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National Communication Officer
|Location :||Dili, Timor Leste|
|Application Deadline :||03-Apr-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding|
|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 :||62 working days,|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||18 March 2019 – 31 May 2019|
The ‘Timor-Leste National Police – Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery’ project builds on previous support to key PNTL managerial and administration functions by supporting systemic changes at the central level and ensuring this translates into delivering tangible results at the local level.
To enable the key National Police administration departments improve their governance and service delivery role, the project will strengthen the capacity of the national police to manage human, financial, logistical and ICT resources, along with improving transparency and community engagement.
Key components of finance, legal services, internal audit and inspection, and gender have been included in this reformulated project, in order to strengthen key PNTL governance functions. This will allow for improvements in capacity to be monitored and reported on and to facilitate compliance with existing legislation and development of a legal framework. Legal services will be phased in subject to establishing agreements on how PNTL legal services will complement those provided at the Ministry of Interior level. A service delivery output targeting district level will ensure a community level focus, particularly in the priority area of service delivery to victims of gender based violence.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the Communication Officer is expected to perform the following tasks:
The selected consultant will work under Project Manager for the PNTL Project . The consultant should use his/her own computer/laptop for the assignment, the office will provide access to internet to facilitate communication. Other logistical costs (local transport, communication, logging, etc. must be included as part of the financial proposal of the consultant).
The assignment will be for a period of 62 effective working days between March 2019 to May 2019 in Timor-Leste.
The consultant must be available for regular meetings with the programme unit and other meeting with the Project and Programmes Manager as well as line partners for consultation and discussion purposes. Arrangement for such visits will be coordinated by the consultant with the project team based on project work plan/schedule.
Dili, Timor-Leste with travel to other municipalities.
Required Skills and Experience
A.QUALIFICATIONS OF THE SUCCESSFUL INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Communication, Media Studies, Journalism or related field.
Lump Sum Amount
The financial proposal must be expressed in the form of a lump sum all-inclusive cost linked to deliverables specified in TOR Section C, supported by a breakdown of costs as per the template provided.
If an Offeror is employed by an organization/company/institution, and he/she expects his/her employer to charge a management fee in the process of releasing him/her to UNDP under Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA), the Offeror must indicate at this point, and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP.
Schedule of payments
C.RECOMMENDED PRESENTATION OF OFFER
Individual consultants interested in the assignment must submit the following documents to demonstrate their qualification:
D.CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF THE BEST OFFER
The candidates will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
Combined Scoring method – where the qualifications and methodology will be weighted a max. of 70% and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 30%. Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points of the technical criteria will be considered for the financial evaluation.
This TOR is approved by:
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.