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Junior Consultant: Effective Development Co-operation,
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||02-Dec-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 Months (131 Working Days)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 Months (131 Working Days)|
Present in 166 countries and territories, UNDP supports governments in developing strong policies, institutions and partnerships to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. It does so in part through its comprehensive knowledge network, which includes expert practitioners that provide focused advice and support in strategic policy areas.
The Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS) has the responsibility for developing all relevant policy and guidance to support the results of UNDP’s Strategic Plan. BPPS’s staff provides technical advice to Country Offices; advocates for UNDP corporate messages, represents UNDP at multi-stakeholder fora, including public-private dialogues, government and civil society dialogues, South-South and Triangular Co-operation initiatives, and engages in UN inter-agency coordination in specific thematic areas. BPPS assists UNDP and partners to achieve higher quality development results through an integrated approach that links results-based management and performance monitoring with more effective and new ways of working. BPPS supports UNDP and partners to be more innovative, knowledge and data driven, including in its programme support efforts.
Within BPPS, the Effectiveness Group provides crucial support to ensure that UNDP is an effective, accountable, and transparent thought leader and partner of choice for sustainable development. The Effectiveness Group also assists countries and stakeholders implementing the effective development co-operation principles and supports the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC), as part of the UNDP-OECD Joint Support Team. This includes supporting global policy dialogue and mutual learning on effective development co-operation, as well as leading country support in implementation and monitoring of effective development co-operation principles.
The Global Partnership held its first Senior Level Meeting (SLM) in July 2019, which highlighted the contentious importance of country-level implementation of effectiveness principles as an essential driver for development results. Building on the outcomes from the SLM and progress made under the Global Partnership’s 2017-2018 work programme, the Global Partnership is developing a new work programme, which will re-anchor all the Global Partnership activities more firmly at the country level and mainstream sharing of knowledge and learning across all activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK
Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Global Policy Adviser, the Consultant will focus on the following duties and responsibilities:
Policy Research and Analysis on Effective Development Co-operation (30%):
Knowledge Management and Partner Country Engagement (40%):
Logistical / Operational Support (30%):
Expected outputs and deliverables:
Required Skills and Experience
The application package containing the following (to be uploaded as one file):
Note: The above documents need to be scanned in one file and uploaded to the online application as one document.
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
Applicants are reviewed based on Required Skills and Experience stated above and based on the technical evaluation criteria outlined below. Applicants will be evaluated based on cumulative scoring. When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical evaluation - Total 70% (700 points):
Having reviewed applications received, UNDP will invite the top five shortlisted candidates for interviews. Please kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (490 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (700 points) shall be considered for the financial evaluation
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (490 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (700 points) shall be considered for the financial evaluation.
Financial evaluation - Total 30% (300 points)
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
p = y (µ/z), where
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
y = maximum number of points for the financial proposal
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated
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.
The consultant will work under the guidance and direct supervision of the GPEDC Gobal Policy Advisor and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables as specified above.
For BPPS ICs: The Consultant will be responsible for providing her/his own laptop.
The work week will be based on 35 hours, i.e. on a 7 hour working day, with core hours being between 9h00 and 18h00 daily.
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Annex 1 - UNDP P-11 Form for ICs
Annex 2 - IC Contract Template
Annex 3 – IC General Terms and Conditions
Annex 4 – RLA Template
Any request for clarification must be sent by email to email@example.com
The UNDP Central Procurement Unit will respond by email and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all applicants.
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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.