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|Application Deadline :||15-Jan-17 (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 :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||12 months– an average 20 days per month up to 240 working days|
UNDP has been carrying out projects in the Cultural Heritage sites for conservation works under the auspices of the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage (TCCH). These projects are funded by the European Union. So far, several cultural heritage sites have been completed all over Cyprus from Paphos to Famagusta.
This assignment is to assist in the supervision of works contracts as Site Architect for Cultural Heritage projects located in Famagusta.
The works for all sites will be executed in parallel until the substantial completion. In particular:
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the UNDP Programme Manager and the direct supervision of the project Engineer, he/she shall be the ‘Site Architect` and provide daily supervision of restoration / conservation activities, shall liaise regularly with project staff of UNDP to ensure smooth support for the project and shall be accountable for the following tasks and responsibilities:
The subscriber shall submit daily supervision and weekly progress reports to the Engineer of the contract, the format and content will be given.
Narrative parts of the reports must be written in good English and must be proof read before submission to the Engineer.
Other than the specific and technical competencies required in order to perform the duties described above, the following personal and general competencies will be needed:
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise:
Promoting Organizational Development:
Required Skills and Experience
Experience and language requirements:
Interested candidates must submit daily fee considering the below criteria:
1. Proposal: Explaining why the candidate the most suitable for the work. A clear statement outlining their experience undertaking similar work.
4. How to Submit Application
Evaluation / Selection Process:
All applicants will be screened against qualifications and the competencies set above. Candidates fully meeting the requirements will be further evaluated based on the criteria below.
Technical Criteria (CV review and interviews) – 70 % of total evaluation– max. 70 points:
CV review: 30 points
Only candidates who obtained at least 70% of points from the CV desk review (who will score at least 21 points) will be invited for an interview.
Interview/Desk Review: 40 points
· Knowledge of the Cyprus context or similar regional experience (5 points)
Only those individual consultants who obtained at least 70% of points from the interview (28 out of 40) will be considered for financial proposal evaluation.
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.
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.