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Individual Consultant – Block Project Coordinator – Rural Housing
|Location :||Bargarh, Bhadrak, Boudh, Ganjam, Balasore, Malkangiri, Nuapada, Puri, Sonepur, Sundargarh, Odisha, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||27-Jun-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||01 July 2021 - 31 October 2021|
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 Odisha has committed itself to the people of Odisha that permanent houses would be provided to all the rural poor (people below poverty line) by 2019 under different housing schemes like Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G), Mo Kudia(my house) / Biju Pucca Ghar programme. The current Technical Support project to the Department of Panchayati Raj, Government of Odisha is conceived to fast-track construction of Rural Houses with support from UNDP to strengthen a) Policy and Planning procedures including institutional mechanism for delivery, b) Improve Designs and introduce new technology to house construction and c) Build Capacities of stakeholders for construction and support Monitoring of the housing construction. The project thus conceived would focus on the following:
In order to operationalize the Project, UNDP is currently in the process of recruiting Block Project Coordinators - Rural Housing to support the nodal agency (State Government). The Block Project Coordinator would be placed within the Block Development Office.
The Block Project Coordinator will work under the guidance of the Block Development Officer and the District Project Coordinator who will provide overall project implementation guidance.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions: The key results have an impact on the success of country programme within specific areas of cooperation. In particular, the key results will have an impact on poor and marginalized sections of the community and help in reducing poverty.
Any other housing related tasks assigned by the Block Development officer and District Project Coordinator
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Management and Leadership
Required Skills and Experience
Duration of the Work:
Schedule of Payments:
Total Payments of INR 84,432/- will be made in four schedules based against submission of monthly deliverables.
Evaluation Method and Criteria:
Preliminary shortlisting would be done based on the following criteria as mentioned by TOR:
Those who short-listed based on TOR will be eligible to appear telephonic / personal interview. Candidate qualifying the telephonic / personal interview with 60% marks will be issued contract.
Interview will be based around the competencies (skills) required as per the Terms of Reference (TOR). Travel costs for attending the Interview will be borne by the shortlisted Consultants. The contract shall be awarded on a merit basis.
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