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Consultant to Formulate the National Policy for the Development of Orang Asli (Basic Amenities & Infrastructure)
|Location :||Home-Based with travel to Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur where required, MALAYSIA|
|Application Deadline :||31-Jan-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months (17 February 2020 to 18 August 2020)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3 months|
This National Policy on the Development of Orang Asli (Pelan Pembangunan Nasional Orang Asli 2030) for Orang Asli in Peninsular Malaysia, will set out the government policies related to Orang Asli in the seven (7) focus areas of land, education, health, infrastructure, leadership, economics and culture. This national policy will summarize specific analysis needed, new policy strategies and the shared action plan for addressing Orang Asli concerns and issues from 2021 towards 2030.
Orang Asli resides in Peninsular Malaysia and makes up 1% of the national population. With the government’s new policy agenda on shared prosperity vision, that aspires to leave no one behind, there is a need to re-visit current policies on the development of the Orang Asli. The proposed plan aims to end extreme poverty, andaddress deprivations and vulnerabilities among the Orang Asli communities towards an improved standard of well-being.
This consultancy aims to review and develop policies for the Orang Asli communities in the areas of land, education, health, infrastructure, leadership, economics and culture.
The main objectives of this consultancy is to contribute to the development of policy documents in the area of Basic Amenities & Infrastructure development for Orang Asli settlements:
Duties and Responsibilities
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
SCOPE OF WORK
The consultant is expected to work closely with a team of Orang Asli subject matter experts assembled for this project (hereafter, collectively referred as Project Team), together with JAKOA’s Technical Working Committee (TWC) (Jawatankuasa Pelaksanaan Pelan Pembangunan Nasional Orang Asli (JPPPNOA)) for this project.
The Project Team is expected to work closely to:
Specifically for each expected deliverable, the Consultant is expected to:
1.Develop a policy paper on Orang Asli wellbeing in the context of Basic Amenities & Infrastructure development in Peninsular Malaysia, focused for the next 10 years towards 2030.
2. Contribute to the formulation of the Shared Action Plan and Roadmap for Orang Asli Development for medium and long-term implementation, specifically in the context of Basic Amenities & Infrastructure development for Orang Asli settlements.
3.Contribute to the formulation of JAKOA Strategic Plan 2021-2025 on Basic Amenities & Infrastructure development for Orang Asli settlements
4.Contribute to the development of the National Policy on the Development of Orang Asli in Peninsular Malaysia 2030 (Pelan Pembangunan Nasional Orang Asli 2030) on Basic Amenities & Infrastructure development for Orang Asli settlements.
The consultancy will be up to 6 months, beginning from 17 February 2020 to 18 August 2020. However, the contract is not expected to be a full time contract and payment will be made according to the deliverables achieved.
The consultant and Project Team is expected to produce:
DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINE
The consultant will be responsible for the delivery, content, technical quality and accuracy of the paper, presentation slides and questions answer for the consultation roadshow. All deliverables shall be submitted to UNDP Malaysia and the Jawatankuasa Induk Pelan Pembangunan Nasional Orang Asli (JIPPNOA) JAKOA.
TERMS OF PAYMENT
The fee is payable upon satisfactory completion and acceptance of the deliverables by JAKOA and UNDP Malaysia. Breakdown of deliverables and percentage is in The Letter of Confirmation Interest with Financial Proposal template at: https://www.my.undp.org/content/dam/malaysia/docs/Procurement/OA_Letter%20of%20Interest%20with%20Financial%20Proposal.docx
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Management and Leadership
Required Skills and Experience
The consultant should have the following expertise and experience:
Master Degree in Anthropology, Land Laws, Land Resources Management,Land Administration Environmental Management, Leadership, Health, Engineering, Public Policy, Development Science or other related fields.
Proficient in English and Bahasa Malaysia. Proficiency in any of the Malaysian Orang Asli dialect (sub-etnic) will be an added advantage.
DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING PROPOSAL
Interested individuals must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
How to Apply:
Forms and General terms & conditions to be downloaded:
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should 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 a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
* Technical Criteria weight; [70%]
* Financial Criteria weight; [30%]
UNDP applies a fair and transparent selection process that will take into account the competencies/skills of the applicants as well as their financial proposals. Qualified women and members of social minorities are encouraged to apply.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, aboriginal groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
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.