Competencies

The successful candidate will:

  • Fluency in English spoken and written and Arabic will be an asset;
  • Demonstrate integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Have experience and ability to develop reparations offerings and framework of a reparations plan;
  • Demonstrate strong writing, communications, interpersonal, and facilitation skills.

 

 


Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualification:

  • Advanced university degree in social sciences, economics, law, security studies, international relations or a related field; a combination of relevant academic qualifications and extensive experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree (13-16 years of experience with Bachelor Degree)

Experience

  • At least 11 -  15 years’ provision of policy advice in the areas of public administration and security sector reform in developing countries, preferably in the MENA region
  • Strong writing skills with demonstrated track record in providing policy and programmatic advice to governments on design and implementation of security sector reform, policing and/or community security programs in crisis and post-conflict situations. (submission of 2 writing samples).
  • Good understanding of conflicts in the MENA region, core government function support and fragile public sector institutions
  • Experience and/or familiarity with policy and legal frameworks with regard to security sector reform in Libya, a distinct advantage
  • Previous experience working with the UN preferred
  • Excellent analytical, communication and negotiation skills

Languages:

  • Fluency in English a necessary requirement, while fluency in Arabic is a distinct advantage

Documents to be included when submitting the proposal:

  • Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications;
  • Motivation Letter describing their interest in the assignment and why they are the most suitable for the work;
  • Curriculum Vitae and Personal History Form (P11) including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references;
  • Financial Proposal Form, providing a breakdown of this lump sum amount (including travel, per diems) is to be provided by the offeror;
  • Detail Terms of Reference, P11 Form and Financial Proposal Form can be found in the following link: http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=34799;
  • Please submit your Technical and Financial proposals to the following e-mail address no later than 22nd December 2016 to Email: procurement.ly@undp.org.

Note:

  • Applications with No financial offer or Missing P11 form will NOT be considered for evaluation;
  • Financial proposal should be on provided format (i.e  Annex 3- OFFEROR’S LETTER TO UNDP);
  • Strong writing skills with demonstrated track record in providing policy and programmatic advice to governments on design and implementation of security sector reform, policing and/or community security programs in crisis and post-conflict situations. (submission of 2 writing samples).
  • Incomplete proposals will not be considered.

 


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.


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