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Disaster Risk Reduction & Governance Consultant

Job Category:
Consultants
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
24 January, 2011
Last Date to apply:
02 February, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

3 years of work experience in project work preferably in coordination, administration and finance.

Description:
 

Responsibilities
 
The key responsibilities of the DRR & Governance Consultant include:
 
·         Develop capacity of local organizations on drawing lessons from context analysis and other action research on conflict/crisis and engage in flood early recovery interventions;
·         Update staff and partners continuously on evolving insight on governance to enhance conceptual clarity and awareness of best practices in governance programming in relation to conflict/crisis and disasters;
·         Develop a methodology for context analysis on governance and conflict/crisis and early recovery interventions ;
·         Facilitate implementation of the context analysis. The analysis will be done as much as possible jointly by UNDP and local partners;
·         Undertake and facilitate selected (action) research on relevant themes;
·         Incorporate lessons learnt in context analysis and governance research into project implementation;
·         Support to improve the quality of DRR programming;
·         Support to local partner organizations on the integration of DRR and peace building in field programming in conflict-affected contexts;
·         Assist local partner organizations in linking to international networks with regards to DRR and peace building ;
·         Assist local partners in integrating DRR and peace building in their analysis and programming framework.
·         Identify, conceptualize and draft knowledge products on the basis of on-ground interventions integrating governance and DRR along with peace building.
 
Expected results:
·         Improved capacity to integrate DRR and peace building in field programming in a conflict-affected contexts;
·         Guidance materials on the integration of DRR and peace building in field programming in conflict-affected context are prepared; these materials may include guidelines, technical briefs, and capacity building modules.
·         A set of indicators that measure the integration of DRR and peace building in field programming in conflict-affected context is prepared.
·         Ensure that the early recovery interventions in KP are able to achieve their set objectives and outcomes.
 
Deliverables:
 
A.     Analytical Papers/ Knowledge Products based on the Interventions under Peace & Development Programme:
 
1.       1 Baseline report on District wise mapping and Monitoring of Conflict Escalation in Malakand Division with a focus on the role of civil society particularly
2.       1 study on Effectiveness of Communities Based Disaster Management and the role of governance and civil society: Case Study of Buner and Dir Lower of Malakand Division
3.       1 study on Importance of Local Governance for Disaster Risk Reduction: Local Governance Situation, Impact of Conflict and Floods on Local Governance and Capacity Building Efforts of Peace & Development Programme
4.       1 study on Strengthening Local Capacities through Social Capital Formation among CSOs and Government Bureaucracies in Malakand Division
5.       1 study on Post Conflict Peace Building through Community Development Projects
6.       15 Monitoring Visits and Reports to measure progress of implementation and improvements in disaster risk reduction and governance through civil society initiative. The reports should incorporate inputs from all relevant stakeholders including PDMA, government agencies and civil society organizations.
 
B.     New interventions under the Peace & Development Programme
 
1.       Design at least 4 Project Proposals under seed funding modality and undertake resource mobilization under good governance and conflict in collaboration with the stakeholders;
2.       Produce capacity assessment reports of relevant local CSOs (between 20 to 30 CSOs) specializing in the theme of the seed funding;
3.       Present the 4 Project Proposals to the select group of CSOs and request them to submit technical and financial proposals against the Proposal;
4.       Award contract to the technically most viable, least cost CSO for implementation;
5.       Monitor progress of 4 new interventions over implementation period and document lesson learnt for Peace and Development programme, with an emphasis on DRR and governance
6.       Monitor progress of 4 new interventions over implementation period and document human stories for Peace and Development programme, with an emphasis on DRR and governance
7.       Facilitate the early recovery interventions through periodically projecting the best practices and their results for the donors/ partners.
Payment Schedule:
 
 
Deliverable
Amount (Percentage of Total Payment)
1
Detailed Outline and Concept note for A1, A2 and A3
8%
2
Detailed Outline and Concept note for A4 and A5
8%
3
11 Monitoring Visits and Reports for existing interventions under Peace and Development programme (part of A6)
15%
4
Final Report for A2 and 1 project proposal designed, implementing partners assessed/ identified and contract awarded
8%
5
Final Report for A3 and 1 project proposal designed, implementing partner assessed/ identified and contract awarded
7%
6
Final Report for A4 and 1 project proposal designed, implementing partner assessed/ identified and contract awarded
7%
7
Final Report for A5 and 1 project proposal designed, implementing partner assessed/ identified and contract awarded
7%
8
4 Monitoring Visits and Reports regarding new interventions under the Peace and Development programme ( part of A6)
10%
9
4 Case Studies on Lessons Learnt regarding new interventions
10%
10
4 Case Studies on Human Stories regarding new interventions
10%
11
Pictoral Report regarding Peace and Development programme DRR and governance interventions in Malakand division published
10%
 
Interested candidates are requested to submit a technical and financial proposal, in separate sealed envelopes, as per the above Terms of References (ToRs). Last date for submission of proposals is 31 January, 2011 to the following address:
 
Attention: Laiq Ahmad Khan
Peace and Development Programme,
House 124, Street 11, Sector E7
Islamabad, Pakistan
 
Technical Proposal should include the following:
1.       Cover Letter explaining your interest for the position
2.       Detailed Curriculum Vitae
3.       Proposed Methodology for each Deliverable stated in the TORs
4.       Detailed Work Plan

Financial Proposal should indicate the proposed lump sum amount for the entire set of consultancy services.

Duration:                   11 months


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Bachelor Degree or equivalentBachelors Degree (4 Years) 

Skills
Must Title Level Description
 Advance Knowlege of SpreedsheetGood  experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages,experience in handling of web based management systems.Knowledge of UN system will be an added advantage