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LTA Consultancy – Video/Post-Production Editor, BERA/Communication
|Location :||Home Based, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||14-Dec-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction|
|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 :||Up to 540 workdays over 3 years On Call basis - with possibility of extension subject to perfomance|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Up to 540 workdays over 3 years On Call basis - with possibility of extension subject to perfomance|
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive growth sustainably to improve the quality of life for everyone. On the ground over 170 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.
UNDP is seeking a video and post-production editor(s) to support its video production on a series of projects. The video products will highlight UNDP’s work on poverty reduction, women’s empowerment, crisis response, and protecting the environment. UNDP collaborates with many partners including governments, civil society groups, NGOs, and other UN agencies.
The productions include short news features for broadcasters, short and long documentaries, public services announcements, promotional videos, and video messages both internal and external to UNDP.
The video production unit is part of the Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy (BERA)/Communications Group (CG) of UNDP and is responsible for video production both for HQ and Country Offices. UNDP BERA seeks to compile a Roster with qualified consultants to provide video editing and post-production services. Most of the post-production takes place UNDP HQ in New York. For this purpose, UNDP is requesting bids from video editors based in New York City (home-based).
The consultant(s) will be engaged on as ‘as needed’ basis. In other words, when the CG requires the services of the Consultant, a selection will be made based on availability at the needed time, value for money (fee rate) and expertise for type of film being produced
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the UNDP Media & Advocacy Team, the consultant will be responsible for:
The timeline for deliverables (including deadlines) will be agreed upon with the supervisor on an on-call basis.
Possession of high quality equipment/software is a requirement for selection; selected candidates will need to use their own high-quality audio-visual equipment/software. UNDP BERA will not provide any equipment/software.
A – All video files produced should be delivered according to the standards established by UNDP and agreed with the consultant in accordance to the terms of reference for each assignment;
B – All assets used to produce the video, including project files, should be delivered in their entirety so the material can be updated, if needed, by the UNDP Video Team after completion of the assignment;
C – At the end of each project, the consultant should be available (by phone or email) for at least five business days to address questions or comments
Required Skills and 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.
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):
Having reviewed applications received, UNDP will invite up to 12 shortlisted candidates to interview. 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 (70 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
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
y = maximum number of points for the financial proposal
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated
UNDP plans to enter into the Long-Term Agreement (LTA) with the TOP ranked successful Individual Contractors to assure resources availability at the required time fame 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 in 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.
The up to the 12 Candidates 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 Long-term Agreement with UNDP.
The consultants will work under the guidance and direct supervision of Video Specialist, Communication Group, BERA 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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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.