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Consultancy for Joint SDG Fund for the 2030 Agenda
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||21-Sep-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||Part-time; 2-3 days/week over 9 month period|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 October - 30 June 2019|
The Joint SDG Fund is seen by the Secretary General as a key piece of the reform of the UNDS. The Secretary General referred, in his December 2017 report, to the Joint SDG Fund as the “muscle” for Resident Coordinators and a new generation of United Nations Country Teams to help countries to deliver the SDGs, through catalyzing integrated, transformative policy change and innovative financial investment.
The Joint SDG Fund will perform the following functions:
Duties and Responsibilities
Design of external and internal strategies for communications and outreach
Public relations and reporting
External relations: Co-create programs with Partners and build support for related or special outreach and marketing initiatives
Facilitation of communication/knowledge sharing and management
Duration of Work: approximately 130 days Part-time (approx. 2-3 days/week) over course of 1st Oct 2018 through 30th June 2019.
Duty Station: On site – New York, USA. The consultant will need to prove her/his ability to reside and work in the USA.
Payment: A daily rate based on an all-inclusive daily fee. All-inclusive implies that all costs incurred by the Contractor are factored into the final amount submitted in the proposal. Payments will be made following certification of the satisfactory delivery of the products and the appropriate management of associated processes needed to achieve the above-mentioned tasks and objectives; supervisor will confirm arrangements.
DOCO reserves the right to rescind this agreement due to unsatisfactory performance by the contractor.
The consultant will be working under the direct supervision of the Head of the Joint SDG Fund (and ad interim to the Policy Specialist, Funding and Financing). The consultant will agree on the part- time schedule with the Head of the Joint Fund, according to the priorities of the Office.
UN DOCO reserves the right to rescind this agreement due to unsatisfactory performance by the contractor. Travel to the UNDOCO HQ in New York is the responsibility of the consultant.
Travel: No outside mission is envisaged for this consultancy.
Required Skills and Experience
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit the following:
(*) “all-inclusive” implies that all costs (excluding mission travel) that could possibly be incurred by the Contractor are already factored into the final amounts submitted in the proposal
Interviews may be conducted; Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials.
ANNEX 1- GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS_ INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT (IC)
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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.