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Individual Consultant -Coordination and Knowledge Management Officer - 02 Positions (for Indian Nationals only)
|Location :||Bangalore, Karnataka & Hyderabad, Telangana, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||28-Aug-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||12 months|
“Creating Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Women in India’ (2015- 2019)- Disha project, is an initiative funded by IKEA Foundation in partnership with UNDP (implementing) and India Development Fund (monitoring and research). The objective of the Disha project is to enable women to become economically self-sufficient so that they, their families and future generations have better opportunities in life. Through an integrated training and job placement approach, the project seeks to improve the linkages between education, skills, employment and enterprise building based on the model of public private partnership for transformational impact in India. The project is implemented in National Capital Region Delhi and Haryana, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana.
Project Disha works with various partners to implement pilots in the areas of career guidance and counselling, employment marketplace, community driven value chain process and micro-entrepreneurship development. Based on the learning of several pilots implemented in the project, Disha looks to mainstream the models developed from the pilots with the state government to ensure scalable and sustainable empowerment of women through career guidance, employment and entrepreneurship.
UNDP seeks to engage Consultants in Karnataka and Telangana (one consultant in each State) to plan and implement project knowledge management strategy for the initiatives and geared towards influencing the development agenda. The consultant- Knowledge Management and Coordination officer, shall ensure the development and implementation of the Disha Knowledge Management portfolio at the State level.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the State Project Head/Officer, UNDP, the Knowledge Management and Coordination Officer will undertake the following tasks:
The consultant will undertake travel to consult with the state governments, industry and the civil society based on approval from competent authority.
Monthly payments on submission of monthly report and timesheets.
Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Results based management
Required Skills and Experience
Required Experiences, Competencies and Skills
Applicants shall demonstrate sufficient capacities to carryout activities to a high standard.
The successful applicants will have:
The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as Responsive to the requirement. Having received the highest score out of a predetermined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation;
• Technical Criteria weight - 70%;
• Financial Criteria weight – 30 %
Technical Criteria (70% of total evaluation)
Financial Criteria: (30% of the total evaluation) based on the total all-inclusive lump sum amount for professional fee for tasks specified in this announcement
Submission of Proposal
Consultant should specify his/her lump sum consultancy fee. Please quote your professional fee only. Do not include travel costs in your financial quote as these will be reimbursed separately, as per actuals, subject to UNDP’s prevailing rules.
Documents to be submitted by Consultants
MENTION CLEARLY THE POST APPLIED FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF THE APPLICATION/COVER LETTER
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.