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Finance and Administrative Consultant – CADRI Partnership
|Location :||Geneva, SWITZERLAND|
|Application Deadline :||25-May-20 (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 :||160 working days|
The Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI) is a global partnership composed of 20 UN and non-UN organizations that works towards strengthening countries’ capacities to pursue integrated and coherent solutions to reduce disaster and climate risks to achieve the 2030 agenda and its commitment to leave no one behind.
By pooling its member agencies’ resources, expertise and knowledge, the CADRI Partnership promotes the effectiveness of the UN System to optimally use its assets and expertise, drawing upon HQ and regional offices to complement the expertise available at country level. Over the past decade, the CADRI Partnership has been active in supporting capacity development in disaster risk reduction (DRR), including preparedness for response, in 30 countries.
The CADRI Partnership is implemented through an inter-agency Joint Programme with UNDP designated as “Managing Agent” for the Pooled Fund. The Joint Programme is implemented by UNDP in accordance with UNDP financial regulations, rules, practices and procedures and project management guidelines. The Joint Programme is managed through the ATLAS ERP project management on-line platform which is an integrated information system for project management.
The implementation of the Joint Programme entails significant administrative workload in support of the development of the new offer of services, new tools, new delivery modalities, as well as additional reporting requirements to partner agencies contributing to the Pooled Fund. The CADRI Board therefore approved the hiring of an administrative and finance consultant to support a smooth implementation of the 2020 annual work plan.
Duties and Responsibilities
The objective of this assignment is to provide the required administrative and financial support to the implementation of the joint programme.
Expected Outputs and Deliverables
The consultant will perform the following duties and responsibilities:
Organization of CADRI events
Facilitation of procurement processes of goods and services working closely with procurement team:
Programme and budget management
The consultant will be part of the CADRI Secretariat and report to the CADRI Coordinator.
Duration of the Work
The expected duration of the assignment is 160 working days between 15 June 2020 and 14 Jun 2021, corresponding to approximately 60% or 3 days/ weekly.
Required Skills and Experience
Recommended Presentation of Offer
The following documents should be submitted:
IMPORTANT: The application is a separate two-step process. Failing to comply with the submission process may result in disqualifying the applicants.
Step 1: Interested candidates must include the following documents when submitting the applications in UNDP Job Site (Please note that only 1 (one) file can be uploaded therefore please include all documents in one file)
Step 2: Submission of Financial Proposal. Applicants are requested to submit their financial proposals in US Dollars by an email to Mahmood Zahir email@example.com, using the financial proposal template available here: http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_file.cfm?doc_id=45780. The proposals should be sent via an email with the following subject heading: “91377 -Financial Proposal – Finance and Administrative Consultant – CADRI Partnership” by the deadline of this vacancy.
NOTE: Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
Schedule of Payments
The consultant will be paid upon submission of deliverable report and time sheet.
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer
Candidates will be evaluated using a combined scoring method with the qualifications and methodology weighted at 70% and the price offer weighted at 30%. Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49% (out of 70%) points on the technical qualifications part will be considered for the Financial Evaluation. The candidates will be required to provide three references which may be contacted to ascertain the skills and qualifications of the candidates.
Criteria for evaluation of qualifications (70 points maximum):
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.
(e.g. living expenses, fees, health insurance, vaccination costs, visa costs, travel to duty station costs, taxes and social security and any other relevant expenses related to the performance of services).
Annexes to the TOR
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.