- UNDP around the world
Many of UNDP's relationships with countries and territories on the ground exceed 60 years. Find details on our successes and ongoing work.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Dem. Republic of)
- Congo (Republic of)
- Costa Rica
- Côte d'Ivoire
- Democratic People's Republic of Korea
- Denmark (Rep. Office)
- Dominican Republic
- E.U (Rep. Office)
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Fiji (Multi-country Office)
- Finland (Rep. Office)
- Geneva (Rep. Office)
- Iraq (Republic of)
- Kosovo (as per UNSCR 1244)
- Lao PDR
- Mauritius & Seychelles
- Norway (Rep. Office)
- Papua New Guinea
- Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People
- Russian Federation
- Samoa (Multi-country Office)
- São Tomé and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- Sweden (Rep. Office)
- The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
- Tokyo (Rep. Office)
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Arab Emirates
- About Us
- News Centre
Senior International Social Protection (SP) Technical Adviser
|Location :||Home-Based, CAMBODIA|
|Application Deadline :||03-Jun-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 :||Initial contract is from 19 June 2020 to18 Jun 2021 (up to 50 days/year over 3 years)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Initial contract is from 19 June 2020 to18 Jun 2021 (up to 50 days/year over 3 years)|
Cambodia is a country undergoing many transitions – an emergent Middle-Income Country, with a growing middle class supported by a rapidly growing economy; and deeper level changes given by societal modernization and the twin processes of industrialization and urbanization. Its development transformation from a near-history of conflict and social dislocation is dramatic. With economic growth topping 7 per cent per year and a relatively equitable income distribution, poverty has declined dramatically to just 13.5% in 2014, and is likely to be below 10% today. This is a time of opportunity, but also one of turbulence. Two key social policy challenges are the emergence of: (1) a large group of near-poor and vulnerable households, with incomes just above the poverty line; and (2) a remaining group of hard-to-reach extreme poor, often living in remote areas. The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has recognized these issues with the launch of the National Social Protection Policy Framework (NSPPF).
UNDP has responded by developing research on the adoption of graduation-based social protection programmes. These innovative interventions offer assets and a support package to poor households in place of cash alone, enabling the poor to escape poverty through their own productive efforts. During 2020, UNDP will deliver a large operational pilot under which a Cambodian graduation package would be field-tested using a rigorous Randomized Control Trial (RCT) methodology. RCT results and operational learnings will be used to enable and inform the adoption of a similar approach by RGC at scale.
Duties and Responsibilities
This LTA specifies the role akin to a chief technical adviser to support project management in the following areas of work:
Required Skills and Experience
Interested offeror must read the Individual Consultant (IC) Procurement Notice, which can be viewed at https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=66027 more detail information about term of references, instructions to offeror, and to download the documents to be submitted in the offer through online.
UNDP reserves right to reject any applications that is incomplete.
Please be informed that we don’t accept application submitted via email.
Interested Offerors are required to submit application via UNDP jobsite system as the application screening and evaluation will be done through UNDP jobsite system. Please note that UNDP jobsite system allows only one uploading of application document, so please make sure that you merge all your documents into a single file. Your online applications submission will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an email acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please resubmit the application, if necessary. Please combine all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document.
Interested individual offeror must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
(i) Explaining why they are the most suitable for the work
(ii) A written sample to prove superior written/ communication skills, with the ability to convey complex development concepts and recommendations.
(ii) Provide a brief methodology on how they will approach and conduct the work (if applicable)
2. Financial proposal
3. Personal CV including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references
Any request for clarification/additional information on this procurement notice shall be communicated in writing to UNDP office or send to email firstname.lastname@example.org and cc email@example.com . While the Procurement Unit would endeavor to provide information expeditiously, only requests receiving at least 5 working days prior to the submission deadline will be entertained. Any delay in providing such information will not be considered as a reason for extending the submission deadline. The UNDP's response (including an explanation of the query but without identifying the source of inquiry) will be posted in Individual Consultant (IC) Procurement Notice page as provided above. Therefore, all prospective Offerors are advised to visit the page regularly to make obtain update related to this Individual Consultant (IC).
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.