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Junior ICT Support Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Istanbul ECA RO, Homebased with possibility of working from the office.|
|Application Deadline :||26-Mar-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||March 2021 to March 2022, 12 months/ Up to 120 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.
1. Organizational Background
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
UN Women Regional Office for the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region was established in Istanbul, Turkey, at the beginning of 2014 as a part of the UN Women’s new regional architecture. Much progress has been made since the establishment, but at the same time, the Regional Office faces high expectations and demands from partners at both regional and country levels as well as from UN Women Field Offices. To this end, UN Women ECA Regional Office (RO) would like to bring on board an ICT Specialist to provide substantive support to regional operations and initiatives, particularly in relation to UN Women’s work on issues related to the normative work of the Regional Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
2. Scope of work and responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of Operations Manager and daily reporting/oversight of the ECARO ICT team, the consultant will be responsible for supporting on the following tasks:
a. Support in the scheduling, participation and follow up of all ICT meetings involving ECARO
b. Support Office in troubleshooting
c. Support the effective functioning of the RO hardware and software
d. Ensure efficient ICT Knowledge Management
The consultant will at any time provide support in any ICT related areas to ECARO and the region as requested by the ECARO Operations Manager.
The consultant will also be in daily communication on all related activities with the ECARO ICT Specialist.
Duration of this assignment is proposed for 12 Months as per the above dates.
The Consultant is expected to be engaged for up to 10 working days per month (part-time) for this Assignment. The following table summarizes main activities and expected deliverables against deadlines and indicative working days to be invested by the Consultant.
Required Skills and Experience
5. Required Qualifications?and Experience
Language and other skills:
Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
6. Application Procedure
The following documents should be submitted as part of the application:
*P11 should include all ICT related experience, skills and applications worked on.
Given the current situation with COVID-19, it is expected that this consultant will work remotely.
Candidates should have the ability to quickly produce degree certificates and medical certification (of good health) should they be short-listed in consideration of the consultancy post.
7. Payment schedule
Work plan will be set at beginning of the contract with clear scheduled monthly milestones/deliverables. This work plan will be agreed between the consultant and the ECARO supervisor.
Monthly payments will be made based on the supervisor reviewing and confirming/signing off that the consultant has met the required deliverables set in this work plan. This will also be accompanied by a time sheet submitted by the consultant to the supervisor.
8. Evaluation of applicants
Candidates will be evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of the applicants’ qualifications and financial proposal. Contract will be awarded to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
a)? Responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
b)? Having received the highest score out of below defined technical and financial criteria.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for financial evaluation.
UN Women may request a follow-up interview for short-listed candidates based on the quality of applications.
Financial Evaluation (30%) – max. 30 points:
The maximum number of points assigned to the financial proposal is allocated to the lowest price proposal. All other price proposals receive points in inverse proportion. A suggested formula is as follows:
p = 30 (µ/z)
Using the following values:
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated