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  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Dominica
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Environment
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Disaster Management (Preparedness, Resilience, Response and Recovery)
    • Climate Change
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-25

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BBRSO69482- Resilience specialist for Dominica Project Office

Dominica

Background

ADMINISTRATION -

To apply, interested persons should upload the combined* Technical Proposal/Methodology (if applicable), CV and Offeror’s Letter to “UNDP Jobs” by navigating to the link below and clicking “APPLY NOW”, no later than the date indicated on the “UNDP Jobs” website. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted**: -

UNDP Job Site – https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=84635 (cut and paste into browser address bar if the link does not work)

* PLEASE NOTE: The system allows the upload of one (1) document ONLY – if you are required to submit a Technical Proposal/Methodology, this document along with your CV/P11 and Offeror’s Letter, MUST be combined and uploaded as one.

NOTE: The Financial Proposal should not be uploaded to “UNDP Jobs”**.

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**Please email the password-protected Financial Proposal to procurement.bb@undp.org. The subject line of your email must contain the following: “BBRSO69482 Financial Proposal – Your Name

If the password for your Financial Proposal is required, it will be requested by the Procurement Unit.

Any request for clarification must be sent in writing to procurement.bb@undp.org within three (3) days of the publication of this notice, ensuring that the reference number above is included in the subject line. The UNDP Barbados & the OECS Procurement Unit will post the responses*** two (2) days later, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to: -

http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=54769 (cut and paste into browser address bar if the link does not work)

A detailed Procurement Notice, TOR, and all annexes can be found by clicking the above link.

*** UNDP shall endeavour to provide such responses to clarifications in an expeditious manner, but any delay in such response shall not cause an obligation on the part of UNDP to extend the submission date of the Proposals, unless UNDP deems that such an extension is justified and necessary

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Focussed support to the completion of the Salisbury Education Complex and community communications initiative, including assistance to follow up on procurement processes, logistics, monitoring and full project implementation.
  • Support the identification, formulation, development and monitoring of UNDP activities including field visits and reporting.
  • Support the collection of data for the purposes of monitoring and evaluation and sharing of information on project outcomes and objectives.
  • Identify and advance recommendations for effective and efficient completion of tasks and activities carried out.
  • Contribute to the development of project proposals, as needed.
  • Support the the formulation and implementation of a coherent quality control strategy of UNDP projects.
  • Report to the supervisor on a regular basis providing a clear overview of the challenges and shortfalls as well as alternatives of solution.
  • Support the development of training activities and public awareness building in tight coordination with relevant UNDP staff and other stakeholders.
  • Support the coordination between the different teams working in the different programmatic areas, providing technical assistance as needed.
  • Provide technical advisory services to ensure that delivery to clients and beneficiaries meets UNDP quality standards.
  • Support the logistics area as needed.
  • Support event planning for project related workshops and meetings.
  • Collect best practices and lessons learned from the field.
  • Ensure close coordination with the UNDP Head of Office and the team in Dominica as well as the Barbados and the OECS MCO for the development of the assigned tasks.
  • Ensure the visibility of UNDP and its partners in the field.
  • Focussed support to the completion of the Salisbury Education Complex and community communications initiative, including assistance to follow up on procurement processes, logistics, monitoring and full project implementation.
  • Support the identification, formulation, development and monitoring of UNDP activities including field visits and reporting.
  • Support the collection of data for the purposes of monitoring and evaluation and sharing of information on project outcomes and objectives.
  • Identify and advance recommendations for effective and efficient completion of tasks and activities carried out.
  • Contribute to the development of project proposals, as needed.
  • Support the the formulation and implementation of a coherent quality control strategy of UNDP projects.
  • Report to the supervisor on a regular basis providing a clear overview of the challenges and shortfalls as well as alternatives of solution.
  • Support the development of training activities and public awareness building in tight coordination with relevant UNDP staff and other stakeholders.
  • Support the coordination between the different teams working in the different programmatic areas, providing technical assistance as needed.
  • Provide technical advisory services to ensure that delivery to clients and beneficiaries meets UNDP quality standards.
  • Support the logistics area as needed.
  • Support event planning for project related workshops and meetings.
  • Collect best practices and lessons learned from the field.
  • Ensure close coordination with the UNDP Head of Office and the team in Dominica as well as the Barbados and the OECS MCO for the development of the assigned tasks.
  • Ensure the visibility of UNDP and its partners in the field.

Competencies

  • Good organizational skills, proven experience in coordinating with national stakeholders and expert teams, organizing multi-stakeholder consultation processes, gathering documentation of results.
  • Good analytical and organizational skills of baseline documentation gathering, organization and communication to support experts.
  • Good understating of national policy and institutional structures, and ability to advice on institutional capacities and relations.
  • Able to support, motivate and liaise effectively with communities and community groups.
  • Sound cross-cultural, gender-awareness, interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Proven ability and experience in workshop facilitation.
  • Good interpersonal abilities.
  • High flexibility and adaptation capacities.
  • Fully proficient in the following software applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and writing communication skills in English.

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualifications:

  • At least a Bachelor degree on social sciences, disaster risk reductionor any related field

Years of experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience in project management, DRR, logistics, and/or social-related activities
  • Previous experience working with UNDP and/or other UN Agencies would be an asset
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. UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
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