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Consultancy: Digital Payments Analyst – Asia Pacific (Better Than Cash Alliance)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Jakarta, INDONESIA|
|Application Deadline :||13-May-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||250 working days|
UNCDF is the UN’s capital investment agency for the world’s least developed countries (LDCs). It creates new opportunities for poor people and their communities by increasing access to inclusive finance and investment capital. UNCDF focuses on Africa and the poorest countries of Asia and the Pacific, with a special commitment to countries emerging from conflict or crisis. It can provide seed capital both grants and loans as well as technical support that will improve poor peoples’ lives.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision and direction of the Asia Pacific Regional Lead, this assignment will support BTCA’s work with the BTCA’s Asia Pacific members and the implementation of the overall regional strategy of BTCA. Key responsibilities include:
2. Building digital payments capabilities through training workshops, peer learning exchanges and virtual learning sessions (70 days)
3. Create and maintain a high-level analysis of digital payments ecosystem development (95 days)
Required Skills and Experience
Under the supervision and direction of the Asia Pacific Regional Lead, the assignment will support BTCA’s work with the BTCA’s Asia Pacific members and the implementation of the overall regional strategy of BTCA.
Duration of the Work
This is an assignment that will have an initial duration of twelve (12) months with 250 working days. Within the said period, UNCDF will determine the viability of extension subject to availability of funds and the performance.
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
Payments will be made based on the percentage of contract price corresponding to the deliverables stated in Section D above, and upon confirmation of UNCDF that the individual has delivered on the contract obligations in a satisfactory manner. .
Recommended Presentation of Offer
The following documents are requested:
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer
Consultants will be evaluated based on UNDP’s cumulative analysis method. When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract shall be made to the consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
The Better Than Cash Alliance will conduct a review of a profile (technical evaluation) that matches applicants experience and expertise to the key tasks outlined in the consultancy. These are detailed under each of the following Key work areas noted above:
Only the top candidates obtaining a minimum of 70 points in the review of profile will be considered for Technical Interviews. Technical interviews will explore the same key work areas, in greater depth, with the same weighting.
Technical proposal = Review of a profile (30%) + Technical Interview (40%).
ndividual Consultants are responsible for ensuring they have vaccinations/inoculations when traveling to certain countries, as designated by the UN Medical Director. Consultants are also required to comply with the UN security directives set forth under dss.un.org
Both individual consultants and individuals employed by a company or institution are welcome to apply. Any individual employed by a company or institution who would like to submit an offer in response to a Procurement Notice for IC must do so in their individual capacity (providing a CV so that their qualifications may be judged accordingly).
Women candidates or women-owned businesses are strongly encouraged to apply. UNCDF 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.
Please include all documents into one file while submitting your application.
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.