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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment  2016 – 01 Vacancy – Lead Consultant – Master Degree

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of Lead Consultant through recruitment notification. Candidates who have completed Masters Degree can apply for the new recruitment  notification from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Eligible candidates can apply online for the Job Lead Consultant on or before  02/03/2016. Find More information about the vacancy like Age limit, Selection Process, Qualification, Application fee, How to apply etc can be found below.


Company Name : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Vacancy Name : Lead Consultant
Educational Qualification : Any Masters Degree
Total No Of  Vacancy : 01 Posts
Salary :NA
Job Location : Shimla
Last Date To Apply For This Job :  02/03/2016
Address For The Job Vacancy : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Shimla, INDIA


Detail Of Post:

Location : Home Based with Travel to Shimla., INDIA

Application Deadline : 02-Mar-16

Additional Category Crisis Response

Type of Contract : Individual Contract

Post Level : National Consultant

Languages Required : English

Starting Date : (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 10-Mar-2016

Duration of Initial Contract : 30 days (spread over 4 months)

Duties and Responsibilities The Individual Consultant will work under the overall supervision of the Emergency Analyst, Energy & Environment Unit, UNDP-India. He/she would be responsible for carrying out the following tasks: Review and revision of SDMP:Carry out a review of existing State Disaster Management Plans (SDMP) with a view to assess comprehensiveness in terms of multi-hazard risk mitigation & preparedness, clarity of roles & responsibilities, operational efficiency and appropriateness & practicality in aftermath of a disaster; Review other contingency plans, procedures, guidelines, reports etc. that could be relevant for SDMP; Review HRVA Report in respect of the State and incorporate relevant parts in the SDMP; Identify gaps in the existing SDMP and provide specific recommendations on addressing the gaps established during the review process to update the SDMPs; Prepare check-lists and guidance notes that will inform the SDMA/Revenue Department on how to review and revise the SDMP in future; Prepare background notes and agenda for Consultation Workshops for revision of SDMPs with key stakeholders at State level; Coordinate and facilitate in organizing the Consultation Workshops for revision of SDMP; Present findings of the review in the Workshop and solicit feedback/suggestions from the participants; Prepare Report of Consultation Workshops with recommendations/suggestions; Revise SDMP duly incorporating HRVA and all suggestions and recommendations of the Workshops; Submit the draft SDMP and obtain feedback from the SDMA, UNDP and concerned authorities of the State Government; Submit final versions of SDMP to the SDMA/ UNDP after duly incorporating feedbacks/ suggestions received from SDMA, UNDP and concerned authorities of the State;

Education: Masters in Social Science/Management/Planning and/or related development studies.

Experience: Minimum 10 years’ experience in disaster risk management, emergency/crisis management or related discipline; Proven experience of undertaking similar assignments; Experience in working with Government/ UN / International organizations will be preferred.

Language: Fluency in oral and written English is required; Proficiency in Hindi is desirable.

Payment Schedule:  On submission of review report of the SDMP and Draft Template of Departmental DM Plans – 25%; On submission of Consultation Workshop report and final version of Template of Departmental DM Plans – 25%; On submission of draft revised SDMP – 25%; On submission of final revised SDMP – 25%. Documents to be submitted:


Selection Procedure:

Candidates can apply on or before  02/03/2016

No Detailed information about the selection process is mentioned in the recruitment notification


How To Apply?:

Documents to be submitted: Proposed Work Plan for undertaking the Assignment with approach & methodology; Detailed CV with contact details of three references; Financial Proposal specifying per day consultancy fee. Prior approved travel expenses will be reimbursed as per actuals in line with UNDP rules. Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% point would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. For any clarifications, please write to [email protected] kind of miscellaneous charges i.e. internet, phone etc. would not be reimbursed; Individuals working with institutions may also apply, contract would be issued in the name of institution for the specific services of individual; Please note proposals without financial proposal will not be considered; CV , Financial and proposed work methodology must be clubbed in one file for uploading, as the system has provision of uploading one document only; The consultants must bring his/her own computing equipment. 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.

Important Dates To Remember:

Last Date to Apply for this job  02/03/2016




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