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Spotlight Consultant for Formulation of the Programme Document Mozambique
|Location :||Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE|
|Application Deadline :||10-May-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction|
|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 :||4 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||120 days|
The European Union and the United Nations have launched the Spotlight Initiative aimed at addressing all forms of violence against women and girls, and harmful practices, which will follow a transformative and evidence-based approach, addressing unequal power relations between men and women and focusing on gender equality and women’s empowerment. In line with the principles of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Initiative will follow a human rights-based approach and take into consideration the specific needs of women and girls who experience multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and uphold the principle of “leaving no one behind”.
The Spotlight Initiative aims to support transformative change on the ground to end violence against women and girls, in numerous countries globally.
The Spotlight Programme Design Consultant will work under overall coordination of the Resident Coordinator and in close collaboration with the Heads of the UN Recipient Agencies and UN Technical Team (GTG). The purpose of the assignment is to support the development of the Spotlight Programme Document for Mozambique. The consultant will coordinate the planning and drafting the Programme Documents and ensure timely and quality inputs from the UN Technical Spotlight initiative team, Heads of UN Agencies and EU. The proposed programme should be in alignment with UN policies and objectives and the Spotlight Initiative (SLI) Guidance Notes.
Within this overall framework, UNDP is selecting a consultant with international experience, to formulate the Programme Document of the SLI. These ToRs provide information on the purpose and scope, the duties, responsibilities and expected deliverables, the profile of the consultant and the selection process.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the leadership of the UN Resident Coordinator and in close collaboration with the participating UN agencies, advise, coordinate and lead the substantive development of the Spotlight EVAWG Full-Fledged Programme Document in Mozambique
Key Performance Indicators
Deliverables - Dates - Percentages
SLI Consultant: Max 100 points
Qualifications: Max 70 points
Minimum Master’s degree or equivalent in human rights, international development, international relations or other social science fields is required:15 Minimum 7 years progressively responsible experience in designing and managing programmes:15
Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience in advocating for gender equality, and EVAWG/HP, ideally with some experience in developing countries: 10
Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience in provisioning of technical assistance, programme, policy analysis, and strategic planning: 10
Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience working with, and building partnerships with governments, donors and civil society organizations internationally and in the field: 10 Strong oral and written communication skills in English; Knowledge (spoken, reading) of Portuguese is an asset: 10
Financial Criteria: Max 30 points
Lump-sum financial proposal to undertake the assignment and achieve the deliverables: 30
Application Submission Process
The application submission is a step process were applicants must enclose the following documents when submitting the applications in UNDP job shop (Please note that only 1 (one) file can be uploaded therefore please include all docs in one file):
Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered. To assist the requesting unit in the comparison of financial proposals, the financial proposal should be all-inclusive and include a breakdown. The term ‘all-inclusive” implies that all costs (professional fees, travel related expenses, communications, utilities, consumables, insurance, visa, cost of living in duty station, etc.) that could possibly be incurred by the Consultant are already factored into the financial proposal.
Application Evaluation Process
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis methodology (weighted scoring method), where the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Only Individual Consultants obtaining a minimum of 70 points on the Technical evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
p = y (µ/z), where
UNDP is applying fair and transparent selection process that would consider both the technical qualification of Individual Consultants as well as their price proposals. The contract will be awarded to the candidate obtaining the highest combined technical and financial scores.
UNDP retains the right to contact references directly.
Complete TORs and timeline can be found here.
Required Skills and Experience
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.