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Individual Consultant - SDG (For Indian National only)
|Location :||Kohima, Nagaland, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||25-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year|
In September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a universal, integrated and transformative vision for a better world. Focusing on an integrated approach to achieve social development, economic growth and environmental protection, the Agenda 2030 aims at eradicating poverty and reducing inequalities.
The Government of India is committed to attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and leaving no one behind. Within the Government of India, NITI Aayog has been entrusted with the role to co-ordinate the roll out and implementation of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
UNDP has initiated active support to a number of state governments in mainstreaming SDG’s within their schemes and programmes as a part of an overall support to SDG roll out for visioning and planning.
Government of Nagaland has already started the process of integrating the SDGs into the planning and development process of the state. Services of the consultant is required to lead the State Government’s priorities, UNDP’s interventions in SDG visioning and roll-out at the state level. The consultant is also expected to develop programmes and their implementation strategies to promote state priorities linked to SDGs.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provides support and inputs to strategic planning in line with the priorities and development objectives of Government of Nagaland in support of the SDGs through:
2. Contribute to implementation of select strategies as agreed by Government of Nagaland
3. Manage partnership
4. Any other work assigned by Government of Nagaland
Required Skills and Experience
Evaluation Method and Criteria: Evaluation and ranking will be done based on the following criteria:
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (49 marks) of 70 marks will be eligible to appear for the interview. Top scoring candidate (out of total 100 marks) will be sent offer of consultancy in order of ranking.
Interview for the shortlisted candidates would be either conducted face to face in Kohima or by telephone /over skype.
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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.