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Technical Assistance for the Elaboration of Angola’s National Development Plan for the Period 2018-2022
|Location :||Luanda, ANGOLA|
|Application Deadline :||08-May-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English Spanish Portuguese|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||8 Weeks|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||8 weeks from the starting date|
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.
Angola has a long-term strategy to guide its national development actions, known as Long-Term Strategy (LTS) "Angola 2025", currently being implemented through the National Development Plan (NDP) 2013-2017, which is in its final year of implementation and has already had a preliminary evaluation. ?The Government is reviewing this strategy and extending the Vision to 2050, with a view to incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and seeking the integration of the national goals with the Global Development Agenda 2030 and the African Agenda 2063, as well as the new challenges that the country will have to face until 2050.
The Angolan Government expects the National Development Plan 2018-2022 (NDP 2018-2022) to be a key tool to guide the national development in the country’s priority areas, with a focus on economic diversification and improving the Human Assets and Economic Vulnerability indexes, and thus create the conditions for the successful implementation of the National Smooth Transition Strategy towards a Middle-Income Country.
The overall objective of this consultancy is to support the Ministry of Planning and Territorial Development (MPDT) in the development of the NDP 2018-2022 that can be easily monitored including the integration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and both the Human Assets and Economic Vulnerability Criteria to enable achievement of the national goals, the Global Agenda 2030, the African Agenda 2063 and pave the way for the successful implementation of a Smooth Transition Strategy into Middle-Income Country status.?
Angola is scheduled to graduate from the category of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in 2021, based only the income criterion.?The LDC Graduation has three criteria: Income, Human Assets and Economic Vulnerability.? Angola reached the income criterion because it had a level of income that was double the threshold needed for graduation.?However, the country still faces major challenges in reaching the Human Assets and Economic Vulnerability Criteria.
Duties and Responsibilities
Angola's National Development Plan 2018-2022 aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the objectives of the Medium-Income Smooth Transition Strategy based on Human Assets and Economic Vulnerability criteria.
Required Skills and Experience
Interested individuals must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
Applicants will be screened against qualifications and competencies specified in this TOR through a desk review or an interview process. Those selected for the next stage of the selection process will be reviewed based on the cumulative analysis through a combination of the Technical (70%) and Financial Scores (30%). Only candidates obtaining 70 points out of 100 in the technical review/evaluation will be considered for the financial evaluation.
The technical/methodological section of the proposal, should detail the main technical/methodological tasks to be developed to achieve the objective, the expected result and deliverables of this ToR.
The Financial Proposal should provide a lump sum cost in USD that includes daily fees, travel costs and living allowances. Submission of a Financial Proposal is mandatory.
Lump sum payment based on deliverables.
The amount to be paid for this consultancy will be based on the consultant's experience, and the compliance with the consultancy requirements mentioned in section III of these terms of reference. Payments will be made as follows:
Guidelines for the application:
Filled P11 form including prior experience in similar projects and contact details of references (blank form can be downloaded from)
Please upload a signed P11 and or your CV to the link
Applicants without required educational background will be disqualified.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials/information. 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.
ANNEX 1- INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS is provided here: http://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/documents/procurement/documents/IC%20-%20General%20Conditions.pdf.