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Developer for Design of New Technology, UNDP/BMS/OHR
|Application Deadline :||14-Jun-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|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 :||07 months (with possibility of extension for additional 6 months)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||07 months (with possibility of extension for additional 6 months)|
The UN Secretary-General has set an imperative to ensure that the UN System emphasizes collaboration, efficiency and results as enablers for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The envisaged UN reforms will mean new ways of doings business for human resources (HR).
The United Nations Global Centre for Human Resources Services (OneHR) is the first initiative of its kind and forms a significant part of the UN’s corporate effort to continuously offer improvements across the HR discipline, by offering consolidated services, greater transparency and incubating innovative solutions. OneHR serves as a common United Nations shared service center, co-located with the UNDP United Nations Volunteers (UNV) on behalf of other participating UN agencies namely UN Secretariat, UNWRA, UNFPA, UNHCHR, WHO and UNESCO. OneHR operates through a virtual network of HR professionals across the globe with an administrative anchor in Bonn, Germany.
OneHR offers solutions to better support talent acquisition, staffing and organizational design in the UN System. The Center will initially offer two specific HR services, namely job classification and reference checking. This facility is anticipated to grow organically, beginning with two common services lines that are designed to demonstrate the benefits of an integrated operations platform, and the organizational flexibility needed to support diverse institutional mandates and business imperatives across the Organization.
The goal is to foster a global, adaptable HR ecosystem that is responsive and flexible, ensuring a culture of quality, standardization, and innovation through a shared service delivery and knowledge management platform. By investing in modernizing HR service delivery at the intersection of IT and HR, OneHR can enable automated work processes, workforce data management and analytics, client-centered service requesting and tracking. This specialized IT infrastructure will enable the Global Centre to develop a robust client relationship management solution as well as a knowledge sharing/data management system, is essential for the Global Centre to realize its value proposition. The initial planning and design for the IT Platform assumes a fully integrated CRM and knowledge/document repository.
The Developer is part of the inter-agency team and is actively contributing to harmonizing the UN System through a new generation of HR Solutions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Expected Outputs and Deliverables:
Required Skills and Experience
Years of Experience:
The application package containing the following (to be uploaded as one file):
Note: The above documents need to be scanned in one file and uploaded to the online application as one document.
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
Applicants are reviewed based on Required Skills and Experience stated above and based on the technical evaluation criteria outlined below. Applicants will be evaluated based on cumulative scoring. When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical evaluation - Total 70% (70 points):
Candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% (49 points) of the maximum obtainable points for the technical criteria (70 points) shall be considered for the financial evaluation.
Financial Evaluation - Total 30% (30 points):
The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal:
p = y (µ/z), where
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
y = maximum number of points for the financial proposal
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated
Candidate obtaining the highest combined scores in the combined score of Technical and Financial evaluation will be considered technically qualified and will be offered to enter into contract with UNDP.
The consultant will work under the guidance and direct supervision of Deputy Director and Chief of HRM, HQ/BMS/OHR and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables as specified above.
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Annex 1 - UNDP P-11 Form for ICs
Annex 2 - IC Contract Template
Annex 3 - IC General Terms and Conditions
Annex 4 - RLA Template
Any request for clarification must be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The UNDP Central Procurement Unit will respond by email and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all applicants.
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.