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Senior Advisor, Investor Relations & Business Development
|Location :||Home based|
|Application Deadline :||24-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 :||15 June 2018– 30 November 2018|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Up to 60 working days|
UNDP is the UN's global development network advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will cost an annual estimated US$5-7 trillion , with an investment gap in developing countries of about $2.5 trillion.
Established in Jan 2017, UNDP SDG Impact Finance (UNSIF), is a unique and transparent co-investment platform to promote the public and private investment for the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs). UNSIF aims to address the financing gaps for SDGs, by facilitating SDGs aligned Impact Investments to support national development priorities, and working with the capital market to create both economic and social returns.
UNSIF is actively working in Asia Pacific region, in the key area of poverty reduction, inclusive finance, job creation, affordable and clean energy, industry innovation & infrastructure, sustainable cities & communities, and climate change, etc.
To address this challenge, the Senior Consultant for Investor Relations and Business Development will help UNSIF and its associated funds and projects by identifying new partners and market opportunities, creating or adapting UNSIF products and services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
The senior consultant will be responsible for the following activities:
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
The consultant will work under the overall guidance of the Head of the UNSIF, and in close communication with designated team members.
Duration of the Work: 15 June 2018 to 30 November 2018 (up to 60 working days).
Duty Station: Home based with possible travel.
Required Skills and Experience
Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
The contract will be based on Daily Fee
Consultant shall quote an all-inclusive Daily Fee for the contract period. The term “all-inclusive” implies that all costs (professional fees, communications, consumables, etc.) that could be incurred by the IC in completing the assignment are already factored into the daily fee submitted in the proposal. If applicable, travel or daily allowance cost (if any work is to be done outside the IC’s duty station) should be identified separately. Payments shall be done on a monthly basis based on actual days worked, upon verification of completion of deliverables and approval by the IC’s supervisor of a Time Sheet indicating the days worked in the period.
In general, UNDP shall not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she should do so using their own resources
In the event of unforeseeable travel not anticipated in this TOR, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and the Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.
Travel costs shall be reimbursed at actual but not exceeding the quotation from UNDP approved travel agent. The provided living allowance will not be exceeding UNDP DSA rates. Repatriation travel cost from home to duty station in Bangkok and return shall not be covered by UNDP.
Evaluation Method and Criteria
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology;
The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as a) responsive/compliant/acceptable; and b) having received the highest score out of set of weighted technical criteria (70%) and financial criteria (30%). Financial score shall be computed as a ratio of the proposal being evaluated and the lowest priced qualified proposal received by UNDP for the assignment.
Technical Criteria for Evaluation (Maximum 70 points)
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Please group them into one (1) single PDF document as the application only allows to upload maximum one document:
Incomplete proposals may not be considered. The shortlisted candidates may be contacted and the successful candidate will be notified.
To download P- 11 form, Confirmation of Interest and Sumission of Lumpsum Finanacial Proposal, plesae click on link below:
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.