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CONSULTANT TO MAP POLICIES AND LAWS ON GENDER BASED VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA
LOCATION: ABUJA, NIGERIA
ADDITIONAL CATEGORY: WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT
TYPE OF CONTRACT: INDIVIDUAL CONTRACT
POST LEVEL: NATIONAL CONSULTANT
LANGUAGES REQUIRED: ENGLISH
STARTING DATE: (DATE WHEN THE SELECTED CANDIDATE IS EXPECTED TO START) 01-APR-2013
DURATION OF INITIAL CONTRACT: 2 MONTHS
EXPECTED DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT: 2 MONTHS
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree in Social Science, Public Health, Gender Studies, Law, Economic, International Development or other related field.
Minimum of 7 years of national/international professional experience in the practice area with policy or programme management experience.
Experience working in the field of Knowledge Management and/or organizational management highly desirable.
Work experience from a developing country, particularly in Nigeria highly desirable. Experience in the use of computers and office software packages as well as web based management systems.
Excellent writing, research, analysis and presentation skills.
Knowledge of UN and/or UNDP procedures, grant applications and programme implementation is highly desirable.
Any preference in knowledge or expertise in the following areas:
Gender Based Violence
Experience in policy analysis and programme development preferred
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
Explaining why they are the most suitable for the work
Provide a brief methodology on how you will approach and conduct the work (if applicable)
Evidence of similar assignment implemented in the last 3 years
Personal CV including past experience in similar projects with detailed contacts relating to the project and at least 3 references:
Financial Proposal (Please quote using the financial proposal form (Annex I) attached to this document.
Lump sum contracts
The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables (i.e. whether payments fall in instalments or upon completion of the entire contract). Payments are based upon output, i.e. upon delivery of the services specified in the TOR. Your financial proposal shall include a breakdown of the lump sum.
All envisaged travel costs must be included in the financial proposal. This includes all travel to join duty station/repatriation travel. All travels shall be refunded by UNDP at economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she shall do so using their own resources.
In the case of unforeseeable travel, payment of travel costs including tickets (economy class), lodging and terminal expenses shall be paid at UNDP rate only when the consultant is working outside the duty station.
Assessment of the Consultants:
Upon assessment, only candidates with a total score of 70 marks or above out of 100marks will be considered for the position. In assessing the candidates, 70% consideration should be given to technical skills and experience while the cost proposal will be awarded 30%.
The evaluation Criteria as shown below shall be used to evaluate all the proposals received. The award of the Individual Contractor’s Contract shall be made to the individual contractor whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
a) responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
b) Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
* Technical Criteria weight; 
* Financial Criteria weight; 
Only candidates that obtain a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. The maximum 30 points all be allotted to the lowest bid, all other bids shall receive points in inverse proportion to the lowest fee e.g. [30 Points] x [Naira lowest] / [USD other] = points for other proposer’s fees.
Professional Qualifications and Certifications – 50%
Experience implementing similar assignment in the past – 30%
Educational Qualifications – 20%
Individual Consultants responding to this request for Individual Consultant should also submit their financial lumpsum financial proposal for the assignment.
Click link to apply: http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=36234
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