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LTA Consultancy – Print designer for the office of the UNSGSA
|Location :||Home Based Assignment|
|Application Deadline :||27-Aug-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|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 :||up to 240 working days over three years|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||up to 240 working days over three years|
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has served as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) since 2009. As Special Advocate she is a leading global voice advancing universal access to affordable, effective, and safe financial services for the poor. She emphasizes that financial inclusion accelerates progress toward numerous development and economic goals, including poverty alleviation, job creation, food security, gender equality, and equitable growth. Collaborating closely with global and national partners, she raises awareness, encourages leadership, works to break down barriers, and supports action to expand financial inclusion. A small office housed at UNDP in New York supports the Special Advocate and works in close collaboration with the Queen’s secretariat in The Hague.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the UNSGSA communications specialist and office staff, the web/print designer will be responsible for creating the UNSGSA Annual Reports, including cover, interiors, and infographics; and design other print and web products as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK
For Annual Report:
Provide sample interior and cover designs; lay out full annual report based on selected samples; select photos; design five to ten simple information graphics (of consistent design, based on an average of around five data points); make revisions according to feedback; prepare print-ready files with final content; and ensure printing is carried out according to design specifications. Anticipated length of report is 24-32 pages plus cover.
For miscellaneous web and print design projects: Design a variety of one-off products for public consumption potentially including fact sheets, infographics, charts, documents, web-pages, brochures, reports.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Expected outputs and deliverables:
The consultant will be responsible for producing the following deliverables:
Deliverables Timeline for Annual Report
Provide design concepts for small-scale revisions to website as needed, in consultation with web developer and office of UNSGSA, including treatment of text and visual elements
Client Orientation and Communication
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% (700 points):
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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:
UNDP plans to enter into the Long-Term Agreement (LTA) with the TOP ranked successful Individual Contractor to assure resources availability at the required time frame and/or increased demand for services requested. The service of who will be used on an intermittent and repetitive basis when needed and based on the fixed unit price. Other prospective applicants that are not contracted, at the UNDP’s discretion, may be placed on the roster of consultants to be used based on an on-call basis for similar services.
Please note that the LTA does not form a financial obligation or commitment from UNDP at the time the LTA contract is signed and that such an agreement is non-exclusive. When a specific need arises, the successful Individual Contractor/s will be approached and be provided with a specific TOR and deliverables (and time frame) but still within the scope of the responsibilities stated in the LTA. The successful Individual Contractor(s) is expected to provide Confirmation of Interest on the specific services required at the agreed LTA Daily Rate Consultancy Fee. Financial commitments will only be established each time a Purchase Order for the specific services/TOR for Individual Contractor is committed.
This LTA has a cumulative ceiling amount that may accrue to the individual contractor during the life of the LTA, but said amount shall remain as an upper limit, and must not and cannot be interpreted nor understood as neither a financial commitment nor guarantee of business volume.
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 a Long-Term Agreement with UNDP.
The consultant will work under the guidance and direct supervision of UNSGSA communications specialist and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables as specified above. The Consultant will be responsible for providing her/his own laptop.
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Annex 1 - UNDP P-11 Form for ICs
Annex 2 - IC Contract Template
Annex 3 – IC General Terms and Conditions
Annex 4 – RLA Template
Any request for clarification must be sent by email to email@example.com
The UNDP Central Procurement Unit will respond by email and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all applicants.
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.