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TERMS OF REFERENCE
Program Adviser for Early Recovery and Rehabilitation Team under the Social Healing and Peacebuilding Program for Marawi City
Component 4 of the Support to Peacebuilding and Normalization [SPAN] Project
(Individual Contractor- Open to Nationals)
The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH), through the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to implement a project entitled “Support to Peacebuilding and Normalization” (SPAN). SPAN aims to contribute towards sustaining the gains of the Government’s peace process, and in ensuring peace and security in conflict-affected areas by (a) accelerating the implementation of the security and socio-economic aspects of the Normalization Annex of the GPH-Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) and (b) strengthening the enabling environment for peace, recovery and development.
SPAN is composed of four (4) components: (1) Component 1: Support to the Implementation of the Security Aspect of Normalization, (2) Component 2: Support to the Implementation of the Socio-Economic Aspect of Normalization, (3) Component 3: Strengthening the Enabling Environment for Peace, Recovery and Development, and (4) Component 4: Social Healing and Peacebuilding Programme for Marawi.
Relative to the Marawi siege which led to the destruction of homes and livelihoods, the displacement of families and communities, and the erosion of social stability, OPAPP embarked on the Social Healing and Peace Building Program targeting 20 municipalities and 76 evacuation centers that hosted over a thousand internally-displaced persons (IDPs) in the provinces of Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte. Initiatives under the program would initially start in the four (4) evacuation centers and three (3) host communities in Iligan City to model social healing and peace building interventions. The result of the modeling exercise will be replicated to the other municipalities in the two provinces of Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte.
The SPAN Programme will contribute to the comprehensive approach in rebuilding Marawi through support for the implementation of OPAPP’s Social Healing and Peacebuilding Programme, which aims to: promote healing, reconciliation and bridging of social divides; mainstream conflict sensitive and peace promoting approaches in recovery and reconstruction efforts; and address emerging issues and concerns from the impact of the conflict including preventing and countering violent extremism and the protection of the rights of internally displaced people, women, children and other vulnerable sectors.
The Social Healing and Peace Building Programme for Marawi City has six (6) major components that include the following:
- Component 1: Peace Building Needs Assessment and Planning
- Component 2: Social Healing and Peace Building
- Component 3: Conflict Sensitive Peace Promotion (CSPP) Mainstreaming
- Component 4: Countering/Preventing Violent Extremism
- Component 5: Transitional Socio-Economic Support for IDPs and Vulnerable Groups
- Component 6: Project Management
To support the implementation of the different components of the Social Healing and Peacebuilding Programme for Marawi City, qualified personnel will need to be engaged to provide technical, administrative and operational support for the various initiatives under each component.
SCOPE OF WORK
The Program Adviser will perform the following functions:
- Closely coordinate with a team in OPAPP to ensure the delivery of required output/outcomes under Component 4 (ERR Project) of the SPAN Programme
- Assist in the monitoring and formulation of other projects/programs, concept papers/project documents related to the Social Healing and Peacebuilding Programme for Marawi by facilitating focus group discussions and consultations with key stakeholders in Mindanao;
- Provide technical inputs and local organizing assistance to OPAPP and UNDP in enhancing its Peace and Development Framework, including: improving/strengthening the concept of community-based/community-driven development; operationalizing the peace-constituency-building and convergence strategy at the local/community level, and building resilience of communities to conflict.
- Contribute to an assessment of the manner in which the immediate response to the Marawi crisis by OPAPP, the provincial government, and humanitarian agencies included peacebuilding and social healing elements, and to documenting the key lessons learned from this response.
EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES
The Program Adviser is expected to work on the following deliverables/outputs, with the corresponding due dates and review/approving authority:
Deliverables / Outputs
Estimated Duration to Complete
Review and Approvals Required
Within one (1) week from Start of Contract
UNDP RPBU Team Leader
Report of activities in relation to III. Scope of work
One (1) month from Start of Contract
UNDP RPBU Team Leader
Final Report of activities in relation to III. Scope of work
Upon Completion of Contract
UNDP RPBU Team Leader
The Program Adviser will work under the overall guidance of the SPAN Project Manager and/or the UNDP RPBU Team Leader.
Joint monitoring of this project will be undertaken by OPAPP and UNDP. The Program Adviser is expected to submit accomplishment reports to both OPAPP and UNDP based on existing guidelines and agreed schedules.
DURATION OF THE WORK
The work of the Program Adviser will cover a period of 30 working days, spread over 1.5 months from 21 February to 31 March 2019.
The Program Adviser is expected to undertake duties and responsibilities across several locations in Mindanao, including but not limited to Iligan City, Marawi City, Cagayan de Oro City, Provinces of Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte.
QUALIFICATIONS OF THE SUCCESSFUL INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR
The Project Manager II should posses the following to ensure quality of outputs and effective delivery of services and should be committed to deliver excellent and timely results. Minimum passing score is 70 out of 100 points.
- University degree in social sciences, community development, development studies, humanitarian aid, public administration, business management or other related fields.
- Minimum of Ten (10) years progressive experience in social development, poverty alleviation, and/or peacebuilding, crisis/emergency response, early recovery or management of development projects
- At least 1 year experience in crisis/emergency response, early recovery and rehabilitation, development management; Established networks and familiarity with areas affected by the Marawi siege an advantage
- Minimum 2 Years experience in peacebuilding and community-based development
- Minimum 1 year experience in working with multilateral and bilateral donor agencies, LGUs, CSOs
- English and Filipino; knowledge of regional languages in Mindanao is an advantage
SCOPE OF PRICE PROPOSAL AND SCHEDULE OF PRICE PAYMENTS
Interested parties are required to submit lump sum amount indicating professional fees required to perform the duties and responsibilities of a Program Adviser. Actual costs for other expenses, such as representation expenses, travel expenses and supplies/materials shall be shouldered by UNDP.
The Program Adviser will receive the total amount indicated in the proposal in tranches and upon satisfactory performance of the agreed deliverables based on the schedule provided below:
Payment schedule/ Milestone
Percentage (Amounts, PhP)
Upon submission and acceptance of Inception Report
Upon approval and acceptance of Progress Report
Upon submission and acceptance of Final Report
RECOMMENDED PRESENTATION OF OFFER
Interested parties are required to submit the following:
- Curriculum vitae or P11 Personal History Form indicating educational background, relevant work experiences, skills and competencies, and other qualifications related to the post, along with 3 professional references (use attached template)
- Financial proposal indicating proposed professional fees- (use attached template)
Incomplete applications may be disqualified.
CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION OF PROPOSAL
The offer will be evaluated based on a Combined Scoring Method where the qualifications will be weighted a maximum of 70% (with a minimum passing score of 70 out of 100 points), and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a maximum of 30% (to be computed as a ratio of the Proposal’s offer to the lowest price among the proposals received.
Kindly email your CV, Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability, and Financial Proposal (use attached templates) to
email@example.com by 18 February 2019, 5:00PM, Manila Time.
Please make sure your email does not exceed 10MB per message, and application is uploaded in one file. Thank you.
In view of the volume of applications we receive, please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.