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  • Conflict Analysis Consultant at United Nations Development Programme

  • Posted on: 12 July, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • The United Nations Development Programme works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

    Conflict Analysis Consultant

     

     

    Scope of work

    To inform Somalia’s request for renewed PBF eligibility, an independent conflict analysis will be undertaken to inform the articulation of new peacebuilding priorities for the next five-year period. The conflict analysis will draw on national policy frameworks such as the new National Development Plan, the four government roadmaps on inclusive politics, justice and security, economic development and social development, the National Reconciliation Framework, and the National Stabilisation Strategy.

    The specific task of the consultant will be to produce an independent conflict analysis based on desk research and interviews with key national and international stakeholders in Somalia. Primary consideration shall be given to the overall peacebuilding environment in Somalia and opportunities to strengthen peace. The conflict analysis shall be informed by desk research and interviews with national and international stakeholders in Somalia during visits to Nairobi and Mogadishu.

    Duties And Responsibilities

    Expected Deliverables

    The Individual Contractor Is Expected To Deliver The Following

    Inception Report Outlining structure of conflict analysis, listing reference documents, and indicating stakeholders to interview - Within first week of the assignment (3 Working Days)

    Desk Research Second week of assignment (7 Working Days)

    Visits to Mogadishu and Field locations For interviews with key stakeholders - Third week of assignment - (4 Working Days)

    First Draft Report Fourth week of assignment (4 Working Days)

    Final Report Fourth week of assignment (3 Working Days)

    Institutional Arrangements

    The principal responsibility for managing the individual contractor resides with the Integrated Office of the DSRSG/RC/HC with the UNDP Country Office in Somalia issuing the contract. The individual contractor shall work under the direct supervision of the PBF Coordinator for Somalia.

    Reimbursement of cost of air ticket to join duty station and return to home country not to exceed the cost of any economy class air ticket on the most direct most economic routes. Travel costs will be reimbursed on actual but not exceeding quotation from UNDPs approved travel agent. The UNDP shall not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the selected individual choose to travel on a higher class, they will do so at own cost. Costs related to mission travel during the assignment will be borne by UNDP.

    The UNDP Country Office will release payment of living allowances and the payment of the consultancy fee will be linked to the acceptance of deliverables by the PBF Coordinator for Somalia. The PBF Coordinator will be responsible for liaising with the consultant to arrange field visits and facilitate contacts with key international and national counterparts.

    The international Consultant will be required to have a personal laptop

    Duration of Work

    The total duration of the evaluation will be 21 days according to the following plan:

    Inception Report - 3 Days

    Desk Research - 7 Days

    Visits to Mogadishu and Field Locations - 4 Days

    First Draft Report - 4 Days

    Final Report - 3 Days

    Scope of price proposal and schedule of payment

    UNDP shall pay the individual contractor upon completion of the assignment as certified by the PBF Coordinator.

    Competencies

    Core Competencies

    • Achieving results
    • Being accountable
    • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen
    • Thinking analytically and strategically
    • Ability of Working in teams/self-management
    • Communicating for impact

    Functional Competencies

    • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks
    • Results oriented, strong team player
    • Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel) and use of internet
    • Work in an organized and concise manner
    • Plans, prioritizes and delivers tasks on time
    • Excellent drafting and analytical skills
    • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
    • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors
    • Remains calm, in control even under pressure
    • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities

    Values

    • Integrity
    • Commitment to UNDP and the UN system
    • Embracing diversity

    Required Skills And Experience

    The individual contractor should present the following qualifications:

    • Advanced university degree (Master's or PhD) in political science, international relations, law, development, conflict studies, or related field;
    • Over 10 years of relevant professional experience n political science, international relations, law, peacebuilding, or related field;
    • Substantive and proven experience of senior level conflict analysis, peacebuilding or development engagement in conflict environments;
    • Established international and national network in Somalia, including government, civil society and diplomatic community is an added advantage;
    • Excellent English communication skills.

    The Consultant Code of Conduct is appended as: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ctauk9YDqgLoZB_1jUWLJc5AUSNFq314

    Recommended Presentation Of Offer

    The application must include the following documents in one single PDF document:

    • Personal CV indicating all experience from similar projects and specifying the relevant assignment period (from/to) as well as the email and telephone contacts of at least three (3) professional references;
    • Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment;
    • A brief methodology not exceeding two pages on how you will approach and complete the assignment.
    • Financial Proposal: To assist UNDP in the comparison of financial proposals, the financial proposal shall include a breakdown of the daily fee for the tasks, Medical Insurance including Medivac, air ticket to join duty station and return to home country and any other costs (if any) in separate lines. Please do not include costs related to mission travel withnin Somalia during the assignment as these will be borne by UNDP.

    Any request for clarification/additional information on this consultancy shall be communicated to UNDP in writing via email at procurement.so@undp.org .

    Criteria for selection of the best offer

    Applicants will be evaluated based on the combined scoring method using the 70-30 percent distribution whereby the applicant’s experience and technical proposal will be weighted at a maximum of 70 percent and combined with a price offer which will be weighted at 30 percent.

    A two-stage procedure will be used to evaluate offers whereby the technical evaluation will be completed

    prior to price comparison.

    Technical qualification evaluation criteria: (70 percent of total evaluation, maximum 70 points)

    A minimum of a master’s degree in relevant discipline(s) such as political science, international relations, law, development, conflict studies, or

    related discipline (10 points maximum)

    Assessment of the technical proposal – methodology and approach to complete the assignment

    Quality of writing and of the presentation (15 points maximum)

    Experience And Knowledge Of The Assignment

    • Over 10 years of relevant professional experience in political science, international relations, law, peacebuilding, or related field; (15 points maximum)
    • Substantive and proven experience of senior-level conflict analysis, peacebuilding or development engagement in conflict environments; (15 points maximum)
    • Established international and national network in Somalia, including government, civil society and diplomatic community; (10 points maximum)
    • Proven experience and deep knowledge of Somalia; (5 points maximum)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to UNDP career website on jobs.undp.org to apply

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