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BBRSO46000: Project Associate BVI
|Location :||UNDP Barbados and the OECS - British Virgin Islands, BARBADOS|
|Application Deadline :||07-May-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 :||12 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||12 months|
To apply, interested persons should upload the combined* Technical Proposal/Methodology (if applicable), CV and Offeror’s Letter to “UNDP Jobs” by navigating to the link below and clicking “APPLY NOW”, no later than the date indicated on the “UNDP Jobs” website. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted**: -
UNDP Job Site – https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=78460 (cut and paste into browser address bar if the link does not work)
* PLEASE NOTE: The system allows the upload of one (1) document ONLY – if you are required to submit a Technical Proposal/Methodology, this document along with your CV/P11 and Offeror’s Letter, MUST be combined and uploaded as one.
NOTE: The Financial Proposal should not be uploaded to “UNDP Jobs”.
**Please email the password-protected Financial Proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of your email must only contain the following reference number: BBRSO46000
No other text, words, names, spaces, quotation marks, punctuation, or numbers should be included in the subject of your email.
If the password for your Financial Proposal is required, it will be requested by the Procurement Unit.
Any request for clarification must be sent in writing to email@example.com within three (3) days of the publication of this notice, ensuring that the reference number above is included in the subject line. The UNDP Barbados & the OECS Procurement Unit will post the responses*** two (2) days later, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to: -
http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=45738 (cut and paste into browser address bar if the link does not work)
A detailed Procurement Notice, TOR, and all annexes can be found by clicking the above link.
*** UNDP shall endeavour to provide such responses to clarifications in an expeditious manner, but any delay in such response shall not cause an obligation on the part of UNDP to extend the submission date of the Proposals, unless UNDP deems that such an extension is justified and necessary
The 2017 Hurricanes Season in the Atlantic was particularly active. Of the 13 named tropical storms that year, eight were hurricanes; and of those, four were major hurricanes. The season has been marked not only by the high frequency of the hurricanes, but also for their increased intensity. Of the five category 3 and greater hurricanes, three made landfall in the Caribbean and two on continental USA causing tragic loss of life and widespread devastation. Hurricanes Irma and Maria, both category 5 when they made landfall, were the most devastating hurricanes for the Caribbean for the 2017 hurricane season.
Irma, the most powerful hurricane recorded over the Atlantic, made landfall as a category 5, hitting Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Saint Martin, Bahamas, Sint Maarten, Saint Barthelemy, and Turks and Caicos Islands most severely. It generated winds in excess of 290km/h. At least 37 people were reported dead.
UNDP wishes to engage a Project Associate with a strong financial and project administration background and who can quickly and effectively.
DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING THE PROPOSALS
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum (monthly) 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 Terms Of Reference.
UNDP Will only cover daily professional fees. Per diem, travel related costs, and any other ancilliary cost
such as insurance etc. will not be covered by UNDP.
If your financial proposal is not submitted as per directions, your CV will not be considered
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodologies:
The award of a contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as both:
*responsive/compliant/acceptable” can be defined as fully meeting the TOR provided
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70 points would be considered for the Financial Evaluation –
ANNEX I – TERMS OF REFERENCES (TOR) – separate TOR only provided for complex procurement; otherwise, see above
ANNEX II – GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
ANNEX III – OFFEROR’S LETTER
ANNEX IV – FINANCIAL PROPOSAL TEMPLATE
ANNEX V – SAMPLE INDIVIDUAL CONTRACT
ANNEX VI – P11 FORM
Duties and Responsibilities
SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK
Under the direction of the UNDP Head of Project Office, the Project Associate will be primarily responsible for providing high quality project and administrative, coordination and monitoring support for the implementation of the project. S/he will work with the UNDP Head of Project Office to maintain key strategic and monitoring functions with government and other partners, to coordinate project implementation in line with the objective and outcomes of the recovery programme’s respective projects. These functions include:
Administration and coordination
Project documentation management
Project development and implementation
Financial management, monitoring and reporting
Performs other duties related to the work of the recovery programme as required.
Expected deliverables and deadlines
REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES
I. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
Planning and organising:
Required Skills and Experience
III. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
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.