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SDG Impact Management Specialist
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||07-Nov-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction|
|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 :||3 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3 months|
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.
SDG Impact was launched on 25 September 2018 at the General Assembly by the UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner. SDG Impact seeks to refine UNDP’s offering to the private sector by launching a new platform that would provide investors (financial and corporate), with clear guidance, tools, and insights to catalyze and leverage SDG aligned investments. By promoting the development and adoption of universally agreed standards for SDG-enabling investment and supporting private sector actors to meet those standards, UNDP can catalyze much-needed private capital in support of the achievement of the SDGs.
The Impact Management Specialist supports the Project Manager and other project team members with the delivery and achievement of project objectives based on the established work plan and budget.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objective and Scope
Informed by discussions with external investors and UNDP staff across Bureaus and Country Offices, SDG Impact’s initial set of private sector products are organized within three areas:
Duties and Responsibilities
Under this assignment, the international consultant will:
Required Skills and Experience
Masters degree in Finance, International Relations, Business Management, with demonstrative interest/focus on impact management.
Knowledge, skills and experience
Fluent in written and spoken English, with exceptional ability to write professional documents for investor audience.
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.
Candidates meeting mininum requirements will be contacted to submit a Financial Proposal.
The financial proposal should specify an all-inclusive daily fee (based on a 7-hour working day - lunch time is not included - and estimated 21.75 days per month).
The financial proposal must be all-inclusive and take into account various expenses that will be incurred during the contract, including: the daily professional fee; cost of travel from the home base to the duty station and vice versa, where required; living allowances at the duty station; communications, utilities and consumables; life health and any other insurance; risks and inconveniences related to work under hardship and hazardous conditions (e.g., personal security needs, etc.), when applicable; and any other relevant expenses related to the performance of services under the contract.
In the case of unforeseeable travel requested by UNDP, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon between UNDP and Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed. In general, UNDP should not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she should do so using their own resources.
The Financial Proposal is to be emailed as per the instruction in the separate email that will be sent to those meeting minimum requirements.
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):
Criteria 1- Masters degree in Finance, International Relations, Business Management, with demonstrative interest/focus on impact management. (10% weight; maximum 70 points)
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:
p = y (µ/z), where
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 contract with UNDP.
The consultant will work under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Manager and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables as specified above.
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Annex 1 - IC General Terms and Conditions
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