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Manager (Mobilisation and Placements)

Dehradun (India)

  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Dehradun (India)
  • Grade: National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2019-09-05

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Background

UNDP strives to have a workforce, which reflects diversity and gender balance, and applies an equal opportunities approach. UNDP does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS status. All selections are on merit.

Background

The UNDP has engaged with the State Government of Uttarakhand to provide technical support in several sectors for implementation of flagship Government programmes, externally aided projects and State schemes and programmes. Under this collaboration UNDP in Uttarakhand will also be supporting the Department of Skill Development and Employment in mobilisation of  high quality human resource within and implementation of capacity building training plan of existing and newly recruited professionals will lead to directly in achievement of the World Bank funded  Uttarakhand Workforce Development Project (UKWDP) objectives of improving the quality and relevance of training at priority Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and of increasing the number of labor-market-relevant workers through short-term training in Uttarakhand.

The UKWDP will contribute to these objectives by supporting Uttarakhand to strengthen the delivery of skills and training programs to produce higher-quality workers with relevant market skills and increasing access. This state-level skills development project would also play a strategic role in the World Bank’s engagement in the skills agenda at the national level. An in-depth experience and lessons from Uttarakhand would inform the national-level engagement and could also provide a demonstration effect. There would be close linkages and synergies between the proposed project and the national-level engagements.

UNDP will therefore support the Uttarakhand Workforce Development Project in hiring of team of professionals and provide capacity building support through trainings, workshops, exposure visits and Knowledge Management along with documentation of best practices. The team of professionals will help the project in implementation and monitoring of project activities while as UNDP team of experts will provide timely capacity building trainings to strengthen the delivery of skills and training programs and to produce higher-quality workers with relevant market skills and increasing access.

In context of above, UNDP is looking to hire MANAGER (Mobilisation and Placement) to support the State Project Implementation Unit of UKWDP /Department of Skill Development and Employment in implementation of the project.

The MANAGER (Mobilisation and Placement) would be placed with the U.K.S.D.M, Uttarakhand.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate preparation of the annual work plan.

  • Design various innovative operating procedures, formats, templates, dashboards etc. for better implementation of the training programs

  • Coordinate and monitor mobilization activities of the Training Providers.

  • Organize awareness camps, career workshops, job fairs from time to time for selected youths for short term skilling under UKWDP.

  • Provide monitoring, capacity building and handholding support for mobilization activities related to implementation of various training programs by Training Providers.

  • Inviting various organizations for recruitment.

  • Help students identify employment options that match their career interests.

  • Assist students in all aspects of the job search.

  • Contact business and industry to develop reciprocally beneficial partnerships for jobs.

  • Assist with maintaining employer database(s). Maintain student files. Submit monthly report.

  • Provide targeted career information to students as needed.

  • Counseling with youths after training and liaising with employer for placement tracking.

  • Verification of placement records submitted by Training Providers.

  • Perform any other related task assigned by the Mission Director, UKSDM

Competencies

Knowledge Management and Learning:

  • Should have exposure to social mobilization processes. tools and techniques

Management and Leadership:

  • Ability to work in a team and train staff on the job to use the systems: Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities

Corporate Competencies:

  • Displays cultural. gender, religion. race. nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability. Demonstrates integrity and ethical standards

  • Development and operational effectiveness, excellent analytical skills, good communication and drafting skills

Essential Competencies :

  • Demonstrated willingness to stay, be with and work with the poor;

  • Pro-poor facilitation; orientation; tenacity; self control; strategic influencing; concern with impact; de-learning and learning orientation;

  • Understanding and experience of poverty, vulnerability and livelihoods of the poor.

  • Specific domain understanding

Required Skills and Experience

Essential Qualifications

Be/Btech/MBA

Work Experience

With five years experience in placement

Official Travel:

All official travel must be authorized and certified in advance. Candidates will be entitled to get TA/DA as per government rules from SPU/DSDE and in case of official journey outside the state,prior approval of reporting officer shall be required.

Schedule of Payments

Consolidated annual consultancy fee(Remunerative) of Rs 5,40,000(@45,000 per month)payable in equal monthly instalments, upon submission of monthly progress report certified by the reporting officer.

Institutional Arrangement

  • Contact will be administered by UNDP on behalf of the state government of Uttarakhand.

  • The consultant would report to Director, Uttarakhand work force development project,Government of Uttarakhand;

  • All the logistic support related official travel will be borne by the Government Of Uttarakhand as per their prevailing rules.

  • Consultant will be entitled for 2 days leave per month (non-encashable).

Documentation Required

Personal CV indicating all past experiences from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the candidate and atleast 3 professional references.

Evaluation Method and criteria

Preliminary shortlisting would be done based on the following criteria:

  • Educational Qualification 30 marks.

  • Relevant Experience 40 marks.

  • Interview for 30 marks

Those who obtain a minimum 70% of total 70 marks (Educational Qualification & Relevant Experience) will be eligible to appear for the interview.

Interview for the shortlisted candidates would be either conducted face to face in Dehradun or by telephone/over skype.

The contract shall be awarded on the merit basis.

General Conditions for Individual Contract-http://www.in.undp.org/content/dam/india/docs/procurement/UNDP%20General%20Conditions%20for%20Individual%20Contracts.pdf

For any clarifications, please write to: ic.india@undp.org

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 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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