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Chief Technical Advisor (CTA)
Procurement Process :Other
Office :UNDP Country Office - TURKEY
Deadline :01-Apr-19
Posted on :10-Mar-19
Reference Number :53944
Link to Atlas Project :
00095989 - Civilian Oversight Phase III
Documents :
Procurement Notice
Terms of Reference
Offeror's Letter to UNDP
UNDP General Conditions for Individual Contracts
Overview :

1     Background

Please see Annex II (Terms of Reference). 

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

Please see Annex II (Terms of Reference).

3     Requirements for Experience and Qualifications

Please see Annex II (Terms of Reference).

4     Documents to be included when submitting Proposals

Interested individual contractors MUST submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:

  • Duly signed and complete "Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability" provided as Annex I.
  • Latest Personal CV including experience in similar projects and easily accessible contact details (preferably e-mails and mobile phones) of at least 3 references.


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”. Any deviation from the standard text may lead to disqualification.

6     Evaluation

Applicants meeting minimum qualification requirements stipulated within the Terms of Reference will be short-listed for technical evaluation.

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

The Evaluation Committee will interview the candidates who fulfil all the stipulated minimum qualification requirements, prior to conclusion of the technical evaluation.

The interview will be notified to the candidates at least two days in advance. If a candidate is unable to participate in an interview by force majeure, a mutually convenient alternative date and time may be 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 upon conduct of the interviews, candidates who have obtained a minimum of 49 points out of a maximum 70 points will be considered for the financial evaluation.

Candidates who could not meet the minimum qualification requirements will be disqualified.



Maximum Attainable Points



70 pts

General Qualifications


14 pts

General Professional Experience


25 pts

Specific Professional Experience


16 pts



15 pts



30 pts



Minimum Qualification Requirements




General Qualifications

Advanced degree in the fields of political sciences and/or public administration, security studies, human rights and any other relevant field


PhD degree in the fields of political sciences and/or public administration, security studies, human rights and any other relevant field


Good command of spoken and written English


Full computer literacy


General Professional Experience

Minimum 15 (fifteen) years of professional experience


More than 15 (fifteen) years of professional experience


Minimum 5 (five) years of professional experience in working for international institutions/organizations and/or international projects


Former experience in EU funded projects


Good knowledge of international human rights framework


Specific Professional Experience

At least 5 (five) years of specific working experience in the field of human rights and security sector reform


At least 1 (one) experience as team leader/chief technical advisor in an internationally funded project


Specific knowledge of the security sector governance in EU member states


Knowledge of functioning of internal security sector in Turkey



7     Annexes

The following annexes are an integral part of this procurement notice. In case of any conflict between the provisions of the Annex III and the procurement notice and/or Annex I and/or Annex II, the provisions of Annex III are applicable.

  • Annex I: Template for “Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability”
  • Annex II: Terms of Reference
  • Annex III: General Conditions of Contract for the Services of Individual Contractors