|Location :||New York, USA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||22-Apr-11|
|Additional Category||Millennium Development Goals|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English French|
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(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3 months|
|MDG-F Secretariat is organizing two workshops to bring together all Joint Programme teams and participating countries. The workshops will provide a space to identify successful approaches, share knowledge, lessons learnt and good practices. It will also allow building a body of evidence to support policy dialogue and awareness-raising at national and international levels on issues related to national ownership, UN Reform and contribution to the achievement of MDGs. |
Around 220 participants will attend each of the two Regional Workshops. One workshop will be for the Latin America and one for the other regions: Africa, Arab States, Asia and Europe, this VA corresponds to the workshop for the other regions.
Under the direct supervision of the Regional workshop focal point and overall guidance of the Programme Advisor, the Event Organizer will be in charge of all logistics for the regional workshop. This person will work closely with the MDG Fund Secretariat at HQ-NY and will also travel to the Regional Workshop venues before and during the workshop. This person will perform all the operation and administrative processes while ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Event Organizer promotes a client-, quality- and results-oriented approach. Availability to travel oversees where the event will take place -tentative Casablaca, Mocorro- for around 2 weeks is required.
The event organizer works in close collaboration with the Operations, Programme and project staff in the COs and other UN agency staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery for the success of this workshop.
Duties and Responsibilities
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Required Skills and Experience
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Consultants shall specify in the lump sum in the proposal, for the cost of their services for a 3 month period in US dollars. Please include a breakdown of cost per hour considering that there will be periods where the demands will be higher especially right before, and during the workshop, where the work may almost be full time. Payments will follow on monthly installments for the duration of the contract, after certification of compliance of the terms and services agreed in the contract. The contract will be awarded to the best value for the money offer.
The Secretariat will do cumulative analysis in selecting the best candidate 70% for Technical and 30% for financial.
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 70% points would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.
ONLY CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTATION SUCH AS GREEN CARD, G-4 AND US CITIZEN WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS CONSULTANCY
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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.