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Consultancy:- Senior Consultant -Organizational-Fit-Questionnaire, BMS/OHR/UNDP
|Location :||Home Based|
|Application Deadline :||23-Nov-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|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 :||25 Working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||25 Woking 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.
UNDP is the UN Development Programme and works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP helps countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. UNDP supports the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as they help shape global sustainable development.
UNDP has a workforce of more than 18,000 personnel in country, regional and headquarters offices. The workforce includes national employees (85%) and international employees (15%). In 2019 The organization posted 4,800 job vacancies for internal and/or external candidates, and hired and onboarded 2,613 new employees, including 2,174 national employees (638 National Officer/General Service staff and 1,536 Service Contract holders) and 439 International Professional staff. In addition, the organization reassigned/relocated 740 International Professional staff within the organization.
In May 2019 UNDP launched its new people strategy called People for 2030. The vision of People for 2030 is to:
One of the key People for 2030 objectives is to enhance UNDP’s capacity to attract, assess and select people with the right skills, knowledge, and attitude. In order to achieve this, UNDP is developing strategies to attract and select the best talent, including offering a seamless candidate experience and positioning the organization as an employer of choice. The following work is currently being implemented:
As part of the above work, UNDP is seeking to design an Organizational-Fit-Questionnaire that will enable job applicants to gain quick insight into UNDP’s Employer Value Proposition, core values, culture, mission and work offering, and assess their compatibility with the applicant’s own values, preferences and aspirations. The questionnaire is to be used as a pre-application, self-assessment tool for job applicants, who are considering applying for different positions at different grades and at international and national levels across UNDP.
It is the intention that the questionnaire will help candidates self-assess whether they are a good match for UNDP and inform their decision whether to apply to the position with UNDP.
UNDP is looking for an experienced consultant to provide support to the design of an Organizational-Fit-Questionnaire for positions at international and national level, and at different grades and in different areas.
Duties and Responsibilities
SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK
UNDP’s People for 2030 Strategy, employer value proposition, recruitment communication material, competency and career frameworks, will constitute key building blocks for the design of an Organizational-Fit-Questionnaire.
The consultant will provide advisory support to:
Expected outputs and deliverables:
The consultant will implement the following deliverables:
Required Skills and Experience
The application package containing the following (to be uploaded as one file):
Note: The above documents need to be scanned in one file and uploaded to the online application as one document.
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
The Financial Proposal is to be emailed as per the instruction in the separate email that will be sent to shortlisted candidates.
Applicants are reviewed based on Required Skills and Experience stated above and based on the technical evaluation criteria outlined below. Applicants will be evaluated based on cumulative scoring. When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical evaluation - Total 70% (70 points):
Having reviewed applications received, UNDP will invite the top three shortlisted candidates for interview. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (49 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (70 points) shall be considered for the financial evaluation.
Financial evaluation - Total 30% (30 points)
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
p = y (µ/z), 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
Candidate obtaining the highest combined scores in the combined score of Technical and Financial evaluation will be considered technically qualified and will be offered to enter into contract with UNDP.
The consultant will report to and work closely with the Chief of Central Recruitment and Chief of Talent Acquisition and Peoples Programme.
The consultancy will be home based with weekly virtual meetings with the Chief of Central Recruitment and Talent Acquisition & Peoples Programme. The consultant will hold virtual meetings with key stakeholders within UNDP.
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Annex 1 - UNDP P-11 Form for ICs
Annex 2 - IC Contract Template
Annex 3 – IC General Terms and Conditions
Annex 4 – RLA Template
Any request for clarification must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The UNDP Central Procurement Unit will respond by email and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all applicants.