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International Consultant for the Design and Delivery of the Istanbul Innovation Days 2020
|Location :||Istanbul, TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||20-Nov-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||estimated 10 November 2019-20 May 2020|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||approximately 100 days|
Istanbul Innovation Days are UNDP’s flagship event on innovation. Currently in its fifth year, this R&D event for UNDP serves to accelerate organizational learning on emergent risks and approaches.
Duties and Responsibilities
We are recruiting an International consultant for the design and delivery of IID 2020. This is an opportunity to design, shape and execute a flagship initiative that seeks to rethink how development is done, by engaging with the cutting-edge practice. The project manager will be responsible for the strategic execution of the event by adhering to the IID 2020 concept, guided by the Regional Bureau for Europe and Central Asia and the global innovation team.
Horizon Scanning & Ecosystem Growth – identifying issues and actors behind the bend (approximately 30% of work input)
Coordination & Collaboration – working with units across the organization (HQ, region and CO) to ensure that all relevant parties are engaged (approximately 20% of work input)
Event Execution – provision of technical support in the implementation of the IID 2020 (approximately 50% of work input)
Required Skills and Experience
Evaluation of Applicants
Only candidates who will get at least 70% of points in the desk review (criteria A-D) will be considered for interviews. Only candidates who will get at least 70% in technical evaluation (Criteria A-F) will be considered for financial evaluation.
Financial Criteria - 30% of total evaluation – max. 15 points.
Step 2: Submission of Financial Proposal - Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and requested to provide a financial offer.
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.