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Graphic Design Project Manager (Consultant-English), BERA CG (Re-advertised Ref # 84923)
|Location :||HQ New York|
|Application Deadline :||01-Jul-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 :||Seven (7) months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Seven (7) months|
This position is being re-advertised (ref: 84923); those applicants who have already applied need not re-apply
he Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy (BERA) is responsible for UNDP’s external relations and advocacy functions. The Bureau leads and supports the organization in cultivating, building and nurturing strategic relationships and alliances that are essential for advancing and successfully achieving the mission of UNDP. These relationships encompass a wide range and number of key constituencies and development partners, including: programme countries, existing and prospective donor countries/emerging economic powers, multilateral institutions such as the IFIs, the European Commission, civil society, the private sector, foundations, academia and think tanks, the wider UN system, various UN inter-governmental bodies, as well as global, regional and national media.
BERA comprises the Directorate, including a Strategy and Innovation Unit, and the following groups: Communications; Resource Partnerships and UN System Affairs. In addition, BERA has Representation Offices in five major donor cities: Brussels, Copenhagen, Geneva, Tokyo and Washington.
Within BERA, the Communications Group (CG) leads and manages external communications through strategy, media, digital communications, marketing, branding and global storytelling. The Marketing and Outreach Team in the CG manages UNDP’s brand, and creates marketing products and resources to promote UNDP and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ensuring that messages resonate and gather support from audiences that span from government decision-makers to the general public. The team also manages the online UNDP Shop, a fast-growing initiative that empowers people around the world to promote the SDGs.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Manager of the Marketing and Outreach Team, the Graphic Design Project Manager consultant will help plan and manage communications projects for UNDP, collaborating with team members across the CG including the Media Advocacy Team and the Digital and Online Team. The selected candidate is also expected to contribute with ideation and design using the standard software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, etc.) for print and digital media.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
Under the supervision of the Manager of the Marketing and Outreach Team, the Graphic Design Project Manager consultant will:
The Graphic Design Project Manager Consultant will report to the Manager of the Marketing and Outreach Team. The consultant may be required to liaise with external vendors and printers.
The consultant must be able to work in UNDP Headquarters located in New York, USA on a full-time basis. No travel is envisaged for this assignment. Office space and a laptop computer will be provided.
A daily rate based on an all-inclusive daily fee. All-inclusive implies that all costs incurred by the Consultant are factored into the final amount submitted in the proposal. Payments will be made upon submission of a certificate of payment request, at a schedule agreed based on deliverables indicating outputs achieved and days worked to be verified and cleared for payment by the supervisor.
UNDP reserves the right to rescind this agreement due to unsatisfactory performance by the contractor.
Required Skills and Experience
The application package containing the following (to be uploaded as one file):
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials.
Only Short-listed candidates will be asked by UNDP to submit the following:
Financial proposal - Duly completed Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using template which will be provided by UNDP and includes the financial proposal which includes “all-inclusive (*)” daily fee
(*) “all-inclusive” implies that all costs (excluding mission travel) that could possibly be incurred by the Contractor are already factored into the final amounts submitted in the proposal
Incomplete applications will not be considered; please make sure you have provided all requested materials.
The Evaluation panel will conduct a cumulative analysis in selecting the best candidate(s) weighted on the basis of 70% for technical expertise and 30% for the financial proposal.
Individual consultants will be evaluated using the Cumulative Analysis methodology.
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant(s) whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical evaluation - Total 70% (100 points):
Criteria for technical (desk) review
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (70 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the e technical evaluation will be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Candidate obtaining the highest combined scores in the combined score of Technical and Financial evaluation will be considered technically qualified and will be offered to enter into contract with UNDP.
All information and designs pertaining to the assignment as well as outputs produced under this contract shall remain the property of the UNDP who shall have exclusive rights over their use. The products shall not be disclosed to the public nor used in whatever format without written permission of UNDP in line with the national and international copyright laws applicable
Annex1- General terms and conditions_ individual consultant (IC)
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.