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Individual Consultant (Technical), For Indian Nationals Only
|Location :||Bangalore, Karnataka, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||05-Sep-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||One year with max. upto 22 working days per month.|
India presently faces a dual challenge of a severe paucity of highly-trained, quality labour, as well as non- employability of large sections of the educated work force that possess little or no job skills. The National Skill Development Policy (2015) of the Ministry for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship indicates that on the demand side, there is an additional net requirement of 11.92 crore skilled manpower in twenty-four key sectors by 2022.
“Creating Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Women in India” (Disha) is a three-year partnership project between India Development Foundation (IDF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Xyntéo, supported by IKEA Foundation. Project Disha aims to reach out and enable one million underprivileged women in India through training, employment and entrepreneurship skills development, as well as development of a new model of public private collaboration that can be adapted and replicated across India. Project Disha is implemented in Delhi NCR and Haryana, Telangana, Karnataka & Maharashtra.
UNDP in Karnataka works with various partners to implement pilots in the areas of career guidance and counselling, capacity building of partner institutions to promote career guidance, set-up community driven value chain process and support with micro-enterprise development. UNDP also works in close partnership with the state government to create awareness on skilling and entrepreneurship and support in building capacity of various federations and institutions. The pilots make use of innovative approaches and technology to support implementation across geographic spread to reach girls and women even in remote areas.
To further support implementation of the pilots in consultation with Government of Karnataka, UNDP intends to engage a Consultant to provide technical assistance in the state
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of Chief Skills & Business Development, UNDP and direct guidance of the State Project Officer, UNDP Karnataka, the Technical Officer will undertake the following:
To support the State Government with
To support departmental activities related to skill development and entrepreneurship in Karnataka like facilitating workshops, coordinating with various stakeholders for implementation etc.
To support Disha team in Karnataka related to project implementation and coordination with various partners.
To coordinate with Disha partners especially on MIS related issues and assist State project team in smooth delivery of pilots/program in the State.
Required Skills and Experience
Documents to be submitted.
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:
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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.