Research Conference Technical and Administrative Secretariat Services

United Nations Development Programme, Manila, Philippines

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
17th January, 2021


Job Description

The UNODC POPHL is providing technical assistance to the Asian Center for Drug Policy (ACDP), the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) for the Drug Recovery in the Philippines: Strengthening Evidence-Based Policies and Practice (tentative title), to be held in April 2021.  The Conference, which is structured as a series of four weekly webinar-forums, is aimed at recognizing that drug use and drug use disorders are a significant public health problem in the Philippines, and at generating solutions, measures, policies to better manage it.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

SCOPE OF WORK

For the period 15 January  to 14 June 2021, the Consultant will provide administrative and technical secretariat services to the Research Conference organizing team.  Consultant will be directly reporting to and supervised by the Senior Policy Adviser of UNODC Manila.

INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENT

Under the supervision of the Health and Drugs Team together with the UNOC Senior Resident Policy Advisor, the consultant is expected to constantly update the Senior National Program Officer on the progress of his/her work related to the project, at least weekly during the contracting period, to ensure that targets are met in a timely manner.

DUTY STATION AND DURATION OF WORK

Duty Station: Manila, Philippines (with possible travel within the country) The Consultant is expected to work remotely and provide his/her own laptop, workspace, internet connection for the work requirement. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and declaration of State of Public Health Emergency in the Philippines, all work and travel of the Individual consultant shall be done within the guidelines and protocols set by the local and national government and in compliance with community quarantine policies.

Duration of work: 65 person days spread over 5 Months (schedule of report submissions and other related documents is as indicated in the Expected Outputs and Deliverables clause). Regular updating/reporting to the designated coordinator assigned for the particular project is as stated above.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF THE BEST OFFER

All applications will be reviewed by the UNDP Philippines’ evaluation committee.  An assessment of the best offer will be made using a Combined Scoring method where the qualifications will be weighted 70% and the financial proposal or price offer will be weighted 30%.

Qualification

Education

  • Degree in Social Science and other related courses. An Advanced/Masters Degree is an advantage.

Experience

  • At least 6 years’ experience in providing technical and administrative secretariat services to an NGO, consortium, or an academic institution.
  • Experience working in government is advantage
  • Experience working in the drugs and health sector is an advantage

Language (Must be indicated in CV)

  • Above average English technical writing skills
  • Above average conversational English and Tagalog skills

Source:https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=96215


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