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National Consultant to Develop Training Materials and Conduct Training to officials of the Ministry of National Unity
|Location :||Home-based with occasional visit to UNDP Office and Ministry of National Unity (both located in Putrajaya), MALAYSIA|
|Application Deadline :||07-Dec-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Six (6) months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||January 2021 – June 2021|
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.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP is on the ground in 176 countries and territories, working with governments and people on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. UNDP, as an integral part of its mission to fight poverty and improve the lives of people around the world, is committed to being open, transparent and accountable.
Country Office Context
UNDP Malaysia Country Office intends to support the Ministry of National Unity to support the Government of Malaysia in expanding its national unity agenda, with the Rukun Negara as the core principle of this agenda. The collaboration is focused on three key areas of intervention: 1) Policy-level Intervention; 2) Institutional Governance and Capacity Building; 3) Grassroots Initiatives. UNDP, with its rich experience in supporting social dialogue, peace and reconciliation in countries around the world, is well positioned to support Malaysia’s national unity agenda and reinforce its high emphasis on social cohesion.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work:
Under the direct supervision of the Programme Analyst (Governance for Development) and the overall guidance of the Deputy Resident Representative, the National Consultant will:
The consultant will work under the direct supervision of the Programme Analyst (Governance for Development) and the overall guidance of the UNDP Malaysia Deputy Resident Representative.
Fortnightly reporting will be required, and each deliverable shall be presented to the Programme Analyst (Governance for Development) for review and approval.
The project will not be required to provide any facilities or other support, though the Programme Analyst (Governance for Development) or other team members may provide guidance.
Duration of the Work and Duty Station
The whole assignment is foreseen for a period of six (6) months between 1 January 2021 and 30 June 2021. This is a home-based assignment with travel expected to UNDP Office and the Ministry of National Unity, both located in Putrajaya, Malaysia
The consultant will use their own equipment and software.
All information and production of the knowledge product to the assignments, as well as, outputs produced under this contract shall remain the property of the UNDP who shall have exclusive rights over their use. The products shall not be disclosed to the public nor used in whatever format without written permission of UNDP in line with the national and International Copyright Laws applicable.
PRICE PROPOSAL AND SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS
The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables. The financial proposal should include a breakdown of this lump sum amount (including all related costs such as travel costs, per diem etc).
Payments are subject to submission of deliverables duly approved by the Programme Analyst (Governance for Development) which shall serve as the basis for the payment of services.
Any unexpected travel beyond Klang Valley, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya will be paid by UNDP Malaysia per UNDP travel rules and regulation. The consultant will need to discuss and obtain approval from the supervisor at least a week before the travel.
Required Skills and Experience