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Financial Consultant

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Posted On:
02 February, 2011
Last Date to apply:
12 February, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4

More than 3 years of working experience in financial matters preferably relating to UN projects.


·         Prepare a comprehensive media and communications work plan and strategy for ER Programme;
·         Develop and implement  communication strategy for the project;
·         Identify existing mechanism/media, vendors, etc. and help in contracting and timely completion of the required activities/ tasks;
·         Prepare questionnaires and interview project beneficiaries and relevant stakeholders
·         Develop case studies and publication material for project brochures, documentaries and progress reports.
·         Engage additional support pertaining to printing and translations: Hire/engage additional support required during the course of this assignment, including printing of reporting formats and translations required; &
Submit monthly reports on the successes and challenges of ER communication strategy.

  1. Work plan for developing innovative Communication Material for the governance component of the donor funding depicting what has been achieved. 
  1. Prepare communication material/knowledge products including:
o   Case studies on how governance support by UNDP has enabled the flood affected population to benefit from the services. Also provide some case studies on how it could have been done differently by the government and how in the future the support would enable the government to be better prepared for disasters. Compilation of one knowledge product i.e. case studies on how the UNDP support in governance, community restoration and livelihoods has been able to provide some outcome results. ( 1 knowledge product)
o   Compilation of one knowledge product depicting how we have rebuilt the lives of people after the floods. ( 1 knowledge product)
o   Short three Documentaries on the stories how floods have affected the people and how it can make a difference at national and international channels. The documentaries should depict the provincial levels issues and how they have been addressed.  
o   Prepare one publication of the visual baseline information to depict the situation before and after the support provided by UNDP. ( 1 knowledge product)
o   Publication on “what happened and has changed one year after the floods.” ( 1 knowledge product)
o   Articles in the newspapers/magazines sharing information of what UNDP has achieved with the support of the floods acknowledging the donors/partners.  
o   Photo essays with photographs being able to depict the work should be available and submitted in the form of posters and publication.
Payment and deliverables:
The Consultant would be paid a lump sum against the following deliverables
1.      10% on the submission of work plan and timelines
2.      40% upon publication of four knowledge products
3.      30% upon submission and clearance of documentaries

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Bachelors Degree Bachelors Degree (4 Years) Accounting & Finance

Must Title Level Description
 Finance & Accounting Never Used  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 11 February, 2011 to the following address: Attention: Noor M. Zia, Manager Procurement Procurement Unit United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 4th Floor, Serena Business Complex, Khayaban-e-Suhrawardy Islamabad, Pakistan. Technical Proposal in a sealed envelope 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 in a separate sealed envelope should indicate the proposed lump sum amount for the entire set of consultancy services.