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National Consultant to assess the Regional Technical Office (RTO) operating under the mandate of the Union of Municipalities of Tyre in the frame of the Tyre - Zurich City to City Project Partnership.
|Location :||Beirut, LEBANON|
|Application Deadline :||06-Mar-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||25 working days that shall be conducted over a period of 10 weeks|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||25 working days that shall be conducted over a period of 10 weeks|
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.
The City of Zurich and the City of Tyre have decided to enter into a City-to-City Project Partnership with the aim to support the City of Tyre/Lebanon to respond to emerging challenges in connection with the Syrian refugee situation. The overall objective of the partnership is to strengthen the role and functions of the RTO at the technical, social, and networking levels to realize some tangible improvements / benefits towards vulnerable groups including the Syrian refugee. This will be done through providing additional staff to, and developing the capacities of the Regional Technical Office RTO operating under the mandate of the union of municipalities of Tyre.
Within its projects, UN-Habitat promotes so called “Regional Technical Offices (RTOs)” that are established and operated under the mandate of the Unions of Municipalities (UoMs). The RTO is a unit that comprises motivated local experts and technical persons who aim at strengthening local governance, enhance service delivery, and mainstream planned interventions. RTOs also aim at mobilizing public and civil local actors to collectively address local needs based on available resources. They are strongly connected to various actors on the level of communities, local authorities, public service providers, and int’l & national organizations.
Duties and Responsibilities
The assessors shall identify the priority areas in which the municipality of Tyre should invest more to improve its response to the needs of specific social groups (local population and/or refugees) in the Tyre urban area. This shall be achieved by a) strengthening the capacities of the RTO to undertake different approaches that enhance the focus on social aspects and will build on coordination and partnerships with concerned stakeholders, and b) make use of knowledge exchange between Tyre and Zurich with regards to addressing impact of refugee crisis.
Kindly refer to the Individual Consultant Procurement Notice and all related Annexes by visiting the below link:
Please make sure to submit all the requested documents/information; otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete
Required Skills and Experience
How to Apply:
1. Read the additional information and annexes on teh UNDP lebanon website at http://www.lb.undp.org/content/lebanon/en/home/operations/procurement/
2. The consultancy is open for all national consultants who meet the selection criteria and propose a competitive fee. Interested consultants are requested to apply only through this UNDP jobs portal.
Submissions through any other media will not be considered.
The application must include the P11, technical proposal, Annex 3 (Offerors Letter) and the financial proposal in one single document and uploaded as word or PDF file to the UNDP job site.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.