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Editor/Proof-reader (English Speaking)
|Location :||Nicosia, CYPRUS|
|Application Deadline :||28-Jan-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||2 Months|
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.
United Nations Development Program (UNDP) works to support the ongoing peace and confidence building process by promoting initiatives that encourage dialogue and cooperation between the communities of Cyprus.
With funding from the EU and implementation by UNDP, the “Support Facility to the Bi-Communal Technical Committees" provides financial, conceptual, and operational support in the preparation and realization of small, ad-hoc activities as well as more substantive projects and interventions.
Through the assistance provided by the “Support Facility to the Bi-communal Technical Committees”, the Bicommunal Technical Committee on Education (TC on Education) is now implementing an Action – “Pilot Production of Educational Materials”- which aims to create new educational materials and to encourage teachers to share high-quality lesson plans they have already created.
Within this context, UNDP is seeking a professional Proof-reader/Editor who will work on a part-time basis to edit/proofread educational materials, such as lesson plans and training modules in English language.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Programme and Communications Analyst and with substantive inputs from Technical Committee on Education, the Consultant will be responsible for undertaking the followings:
Deliverable / Output
Following is the estimated volume of business for the contract duration (2 months). Please note that, UNDP does not guarantee any minimum quantity of services.
Planning & Organizing
Required Skills and Experience
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
Logistics of the Assignment:
The Consultant shall arrange her/his own local travel, if needed. Please note that consultants will need to provide their own laptop, mobile phone and other relevant equipment for working purposes.
Evaluation / Selection Process
All applicants will be screened against qualifications set above. Candidates fully meeting the requirements will be further evaluated based on the criteria below.
Technical Criteria (CV review and interviews/desk review) – 70% of total evaluation– max. 70 points
CV review: 20 points:
Only candidates who obtained at least 70% of points from the CV review (who will score at least 14 points) will be eligible to be invited for an interview/desk review.
Interview/Desk review: 50 points
Only those individual consultants who obtained at least 70% of points from the CV review and Interview/desk review (49 out of 70) will be considered for financial proposal evaluation.
Financial Criteria - 30% of total evaluation – max. 30 points.
Financial scores will be calculated using the formula [lowest offer / financial offer of the candidate x 30].
UNDP applies the “Best value for money approach” – the final selection will be based on the combination of the applicants’ qualification and financial proposal.
Payment shall be made upon the submission of the certification of payment form and the completion and approval of the output (as per this ToR) by UNDP.