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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment 2016 – 01 Vacancy – National Consultant – Master Degree – February 07 2016

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

Eligible candidates can apply offline for the National Consultant Job on or before 14-Feb-16. 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 : National Consultant
Educational Qualification : Any Masters Degree
Total No of Vacancy : 01 Post
Salary :NA
Job Location : Across India
Last Date to Apply for this job : 14-Feb-16
Address for the Job Vacancy : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Imphal, Manipur

Detail of  Post :

Location : Home Based with Mission to Project States, INDIA

Application Deadline : 14-Feb-16

Type of Contract : Individual Contract

Post Level : National Consultant

Languages Required : English

Starting Date : (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Mar-2016

Duration of Initial Contract : Approx. 50 working days spread over eight months

Education: Post-Graduation in economics, agricultural development, natural sciences, environmental studies or other related fields.

Experience: Excellent knowledge and minimum 10 years of demonstrable experience in the field of socio-economics and community-based natural resource management with experience in gender and equity issues; Extensive knowledge and practical experience in promoting community approaches to biodiversity conservation and natural resource management; Experience in project design, in particular of GEF projects.

Language: Written and oral proficiency in English is required; Knowledge of Hindi along with regional languages of the project states will be desirable.

Payment Schedule: 20% upon approval of the technical approach and work plan for the assignment; 40% upon submission of a report on opportunities for alternative livelihood/livelihood enhancement intervention in the target landscapes and a concrete plan for project support; 20% upon submission of Progress update report; 20% upon satisfactory completion and acceptance of the deliverables by UNDP RTA, UNDP India CO, and International Consultant and submission of Final Report.

Travel:  Consultants would be required to travel to the project states; where appropriate, he/ she should schedule the field missions along with the other Consultants (for relevant parts) as well as with the International Consultant; All prior approved travel from New Delhi to the project states and field visits, including accommodation, will be reimbursed as per actuals in line with UNDP rules and regulations upon submission of supporting documents or will be arranged by UNDP. This does not include personal phone calls and internet usage, laundry, minibar and other personal expenses. These should not be included in the financial proposal; UNDP does not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the Consultant wish to travel on a higher class, he/ she should do so using their own resources.

Evaluation Criteria: The award of the contract shall be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as: Responsive; 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 marks: Technical Proposal: 35 Marks; Relevant Experience:25 Marks; Qualification:10 Marks. Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70% of the total technical marks) would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. Financial Criteria weight – 30 marks.

Documents to be submitted: Financial Proposal specifying all-inclusive per day consultancy fee; Detailed CV with contact details of three references; A brief (not more than 3 pages) report on the prevailing community-based natural resource management practices and its pressures on the project landscape along with alternate livelihood/ livelihood enhancement interventions. The document should be referenced appropriately and a select bibliography provided with the proposal.  All the above requested documents should be combined in a single PDF document while uploading, as the system has provision for uploading one attachment only.

Notes: 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; Any kind of miscellaneous charges i.e. internet, phone etc. would not be reimbursed; Tickets will be issued considering the most direct and economical option and Consultants are not eligible for DSA; The consultants must bring his/her own computing equipment; For any clarifications please write to : [email protected]

Selection Procedure : 

Candidates can apply on or before     14-Feb-16.

No detailed information about the selection procedure is mentioned in the recruitment notification.

How to apply ? :

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  14-Feb-16



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