The Poverty-Environment Initiative of the UN Development Programme and UN Environment is a global UN-led programme that supports country-led efforts to mainstream pro-poor environmental and climate change issues into national and sub-national development planning, budgeting and investment management systems. The Initiative assists government partners to strengthen institutional and technical capacity with the aim of influencing policies and investments in environmental sustainability and poverty eradication. The Initiative works with relevant government ministries including planning, finance and environment, and with other relevant actors at the country level such as leading practitioners and knowledgeable organizations, civil society, and the private sector.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of work
The purpose of this assignment is to undertake targeted communication activities, knowledge management activities and provide programme support functions for the PEI regional team and for three country teams (PEI Bangladesh, PEI Bhutan, PEI Nepal) in the closing phase
More precisely, the Consultant will be required to complete the following tasks:
(i) Regional Communications:
(ii) Regional Knowledge Management
(iii) Country level Communications, Knowledge Management and Programme Management Support
Under general supervision of the Asia-Pacific Regional Team Leader, Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development, the consultant is required to work in close consultation with and under the guidance of the Regional One UN Coordinator and Advisor for Strategic Policy and Programmes, UN Environment responsible for the UNDP-UN Environment Poverty-Environment Asia Pacific. The consultant will work team members of the Asia-Pacific UNDP-UN Environment Poverty-Environment Initiative based in Bangkok, the PEI country teams and liaise with the PEI Global Team in Nairobi.
Duration of the work: The contract will cover a period of 3 January to 30 June 2018 with a maximum of 130 working days.
The exact delivery and sequence of the products will be determined in discussion with the UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative and respective assigned focal points for the various products.
Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand with possible travel to countries in Asia Pacific.
Required Skills and Experience
Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
The contract will be based on daily fee
Consultant shall quote an all-inclusive Daily Fee for the contract period. The term “all-inclusive” implies that all costs (professional fees, communications, consumables, etc.) that could be incurred by the IC in completing the assignment are already factored into the daily fee submitted in the proposal. If applicable, travel or daily allowance cost (if any work is to be done outside the IC’s duty station) should be identified separately. Payments shall be done on a monthly basis based on actual days worked, upon verification of completion of deliverables and approval by the IC’s supervisor of a Time Sheet indicating the days worked in the period.
Evaluation Method and Criteria
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology Cumulative analysis
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 (70%). and financial criteria (30%). Financial score shall be computed as a ratio of the proposal being evaluated and the lowest priced proposal received by UNDP for the assignment.
Technical Criteria for Evaluation (Maximum 70 points)
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical points) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. To download form and related documents, please follow this link: http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=42974
Poverty-Environment Initiative Consultant (Communications and Programme Support)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Bangkok, Thailand 🇹🇭