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UNDP Vietnam is seeking for 01 qualified National Consultant on COVID-19 Coordination and Health-Climate nexus Programme Development.
Viet Nam has been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Viet Nam recorded its first COVID-19 cases on January 23, 2020, rapidly activating existing preparedness planning. Epidemic declarations, border tightening, applying aviation permits, revocation and visa restrictions were swiftly announced. As a result, Viet Nam successfully contain the COVID-19 spread and has been recognized globally as one of the best examples of joint efforts by Government, businesses and communities to address such a significant challenge. However, COVID-19 has been causing the profound socio-economic impacts, which is exacerbating vulnerabilities and inequalities. The pandemic has had major multidimensional impacts on the lives of all populations in Viet Nam, especially children, women and other vulnerable groups such as migrants, ethnic minorities and people living with disabilities (PWD).
The objectives of this assignment are to support the UNDP in effective coordination, management, and implementation of the UNDP’s initiatives relating to response and recovery from Covid-19 epidemic and for the development and implementation of various climate-health initiatives with the health sector in Viet Nam.
Under the overall supervision of the Assistant Resident Representative/ Team Leader of Climate Change and Environment Unit UNDP Viet Nam, and the direct supervision of the International COVID-19 Coordinator at the initial stage until 31 March 2021 for the Work Area 1, the Independent Contractor (IC) will undertake the following tasks:
- Coordination and delivery: Provide support to mapping, planning and coordination of the implementation of ongoing initiatives and studies in the assigned area, including by working on the preparation of work plans, terms of references, progress reports, etc;
- Programme/project development: Analyse Vietnam’s development context and priorities to identify opportunities for UNDP support in the assigned area, and lead and coordinate the formulation and initiation of new projects/activities;
- Partnership development: Work on building and maintaining regular contacts with national counterparts, multilateral and bilateral donor agencies and NGOs, and actively contribute to forging of UNDP partnerships
The selection will be based on a competitive basis and will comply with UNDP procurement regulations. Request for Proposal with enclosed TOR and evaluation criteria as well as Submission forms are attached.
Luu Ngoc Diep
304 Kim Ma, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 24 38500100
Direct: +84 24 38500200
Submission deadline: Monday, 03 August 2020 (Hanoi time)