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Digital Analyst: Strategy and Innovation (Multiple Positions)
|Location :||New York/Home based|
|Application Deadline :||06-Dec-20 (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 :||6 months (extension based on performance and budget availability)|
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.
Emerging and future digital technologies and the opportunities they offer to profoundly improve the way UNDP creates and delivers value and benefits for those we serve. Recognizing this potential, UNDP is splicing digital into its DNA—harnessing its potential to do good for more people, better and faster. UNDP’s 2019-2021 Digital Strategy has created a new UNDP Digital Unit, charged with leading the next wave of innovation in sustainable development.
We are leveraging the power and agility of digital to propel all people forward, starting with digital initiative development, scaling innovation, and communicating this organizational change internally and externally. To achieve this, we need a nimble team, that's passionate, that has the technical skills required to help close the digital divide. Are you one of these people? Read more about our digital strategy here.
The position of the Digital Analyst: Strategy and Innovation will be part of the team under Chief Digital Officer and responsible for the following:
Duties and Responsibilities
Apply a structured methodology for systems change and support senior management decisions
Support digital projects, innovation and UNDP country offices needs
Policy Research and Development:
Develop human-centred and agile approaches for cultural and process-oriented change.
Required Skills and 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.
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)
Criteria 1 – Demonstrated experience in digital advisory and innovation, policy development and research, organizational change, or digital transformation (Maximum points: 25 points)
Criteria 2 - Deep knowledge of digital technologies and/or innovation methodologies, including human-centred design, agile development, mobile and enterprise software applications, emerging technologies, etc. (Maximum:20 points)
Criteria 3 - Demonstrated experience in working with multicultural and remote teams, preferably with a global organization (10 Points)
Criteria 4 – Interview (15 Points)
Candidates with a minimum scored of 49 points (70% of 70 points) will be short-listed for the financial evaluation.
Financial evaluation - Total 30% (30 points)
The following formula will be used to evaluate the 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
Shortlisted candidates (ONLY) will be requested to submit a Financial Proposal.
The Financial Proposal is to be emailed as per the instruction in the separate email that will be sent to shortlisted candidates.
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 a contract with UNDP.
The consultant will work under the guidance and direct supervision of the Digital Transformation Specialist and will be responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables as specified above. The Consultant will be responsible for providing her/his own laptop till we return to the office premise.
Payment to the Individual Contractor will be made based on the actual number of days worked, deliverables accepted and upon certification of satisfactory completion by the manager
Please contact Join.firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions
Annexes (click on the hyperlink to access the documents):
Annex 1 - IC Contract Template
Annex 2 – IC General Terms and Conditions
Annex 3 – RLA Template