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Consultancy – Senior Project Manager
|Location :||New York City, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||14-Jun-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 :||July to December 2018|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||July to December 2018|
The Talent Development Unit (TDU) /Office of Human Resources (OHR) enables and fosters a culture of continuous learning and develops talent at all levels across UNDP. We design and implement programmes, processes, and tools to develop learning ecosystems, stimulate learning, catalyze innovation and create knowledge in order to improve individual and team performance.
We are launching a new thought leadership to extend the reach of UNDP’s thought leadership with governments, academia and private sector. The purpose of this procurement exercise is to hire a senior project manager to support a new thought leader initiative under the supervision of the Chief of Talent Development. The consultant will provide programme management leadership for the new initiative. The consultant will support the monitoring and reporting on programme progress, compile evaluation reports, provide clerical support to the team and other logistical support to the various leadership development programmes. S/he will engage with vendors and other teams within TDU and UNDP, and will manage the planning and implementation of the project including marketing technology and social tools.
Duties and Responsibilities
SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK
The Senior Project Manager will have the following key functions:
Overall competencies include:
Required Skills and Experience
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):
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (490 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (700 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 the Learning Specialist for Leadership Development and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the duties as specified above.
The Consultant will be responsible for providing her/his own laptop.
The work week will be based on 35 hours, i.e. on a 7 hour working day, with core hours being between 9h00 and 18h00 daily.
The consultant may bill on a monthly or bi-weekly basis.
|Click here for important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders).|
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.