International Consultant- Software Developer


Location : Home-based
Application Deadline :24-Jun-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)
28-Jun-2021
Duration of Initial Contract :28 June 2021- 7 Aug 2021
Expected Duration of Assignment :Up to 20 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.


Background

Across Asia and the Pacific, UNDP helps countries build and share their own solutions to urgent development challenges, supporting coalitions for change and connecting individuals and institutions so they can share knowledge, experience and resources. As countries develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of regional and global partners. The Bangkok Regional Hub (BRH) provides proactive support to country offices (CO) by responding to their demand for policy and programme advice and by ensuring alignment of country programmes with regional and corporate priorities. To ensure continued support to our initiatives, UNDP’s Bangkok Regional Hub (BRH) seeks a software developer to enhance the current applications and develop new online business processes.

Under the guidance of the Applications Development Specialist and in collaboration with the Programme Management Specialist, the SharePoint Developer provides application development and features enhancement services to the BRH, provides development and support of SharePoint applications and of information management tools.

 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop workflow based online applications using Angular (TypeScript), SharePoint, and other relevant JavaScript libraries, as necessary.
  • Enhance functionalities and features in existing BRH applications as required.

Working Arrangements:

  • The consultancy will be home based.
  • The Consultant will be given access to relevant information, databases, and platforms necessary for execution of the tasks under this consultancy.
  • The Consultant is expected to have internet and IT equipment at home.


Competencies

Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures

  • Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position.
  • Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks.
  • Identifies new and better approaches to work processes and incorporates same in own work.
  • Strives to keep job knowledge up to date through self-directed study and other means of learning.
  • Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments.

 

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

  • Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions.
  • Design and Implementation of Management Systems.
  • Data gathering and implementation of management systems.
  • Uses information/databases/other management systems.

 

Client Orientation

  • Maintains effective client relationships.
  • Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion.
  • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines.
  • Establishes, builds, and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients.
  • Responds to client needs promptly.
  • Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems.


Required Skills and Experience

Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Information Technology or relevant field.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in web-based applications development using Angular (TypeScript), SharePoint, and other relevant JavaScript libraries tools.
  • Experience in online deployment scenario and available controls and functions.
  • Experience in developing SharePoint Provider Hosted apps is an asset.
  • Previous experience working with UNDP or other UN agencies is an asset.

Language requirements

Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

  1. Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments

Outputs

Estimated timeline

Percentage for payment

  1. Deliver feature enhancement of “Vital Signs” (UNDP in-house) application using Angular and other relevant tools.
     

Payment will be released upon final and approved version of Vital Signs feature enhancement, and the final step-by-step user guide.

by 7 August

(est. 20 working days)

100%

 

  1. Evaluation Method and Criteria

Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:

Cumulative analysis

The award of the contract shall be made 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 set of weighted technical criteria (70%). and financial criteria (30%). Financial score shall be computed as a ratio of the proposal being evaluated and the lowest priced proposal received by UNDP for the assignment.

Technical Criteria for Evaluation (Maximum 70 points)

Desk review (Maximum 40 points)

  • Criteria 1: Relevance of Education and/or Professional Certificate (max 5 points)
  • Criteria 3: Experience in web-based applications development with Angular (TypeScript) and relevant script libraries (max 30 points)
  • Criteria 4: Experience in working with SharePoint environment (max 5 points)

Technical assessment (Maximum 30 points)

Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.

  1. Documentation required

To download form and related documents, please follow the link below:

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Incomplete proposals may not be considered.



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