|Overview : |
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP supports the peaceful resolution of conflicts, promotes the rule of law and access to justice, citizen security and human rights through its work. Assisting governments in strengthening their public institutions, helping countries reduce corruption and supporting inclusive participation are part of those efforts.
UNDP Office in Solomon Islands implements a diverse portfolio of projects on supporting fair and transparent elections, establishment of anti-corruption agency, improving access to justice, peace building, youth empowerment, rural electrification, water and sanitation, waste management, to name a few. Advocacy and communication are one of the key components of UNDP’s work in Solomon Islands. To deliver its key messages, UNDP actively uses social media. It has active Facebook page with over 5,000 followers as well as Twitter account both of which target young people and population with access to internet. UNDP staff, volunteers and beneficiaries also publish blogs and give interviews to the local press as well as UNDP Pacific website and Facebook page.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Country Manager, the Communications Consultant implements the corporate communications strategy, designs, manages and facilities the implementation of the Country Office communications strategy with a view to influence the development agenda, to promote public and media outreach and to increase recognition of UNDP’s substantive role in supporting the SDG implementation in SOI.
Communications is a critical component of the UNDP Solomon Islands programme portfolio. It helps increase the standing and awareness of UNDP’s work amongst partners, the media and the public.
Interested individual Consultant must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
Cover letter: Explaining why the consultant the most suitable for the work; Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP; Personal CV or P11, indicating the past experience relevant to the assignment, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references. Financial proposal, as per template provided in Annex II. Note: National consultants can quote prices in United States Dollars (USD) but UNDP reserves the right to issue the contract in SBD according to UN ROE on the date of issuance.
** Consultant/Contractor whose assignment require travel and who are over 65 years of age are required, at their own expense, to undergo a full medical examination, including x-rays after they are selected.
Proposals should be submitted to the Procurement Unit, UNDP Country Office, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org� till Sunday, 20 October 2019.