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Project Name: Website for the UN Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Finance
Duty station: Home-based.
The main objective of the assignment is to to create the website for the UN Secretary-General’s Task Force on Digital Finance. The contractor will build the structure of the future website in a technology and platform that will be easy to maintain and update by the communication consultant of the task force while offering a user friendly and easy to access content for visitors.
Background – Task Force
The UN Secretary-General has convened a Task Force on Digital Finance to identify the ways in which the digitization of finance can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The role of the Task Force is to advance proposals on how to harness the power of current and nascent digital technologies that underpin the digitization of finance in order to achieve the SDGs. In addition to mobile connectivity, these technologies include, but are not limited to, big data, artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technology (‘blockchain’) and the Internet of things, all of which offer opportunities to foster more sustainable finance, investment and development.
Scope of Work
The contracted website developer and designer will work with the Task Force Communications Consultant and Task Force Director to define and build the structure of the Task Force website. The contractor will meet with Task Force Communications Consultant and Task Force Director prior to undertaking the contract to discuss the preferred design and layout. The contractor will recommend the most appropriate technology for the website that matches the requirement of a website with a short life spam (16 months) such as Wordpress.
The following outputs are to be produced:
- Assess the specifications and provide a clear, comprehensive quotation, timeline and scope of work to be under taken by the contractor
- Prepare an initial mock up and Incorporate feedback
- Initial placeholder website (on page)
- Presentation by the contractor of the final layout and design to seek approval prior to going live
- Integrate basic initial content drafted by Task Force communication consultant
- Train Task Force communication consultant to upload news on the task force site
- Support Task Force communication consultant for any additional changes or issue that may arise after going live.
The contract is expected to take 1.5 months to be ready a week ahead of the launch of the Task Force.
Time (in 2018)
by 28 September
Agreement on format and website structure
by 5 October
Creating a placeholder website
(10%) Placeholder website
by 19 October
Online presentation by the contractor of the final layout and design to seek approval prior to going live
(30%) Presentation online
by 26 October
Integrate basic initial content drafted by Task Force communication consultant
(30%) Basic information uploaded on website, website go live
by 11 November
Support Task Force communication consultant for additional changes or issues that may arise after goin live
The proposal must be submitted no later than 28th September 2018 and addressed to:
Carlos Escriva Gil