Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 05 Jul 2018
DUTY STATION: The Senior Policy Consultant(s) would be responsible for providing technical support to national / state programmes in UNICEF supported states in India. (New Delhi / 13 UNICEF Field Offices at Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad/Telangana, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Raipur and Ranchi)
DURATION OF LTA: 2 Years with the possibility of extension for 1 more year
CLOSING DATE: 5 July 2018
In support of UNICEF’s commitment to serve as a critical knowledge resource for children by supporting policy relevant evidence-building, data collection, reporting, monitoring of trends, assessing interventions and sharing experiences on child rights and child development programmes, a pool of advisors/consultants to UNICEF ICO is needed and expected to:
The Advisor/consultant will also utilize his or her considerable analytical skills and membership of high level policy bodies and think tanks to raise issues relating to children and to advocate lessons of best practice at these fora.
2. Purpose and Objective of the consultancy:
UNICEF wishes to engage high-calibre candidates to generate, analyse and promote the use of evidence and data on child well-being, with a strong equity focus. In order to support the flagship programs of Central and State government the Senior Policy Consultant(s) will:
3. Key skills, Qualifications and Experience required
4. Engagement Modality
UNICEF will enter into a Long-Term Agreement (LTA) modality with successful applicants. The LTAs to be signed will be for a fixed professional fee rate for an initial period of 12 months, and thereafter renewed for another 12 months based on requirement, performance and mutual agreement. During this term, UNICEF will commission LTA holders from time-to-time to undertake specific tasks through contract(s) for which a separate Terms of Reference with time-specific deliverables will be developed.
UNICEF will contact eligible LTA holders with details of the proposed assignment and the consultants are expected to respond within three working days indicating their willingness and availability to take up the work.
Please submit your online application by 5 July 2018.
5. HOW TO APPLY:Your online application should contain fourseparate attachments (to be uploaded online):
Financial Bid Senior Policy Consultant.doc
It is critical to submit work samples as you will observe from the advertisement that marks have been assigned to this criterion for arriving at the most suitable candidate. Also, without the financial proposal template your application will be considered incomplete and would be invalidated.
The Quality and Cost Based selection will be on the basis of, technical evaluation & financial offer in the ratio of 80:20.The criteria for technical evaluation will be as follows:
Total points to qualify in overall technical evaluation Min 56/Max 80
Total technical score – 80. Minimum overall qualifying score is 56. Only those candidates who meet the overall qualifying marks of 56 as well as score the minimum cut-off in each of the above sub-criteria including the interview will be considered technically responsive and their financials will be opened.
For any clarifications, please contact:
Supply & Procurement Section
73, Lodi Estate, New Delhi 110003
Telephone # +91-11-24606516
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=514025