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Event Coordination Junior consultant
|Location :||Geneva, SWITZERLAND|
|Application Deadline :||23-Apr-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English French|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||7 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||7 months|
Under the guidance and supervision of the Communications Specialist, the consultant will coordinate the organization and promotion of the Social Good Summit 2019 in Geneva. The SGSGeneva brings together entrepreneurs, impact investors, representatives from the global supply chain, international organizations, and bilateral cooperation - connecting them and bridging their expertise to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs.
The Summit focuses on the catalytic role impact driven entrepreneurship can play for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how innovative finance can fill the financial gap to implement the SDGs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under direct supervision of the Communications Specialist, the consultant will carry out the following tasks:
External Providers Management
Monitoring and reporting
Coordinate the final report of the Social Good Summit 2019, liaising with team members to generate the data, analyze it and turn it into a light report as well as an updated version of the SGSGeneva deck.
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
E. Institutional Arrangement
The Communication Manager will supervise the consultant.
The Consultant will provide a certificate of payment based on completed activities and time spent at the end of each month (or as most convenient in relation to completed deliverables) to the Director.
F. Duration of the Work
The consultancy will last seven months, from May 2019 to November 2019, inclusive for a maximum number of 60 days.
The consultant will work remotely but will attend weekly meetings at UNDP Geneva. No compensation will be provided for travel to Geneva.
Required Skills and Experience
UNDP applies a fair and transparent selection process that would take into account both the technical qualification of Individual Consultants as well as their financial proposals. The contract will be awarded to the candidate whose offer:
Technical Criteria – 70% of total evaluation – max. 70 points
Criteria A: Theoretical and practical familiarity with fundraising, event organization in its various components (marketing, registration, content development, liaison with speakers, caterers and team management), coordination across a diverse set of players (including a remote team) and with development issues, the SDGs and sustainable finance – max points: 50
Criteria B: Educational background– max points: 10
Criteria C: Adequacy of brief proposed methodology for the consultancy– max points: 10
Financial Criteria – 30% of total evaluation – max. 30 points
Qualified and interested candidates are requested to apply by midnight of 23 April 2019.
The application should contain:
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.