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05 National Consultants for self-registration and management software development
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor
Office :UNDP Country Office - VIET NAM
Deadline :17-Aug-20
Posted on :04-Aug-20
Reference Number :68569
Link to Atlas Project :
Non-UNDP Project
Documents :
Procurement Notice - 3-200801
Annex IV- Letter of Interest and Availability
Annex V - Format of Financial offer
Overview :

UNDP Vietnam is seeking for 05 National Consultants for Developing and piloting the (i) tools, (ii) process guideline and (iii) software for self-registration and management of multidimensional poverty in Vietnam for 2021-2025 period.

(Ref. 3-200801)

Vietnam has been very successful in economic growth and poverty reduction during the recent decades. However, the success in monetary poverty reduction and economic growth is not automatically translated into a success in multidimensional poverty reduction. Recognizing this issue, the Government of Vietnam (GoV) has decided to adopt a multidimensional approach to poverty measurement in the coming period 2016-2020. (Decision No 1614/QĐ-TTg dated 15/9/2015). Viet Nam - one of the first pioneering countries in Asia and Pacific Region to adopt the MDP approach to eliminate poverty in all its dimensions – set the national average multidimensional poverty reduction target of 1.5% per annum and 2-4% in mountainous ethnic minority areas, in the country’s five-year Socio-Economic Development Plan (2016-2020). The multidimensional poverty measurements, including both income and non-monetary dimensions such as housing, assess to water and sanitation, education and health services and social and health insurance, have been used for designing the National Target Program for Sustainable Poverty Reduction (NTPSPR, 2016-2020) and identifying the poor households that are eligible for the Program support, poverty reduction and social assistance policies.

The objectives of this assignment are to enhance the timeliness and transparency of the identification, verification and management of MDP poor households/persons, contributing to better formulation, implementation of multi-dimensional poverty reduction programs and social protection schemes, ensuring no one is left behind in the period 2021 – 2025.

The tasks and working days of the consultants are as follows:

3-200801-TL:   National Team Leader (45 working days)

3-200801-NC2: National Consultant (Team member 2) for developing/calculating, testing and training the MDP measurement tools and thread-hold for MDP self-registration and management at national level (35 working days)

3-200801-NC3: National Consultant (Team member 3) for developing, testing and training the process guideline for MDP self-registration and management at national level (35 working days)

3-200801-NC4: National Consultant (Team member 4) for software development and hardware solutions (35 working days)

3-200801-NC5: National Consultant (Team member 5) for training, operating the self-registration system in pilot and full implementation at national level (45 working days)

The selection will be based on a competitive basis and will comply with UNDP procurement regulations. Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information (in English, PDF Format):

  1. Curriculum vitae with copies of required certifications;
  2. Signed Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability (Annex IV) and clearly stating which position you are applying for
  3. Signed Financial Offer (Annex V)
  4. Required supporting documents, i.e., research reports/products as per mentioned in the evaluation criteria

Procurement Notice with enclosed TOR and evaluation criteria as well as Submission forms are in the attached files.

Submissions should be sent by email no later than the submission deadline.

Submission deadline: Monday, 17 August 2020 (Hanoi time)