Individual consultant - Programme Associate for ADF Phase II

Country: Ethiopia
Language: EN
Number: 843338
Publication date: 21-03-2017
Source: United Nations Procurement Notices (UNDP)
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Individual consultant - Programme Associate for ADF Phase II
Procurement Process : Other
Office : UNDP Regional Service Centre - ETHIOPIA
Deadline : 11-Apr-17
Posted on : 21-Mar-17
Development Area : CONSULTANTS
Reference Number : 36502
Link to Atlas Project :
00081886 - Support Oversight of the Regional Programme for Africa
Documents :
Procurement Notice word version
Procurement Notice PDF Version
Terms of Reference- Soft copy
Overview :

Dear Interested and eligible National Individual Consultant as programme Associate for ADF Phase II;

The United Nations Development Programme ( UNDP ) Regional Service Centre for Africa plans to procure Consultant service to serve as a programme Associate for ADF Phase II activities.

Scope of the Work

The Programme Associate’s functions and duties will be as follows:

  • Follow-up and liaise with Government of Ethiopia and different government offices on issues of ADF including MoU signing, registration, taxation, international staff resident permits and any required official representation on behalf of ADF.
  • Assist ADF to open a bank account and to set up a provisional ADF office in Addis Ababa: identify office space, purchase office furniture/equipment, arrange utilities, Internet connection, etc.
  • Coordinate the implementation of all ADF activities according to the ADF annual work plan and budget, until the employment of an ADF Office Director.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the ADF Internship Programme, in cooperation with IDA.
  • Coordinate the implementation of all activities of the ADF-UNPRPD Phase II Programme and budget, including all formal reporting requirements.
  • Support the Coordinator of the ADF Strategic Planning (SP) exercise, including transportation arrangements for participants in the SP sub-regional workshops and SP validation workshop.
  • Support the implementation of the IDA-IDDC sponsored BRIDGE CRPD and SDGs training program for DPOs in Africa at the regional and national level, including acting as facilitator/ trainer for the BRIDGE program.
  • Assist in organising ADF Executive Council and other meetings: invitations, accessible venues, flights and per diem payments, interpretation and local transport services, etc.
  • Participate in and support Executive Council meetings, meetings of the IDA Board of Directors and other IDA meetings as requested.
  • Maintain the ADF website, and prepare and send a regular e-mail newsletter to update and inform ADF members and partners about ADF activities.
  • Participate, as assigned, as a representative of ADF in various meetings in Ethiopia, in Africa and internationally.
  • Initiate an exchange of information and experience between ADF and regional disability forums in other parts of the world.
  • Liaise with AUC and UNDP to sign MoU for collaboration on Regional disability projects, ratification of UN CRPD and AU Protocol on Persons with Disabilities.
  • Support the UNDP JPO assigned to work with ADF, in the planning and implementation of the proposed UNDP Africa regional disability mainstreaming initiative.
  • Undertake such other activities as may be assigned by the ADF Advisor and/or the UNDP RSCA Programme Specialist for Justice and Human Rights.

Application Instruction:

  • Download both TOR and IC Proposal Submission Form attached herewith;

Strictly follow the instructions indicated in the IC Proposal Submission Form uploaded hereto; and

Group of Individuals and/or Firms are not eligible for this consultancy assignment (open only for individual consultant)

Documents Required:

The following proposals must be prepared as per the IC Proposal Submission Instructions. The Proposals shall be submitted on or before application deadline April 11, 2017, via UNDP Secured mail address:

  • Technical Proposal in pdf under file name: RSC-IC-2017-04 – TP - [insert your name];
  • Financial Proposal in pdf under file name: RSC-IC-2017-04 – FP - [insert your name];
  • Important Note:
  • A candidate applying only by uploading CV to this job site will not be considered. Instead, both Technical and Financial Proposals shall be submitted to UNDP Secured email:
  • Those prospect consultants who fail to submit both Technical and financial proposals as per the standard format and to the designated secured email will not be further considered for evaluation.
  • Please limit your your scope of work and methodology ( written technical proposal) to maximum of 450 words.
  • Please group all your documents into single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document.
  • While submitting your proposals to be sure your email subject line is RSC-IC-2017-04 in order to let our Office easily locate your respective proposals from secured email and be considered in subsequent evaluations.