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B40 Project Coordinator
|Location :||Putrajaya, MALAYSIA|
|Application Deadline :||26-Jun-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||July 2019 to 31 December 2019 (6 months).|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||July 2019 to 31 December 2019 (6 months).|
In 2016, a special committee led by Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA) (then known as Economic Planning Unit (EPU)), has formulated a B40 Action Plan to address the issues of increasing cost of living through a consultative process with B40 communities.
Since then, the findings from the consultation with the B40 communities were used to validate as well as to inform the study of B40 challenges, which has been completed with recommendations. Among others, the study pointed out a few key findings.
Taking this lead, a Project Coordinator’s position is required towards two objectives:
1. To work closely with the Project Core Team to coordinate the day-to-day smooth operations of the project.
2. To provide strategic support in the planning and implementation of the B40 pilot project, including to support in the reporting of policy recommendations as input to the 12 Malaysia Plan.
Guiding principles of the pilot project:
Duties and Responsibilities
Objective 1: To work closely with the Project Core Team to coordinate the day-to-day smooth operations of the project.
More specifically, the Project Coordinator shall work closely with and support the Pilot Project Core Team to:
Objective 2: To provide strategic support in the planning and implementation of the B40 pilot project, including to support in the reporting of policy recommendations as input to the 12 Malaysia Plan.
The Project Coordinator shall work closely with the Project Core Team to:
Duration of work:
The consultancy is a full-time engagement which will take place from July 2019 to 31 December 2019 (6 months).
The B40 Project Coordinator will be based on full-time in UNDP Office at Putrajaya.
Contracts based on daily fee:
The B40 Project Coordinator will be paid on a monthly based on time sheet completed with description of tasks, certified by UNDP Programme Manager. UNDP makes payments based on the actual number of days worked. Payments must be supported by a duly completed time sheet.
The estimated maximum number of workdays for the duration of the consultancy is as follows:
Professional fee: (Applicant to provide the details)
UNDP makes payments based on the actual number of days worked. Payments must be supported by duly completed time sheet.
Required Skills and Experience
Documents to be included when submitting the proposals:
Interested individuals must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
1. Technical Proposal:
2. Financial proposal
Specify a daily fee amount which is all inclusive and take into account various expenses the candidate expects to incur during the contract, including:
Note: In the event of unforeseen additional travels, UNDP will reimburse individual contractor based on pro-rated lump sum travel cost as indicated in the financial proposal, upon submission of a travel claim and all necessary supporting documents, following UNDP standard procedure.
3. Personal CV including areas of expertise and past experiences in similar area of work and at least 3 references.
Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered for shortlisting.
How to Apply:
Forms and General terms & conditions to be downloaded:
Individuals will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
When using this weighted scoring method, the award of the contract should be made to the individuals 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 and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
* Technical Criteria weight; [70%]
* Financial Criteria weight; [30%]
UNDP applies a fair and transparent selection process that will take into account the competencies/skills of the applicants as well as their financial proposals. Qualified women and members of social minorities are encouraged to apply.
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.