- UNDP around the world
Many of UNDP's relationships with countries and territories on the ground exceed 60 years. Find details on our successes and ongoing work.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Dem. Republic of)
- Congo (Republic of)
- Costa Rica
- Côte d'Ivoire
- Democratic People's Republic of Korea
- Denmark (Rep. Office)
- Dominican Republic
- E.U (Rep. Office)
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Fiji (Multi-country Office)
- Finland (Rep. Office)
- Geneva (Rep. Office)
- Iraq (Republic of)
- Kosovo (as per UNSCR 1244)
- Lao PDR
- Mauritius & Seychelles
- Norway (Rep. Office)
- Papua New Guinea
- Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People
- Russian Federation
- Samoa (Multi-country Office)
- São Tomé and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- Sweden (Rep. Office)
- The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
- Tokyo (Rep. Office)
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Arab Emirates
- About Us
- News Centre
RE-ADDVERTISEMENT: Consultancy - Climate Advocacy Specialist, BPPS/CC&DRR
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||25-Jul-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Climate & Disaster Resilience|
|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 :||4.5 Months (with possibility of extension)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||4.5 Months (with possibility of extension)|
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.
UNDP’s Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction team provides technical support to deliver on, and contribute to, global policies, including efforts to achieve the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Through the NDC Support Programme - which supports countries to deliver on their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement - as well as through engagement in global policy development (COP24, Global Climate Action Summit, the 2019 Climate Summit), UNDP helps shape the climate agenda while simultaneously working with countries to deliver on ambitious commitments.
Ahead of the 2019 Climate Summit, the consultant will work with UNDP’s Climate Change and External Engagement Teams to support communications, advocacy and partnership efforts on global climate change policy and advocacy. This includes, but is not limited to, supporting the development and execution of the Pathway to Paris ‘Concert for Climate Action’ in San Francisco during the Global Climate Action Summit; engaging with media; and supporting the development of multimedia products (written, video, social media, etc.) for both the California and COP24 climate summits. Additionally, the consultant will work with the Policy Specialist in the Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Team as well as teams in the Bureau for External Relations and Advocacy (BERA) to ensure UNDP engages fully in preparations for the 2019 Climate Summit.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant is expected to produce the following deliverables over the duration of this consultancy:
Expected outputs and deliverables:
Deliverable 1: Support the development and execution of the ‘Concert for Climate Action’ at the Global Climate Action Summit in September 2019.
The consultant will work closely with UNDP and partners ‘Pathway to Paris’ to ensure that the concert is successfully developed, advertised, promoted, and executed. Specific deliverables include:
Deliverable 2: Contribute to UNDP’s communications and advocacy for both the Global Climate Action Summit in California as well as COP24 in Poland.
The consultant will support UNDP and partners to prepare and execute an external engagement and advocacy strategy that includes key messages, developing and organizing key events, mapping out advocacy objectives, and liaising with partners on elements such as media, press conferences, op-eds, and social media.
Deliverable 3: Provide support to implementation of an Advocacy and Communications Strategy for the 2019 Climate Summit.
The consultant will support the development and implementation of advocacy, partnership and communications elements around the 2019 Climate Summit. In particular:
Required Skills and Experience
Years of 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% (70 points):
Having reviewed applications received, UNDP will invite the top three/four shortlisted candidates for interview. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (49 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (70 points) shall be considered for the financial evaluation.
Financial Evaluation - Total 30% (30 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 Policy Specialist: Advocacy, Results Reporting and Partnerships, and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables as specified above. Consultant will work with Team Leaders on Energy, Climate Change and External Engagement, as well as with colleagues in other clusters and the Bureau for External Relations and Advocacy. The consultant will be provided with office space
The Consultant will be responsible for providing her/his own laptop.
|Click here for important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders).|