Country : Oman
Summary : Consultancy: Research and Reporting Consultant (English Language)
TPD Ref No : 32908449
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Financier : Self Financed
Villa No. 999 Way No. 3709 South Bousher Muscat Tel: 24507451 / 24507452 / 24507453 Fax: 24507456
Tender Details : Tenders are invited for Consultancy: Research and Reporting Consultant (English Language). Muscat, Oman. If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world`s leading children`s rights organization would like to hear from you. For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children`s survival, protection and development. The world`s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments. And we never give up. For every child, Hope Background and Justification In collaboration with government counterparts, the UNICEF Oman Country Office (OCO) finalized the development of the Government of Oman (GoO) and UNICEF Country Programme Document (CPD) and Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) for the period 2017 - 2020 outlining the objectives and mode of programme implementation. Founded on a solid collaboration with the Government, UNICEF has contributed towards numerous achievements on children and women in Oman since 1971. It aims to work with the government on policies and services that protect children. Purpose and Objectives The main purpose of the Research and Reporting Assignment is to support the UNICEF Office by conducting research on issues that are related to UNICEF Programmes and to produce high-quality reports, briefing notes and other programmed-related materials. Scope of Work - Tasks & Expected Deliverables KEY TASKS To assist in the review, development and producing of high-quality reports and documents in accordance with the standards of the organization. To ensure accurate documentation is produced and maintained. To conduct thorough research on issues as assigned. Performs other office supported related duties as assigned by the supervisor EXPECTED OUTPUTS Consultative meetings arranged as per requirements. All reports and deliverables submitted as per agreed dates/timeline. Attend and provide support at workshops and meetings. Timely provision of background documentation, and meeting minutes as well as follow up on action points. Meeting minutes and other documents produced shared with all staff and saved in common shared drive. Letters prepared, filed and shared with UNICEF Representative for approval. Any other tasks assigned to the Consultant are completed in a timely manner. Adminstrative requirements The Research and Reporting Consultant will be required to report on a daily basis to the Supervisor. The Research and Reporting Consultant will be entitled to the same work hours, weekends & UN holiday schedule as UNICEF staff, based on the work schedule agreed with the Supervisor. The Research and Reporting Consultant will arrange his/her own insurance, such as life, health and other forms of insurance, covering the term of this contract when in Oman, and will provide proof of insurance. Any in-country travel related to a work assignment will be arranged for and covered by UNICEF. UNICEF will not provide the Consultant with any equipment, unless it is requested by the Consultant and approved by Operation Unit with the completion of the appropriate forms. qualificationS & Specialized knowledge Completed undergraduate or higher university education in a field related to the UNICEF Country Programme priorities, or in the field of organizational development. Strong writing skills in English Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, creative thinking and communication skills Ability to work in a multicultural environment is essential. Sound knowledge of Omani culture, traditions and communication protocols. Submission of offers Interested candidates should include in their proposals the following: The Offer should be in two parts: Part A - Technical; Part B - Financial, of not more than 5 pages. Part A: Technical 1. Background information that includes an interpretation and understanding of the terms of reference; 2. Methodology and approach outlining a clear conceptual and analytical framework for the work to be undergone; 3. Proposed work plan outlining clear timeframe and logical steps in conducting the assignment; 4. Name and brief background of the vendor, including existing experience and expertise that will be of benefit to the proposed assignment; 5. Names and contact information of referees for the 3 most recent and relevant projects. Part B: Financial 6. An itemized budget divided into professional fees and direct cost of activities in United States Dollars. Budget to include estimated costs of travel, DSA and terminal expenses. Advertised: 12 May 2019 Arabian Standard Time Applications close: 25 May 2019 11:55 PM Arabian Standard Time
Deadline : 25 May 2019
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