UNDP Vietnam is seeking for Senior International Expert on Quantitative Methodology and Governance Assessment (A-210403)


Location : Homebased
Application Deadline :05-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
15-May-2021
Duration of Initial Contract :160 working days from May 2021-April 2025

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

UNDP Vietnam is seeking for Senior International Expert on Quantitative Methodology and Governance Assessment for the research project “The Viet Nam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI)”.

The selection will be on a competitive basis and will comply with UNDP procurement regulations.

Procurement Notice with enclosed TOR and evaluation criteria can be downloaded from the below link:

https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=77694

Interested offerors are invited to submit Letter to UNDP confirming Interest and Availability, CVs, financial proposals and other information following guidance in the Procurement Notice to:

 

Procurement Unit - UNDP Viet Nam

304 Kim Ma, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Tel: (+84 24) 38500100

Email: bid.submission.vn@undp.org

 

with notification by email (without attachment) to: procurement.vn@undp.org that the bidder has submitted proposal.

UNDP will not be responsible for the missing of proposal if the bidder does not send notification email to above address.

Submission Deadline: 23.59 hrs., Wednesday 5 May 2021 (Hanoi time)


Duties and Responsibilities

The main objective of this consultancy is to provide high quality technical inputs in terms of index construction methodology, and data processing and analysis for the research “The Viet Nam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI)” in four phases:  

 

  • Phase 1: 15 May 2021 – 30 April 2022
  • Phase 2: 1 May 2022 – 30 April 2023
  • Phase 3: 1 May 2023 – 30 April 2024
  • Phase 4: 1 May 2024 – 30 April 2025 (with possible extension to 30 September 2025)


Competencies

The Senior International Expert on Quantitative Methodology and Governance Assessment for the research project “The Viet Nam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI)” shall possess the following qualifications and experience:  

  • At least 15 years of experience conducting applied research (with a proven focus on quantitative analysis);
  • Demonstrated expertise on analysis of governance or related fields, with a focus on Viet Nam an advantage;
  • A strong knowledge and ability to use STATA or R or any rigorous software with large “n” databases; and,
  • A proven strong record of international publications in top ranking academic journals on governance assessment or related fields, with a focus on Viet Nam an advantage.

 

Interested experts should submit together with their CVs and 02 publications on quantitative assessment of governance or related fields.


Required Skills and Experience

  • PhD degree in political science, economics, or related discipline; with an emphasis on quantitative analysis;



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