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Re-Advertisement - Sustainable Development Indicators Specialist
|Location :||Kuwait, KUWAIT|
|Application Deadline :||09-Dec-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 Months|
implementation of the KNDP results. The aim is to enhance institutional and human capacities of the CSB for evidence-based plans and policies on sustainable development.
Within this context, CSB is seeking to recruit a Specialist in Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Indicators to support the Technical Office Department in assessing of availability of data for SGDs indicators, identify data gaps, and support calculation of national SDGs indicators. The Specialist will also provide on the job training to relevant national staff at CSB in this area.
The consultancy will be an immediate contribution to ICDI/KNDP project output- Enhanced institutional and human capacities of the CSB for evidence–based plans and policies on sustainable development, while contributing to the implementation KNDP objectives on the modernization of the CSB.
The main purpose of the assignment is to support the Central Statistics Bureau by providing an overview of national and provincial data availability and data gaps in regards to indicators for reporting against the Global SDGs 169 targets and 232 indicators. The consultancy should also seek to contribute to the integration of SDG indicators (national/global) into the M&E framework of the KNDP. Such analysis on data availability can contribute to national SDG readiness and planning and identifying potential areas for targeted capacity development support to data collection and management.
Required Methodologies / Alignments
The specialist should be guided by the following:
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
Under the direct supervision of Assistant Undersecretary for Statistical Affairs Sector and close coordination with the GSSCPD International Cooperation Department and the ICDI project team, the Sustainable Development Indicators Specialist will assume the following tasks:
Provide on the jobs trainings ensuring capacity building for the relevant teams at CSB and other counterparts to implement their role in relation to SDGs indicators.
1. Review and Analyze SDG Data Gaps
Propose a detailed action plan seeking to prioritize SDG indicators for data production relevant to the priorities set forth in the KNDP. The action plan should demonstrate how to bridge the data gaps and improve the quality of the data provided;
2. Identify National SDG Indicators:
3. Prepare SDG Matrix:
4. GCC Stats SDGs Matrices
5. Conduct working sessions on a National Level:
6. Provide on the jobs trainings ensuring capacity building for the relevant teams at CSB and other counterparts to implement their role in relation to SDGs indicators.
The consultant will be responsible for the following deliverables:
The duration and timeline of the deliverables are indicated in the below table:
Duration of the Work
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
The financial proposal submitted shall specify a total lump sum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables (i.e. whether payments fall in installments or upon completion of the entire contract). Payments are based upon output, i.e. upon delivery of the services specified in the TOR. The financial proposal will include a breakdown of this lump sum amount (including travel, living allowance, and number of anticipated working days).
Travel: All envisaged travel and other related costs must be included in the financial proposal.
In the case of unforeseeable travel, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise:
Results-Based Programme Development and Management:
Required Skills and Experience
Years of experience:
Total score=Technical Score + Financial Score.
Technical Criteria weight - 70%, 700 scores maximum
Financial Criteria weight - 30%. 300 scores maximum
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 490 from 700 point in the Technical part of evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation
The selection of candidates will be done in 3 stages:
1st stage: Prior to detailed evaluation, all applications will be thoroughly screened against eligibility criteria (minimum qualification requirements) as set in the TOR in order to determine whether they are compliant/non-compliant.
2nd stage: Evaluation of technical proposals
Short-listed candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria. Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 490 points (70%) at the Technical Evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
3rd stage: Financial evaluation
Cumulative analysis will be used based on the following methodology: All the offers of individual consultants who scored 490 (70% from 700) and more points during the desk review are acceptable for financial evaluation. The lowest financial qualified proposal receives 300 points and all the other technically qualified proposals receive points in inverse proportion per the formula:
The candidate achieving the highest cumulative score for both Technical and Financial evaluations will be recommended by the Evaluation Committee for contracting.
DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING THE PROPOSALS.
and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP;
Links for the documents to be submitted:
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.