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Individual Consultant-District Project Coordinator (DPC)-52 Posts
|Location :||To be placed in the office of General Manager of 54 DTICs in 52 districts (for details please refer to the website of Dept. of MSME, GoMP), INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||06-May-19 (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 :||One year (extendable based on extension of project)|
The UNDP project signed with the Department of MSME, GoMP on 28th January 2016 Agreement on Building an institutional structure to provide marketing support and capacity building for Entrepreneurs under the “Mukhyamantri Yuva Udyami Yojana” from year 2016 to 31stMarch 2019. The project activities were developed and designed to give Training on General Management and Specific Sector issues. Support in resolving the Banking related issues. Support and guidance was also given to entrepreneurs with regards to release of subsidies and other entitlements under the scheme of MYUY. Keeping a close check on the claims of the subsidies from the Branch to the Nodal Banks was another major activity under the existing project.
The project aimed to provide relevant, context specific training and hand-holding support to entrepreneurs and build their capacities in relevant areas of entrepreneurship development and marketing. The support includes design and delivery of focused training module for the entrepreneurs, development and dissemination of in-depth analytical reports on key problems faced by the entrepreneurs and provide a state-wide platform for knowledge management and experience sharing for all the entrepreneurs in the state. The project aimed to strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the state with all the relevant stakeholders – bankers, government, technical agencies, training institutions and entrepreneurs working on a common platform leveraging their respective strengths.
MYUY project has evidently laid foundation for promotion of successful entrepreneurship in the state; the project has earned considerable appreciation and confidence of the budding entrepreneurs as well as those already engaged in the respective business. The inputs on latest regulations, policy changes, state and national development of various applicable Acts, etc. enable entrepreneurs to strengthen their business in a pragmatic manner.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objective of the upcoming Project
The project extension aims at applying the learning’s from the existing project. The activities successfully undertaken within the project tenure shall be replicated. The interventions which worked during the project like the Sector Specific Training, undertaking Techno Economic Evaluation and Handholding support provided to the beneficiaries will be implemented with more rigor.
Deliverables of the Project- The following deliverables is proposed to be adopted under the project:
Functions / Key Results Expected
Summary of Key Functions: The District Project Coordinator will work under the guidance and/or supervision of the concerned Regional Project Coordinator and State Project Coordinator, MYUY.
The District Project Coordinator will primarily be responsible for implementing the project activities in the allocated district. The District Project Coordinator will be exclusively responsible to timely disseminate the tasks given by the Regional Project Coordinator and PMU in close coordination with the District Trade and Industry Center (DTIC). The District Project Coordinator will prepare and submit the Monthly progress report of the tasks accomplished to the reporting officer as well as the GM of concerned DTICs.
S/he will undertake any other task assigned by the Head of the State Office UNDP, MP.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Evaluation and Dissemination
Advocacy and Relationship Development
Building and managing strategic partnerships
Required Skills and Experience
Duration of the Work:
The contract will be awarded for one year initially. Working hours, will be as per the MP State Government policy or as advised by the UNDP State Office.
Extensive travel within the district would be required.
Schedule of Payments:
Monthly compensation would be Rs. 40,000 plus Rs. 2,000 as compensation allowance for local travel within the district allotted, office maintenance and related expenses, etc. (to be detailed in SOP) There could be annual increase in the monthly compensation up to maximum of 10 per cent subject to the performance review and other conditions.
Evaluation Method and Criteria:
Shortlisting would be done based on the following criteria.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (i.e. 42 marks) would be considered for final interview.
The award of the contract shall be made to the candidates scoring the highest combined marks based on the above criteria.
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.