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International Communication Officer
|Location :||Dili, Timor Leste|
|Application Deadline :||08-Aug-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English Portuguese|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||98 days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||10 August - 31 December 2018|
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.
Justice System Programme (JSP) has been supporting the justice sector in Timor-Leste in collaboration with the government, civil society and development partners for more than a decade. Building on the JSP’s concerted efforts to date, JSP Phase IV (2014-2018) aims to consolidate further the rule of law in Timor-Leste by strengthening the institutional capacity and improving access to justice of the vulnerable. The capacity development support focuses on the quality legal education for professionals through the Legal & Judicial Training Centre (LJTC) and reform of the state-owned legal aid system. Continuing the Mobile Justice and the new establishment of legal aid clinics are expected to reinforce access to justice for women and disadvantaged people in rural areas of Timor-Leste.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the Communication Officer is expected to perform the following tasks:
The consultant will report to the Project Manager of JSP. Based on the Inception Report detailing the proposed schedule of tasks and activities. The consultant will report on the progress and achieved results at each milestone as scheduled in the Inception Report.
The assignment length is 5 months (10 August 2018 – 31 December 2018, 98 working days excluding Saturdays, Sunday and UN Official Holidays), and expected starting date is 10 August 2018.
The project duty station is Dili, Timor-Leste with frequent field trips to districts. Arrangements for field-visits will be coordinated with JSP.
Required Skills and Experience
The Communication Officer consultant will be externally recruited through UNDP’s regular recruitment procedure.
Required Education and Work Experience
Demonstrated excellent command of spoken and written English. Basic Tetum will be an advantage
Lump Sum Contract
The financial proposal must be expressed in the form of a LUMP SUM amount that is all-inclusive of all costs, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per the template provided. The amount should be inclusive of professional fees, travel costs (travel to duty station and repatriation), living allowance, insurance, communication etc.
In general, UNDP should not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the Consultant wish to travel business class he/she should do so using their own resources. In case of unforeseeable travel, payment of costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between UNDP and Consultant, prior to travel, and will be reimbursed. If a Consultant is employed by an organization or company/institution, and he/she expects his/her employer to charge a management fee in the process of releasing him/her to UNDP under a Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA), the Consultant must indicate at this point, and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP.
Combined score method including 70% of qualification criteria and 30% price offer.
The candidate must submit the following documents to demonstrate their qualification:
The deadline for submitting applications is 2 August 2018.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
This TOR is approved by: