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Task Leader-Project Development and Reporting
|Location :||Yerevan, ARMENIA|
|Application Deadline :||12-Aug-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||August 2020- December, 2020 (up to 90 workdays)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||2 years (based on performance and availability of funds)|
"Sustainable Developments” programme of socio-economic portfolio of UNDP Armenia in partnership with the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure with the financial support of the Russian Federation is implementing “Integrated Rural Tourism Development” (hereafter Sustainable Tourism) and “Fostering Participatory Development in Bordering Settlements of Gegharkunik and Vayots Dzor Regions”(hereafter “Sustainable Communities”).
The project offers an intervention strategy for the development of rural tourism in Armenia with the objective of creating sustainable income-generating opportunities as supplemental income source to reduce the level of rural poverty, contribute to equal territorial development and shape conducive environment for rural development.
The project’s specific objectives are the following:
The Project focuses on reducing the asymmetries of territorial development of Armenia targeting sustainable development and economic integration of bordering areas in Gegharkunik and Vayots Dzor regions. The project will reach out to the vulnerable groups of 34 bordering settlements with a total population of 41981in two regions through reducing socioeconomic vulnerabilities and facilitating involvement of low-income population in income-generating and production activities, as well as providing access to improved livelihood as a result of rehabilitated community infrastructure.
The Project aims at promoting participatory development in target areas facilitating engagement of local population in decision-making at local level and need-based design of local development agenda. The Project pursues the following objectives:
The Project builds its efforts on the best of already tried and tested models, particularly taking to the next level the mechanisms and models designed and piloted within the scope of Russia-funded “Integrated Support to Rural Development: Building Resilient communities” Project.
The intervention logic hinges on strong partnership and synergised efforts between UNDP and WFP, when the combined expertise and comparative advantages of two agencies will contribute to increased local production and income raise for the most vulnerable groups which will boost economic security in the localities and take to poverty reduction in the target communities. The underpinning principles of the project are participation, inclusive growth, local development.
UNDP Armenia is seeking a Project Development and Reporting Task Leader to support the programme in:
The Task Leader will work under the overall supervision of the socio-economic Portfolio Manager and direct supervision of the Programme Manager in close cooperation with the Project teams and the counterpart institutions/organizations.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Task Lead will be responsible for:
Project ideas/concept development
Projects monitoring and reporting
The contractor will be paid on a monthly basis for the number of days worked (up to 20 days per month). For payment on a monthly basis, completed timesheets and certification that the monthly deliverables have been achieved are required
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Leadership and Self-Management
Required Skills and Experience
INDIVIDUAL CANDIDATES WILL BE EVALUATED BASED ON THE FOLLOWING METHODOLOGY:
Candidates will be evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of the applicants' technical qualifications, experience and financial proposal.The contract will be awarded to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as technically responsive/compliant/acceptable to the requirements of the ToR and received the highest cumulative (technical and financial) score out of below defined technical and financial criteria.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for financial evaluation.
Technical Criteria - 70% of total evaluation - max. 70 points
Financial Criteria - 30% of total evaluation - max. 30 points.
DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING THE APPLICATION.
General Conditions of Contract is available here: GENERAL CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT
Note: Please note you can upload only one document to this application (scan all documents in one single PDF file to attach).
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.