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Individual Consultant for Gender Responsive Enterprises Training and Transformation Process
Procurement Process :Other
Office :UNDP Country Office - TURKEY
Deadline :31-Dec-18
Posted on :26-Nov-18
Development Area :CONSULTANTSCONSULTANTS
Reference Number :51842
Link to Atlas Project :
00108446 - Turkey Resilience Project in response to the SyriaCrisis
Documents :
Procurement Notice
Annex-1- Terms of Reference
Annex-2- General Conditions of Contract for the Services of Individual Contractors
Annex-3- Offeror's Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability
Overview :

1 Background

Please see Annex 1 (Terms of Reference). 

2 Scope of Work, Responsibilities and Description of the Proposed Analytical Work

Please see Annex 1 (Terms of Reference).

3 Requirements for Experience and Qualifications

Please see Annex 1 (Terms of Reference).

4 Documents to be Included when Submitting the Proposals

Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:

  1. "Offeror’s Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability" given in the attachment as Annex 3,
  2. Latest (updated) Personal CV including similar past experience and contact details for references,
  3. Cover letter which includes “Brief Description of Approach to Work”. This letter shall be in English and include following information:
  • Which previous experiences make the IC applicant the most suitable candidate for this assignment.

- Contents, participants, duration and other relevant aspects of any training conducted in the past with business enterprises.

- Basic outline for gender responsive enterprise training and methodology that will be applied for gender responsive transformation of an enterprise.

- Estimated number of working days for training and transformation tasks.

Failure to submit either one of the above listed documents may result in automatic disqualification of a candidate.

5 Financial Proposal

Financial proposal shall be submitted together with the compulsory documents, in the format provided in “Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability".

6 Evaluation

The evaluation will be based on cumulative analysis (i.e. technical qualifications -including interviews- and price proposal). The weight of the technical criteria is 70%; the weight of the financial proposal is 30%.

The points that may be obtained for each technical criteria are as follows:

General Qualifications

General Professional Experience

Specific Professional Experience

10 pts.maximum

10 pts. maximum

50 pts.maximum

  • University degree in social sciences (e.g. Sociology, law, economics, international relations, political sciences, business administration, public administration and other related fields).
    (6 pts.)
  • Advanced (masters or higher) degree in social sciences (e.g. Sociology, law, economics, gender/women studies, international relations, political sciences, business administration, public administration and other related fields)
    (2 pts).
  • Proficiency in Turkish and English is required. (2 pts.)

 

 

  • At least eight (8) years of relevant professional experience . (8 pts.)
  • Experience more than eight (8) years up to 10 years.
    (2 pts., 1 pt. for each additional year)

 

  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience (as a consultant, academic, trainer, manager, expert or similar position at public or private sector organizations or NGOs)  in the last 8 years in directly working with private sector and/or SMEs. (15 pts.)
  • Minimum two (2) years experience (as a consultant, academic, trainer, manager, expert or similar position at public or private sector organizations or NGOs)  in the last 8 years on gender-responsive enterprises. (18 pts.)
  • Knowledge on best practices and models applied in the world to promote gender responsive enterprises, as will be verified through an interview. (5 pts.)
  • Knowledge on Turkish labor market (institutions, services, laws, regulations etc.), as will be verified through an interview. (5 pts.)
  • Experience and knowledge on developing gender code of conduct for enterprises, as will be verified through an interview, is an asset. (7 pts.)

As depicted in the table above, out of 50 points allocated to specific professional experience, 17 points will be obtained through technical criteria verified by interviews. The interviews will be confirmed or notified to the candidates at least three days before interview. If a candidate is unable to participate in an interview by force majeure, a mutually convenient alternative date and time is arranged with the candidate. If the candidate is unable to participate in this second scheduled time, the candidate will be eliminated from the evaluation process.

After conclusion of the technical evaluation, candidates who obtain a minimum of 49 pts out of a maximum 70 pts will be considered for the financial evaluation. Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements will be disqualified.

7   Annexes

The following annexes are an integral part of this procurement notice. In case of any conflict between the provisions of the Annex 2 and the procurement notice and/or Annex 1 and/or Annex 3, the provisions of Annex 2 (General Conditions of Contract for Services of Individual Contractors) are applicable.

  • Annex 1: Terms of Reference
  • Annex 2: General Conditions of Contract for Services of Individual Contractors
  • Annex 3: Offeror’s Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability