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UNDP-IC-2021-037 International Senior Development Economist
|Location :||Home Based with possible travel to Pakistan, PAKISTAN|
|Application Deadline :||04-Mar-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||1d 10h 23m|
|Additional Category :||Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding|
|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 :||22 Working Days Spread over 12 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||22 Working Days Spread over 12 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.
The Government of KP has adopted a multi-year Accelerated Implementation Program (AIP), 2019-2022, to address the key developmental gaps in the Merged Areas (MA), erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). AIP is the first three-year program under the Tribal Decade Strategy (TDS) of the government that seeks to address developmental disparity of the MA and bring these areas at par with other areas of Pakistan.
The TDS, with detailed discussion of the development challenges and issue of the MA is available on the following link:
The Draft Accelerated Implementation Programme is available on the following link:
UNDP is implementing its Merged Areas Governance Project (MAGP) as key partner in the process of erstwhile FATA development. MAGP seeks to support AIP implementation through technical assistance in the areas of project formulation, context specific innovations in service delivery systems, results oriented programming, data collection and analysis to contribute to development of locally feasible solutions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Innovation - Ability to make new and useful ideas work.
Level 6: Exercises stakeholder-centered design approaches for office / programme / division.
Leadership - Ability to persuade others to follow.
Level 6: Ensures teams are resourced for success and empowered to deliver.
People Management - Ability to improve performance and satisfaction.
Level 6: Guides substantive specialists / teams and expands credibility and innovation capacity.
Communication - Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform.
Level 6: Creates confidence among stakeholders by delivering authoritative positions, compelling analysis, and contextual acumen.
Required Skills and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS – EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LANGUAGE:
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis methodology (weighted scoring method), where the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
• Responsive/compliant/acceptable; and
• Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
Technical Criteria weight: 70%
Financial Criteria weight: 30%
Only Consultants obtaining a minimum of 70% on the Technical evaluation will be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
The above assignment will have UNDP sole ownership and copyright.
The Consultant will be working under the direct supervision of the Lead Technical Advisor with close coordination with the Chief Technical Specialist. The consultant will be based off-site.