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Consultancy – Resident Coordination Transition of HR Services BMS/ OHR/UNDP (Re-Advertised)
|Location :||Home Based|
|Application Deadline :||19-Jan-21 (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 :||58 Working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||58 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.
To implement the MOU a project: “Client Support Services to the UN Secretariat for a Reformed UN RC System” has been launched by BMS and a project team is being established within the Directorate of BMS in New York. The team’s assignment is temporary, time-bound, results-based and will be sourced from within the organization. The team will serve as a client services account manager for the UN Secretariat and will provide overall corporate support to the delivery of services in HR, finance and operations (general administration, procurement, IT and legal) to a delinked RC system in 130 country offices. The team will centrally manage, monitor and report quarterly on UNDP’s service delivery to the UN Secretariat and will be accountable for the implementation of the MOU. The team will manage the risks and ensure corporate compliance, and overall fiduciary standards of the MOU’s implementation. The team will build on existing BMS administrative and operational capacities and will serve as surge capacity, complementing the work of Regional Bureaus and country offices (COs) on administering the RC system seamlessly.
This short-term consultancy will aim to support the successful implementation of actions outlined in the arrangements for the migration of RCO national staff currently administered by UNDP to the UN Secretariat as of 01 January 2021 some critical deliverables in the scope of HR support are defined.
Duties and Responsibilities
SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK
Expected Outputs and 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):
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 work under the guidance and direct supervision of Zaida Omar and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables as specified above.
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.