International Trainer and Adjudicator


Location : Dili, Timor Leste
Application Deadline :04-Oct-19 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
15-Oct-2019
Duration of Initial Contract :30 working days between October 2019 - December 2019
Expected Duration of Assignment :30 working days between October 2019 - December 2019

Background

  1. PROJECT TITLE: Innovation Ecosystem for Youth Entrepreneurship (Knua Juventude Fila-Liman)
  2. PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The “Building an Innovation Ecosystem for Youth Entrepreneurship in Timor-Leste” initiative combines a solution-oriented initiative with innovation and service delivery to transform Timorese young people particularly those who are unemployed and are economically inactive in to ‘change makers’ or social entrepreneurs creating jobs/livelihoods towards achieving economic transformation.

The project involves strategic partnerships with private sectors, government authorities, local leaders and community, civil societies and relevant institutions. It will operate in the One Stop Shop in the capital city of Dili.

The consultant will support the achievement of the following project outcomes and outputs:

  • Output 1.1: National/municipal systems and institutions enabled to provide a wide range of methods and tools to stimulate creativity, guide discussions, moderate collaboration, as well as develop, prototype, and experiment solutions for the ‘unmet human needs’ in the community benefiting ‘people and planet’.
  • Output 1.2: Improved skills and knowledge on innovation and entrepreneurship among Timorese young people to become “Change Makers” in the community

 

This project would like to organize the First National English Varsity Debate Championship build youth capacity and amplify their voices and participation  in different discussion on local issues as well as regional and global issues through parliamentary debating tournament such as UADC, WUDC, AWSDC and WSDC.

The themes/issues to be discussed/debated during this tournament will be around the issues identified in the recent Timor-Leste National Human Development Report (NHDR) 2018. This tournament serve as a platform to implement one of the NHDR’s recommendation on policy debates and advocacy to influence policy making and programming for development of youth human wellbeing in Timor-Leste.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT/SCOPE OF SERVICE

Overall, the International Trainer and Adjudicator will provide capacity building support to KJFL and TLDG team to conduct the First National Varsity Debating Championship.

 

Specific responsibility will include:

 

  1. Design the modules and tools including PPT slides for debating, adjudication and training for debaters
  2. Provide training to potential trainers (ToT) of UNDP-KJFL and TLDG on these modules and tools (4 days)
  3. Assist UNDP-KJFL team as well as TLDG team to organize the First National English Varsity Debate Championship as an adjudicator core
  4. Introduce Asian Parliamentary (AP) and British Parliamentary (BP) debating method and empowering youths to actively engage with parliamentary debating system.
  5. Adjudicate (preside the competition) during the tournament;
  6. Conduct review meeting with trainers and adjudicators/organizing committee to discuss lesson learn and way forward.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES

 

 

Expected Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Number of Days

Due date

Review & Approval

  1.  

Training modules/outline and tools including PPT slides on parliamentary debates designed and submitted;

 

Leadership training modules/outline and tools including PPT slides designed and submitted;

 

10 days

End of Oct 2019

Programme Manager of Knua Juventude Fila-Liman

UNDP CO

  1.  

Training of Trainers (ToT) and training for debaters and adjudicators conducted, and report including evaluation submitted

5 days

Early Nov

 

  1.  

The tournament flowchart with tabulations system during the tournament designed and submitted

 

Adjudication provided, and verbal and written evaluations are provided to the debaters (whenever relevant) prior to deliberation and decisions during the tournament;

 

5 days

12 Nov 2019

Project Manager of Knua Juventude Fila-Liman/

UNDP CO

  1.  

Leadership training conducted to around 35 Youth Suku (village) Council members and report including pre and post-test submitted

 

5 days

25 Nov 2019

 

  1.  

Review meeting conducted

Final report including lesson learnt and recommendation for way forward submitted to UNDP and TLDG

5 days

31 Dec 2019

Project Manager of Knua Juventude Fila-Liman/

UNDP CO

 

Total

30

 

 

 

 


Competencies

  1. INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS

The selected consultant will work under Project Manager for the Knua Juventude Fila-Liman and UNDP CO Programme Manager. The consultant should use his/her own computer/laptop for the assignment, the office will provide access to internet to facilitate communication. Other logistical costs (local transport, communication, logging, etc.) must be included as part of the financial proposal of the consultant. 

  1. DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT

The assignment will be for a period of 30 effective working days between October 2019 to December 2019 in Timor-Leste.

The consultant must be available for regular meetings with the programme unit and other meeting with the Programmes and Country Director as well as line partners for consultation and discussion purposes. Arrangement for such visits will be coordinated by the consultant with the project team based on project work plan/schedule.

 

  1. DUTY STATION

Dili, Timor-Leste.


Required Skills and Experience

A.QUALIFICATIONS OF THE SUCCESSFUL INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR

 

Education:

University degree on political science, international relations, law, and other relevant fields

 

Professional Experience:

  • More than 3 years professional working experiences in, communication or journalism, lawyer and International mentor for debating or public speaking.
  • Applicant shall have participated various debating tournament and being adjudicator core or invited adjudicator in most prestigious world debating tournament such as WUDC, AWSDC, WSDC, UADC, HWS Round Robin Australs and etc.
  • Applicant shall have the experience of being a trainer for the newcomer-debaters;
  • Preference should be given to a TESOL-trainer or alike where English is seen as a second language;
  • Applicant shall have the ability to work in a team with different backgrounds and nationalities;
  • Applicant shall have problem solving skills and organizational experiences;
  • Applicant should be a university graduate. A postgraduate holder is desirable, but not mandatory;
  • Knowledgeable about concept on human development report in Timor-Leste

 

Language Requirements:

  • Fluently in spoken and written English.

 

Other Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, including the ability to liaise effectively at project management levels;
  • Ability to communicate and function effectively in an international, multicultural environment;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.

 

  1. SCOPE OF PRICE PROPOSAL AND SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS

Lump Sum Amount

The financial proposal must be expressed in the form of a lump sum all-inclusive cost linked to deliverables specified in TOR Section C, supported by a breakdown of costs as per the template provided.

If an Offeror is employed by an organization/company/institution, and he/she expects his/her employer to charge a management fee in the process of releasing him/her to UNDP under Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA), the Offeror must indicate at this point, and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP.

 

Schedule of payments

?October           : 25% of payment upon completion of deliverable #1

November       : 50% of payment upon completion of deliverable #2, #3, #4

December       : 25% of payment upon completion of deliverable #5

 

C.RECOMMENDED PRESENTATION OF OFFER

Individual consultants interested in the assignment must submit the following documents (combined as one PDF file) to demonstrate their qualification:

 

  1. Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP (the template to be downloaded from the procurement notice link); http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=59398
  2. 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 (2) professional references (to be downloaded from the procurement notice link); http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=59398
  3. Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided (the template to be downloaded from the procurement notice link). http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=59398

 

Kindly note that any Incomplete proposal (missing CV/P11 and/or Financial Proposal) will not be considered for further evaluation.

 

D.CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF THE BEST OFFER

 

The candidates will be evaluated based on the following methodology:

Combined Scoring method – where the qualifications and methodology will be weighted a max. of 70% and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 30%. Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points of the technical criteria will be considered for the financial evaluation.

 

Technical Criteria

Maximum obtainable points

Weight Percentage

Education:

University degree on political science, international relations, law, and other relevant fields

 

15

15%

Years of Experience and Knowledge of Sector:

More than 3 years professional working experiences in organizing and adjudicating Asian Parliamentary (AP, BP) debating

15

15%

Applicant shall have participated various debating tournament as debater and/or adjudicator core or invited adjudicator in most prestigious world debating tournament such as WUDC, AWSDC, WSDC, UADC, HWS Round Robin Australs and etc.

20

20%

Applicant shall have the experience of being a trainer for the newcomer-debaters; as well as experience in providing leadership training.

A TESOL-trainer or alike is an advantage

10

10%

Applicant shall have the ability to work in a team with different backgrounds and nationalities, applicant shall have problem solving skills and organizational experiences, and applicant should be a university graduate. A postgraduate holder is desirable, but not mandatory;

 

10

10%

Total technical score

70

70%

Financial: 30%

30

30%

Final Score

100

100%

 

 

 

 

 

  1. APPROVAL

This TOR is approved by:


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