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|Location :||Djibouti, DJIBOUTI|
|Application Deadline :||13-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English French|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year|
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.
UNDP Djibouti is working to help the country make substantial progress in the area of poverty reduction and the sustainable development goals (SDGS) by adopting an approach to reduce vulnerability while focusing particularly on resilience, adapting to climate change and gender equality.
UNDP Djibouti promotes inclusive, sustainable and gender-sensitive human development, which aims equally at all segments of the community and aims to reduce poverty in all its dimensions. Its objective is to implement innovative programmes and strategies that strengthen the economic and social empowerment of people in vulnerable situations and build the capacities of national partners. UNDP Djibouti has been expanding its portfolio and diversifying partnership channels and is aiming to strengthen its communication strategy to showcase impact of its programmes and outreach to different partners and stakeholders.
UNDP Djibouti intends to contract the services of an experienced Communications Specialist to provide on-site support in the next several months focusing on the following functions.
Duties and Responsibilities
The objectives of this assignment are;
Scope of Work
Under the overall guidance of the Resident representative of UNDP, the Communications Specialist will be responsible for the following functions:
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
Required Skills and Experience
Failing to comply with the application submission requirements may result in disqualifying the application. Applications received after the deadline may be rejected.
Interested qualified individuals must submit their applications by providing the following information to demonstrate their qualifications:
The financial proposal must be expressed in the form of Daily Fee “all inclusive” supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided (see Section A of the Financial Proposal Template).
In general, UNDP should not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket and most direct route.Should the IC wish to travel on a business class he/she should do so using their own resources. In case of unforeseeable travel, payment of such travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective UNDP and the Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.
If an Offeror is employed by an organization or 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.
Please group all your documents into one single PDF document. Incomplete applications may be rejected.
PLease use this link to download the required forms for application
Any requests for clarifications may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org before 09 May 2019. UNDP Djibouti will respond via e-mail and publish the clarifications without identifying the source of inquiry at the same procurement notice
NB: Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are able to inform only the successful applicants about the outcome.
Evaluation, selection criteria and process
Criteria for Selection of ICs
All applicants will be initially screened against the minimum requirements as specified in section 4. Only those applicants who meet the minimum level of education (Master), relevant years of experience requirements (7 years minimum) and minimum languages requirements (English & French) will be longlisted and considered for the technical evaluation against the following criteria:
Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
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 IC 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 on a monthly basis 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.
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.
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications: