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Provision of Proof Reading / Editing Services for Publications on Framework Agreement
|Application Deadline :||18-Apr-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||6d 15h 38m|
|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 :||One Year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Three Years|
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.
Since 2010, the conflict and economic landscape in Sudan, has significantly changed, presenting new challenges as well as opportunities. In support of the above objectives, UNDP will be producing publications, reports, proposals, and other documents which will be utilized to inform practitioners and policy makers about the productive potentials in Democratic Transition, Peace & Stability, Socio-Economic Recovery, Access to Energy & Health.
As an active development agency, UNDP produces knowledge and communications products and publications on a regular basis. A significant requirement for this is the services of a professional and highly experienced English language editor to proofread and edit UNDP knowledge materials.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the guidance of the Head of Communications of UNDP Sudan Country Office in Khartoum, the Consultant (IC) is to proofread and edit knowledge and communication materials on an as-needs basis. The publications emphasize UNDP contribution to the country’s efforts to promote growth and development, as such, the IC should have an exceptional knowledge of development industry language.
The deliverable should be submitted in soft copy via e-mail to the Head of Communications for UNDP Sudan.
Required Skills and Experience
Minimum Level of Education Required:
Master’s Degree in development studies and social sciences, journalism, communications, international relations, linguistics, public relations or other development or communications-related area of study or bachelor’s degree with three years of relevant experience.
Work Experience and Expertise:
A.Recommended Presentation of Proposal
Applicants are kindly requested to complete and sign and submit all the following documents:
B.Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer
The offers received from the candidates will be evaluated using combined scoring method. The combined scoring method assesses the offers with technical merits of the proposals – where the qualifications and methodology will be weighted a maximum of 70%, and later combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 30%.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points out of 70% for the technical criteria would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
When filling in (Annex A), please do not fill in price fields(Annex B).
The award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant(s) whose offer has been evaluated and determined as: a) responsive/compliant/acceptable, and b) having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical (P11 desk reviews) and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
The points for the Financial Proposal will be allocated as per the following formula: