IC-031/19- Local Pension Administrator


Location : Erbil, IRAQ
Application Deadline :03-Jul-19 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Management
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
15-Jul-2019
Duration of Initial Contract :6 months
Expected Duration of Assignment :6 months

Background

UNDP in partnership with KRG General Directorate of Pension Ministry of Planning of Kurdistan Regional Government has introduced Funding Facility for Economic Reform in KRG (FFER-KRG) which intend to support Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in ensuring the implementation of economic reform. FFER-KRG is to be positioned as financing instrument that will be used to channel high-caliber international expertise and support into top priority reform initiatives drawn from the KRG’s newly adopted reform plan. The Facility will help to mobilize expertise for initiatives aimed at transforming and diversifying the region’s economy, restructuring and strengthening public administration and public financial management, and improving the delivery of public goods, including basic services.

FFER-KRG is providing technical assistance to KRG Pension General Directorate with the development of Pension Entitlement Manual and provide training to staffs on Pension Legal framework, instructions and how to calculate different pension entitlement as per regulations.


Duties and Responsibilities

2. Scope of Work

Pension Administrator will be working with Pension Specialist to develop the Pension Manual and Provide training to Pension Directorates staffs.

  • Assist with researching and collecting all laws related to KRG Pension.
  • Assist with researching and collecting all regulations and Instructions related to Pension system.
  • Assist with the development of as its and to be Institutional structure of Pension DG and Directorates.
  • Assist with the development of Role and Responsibility for each department within Pension DG and Directorate.
  • Assist with the development of the workflow and recording all process and procedures for the Pension DG and Directorates.
  • Assist with the development of Pension Manual, organisation structure, and annex all the relevant laws and regulation.
  • Assist with the preparation of the Pension training materials and presentation, organization and implementations.

 

3. Expected outputs and Deliverables

Reporting to office 5 days a week (Sunday – Thursday) from 8:30am – 4:30pm, except for national holidays.

 

4. Time and Method of Payment

Pension Administrator shall be paid on a monthly basis after submitting timesheet, assuming the UN-standard of 8 hours per day. Payments will be done based on the actual number of working days. For each payment a certification of payment needs to be signed and approved by the direct supervisor attached to it the time attendance sheet. The reimbursable costs will be paid on actual basis, upon submission of Travel Claim and invoices.

 

5. Reporting

Pension Administrator will report to the project manager in delivering the above-mentioned tasks.

 

6. Travel Plan

Pension Administrator will be expected to travel to other provinces to support with the implementation of the training.

 

Location

No. of Days on Mission

Duration

Duhok

12 days

Jul 2019 – Dec 2020

Slemani

12 days

Jul 2019 – Dec 2020


7. Contract Duration

The assignment will be for 6 months. Pension Administrator is expected to start July 2019.

D. Interested individual must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document:

  • Duly accomplished Confirmation of Interest and Submission of Financial Proposal Template using the template provided by UNDP (Annex II); https://www.iq.undp.org/content/iraq/en/home/operations/jobs.html
  • Personal CV or P11, indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references.

 Evaluation Criteria

The award of contract will be made to the individual whose offer has been evaluated and determined to be:

  1. Compliant and technically qualified;
  2. Achieving the highest combined score (financial and technical).

 

Criteria

Weight

Technical

Criteria A: relevance and responsiveness of candidate’s past experience, qualification as presented in the Offer:

  1. Qualifications Required. (20 Points)
  2. Previous experience in Pension system of KRI. (20 Points)
  3. Previous experince in working as administration. (20 Points)
  4. Experience in the usage of computers and Microsoft office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) is required. (10 Points)

70%

Financial

Lowest Offer / Offer*100

30%

Total Score = (Technical Score * 0.7 + Financial Score * 0.3)

 

Weight Per Technical Competence

5 (outstanding): 96% - 100%

The individual consultant/contractor has demonstrated an OUTSTANDING capacity for the analyzed competence.

4 (Very good): 86% - 95%

The individual consultant/contractor has demonstrated a VERY GOOD capacity for the analyzed competence.

3 (Good): 76% - 85%

The individual consultant/contractor has demonstrated a GOOD capacity for the analyzed competence.

2 (Satisfactory): 70% - 75%

The individual consultant/contractor has demonstrated a SATISFACTORY capacity for the analyzed competence.

1 (Weak): Below 70%

The individual consultant/contractor has demonstrated a WEAK capacity for the analyzed competence.

Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.

Financial proposal (30 marks), as per template provided in UNDP jobsite (Annex II);

 

  • Incomplete proposals may not be considered

Documents to be included when submitting the proposals:

  • Duly accomplished Confirmation of Interest and Submission of Financial Proposal Template using the template provided by UNDP (Annex II); https://www.iq.undp.org/content/iraq/en/home/operations/jobs.html  
  • Personal CV, indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references

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.

 

 


Competencies

  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with clients and colleagues and maintain strong relationships with them.
  • Experience of working with senior government officials to provide strategic and technical advice.
  • Good facilitation and presentation skills including the use of technology to communicate ideas and strategies.
  • Ability to establish, develop and maintain relations with and between a diverse array of stakeholders.
  • Ability to produce well-written reports demonstrating analytical ability and communication skills.
  • Facilitation skills and the ability to manage the diversity of views in a different cultural context.
  • Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure


Required Skills and Experience

Education and Professional Qualifications Required

Bachelor’s degree in administration, Finance, Management, statistics and related fields.

Experience Required:

  • Previous experience in Pension system of KRI.
  • Previous experience in working as administration.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and Microsoft office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) is required.

Languages Required:

Fluent in Kurdish, written and oral.


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.


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