Schedule of Payments
The consultant will be paid with a lumpsum at the completion of the consultancy. The consultant must submit a payment certification form to be approved by UNDP OGG.
No travel is foreseen for this consultancy.
Interested candidates should provide the following documents and information by email to: [email protected]:
- CV or P11 and a statement of interest indicating all past experience for similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the candidate and at least three (3) professional references (the template can be downloaded from this link: http://sas.undp.org/Documents/P11_Personal_history_form.doc;
- Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability which also includes a brief description (not more than 300 – 500 words) of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment;
- Submit two recent relevant writing samples: one in English.
Subject line of email should read: Consultancy – PVE & Climate Security
Submission of Financial Proposals:
Note that only shortlisted applicants will be requested to submit a financial proposal
The financial proposal should be submitted in USD using the financial proposal template available here: http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_file.cfm?doc_id=45780
The proposals should be sent via email to [email protected] with the following subject heading: “Financial Proposal PVE and Climate Security” by set deadline. Proposals received after the deadline may be rejected. In order to assist the requesting unit in the comparison of financial proposals, the financial proposal should be all-inclusive professional daily fee, and include a detailed breakdown of the cost. The term ‘all-inclusive’ implies that all costs (professional fees, assignment related travel expenses, communications, tax, utilities, consumables, insurance, etc.) that could possibly be incurred by the Contractor are already factored into the financial proposal.
Criteria for selection:
Only those candidates who meet the minimum level of education and relevant years of experience requirements will be considered for the consultancy. The shortlisted candidates will be scored based on a review of their functional competencies and other criteria as described above. Shortlisted candidates will also be invited for interviews.
Combined scoring method: where the qualifications and competencies will be weighted a max of 70% and combined with the price offer, which will be weighted a max of 30%.
Method: cumulative analysis method will be used to evaluate proposals.
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:
Responsive / compliant / acceptable; and
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 points (70% of total obtainable scores):
Only those candidates who meet the minimum level of education and relevant years of experience requirements will be considered for the technical evaluation. The technical evaluation will include a desk review and may also include interviews with shortlisted candidates.
The technical evaluation of shortlisted candidates will be done on the basis of a review of the following:
- Experience of working in the area of climate security (20p).
- Work experience in governance, conflict and/or violent extremism in Africa (20p).
- Proven track record in producing conflict and peace building research and policy papers, including for UNDP (20p).
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (10p.)
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70%) are deemed technically qualified.
Criteria for financial evaluation (30 points maximum):
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: