Individual Consultant - Mobile Application Developer - 2 posts - (For Indian Nationals Only)


Location : Raipur, Chattisgarh, INDIA
Application Deadline :12-Nov-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)
15-Nov-2017
Duration of Initial Contract :Four and half months

Background

Note- It is a very immediate requirement and successful candidate will have to join within a week of awarding assignment.

UNDP is partnering with NIC on developing a mobile application for grievance redressal replicating the features of the online portal for different user groups as agreed by NIC Chhattisgarh. Services of mobile application developers (2) are required for this purpose with the job description given below. 


Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of NIC Chhattisgarh, the incumbent will be responsible for designing, developing and assisting in the launching of a cross-platform mobile application for the already functioning web-based grievance redressal system of the Government of Chhattisgarh.

While not exhaustive, the following basic requirements for the app have been identified –

  • The mobile platform should be accessible cross-platform;
  • The app should replicate the features of the online portal for different user groups as agreed by NIC Chhattisgarh;
  • The data displayed on the app should sync with the on-line portals and get automatically updated;
  • The applications interface will be designed for English but possibility of being expanded to other;
  • The app should be simple to use for all user groups.

Impact of Results

  • An app is developed and pilot tested for grievance redressal in Chhattisgarh.

Expected Deliverables

  • Support is provided to NIC Chhattisgarh in developing an app on grievance redressal.


Competencies

Core Competencies

  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity;
  • Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate technical knowledge and sound judgment;
  • Development and Innovation: Take initiative and present original writing skills using intelligent and professional inputs;
  • Work in teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
  • Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for lucid communication;
  • Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others;
  • Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge;
  • Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making.

Functional Competencies

Candidates with at-least one or more published application in iPhone / Android platform, in the App Store / Play Store can apply. Strong fundamentals in Android / IOS Programming. Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle. Strong design and programming skills in JAVA, JSON & MVC. Android 4+ SDK/NDK Development. Good knowledge of open source database technologies (MySql/ variant of MySql).


Required Skills and Experience

Academic

  • A minimum of Graduate degree in Computer Sciences / IT / from a reputed University / Institution

Experience

  • Should have minimum 2 years of technical experience in developing mobile applications.

Language Requirement

  • English and Hindi.

Duty Station

  • The Consultant is required to report to the NIC office, Raipur as per the State Government policy.

Schedule of Payments

  • Payment will be made for the actual number of days worked in a month (maximum of 22 days in a month) based on time sheet signed by the Supervisor.

Documentation required

  • Personal CV, indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references.
  • Please quote your per day consultancy fee in Indian Rupees.  

Evaluation Method and Criteria:

The award of the contract shall be made to the top two candidates whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:

  • Responsive;
  • Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.

Technical

Shortlisted candidates may be called for an interview, shortlisting would be done based on the following criteria:

  • Educational Qualification: 35 marks;
  • Relevant Experience : 35 marks;

Only candidates obtaining a minimum of (49 marks) 70% of technical points would be considered for further process..

Financial

  • 30 marks.

Notes

  • Miscellaneous charges i.e. internet, phone, relocation charges, local travel etc. would not be reimbursed separately;
  • NIC will provide for computing equipment;
  • Please remember to quote your per day consultancy fee, as applications without financial quote will not be considered.

Please go through the following weblink for accessing the UNDP General Terms and Conditions for Individual Consultants:

http://www.in.undp.org/content/india/en/home/operations/careers.html

For any clarification please write to: manikandan.srinivasan@undp.org.


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.


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