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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
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)
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.
Required Skills And Experience
The individual contractor should present the following qualifications:
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:
Any request for clarification/additional information on this consultancy shall be communicated to UNDP in writing via email at firstname.lastname@example.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
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