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Communications Consultant, Human Development Report Office
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||09-Jun-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 :||Six months|
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.
The Human Development Report Office (HDRO) is seeking a communications consultant to support the implementation of its communication and outreach activities.
HDRO produces annually the editorially independent, global Human Development Report for UNDP. Since inception in 1990 the report has acted as a highly visible and influential people-centered contribution to development thinking. Each edition is launched around the world by UNDP offices as contributions to public debate and policy making at national and global levels; picked up by global and national media, and the analysis – and annually updated human development indices and data sets are used by governments, civil society and development partners in their policy formulation and advocacy.
Throughout the year, HDRO also seeks to promote the human development concept and approach to analysis and policy making through outreach, including via social media and blogs to influential stakeholders, through engagement with strategic networks and by convening and participating in expert and high-visibility events.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Communications Specialist at HDRO, the candidate is anticipated to function in all the areas listed below. Work will be distributed as appropriated.
Duties and Responsibilities
Launch of the 2019 Human Development Report
Support the implementation of the communication strategy for the launch and dissemination of the 2019 Human Development Report, including:
Launch of the 2019 Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)
Ongoing communications: editorial and events:
Required Skills and Experience
Other desirable education and work 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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