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Executive Associate Consultancy, HDRO
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||29-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 :||6 months|
The Executive Associate works as part of the Directorate with a primary responsibility for servicing the offices of the Director and Deputy Director; including with respect to protocol procedures and formal ties to the Administrator’s office, other UNDP offices, the UN, UN agencies and VIPs.
As part of the Directorate the Executive Associate contributes to maintaining an effective function of the office including in keeping records of attendance and asset inventory, and procurement of office supplies.
It is essential to conduct of the assignment that the Executive Associate works with integrity, tact, diplomacy and discretion as appropriate.
Duties and Responsibilities
Effective support to the Director and Deputy Director of HDRO, including:
Effective support in liaising with prominent contacts:
Effective liaison with the Executive Board Secretariat:
Effective support to the Director and Deputy Director of HDRO focusing on achievement of the following results
Effective communications support to the office focusing on achievement of the following results:
Supports HDRO’s engagement with Member States, including the Executive Board. Effective liaison with the Executive Board Secretariat (EBS)
Effective operational support to the function of the office:
The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the offices of the Director and Deputy Director and the whole HDRO. It also affects the production of the HDR and all the activities related to HDR and in promoting the image of UN/UNDP/HDRO and understanding of our mandate.
Failing to keep appropriate records of staff absence and leave can cause serious frustrations and embarrassment. Sending out erroneous information under the Director’s signature would jeopardize HDRO credibility, breach in confidentiality would put HDRO and the Director in an embarrassing and difficult position.
Knowledge Management and Learning:
Development and Operational Effectiveness:
Leadership and Self-Management:
Required Skills and Experience
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer:
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on UNDP’s cumulative analysis methodology (weighted scoring method), where the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
The criteria which shall serve as basis for evaluating offers will be a combined scoring method as follows:
Only Individual Consultants obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70%) on the Technical evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. For those offers considered in the financial evaluation, the lowest price offer will receive 30 points. The other offers will receive points in relation to the lowest offer, based on the following formula: (PI / Pn)* 30 where Pn is the financial offer being evaluated and Pl is the lowest financial offer received.
The application should contain:
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please combine all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document (named CV).
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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.