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Re-advertised - National Consultant - eGovernance
|Location :||Delhi, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||19-Jun-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding|
|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 :||6 Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 Months|
This positon is same as 72784 - National Consultant - eGovernance - Individual Consultant ( Indian Nationals only).
Consultants who have applied for the above position should re apply
UNDP is partnering with Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India on good governance initiatives and strengthening implementation of e-governance reforms to improve service delivery for citizens.
In India, the e-governance initiative is handled through the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) that aims at improving the delivery of Government services to citizens and businesses. Its vision is to "Make all Government services accessible to the common man in his locality, through common service delivery outlets, and ensure efficiency, transparency, and reliability of such services at affordable costs to realise the basic needs of the common man".
It was formulated by Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) and Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG).
While DeitY provides technical support to the government’s national e-governance programme, DARPG supports the task of reforms in administration through e-Governance. DARPG also presents ‘National e-Governance Awards’ every year to recognize and promote excellence in implementation of e-Governance initiatives. The awards are presented in 12 categories:
The current Union Government lays high emphasis on e-governance and has recently launched its Digital India campaign. The Hon’ble PM’s vision of Digital India, envisages to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. One of the pillars of Digital India is e-Governance and e-Kranti using IT.
As a nodal Ministry for Administrative Reforms, DARPG is committed to work towards the vision of the current Union Government.
In this context, DARPG has sought technical assistance from UNDP to support the Ministry in achieving its goal set forth in e-Governance and provision of on-line services in India.
Hence, UNDP proposes to seek the services of a Consultant to strengthen the Indian National Portal providing access to citizen centric services. The Consultant will be expected to support DARPG in improving the reach and number of services available online through the national services portal and adoption of common language approach by departments/Ministries and State governments
Duties and Responsibilities
The National Consultant will work closely with DARPG and UNDP on the above mentioned tasks.
CORE VALUES / GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Adhere to the UNDP style guide.
Required Skills and Experience
Masters degree or equivalent in Governance, Public Policy/Management is desirable. First level University degree with combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience in Governance may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Fluency in English is required. Excellent writing skills.
Location and Duration
The services of the Consultant would be required over a period from June 2017 to December 2017. Consultant will report in DARPG for 15 days in a month.
Financial proposal and schedule of payment
The consultancy fee will be paid in monthly installments for upto a maximum of 22 working days per month on submission of time-sheet and based on actual working days.
Documents to be submitted by Consultants
Offerors Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability for the Individual Contractor Assignment, kindly quote Lump sum consultancy fee only. Prior approved travel, boarding & lodging expenses will be reimbursed as per actuals in line with UNDP rules.
Evaluation Criteria: Cumulative analysis: The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
• Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
Technical Criteria weight - 70%.
Financial Criteria weight - 30%.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the financial evaluation.
Criteria for Technical Evaluation would be as under:
• Qualification - 15%;
• Relevant Work Experience - 45%
• Experience of working with UN/Bilateral/Multilateral or other international organization projects- 10%
Please go through the link and upload the necessary docuements
Forms / templates can be downloaded from:
1. Any kind of miscellaneous charges i.e. internet, phone, relocation charges etc. would not be reimbursed;
2. Travel, lodging and boarding as per UNDP rules subject to prior approval;
3. Individuals working with institutions may also apply, contract would be issued in the name of institution for the specific services of individual;
4. Please note proposals without financial proposal will not be considered.
Important Note: Please ensure all the documents to be uploaded should be clubbed in one PDF file for uploading, as the system has provision for uploading only one file.
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.