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Career Management Portal Consultant
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||22-Feb-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||3 months with possibility of extension for additional 1 month|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3 months with possibility of extension for additional 1 month|
The Talent Development Consultant primary function is to support the Talent Development Unit’s (TDU) work in building the capacity of Talent Development Managers (TDMs) across the globe. TDMs play a critical role in supporting Talent Development activities and promoting a continuous learning culture in their Country Offices. Our TDM network includes over 180 TDMs spread across over 150 country and HQ offices.
Secondly, the Career Management Portal Consultant will be working on supporting the design, preparation, implementation and evaluation of tools, resources, and presentations that help us develop a continuous learning culture in UNDP. The incumbent will co-design activities with TDU to support country offices. The main work will be curating content for the Career Management Portal known as the Career Catalyst.
This assignment requires creativity, enthusiasm in learning, and the ability to meet deadlines and maintain high-quality of output working under pressure. The ability to use good judgment and experience working in a multi-cultural setting are also critical.
Duties and Responsibilities
SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK
Under the supervision of the HR Manager – Career Management (P4), the work of this consultant will be organized around two main areas:
Curate Content for the Career Catalyst Portal
Receive and Analyze Feedback
Expected outputs and deliverables:
A – Consolidation of information, materials and resources to be made available via the Career Catalyst – UNDP’s New Career Management Platform
B – Research on modern career management and career development theories and best practices to guide the curation and creation of content for the Career Catalyst
C – State-of-the-Art Career Management site aligned with a growth-based career model, continuous learning model and available to all UNDP employees
Required Skills and Experience
The application package containing the following (to be uploaded as one file):
Note: The above documents need to be scanned in one file and uploaded to the online application as one document.
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
Applicants are reviewed based on Required Skills and Experience stated above and based on the technical evaluation criteria outlined below. Applicants will be evaluated based on cumulative scoring. When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical evaluation - Total 70% (700 points):
Having reviewed applications received, UNDP will invite the top three shortlisted candidates for interview. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (490 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (70 points) shall be considered for the financial evaluation.
Financial evaluation - Total 30% (300 points)
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
Candidate obtaining the highest combined scores in the combined score of Technical and Financial evaluation will be considered technically qualified and will be offered to enter into contract with UNDP.
The consultant will work under the guidance and direct supervision of HR Manager – Career Management and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables as specified above.
The Consultant will be responsible for providing her/his own laptop.
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Annex 1 - UNDP P-11 Form for ICs
Annex 2 - IC Contract Template
Annex 3 – IC General Terms and Conditions
Annex 4 – RLA Template
Any request for clarification must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The UNDP Central Procurement Unit will respond by email and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all applicants.
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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.