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LTA, Knowledge Management Specialist
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||13-Aug-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 :||LTA (3 years from 19 February 2018)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||LTA (3 years from 19 February 2018)|
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.
Acknowledging the important role that knowledge plays in UNDP’s core mandate of assisting development partners in responding to crisis, contributing to the achievement of the SDGs and fostering human development, UNDP’s strategic knowledge management objectives aim to strengthen the organization’s goals of sharing and utilizing UNDP’s global expertise to strengthen its role brokering knowledge for development.
As one priority area within this strategy, the Development Impact Group (DIG) within UNDP’s Bureau for Programme and Policy Support (BPPS) works to support, among other things, clients and partners in managing knowledge, curation, mobilization, dialogue, facilitation and exchange initiatives, both internally as well as externally with partners and the global public. A Knowledge Management Specialist is sought to support UNDP’s strategic knowledge management objectives and will have a coordinating role, serving as primary focal point for internal and external clients, acting as project manager of initiatives and ensuring internal and external communications, facilitation and client outreach activities are of high quality and serve the objectives of the initiatives as well as the needs of the stakeholders involved.
Situated within the Development Impact Group, reporting to the Global Knowledge and Innovation Advisor, he/she is responsible for providing coordination, project management, facilitation, community management, communication, social media, outreach, content management, event management, and advisory support and training to internal colleagues and external partners and clients to support the organization’s knowledge initiatives.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of work/ Duties and Responsibilities
Description of Responsibilities:
Plan, design and execute, manage and monitor knowledge management, curation, mobilization, dialogue, exchange and networking initiatives:
Act as primary client-service focal point and liaison for knowledge management, mobilization, dialogue, exchange and networking initiatives:
Provide client-oriented support, advisory services, training and guidance to staff, clients and partners on knowledge management, facilitation, community management, communication, social media, outreach, client engagement, content management and event management:
Analyze and consolidate statistics, lessons, good practices and guidelines on knowledge management, mobilization, dialogue, exchange and networking initiatives, and communicate them internally and externally to foster learning, raise awareness and improve client-services:
Duration of work / Contracting Arrangements:
Some assignments might require mission travel; any official mission travel expenses will be paid for directly by UNDP and should not be included in the price proposal.
Payments will be made as specified in the actual contract upon confirmation of UNDP on delivering against the contract obligations in a satisfactory manner.
Required Skills and Experience
Experience providing service to a wide range of stakeholders both within and outside the UN system;
Sub specialization requirements that shall be considered in the evaluation and assignment allocation include:
Recommended Presentation of Offer:
Application is a two-step process:
Qualified candidates are requested to apply online via this website. The application should contain:
After review of applications, Candidates will be contacted by UNDP and requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments:
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials
Qualified women are encouraged to apply.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are able to inform only the successful candidates about the outcome or status of the selection process.
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer:
The selection of the best offer from the shortlisted candidates will be based on a Combined Scoring method – where the qualifications and experienced will be weighted a maximum of 70 points and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 30 points out of 100 points.
Method: Cumulative analysis method will be used to evaluate proposals.
Technical Criteria weight: 70%
Financial Criteria weight: 30%
Technical Evaluation (70 points, Weight 70%)
All applicants will be initially screened against the minimum requirements as specified above. Responsive candidates will then be further evaluated against the following criteria:
environmental standards - 10 points
The maximum points that can be achieved in the desk review is 35.
Only those applicants obtaining a minimum of 25 points in the desk review will be considered for an interview - a minimum 25 points are required to pass the interview.
The total obtainable score on the interview is 35 points bringing the total points for the technical evaluation
Financial evaluation (30 points, Weight 30%)
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
p = y (µ/z), where
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
y = maximum number of points for the financial proposal
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated
For the General Conditions of contracts for the Services of Individual Contractors, see http://www.undp.org/content/dam/undp/documents/procurement/documents/IC%20-%20General%20Conditions.pdf.
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