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Knowledge Management Consultant
|Location :||bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||20-Oct-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 :||1 November 2019 – 1 May 2020|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Up to 100 days|
UNDP is the knowledge frontier organization for sustainable development in the UN Development System and serves as the integrator for collective action to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UNDP's policy work carried out at HQ, Regional and Country Office levels, forms a contiguous spectrum of deep local knowledge to cutting-edge global perspectives and advocacy. In this context, UNDP has established the Global Policy Network (GPN), a network of field-based and global technical expertise across a wide range of knowledge domains and in support of the signature solutions and organizational capabilities envisioned in the Strategic Plan. To make the GPN effective, UNDP places an emphasis on knowledge generation, management and disbursement.
Among the focus areas of the GPN, UNDP works on Inclusive and Sustainable Growth. This practice is framed by three broad policy priorities for UNDP’s support to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth tailored to the development needs of countries:
Duties and Responsibilities
UNDP's Bangkok Regional Hub (BRH) supports countrieds in the Asia- Pacific region on various development issues, including inclusive growth. The BRH has responsibility for developing relevant policy and guidance to support the results of UNDP's Strategic Plan in the Asia- Pacific region. Within this context, the Inclusive Growth team in UNDP’s Asia-Pacific Regional Hub in Bangkok is seeking a consultant for the following assignement.
Scope of Work
The key objectives of the assignment are to:
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
The consultant will work closely with all members of Prosperity team. This assignment’s key tasks and scope of work can be summarized as follows:
The assignment will be conducted in overall supervision and oversight by the head of the Inclusive Growth team. The consultant will report to the head of Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development Team at UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub, in all aspects of the activities that s/he will be involved in. The consultant will also work closely and in consultation with all members of the Inclusive Growth Team; as necessary, the consultant will work closely and in consultation with management and staff of selected country offices/team of UNDP.
Duration of the Work
1 November 2019 – 1 May 2020 (up to 100 days)
Bangkok, Thailand with no travel. Telecommunication with country office and relevant counterparts in Asia and Pacific is required
Required Skills and Experience
Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
The contract will be based on Daily Fee
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 IC 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 on a monthly basis based on actual days worked, upon verification of completion of deliverables and approval by the IC’s supervisor of a Time Sheet indicating the days worked in the period.
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.
Travel costs shall be reimbursed at actual but not exceeding the quotation from UNDP approved travel agent. Repatriation travel cost from home to duty station in Bangkok and return shall not be covered by UNDP.
Evaluation Method and Criteria
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 qualified proposal received by UNDP for the assignment.
Technical Criteria for Evaluation (Maximum 100 points)
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70 points would be considered for 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 the successful candidate will be notified**
To download related documents and templates, please click the link below:
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.