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Programme Management Support Consultant
|Location :||Bangkok, Thailand, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||25-Jun-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|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 :||1 July – 30 August 2019|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Up to a maximum of 35 working days.|
Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Enhance Gender Equality and Asia Pacific Development and Advancing Inclusive and Sustainable Human Development in Asia and the Pacific
Climate change is a stark reality for millions of vulnerable people in Asia and the Pacific who are battling its impacts every day. Be it extreme events or creeping changes, climate change impacts stand to slash up to 9% off the South Asian economy every year by the end of this century, and the human and financial toll could be even higher if the damage from floods, droughts and other extreme weather events is included. This in turn will result is the loss of livelihoods and a dramatic reduction in the pace of human development across this vibrant region.
Governance of Climate Change (GCCF) team under UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub (BRH) supports countries in Asia-Pacific with two complementary regional programmes. Swedish government supported Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Enhance Gender Equality (2013-2022) has an overall objective to improve the governance of international and domestic climate change finance, particularly for the poor and vulnerable in Asia & the Pacific by integrating and mainstreaming climate change into national planning and budgeting process. The Asia-Pacific Development Effectiveness Facility (AP-DEF) was established in 2013 to support countries to implement their national agendas on development finance and cooperation. A country-governed Facility, it offers technical assistance, knowledge products, technical tools and convening at national through to international level. The Programme Management Support Consultant is expected to provide technical support to these two regional projects to ensure a coherent and effective programme implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objective of this assignment:
This assignment’s objectives are to provide programmatic, procurement, administrative along with travel support the Governance of Climate Change Finance and AP-DEF team. The Programme Management Support Consultant will also assist the preparation of regional events, workshops and other regional meetings as required.
Scope of work:
The Programme Management Support Consultant will be working closely with Governance of Climate Change Finance team of UNDP BRH with main responsibilities as follows:
Programme Management Support
Expected Outputs and Deliverables:
The consultant will work under the joint supervision of UNDP BRH’s Regional Programme Officer and Regional Programme Associate of Governance of Climate Change Finance team.
Duration of the Assignment:
The period of the assignment will be starting on 1 July – 30 August 2019. The maximum total number of working days is 43.5 days.
This assignment is UNDP BRH based basis. The Consultant’s presence required at UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub Thailand, on full-time basis. No travel is required.
Required Skills and Experience
The Consultant should possess the following expertise and qualifications:
Required Skills and Experience
The Communications Consultant should possess the following expertise and qualifications:
Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments:
Consultant must send a financial proposal based on an all-inclusive Daily Fee in Thai Baht for the contract period. 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 consultant 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 monthly based on actual days worked, upon verification of completion of deliverables with satisfactory by or before the due dates agreed with the Governance of Climate Change Finance team.
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 at actual documented cost.
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.
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer:
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology
The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as a) responsive/compliant/acceptable; and b) having received the highest score out of set of weighted technical criteria (70%) and financial criteria (30%). Financial score shall be computed as a ratio of the proposal being evaluated and the lowest priced proposal received by UNDP for the assignment.
Technical Criteria for Evaluation (Maximum 70 points)
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70%) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Please group them into one (1) single PDF document as the application only allows to upload maximum one document:
**Incomplete proposals may not be considered. The shortlisted candidates may be contacted and only the successful candidate will be notified.
Annex I- ToR- Programm Management Support Consultant
All documents can be downloaded at: http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=56307
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.