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Youth Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consultant
|Location :||Home based with mission travels to countries in Asia and the Pacific region|
|Application Deadline :||03-Nov-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 :||16 December 2020 - 31 December 2021|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||up to a maximum of 225 working days.|
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.
Project Title: Youth Co:Lab, Regional Youth Project on Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of work:
The consultant is expected to assist the following activities in completing the assignments:
Platforms and Methodologies Development:
Project Development and Implementation:
Partnership Outreach and Management:
Expected Outputs and Deliverables:
The consultant is expected to work towards the following work plan, and timelines to achieve the stated outputs.
The consultant will report to the Regional Youth Project Manager and Coordinator at UNDP BRH and work in close collaboration with the UNDP country offices and other key parties. The success of the project depends on the timely delivery of each component.? The Consultant should ensure timely identification of potential risks and signal any delays in deliverables. The contract will be effective immediately upon signature by UNDP.
The Youth and Civil Society Team, UNDP BRH will have the following responsibilities: (i) Provide relevant documents; (ii) Discuss and agree on the methodologies of the assignment; and (iii) Monitor and evaluate the progress of the assignment. The contract and payments will be performance-based and regularly assessed by the Youth and Civil Society Team, UNDP BRH. All travel expenses to and from the target area should be included in the financial proposal.
The present ToR may be subject to modification, without changing the overall objective and the scope of work, on the basis of mutual consultations. UNDP will hold the copyright of the assignment deliverables.
Duration of Work:
The Consultant is expected to commit, a full-time basis, to a period of 16 December 2020 to 31 December 2021, up to a maximum of 225 working days over the contract period.
The consultancy will be managed by the UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub. The consultancy is home-based with mission travels to countries in Asia and the Pacific region.
The consultancy’s travel will be managed by the UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub. Travels will be expected in relation to the national dialogues and required prior approval.
Required Skills and Experience
The consultant should possess the following expertise and qualifications:
Experience and skills:
Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
The consultant must send a financial proposal based on a Daily Rate. The consultant shall quote an all-inclusive Daily Fee for the contract period. The term “all-inclusive” implies that all costs (professional fees, communications, consumables, etc.) that could be incurred by the IC in completing the assignment are already factored into the daily fee submitted in the proposal. If applicable, travel or daily allowance cost (if any work is to be done outside the IC’s duty station) should be identified separately.
Payments shall be done on a monthly basis based on actual days worked, upon verification of completion of deliverables and approval by the IC’s supervisor of a Time Sheet and certificate of payment (COP) indicating the days worked in the period.
In general, UNDP shall not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she should do so using their own resources.
In the event of unforeseeable travel not anticipated in this TOR, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon between the respective business unit and the Individual Consultant prior to travel and will be reimbursed. Travel costs shall be reimbursed at actual but not exceeding the quotation from UNDP approved travel agent.
Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer:
Evaluation Method and Criteria Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
The award of the contract shall 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 set of weighted technical criteria (70%), and financial criteria (30%). Financial score shall be computed as a ratio of the proposal being evaluated and the lowest priced proposal received by UNDP for the assignment.
Technical Criteria for Evaluation (70 points)
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Please group them into one (1) single PDF document as the application only allows to upload maximum one document:
Incomplete proposals may not be considered. The short-listed candidates may be contacted and the successful candidate will be notified.
Annex I - ToR_YSEI Consultant
***All documents can be downloaded at: https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=71570
For any clarification regarding this assignment please write to firstname.lastname@example.org under subject: JobAds 94537 - Youth Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consultant.