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UNDP is the world’s leading development organization, with a proud history of more than a half-century working in every corner of the world to fight poverty, create jobs, administer elections, prevent disaster and recover after crisis while protecting the planet. On the ground in about 170 countries and territories, we help countries develop strong policies, skills, partnerships and institutions so they can sustain their progress. The universal commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and UN reform together present UNDP with the opportunity to focus our resources and expertise, and make a real impact on poverty, governance, energy, gender, human rights, resilience, and the environment.
In line with multilingualism, a core value of the UN, UNDP is a multicultural organization having three working languages: English, French and Spanish. UNDP individual contractors are expected to a) provide high quality simultaneous interpretation and translations in accordance with UN terminology guidelines b) provide high quality edited documents ensuring language fluency, accuracy, clarity and precision.
Under the supervision of the Head of the Rule of Law, Security and Human Rights team (ROLSHR), the Individual Consultant will be responsible for simultaneous interpretation Spanish to/from English during the several events the unit has during the year and as needed. Regarding translation the consultant will be responsible for the translating/editing/revision/proofreading documents for the required language. Any UNDP unit can assign translation/editing requests to vendors under contract and expect high quality of work, as they have been duly vetted and evaluated.
The purpose of this procurement exercise is to contract an individual consultant who will enhance the communications, advocacy, marketing, outreach and multilingual efforts undertaken by UNDP to transform for a new era of sustainable development. The agreement will be awarded for up to 3 years based on satisfactory performance and funds availability.
For further information please refer to the following link: https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=95310
Should you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 25 November 2020.
Central Procurement Unit