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Consultancy –Gender Equality Specialist, Country Coordinator Gender Equality Seal, BPPS Gender Team
|Location :||New York/Home-based with travel, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||23-Apr-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 :||140 days (7 months)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||140 days (7 months)|
The purpose of this procurement exercise is to contract an individual consultant who will support key interventions of the Gender Equality Seal initiative during 2018, adapting the Seal to the new context of UNDP’s Strategic Plan and Gender Equality Strategy; and launching the next Gender Equality Seal Certification Round. The consultant will support the roll out and certification process in Country Offices and support Country Offices to improve gender mainstreaming.
The Gender Team is looking for a consultant to support key interventions of the Gender Equality Seal initiative during 2018, adapting the Seal to the new context of UNDP’s Strategic Plan and Gender Equality Strategy; and launching the next Gender Equality Seal Certification Round.
In addition, the consultant will support the Gender Team in the gender marker tool. Global analysis of the UNDP Gender Marker data has been compiled, providing valuable insights into the size and proportions of budgets and expenditures contributions to gender equality. The consultant will support this analysis.
The consultant will provide critical support to the BPPS/Gender Team under the direct supervision of the Senior Policy Advisor on Gender Mainstreaming in the following areas: providing services of the Gender Equality Seal team to Country Offices and Regional Hubs.
Duties and Responsibilities
SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK
The consultant will undertake the following tasks under the direct supervision of the Senior Policy Advisor on Gender Mainstreaming of the UNDP Gender Team in New York. The consultant will support the Gender Equality Seal Certification process, supporting the roll out and certification process in Country Offices and support Country Offices (COs) to improve gender mainstreaming, including:
EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES
Duration of Work
The assignment is for 7 months: 15 May – 31 Dec 2018 (140 days)
The consultancy will either be Home Based or New York based, depending on specificassignments and agreed work plan.
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.
The Financial Proposal is to be emailed as per the instruction in the separate email that will be sent to shortlisted candidates.
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 four shortlisted candidates for interview. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (49 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:
p = y (µ/z), where
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
y = maximum number of points for the financial proposal
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated
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 Senior Policy Advisor, Gender Team and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables as specified above.
The Consultant will be responsible for providing her/his own laptop.
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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.