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Individual Consultant – Advisor – EdTech & Innovation - (For Indian Nationals Only)
|Location :||Raipur, Chattisgarh, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||22-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)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year (extendable) - 8 days per month|
The Government of Chhattisgarh, with funding support from the Government of India, has initiated a Virtual Education Project (ICT @ schools & vocational education) to leverage technology to improve student-learning outcomes and build capacities of the teaching faculties in schools, colleges and vocational education institutions across the state. The intent is to set up an Online Learning Platform which will offer content/e-learning modules for use by students and faculties, both online and offline. The target is to setup technological platform to run the On-line Learning Platform schools, colleges and vocational institutions including ITIs, polytechniques etc. in Chhattisgarh.
Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society [CHiPS] has been designated as the nodal agency to implement the Virtual Education Project.
Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society [CHiPS] in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is setting up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) to conceptualize, design and oversee the effective implementation of the project. The CoE team will work under Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society and will closely work with the various nodal departments in the Government of Chhattisgarh, partners institutions, donors, vendor agencies etc.
Under the above scope, UNDP is looking for an Adviser – EdTech and Innovation to provide technical advice and support to implement and upscale the ‘Virtual Education Project’ in Chhattisgarh. The Adviser – EdTech and Innovation will closely work with Chhattisgarh Infoteh Promotion Society (CHIPS) and UNDP.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Adviser – EdTech and Innovation will work in close coordination with UNDP, CoE and under the overall direction of the Chief Executive Officer of the CHiPS and will perform the under mentioned specific functions:
Required Skills and Experience
English & Hindi.
Duration of the Work:
Schedule of Payments:
Evaluation Method and Criteria:
Preliminary shortlisting would be done based on the following criteria:
Top 5 candidates from amongst those who obtain a minimum of 70% of the total technical marks would be considered for further process.
Interview may be carried out for selection of the candidate and will be based around the competencies (skills) required as per the ToR and would be either conducted face to face in Raipur or by telephone / over skype. If face to face interviews are conducted, travel costs will be borne for the shortlisted applicants. The contract shall be awarded on a merit basis.
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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.
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.