A number of countries in the Asia-Pacific Region that are served by UNDP have been successful in obtaining financing for projects from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). These projects are currently valued at $150M+, and other countries are in the process of submitting additional proposals to the Fund. Noting that these projects constitute large-scale development efforts by UNDP Country Office (directly or indirectly in support of implementing partners) in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Pakistan, Vietnam, and Pacific Islands (with more in pipeline), the UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub intends to contract the services of an experienced Communications Specialist to provide on-site and remote support (from Bangkok) in the next several months focusing on the following functions.
The engagement terms will be negotiated based on Project needs i.e., remote support from home location and in Bangkok with on-site missions to the Project locations across the Asia-Pacific region.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Management Advisor and the Team Lead for Climate Change Adaptation Team in the Bangkok Regional Hub (BRH), the Communications Specialist will be responsible for the following functions:
Required Skills and Experience
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 (60%). and financial proposal (40%). Financial score shall be computed as a ratio of the proposal being evaluated and the lowest priced proposal received by UNDP for the assignment. Maximum obtainable points for each criteria are listed below:
Submission of offers
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Please group them into (1) single PDF document as the application only allows to upload maximum one document:
Incomplete proposals may not be considered.
Annex I – Individual IC General Terms and Conditions;
Annex III – Personal History Form (P11).
For any clarification regarding this assignment please write to [email protected].
Payment terms and other conditions
Financial Offer: 40 points
The financial offer will specify the daily fees in USD.
All envisaged travel costs must be included in the financial proposal. This includes all travel to Bangkok, Thailand and return to place of domicile in most direct and economy class. Should the Individual Contractor (IC) wish to travel on a higher class, he/she can do so using their own resources.
Any unforeseen travel during the period of the assignment will have to be approved by the project manager, and all costs travel and living expenses would be reimbursed to the consultant in line with standard UNDP policy(most direct/economy class)
CVs of Individuals technically qualified but not successful for this assignment would be retained in the RBAP IC roster. However, the addition of an individual in the roster does not guarantee a contract with UNDP.