Web Management Consultant (National)



Advertised on behalf of :

Location : Home-based, GEORGIA
Application Deadline :26-Feb-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Gender Equality
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
01-Mar-2021
Duration of Initial Contract :1 March 2021 - 28 Feb 2022
Expected Duration of Assignment :48 working days within the contract duration

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.


Background

UN Women Country Office in Georgia supports the Government and civil society partners in fostering women's empowerment and gender equality. UN Women focuses its activities on one overarching goal: to support the implementation at the national level of existing international commitments to advance gender equality. In support of this goal, UN Women in Georgia implements projects and programmes in the following thematic areas: women, peace and security; elimination of violence against women; social and economic empowerment of women; mainstreaming gender into national planning and budgeting processes.

To enhance its communication with state and non-state partners as well as the general public in Georgia the UN Women Georgia Country Office has develop its official country website. The website is user-friendly, with smooth navigation and a modern content management system, and serve as a working tool for UN Women Georgia and an information resource for its partners, donor organizations and the general public, about UN Women in general and the UN Women Georgia Country Office in particular.

Based on continuous upgrade in content management system and quality assurance UN Women Georgia Country Office would like to hire a Web Management Consultant.


Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the National Consultant are:

  • Evaluate and test website to verify website function according to corporate rules and requirements;
  • Validate that website performs to established guidelines;
  • Participate in review of standards, procedures, tools and process;
  • Work with the Website Specialist and web developers at headquarters to identify, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues on the web content management system (WCMS);
  • Prepare and develop test strategies and test plans;
  • Update and modernize the web-site regularly and as needed;
  • Assist UN Women communications team in solving quality assurance issues;
  • Work collectively to solve defects;
  • Assist in disaster recovery testing;
  • Train the Communications Officer and Social Media Assistant on the use of WCMS website content adding/editing.
  • Carry out any other appropriate associated work that may be requested to run smoothly the website.

Deliverables:

Quarterly detailed reports (aligned with calendar quarters):

  • focusing on error troubleshooting during content submission process, making sure UN Women country website is technically well-functioning, is of a high-quality and in full compliance with the corporate rules and regulations;   
  • listing all updates made and/or trainings conducted for Communications Analyst and Social Media Assistant to stay updated and trained on the use of the WCMS and website content adding/editing.


Competencies

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637


Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (for example, web management, development or web communications). An undergraduate degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of a master’s degree.

Experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience with managing websites using web-based content management systems, preferably Sitecore.
  • Proven experience with web taxonomies to categorize and tag web content, preferably with an understanding of gender-related issues.
  • Proven experience in coding HTML and CSS according to the latest web standards.
  • Proven experience providing training and technical support to WCMS users.

Evaluation Procedure:

The candidates will be evaluated in three stages: according to minimum qualification criteria; technical and financial evaluation.

The candidates must possess the following minimum qualification criteria to be eligible for further technical evaluation:

  • University degree (Masters) in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • At least five years of experience in the field of IT, web-design and development in Georgia or elsewhere
  • Fluency in Georgian and English

The candidates will be evaluated in three stages: according to minimum qualification criteria followed by technical and financial evaluation.

Technical evaluation criteria (including minimum qualifications):

  • University degree (Masters) in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (max 30 points)
  • At least five years of experience in the field of IT, web-design and development in Georgia or elsewhere (max 100 points)
  • Proved experience in delivering trainings on website Contents Management Systems (max 50 points)
  • Solid knowledge on website security and website hosting service (max 50 points)
  • Portfolio of at least 5 web-sites of moderate to high complexity developed for different organizations in the past 3 years, including at least one in the past 6 months (max 90 points)
  • Fluency in Georgian and English (max 30 points)

Maximum total technical score amounts to 350 points. Only candidates who have passed over the minimum qualification criteria and have accumulated at least 245 points out of maximum 350 under technical evaluation will qualify for the next stage i.e. evaluation of their financial proposals.

Evaluation of submitted financial offers will be done based on the following formula: S = Fmin / F * 150

S – score received on financial evaluation;

Fmin – the lowest financial offer out of all the submitted offers qualified over the technical evaluation round;

F – financial offer under consideration.

The winning candidate will be the candidate, who has accumulated the highest aggregated score (technical scoring + financial scoring).

Management arrangements:

The National Consultant will work under the overall guidance of the UN Women Representative in Georgia and direct supervision of UN Women Communications Analyst

Financial arrangements:

The payments will be made on a quarterly basis (aligned with calendar quarters) as per the deliverables submitted after certification by UN Women Communications’ Specialist that the services have been satisfactorily performed.

Application submission package:

*The applicants are required to submit an aggregated financial offer (“aggregated financial offer” is the total sum of all financial claims of the candidate for accomplishment of all tasks spelled out in this ToR).

How to Submit the Application:

  • Download and complete the UN Women Personal History For (P11) -https://www.unwomen.org//media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558
  • Merge your UN Women Personal History Form (P11), CV and the Financial Proposal into a single file. The system does not allow for more than one attachment to be uploaded.
  • Click on the Job Title (job vacancy announcement).
  • Click 'Apply Now' button, fill in necessary information on the first page, and then click 'Submit Application;'
  • Upload your application/single file as indicated above with the merged documents (underlined above).
  • You will receive an automatic response to your email confirming receipt of your application by the system.

Notes:

  • UN Women retains the right to contact references directly. Due to the large numbers of applications we receive, we are able to inform only the successful candidates about the outcome or status of the selection process.
  • Applications without the financial offer will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
  • The individual consultants should take the mandatory learning security course prior to commencement of assignment– details will follow before the issuance of contract.



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