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Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) Developer (LTA), UNDP, BERA/CG/Digital
|Location :||Home-based with availability during New York working hours|
|Application Deadline :||23-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||128 working days within 6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Up to 440 working days in two years with possibility of extension for additional 18 months subject*|
UNDP corporate Content Management System (CMS) is based on Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) - an enterprise web content management platform. This platform is used for managing UNDP’s corporate website as well as the individual country, regional, and representation office websites. Currently, the platform hosts 150+ individual web properties and is used by approximately 400 users for external communications.
The system is maintained by the Online & Digital team within UNDP Communications Group, consisting of number of web editors, user support specialist, QA engineer, UX designer and full-stack web developer. Administrative and system management support is provided by external vendor.
With increased demand for system customization, enhancements development and implementation, and ongoing upgrade to the recent version of application software, UNDP is looking for increasing team capacity for back-end customization and further development of the system.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work, Duties and Deliverables
Under the supervision of the lead web developer, and in close collaboration with other members of the team - QA engineer, UX designer, user support and various project managers assigned to the specific projects, the consultant will perform the following duties:
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
The consultant is expected to produce the following deliverables by the given timeline:
Leadership and Self-Management
Required Skills and Experience
AEM developer will report to the O&D technical lead and closely collaborate with other members of the team - QA engineer, UX designer, user support and various project managers assigned to the specific projects.
Since this is a remote assignment, we expect successful incumbent to set up and maintain all necessary hardware/software elements of work environment independently. UNDP will supply AEM developer with all software packages, license keys, access codes, etc, which are not available publicly and required for performing assigned tasks
Duration of the Work
* The total duration of the LTA will be 2 years with a maximum of 440 working days with possibility of extension for additional 18 months subject to availability of funds and satisfactory contract performance; while the duration of the initial contract will be 128 working days within 6 months (between July and December 2019).
This is remote assignment, no travel required or envisaged. We expect consultant to be at least partially available during NY office working hours (GMT -5) every working day. He/she should be able to participate in weekly scrum calls as well as ad-hoc conference calls (MS Teams, Slack or similar) based on individual project’s needs.
The application package containing the following (to be uploaded as one file):
Note: The above documents need to be scanned in one file and uploaded to the online application as one document.
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
The Financial Proposal is to be emailed as per the instruction in the separate email that will be sent to shortlisted candidates.
Applicants are reviewed based on Required Skills and Experience stated above and based on the technical evaluation criteria outlined below. Applicants will be evaluated based on cumulative scoring. When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical evaluation - Total 70% (70 points):
After reviewing the applications and receiving completed written test results, the top five candidates will be invited for interview. Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (49 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (70 points) shall be considered for the financial evaluation.
Financial evaluation - Total 30% (30 points)
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
p = y (µ/z), where
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
y = maximum number of points for the financial proposal
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated
Candidate obtaining the highest combined scores in the combined score of Technical and Financial evaluation will be considered technically qualified and will be offered to enter into contract with UNDP.
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.