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National Procurement Consultant
|Location :||Amman, JORDAN|
|Application Deadline :||27-Aug-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||66 Working days for over period of 3 months|
Regional Hub in Amman reflects UNDP’s drive towards greater organizational effectiveness, organizing work around a focused set of outcomes to support the priorities and needs of each country in the region, breaking silos and bringing the full capabilities of UNDP across disciplines to bear on core development challenges and forging wider and more effective partnerships for development.
Through Hub expert teams of Advisors, the Regional Hub in Amman offers support in several forms including:
Strategic Policy Advice & Advocacy: Helping Country Offices advocate for development priorities in line with UNDP’s comparative advantage and experience and providing them and their partners with timely and high-quality strategic advice on policies and programmes to address development challenges.
Programme Development & Technical support: Enhancing the quality of UNDP programming through strengthening capacities in Country Offices in programme design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
Capacity Development: Supporting the development of human and institutional capacities of Country Offices and their partners to respond effectively to major development challenges through the identification of global training material, tools and partners, and the development of custom made training.
Policy Research & Analysis: Coordinating policy-oriented research, capturing and codifying lessons learnt, and producing reports, policy briefs and research papers to support development work at the country and regional levels.
Knowledge Services: Collecting, distilling into usable products and disseminating development knowledge and experience from UNDP’s vast global network, providing expert referrals, fostering south-south cooperation and facilitating knowledge transfers and experience sharing between COs and with regional policy and research institutions.
Providing a wide range of operational services, including procurement services; organization of regional events; human resources services; financial services; and ICT support
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Procurement Analyst, the Procurement Consultant will support the management of the procurement processes for the supply of goods, works and services for certain projects under the UNDP Regional Hub office in Amman, following UNDP procurement procedures to meet clients’ requirements. The specific tasks include:
Management and Leadership
Required Skills and Experience
University Degree in Business or Public Administration is required or any other related filed.
Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic
TIMEFRAME FOR DEPLOYMENT
The consultant is expected to start on 10 Sept, 2018 for 66 working days spread over a period of 3 months. All work will be in Amman-Jordan. In the case of unforeseeable travel, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed upon UNDP IC rules and regulations
DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING THE PROPOSALS.
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Candidates that fail to submit the required information will not be considered.
All necessary information including: Complete Procurement Notice, The Selection Criteria, and Annexes are found on the following link under Procurement http://procurement-notices.undp.org/
Interested candidate shall apply the CV/P11 to Job advertisement website, hence consultant should submit to website: Proc.firstname.lastname@example.org : not later than 27 August 2018 the following documents:
Interested candidates should provide daily fees for requested services with detailed breakdown (consultancy fees * number of working days). Payments shall be made to the consultant based on a duly completed time sheet on monthly basis
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodologies:
Step I: Screening and desk review:
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology.
Applications will be first screened and only candidates meeting the following minimum criteria will progress to the pool for shortlisting:
Evaluation of Candidates (max 100 points):
Candidates will be then assessed and scored against the following evaluation criteria.
Step II: Final evaluation
The final evaluation will combine the scores of desk review and financial proposal with the following weights assigned to each:
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.