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UNDP Graphic Designer (IC on a Long Term Agreement) - Extension of the Application Deadline
|Location :||Khartoum, SUDAN|
|Application Deadline :||01-Oct-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||150 working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||150 working days|
Background and Project Description
Since 1965, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has strived to make a concrete difference in the lives of the people it serves in 177 countries.
UNDP country programme in Sudan aims to strengthen community resilience and promote inclusive sustainable development aligned with UNDP’s corporate Strategic Plan, the United Nations Development Assistance Framework for Sudan and the global Sustainable Development Goals. To achieve this, in full accord with Sudan’s national priorities, UNDP has dedicated itself in supporting community stabilization and governance building for peace, promoting environmentally sustainable livelihoods, a peaceful transition from recovery to development while building the nexus between humanitarian and development. We pay particular attention to the inclusion of vulnerable groups, youth, women and grass roots citizens, with programmes that build multi-stakeholder partnerships; apply innovative development approaches; and fosters creation of new value areas to attain maximum development impact.??
UNDP Sudan’s Strategic Planning, Partnerships and Communication (SPPC) Unit under the Programme Division ensures results-based management approach is suitably applied within UNDP Country Office (CO) programme life cycle. The unit supports the office’s results-based planning, monitors UNDP’s programme effectiveness, ensures results oriented reporting while leveraging data driven decision making throughout the process. It designs and executes impactful communications strategy to promote UNDP results and activities; and builds resourceful partnerships with diverse stakeholders in UNDP’s envisioned path towards sustainable development in the country.?
Context of the Assignment
To fulfill this objective, UNDP is seeking the services of highly experienced graphic designing professional(s) based inside and outside Sudan with advanced skills in designing corporate reports and publications to be contracted under a long term service agreement for a period of three years.
This On-Demand Service will contribute to the production of timely, visually appealing, high quality print and web publications to help position UNDP in emerging development priority areas in Sudan.?
Duties and Responsibilities
Required Skills and Experience
PQualifications and Experiences
Companies/Individuals who wish to participate in the bidding shall have the following qualifications:
Minimum criteria for longlisting:
Functional competencies and evaluation criteria:
Recommended Presentation of Offer
This application is open for individual contractors
Applicants are kindly requested to complete and sign and submit all the following documents:
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer
The offers received from the candidates will be evaluated using combined scoring method. The combined scoring method assesses the offers with technical merits of the proposals – where the qualifications and methodology will be weighted a maximum of 70%, and later combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 30%.
Due to the nature of the tasks involved, the contractor can work remotely. The contractor will work with UNDP programme and projects facilitated through the SPPC Coordinator and Communications Analyst. All deliverables will be submitted to UNDP- SPPC Coordinator, Communications Analyst and associated Project Lead after completion of each assignment.
Duration of the Work
The duration of this Individual Contract (IC) will be for maximum of 3 years, initially for one-year renewable for another two years based on the satisfactory performance and if there is a requirement of services by UNDP.
Anticipated Workdays during the LTA Period: It is anticipated that UNDP will require up to maximum of 150 working days of Graphic Designer’s Services during the entire LTA period/03years. There will be several requests /assignments of different durations for which UNDP will make at least 2 days advance notice for the normal requests. For the urgent/ emergency ones, the graphic designer should be available for the assignment within 24 hours from the time of request made.?
L. Technical Scoring Grid (70 Points; Pass Marks 49 points):
The price proposals of candidates obtaining 49 points and above (or 70% and above) will only be technically qualified; then their price proposals will be reviewed and compared for the assessment of overall ranking of the proposals. Those obtaining lower than 49 points (or lesser than 70%) will be technically non-responsive proposals; price proposals of such candidate will not be compared.
Assessment of the Price Proposals (30 Points) or 30%
The lowest priced bid from among the technically qualified Offerors will obtain the full marks of 30 points in the price proposal. Price proposals of remaining qualified bidders will be prorated against the lowest priced bid using the following formula to derive the marks in their price proposal:
Marks obtained by a Bidder = Lowest Priced Bid (amount) / Bid of the Offeror (amount) X 30 (Full Marks)
Award of the Contract/Award CriteriaL
The contract will be awarded to the candidate (bidder) whose proposal obtains the highest cumulative marks (points) when the marks obtained in technical and price proposals are aggregated together.
The framework agreement would cover a period beginning (1 September 2019) and ending (August 31, 2022). UNDP reserves the right to rescind this agreement due to unsatisfactory performance by the contractor.
Please use the below hyperlink to see the TOR and offerors Letter:-
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.