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Junior Consultant - Operations and Event Management
|Location :||Bangkok-based with no travel, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||01-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||1 June 2019 – 31 December 2019|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||up to a maximum of 152 working days.|
The Bangkok Regional Hub (BRH) of the United Nations Development Programme provides policy expertise and advisory services in the areas of Inclusive Growth and SDGs achievement, Governance and Peacebuilding, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, Environment and Sustainable Development, HIV/AIDS and health and in the cross-cutting areas of gender and innovation. The Centre acts as a hub of development knowledge, an advocate for equitable human development and inclusive growth, a promoter of South-South cooperation, a facilitator of regional dialogues on sensitive and emerging development issues, a pioneer of innovative sustainable solutions and a broker of efficient development aid. BRH supports the 24 UNDP Country Offices across the region through tailored policy advisory services, project backstopping, programming, operations and knowledge management support.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objectives of the Assignment
The consultant will work in close collaboration with the operations, programme and project staff in UNDP BRH, UNDP Country Offices (COs) and UNDP HQ as required supporting effective programme delivery.
Scope of work:
The consultant will be supporting and working closely with the Programme Advisor for Local Governance and SDG Localization, and the Project Manager, Governance, Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption. The main responsibilities include:
Expected Outputs and Deliverables:
The consultant will be responsible to deliver:
The consultant will report to the Programme Advisor for Local Governance and SDG Localization, and the Project Manager, Goverenance, Transparency, Accountability and Anti-Corruption.
This assignment is on a full-time Bangkok based. The Consultant’s presence is required at UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub premises to work closely with the Programme Assistant based in UNDP BRH, Governance and Peacebuilding team to quality and timely delivery of expected output.
Duration of the Work
This assignment will cover the period from 1 June to 31 December 2019 for a total maximum of 152 working days.
Consultant is required to be present at the UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub, Thailand, on full-time basis with no travel required.
Required Skills and Experience
The consultant should possess the following expertise and qualifications:
Price Proposal and Schedule of Payment:
Consultant must send a financial proposal based on an all-inclusive Daily Fee in Thai Baht for the contract period. Consultant shall quote an all-inclusive Daily Fee for the contract period. The term “all-inclusive” implies that all costs (professional fees, communications, consumables, etc.) that could be incurred by the consultant in completing the assignment are already factored into the daily fee submitted in the proposal. If applicable, travel or daily allowance cost (if any work is to be done outside the IC’s duty station) should be identified separately. Payments shall be done monthly based on actual days worked, upon verification of completion of deliverables and approval by the IC’s supervisor of a Time Sheet indicating the days worked in the period.
In general, UNDP shall 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.
In the event of unforeseeable travel not anticipated in this TOR, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and the Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed at actual documented cost.
Travel costs shall be reimbursed at actual but not exceeding the quotation from UNDP approved travel agent. The provided living allowance will not be exceeding UNDP DSA rates. Repatriation travel cost from home to duty station in Bangkok and return shall not be covered by UNDP.
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer:
Evaluation Method and Criteria: Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as a) responsive/compliant/acceptable; and b) having received the highest score out of set of weighted technical criteria (70%), and financial criteria (30%). Financial score shall be computed as a ratio of the proposal being evaluated and the lowest priced proposal received by UNDP for the assignment.
Technical Criteria for Evaluation (Maximum 70 points)
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Documents to be included when submitting The Proposals.**
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Documents must be grouped into one (1) single PDF document as the application only allows to upload maximum one document:
**Incomplete proposals may not be considered. The short listed candidates may be contacted for written test and interview, and the successful candidate will be notified.
All documents can be downloaded at:http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=54848
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.