CAREER at UNDP, MONDAY 20, JUNE 2011

JOB TITLE: SOFTWARE DEVELOPER FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SOFTWARE FOR CONFLICT EARLY WARNING SYSTEM (CEWS) IN JOS, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA (WE ARE LOOKING FOR BOTH LOCAL & INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANTS)
LOCATION: Jos, NIGERIA
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 28-Jun-11
ADDITIONAL CATEGORY: Management
TYPE OF CONTRACT: Individual Contract
POST LEVEL: National Consultant
LANGUAGES REQUIRED: English 
STARTING DATE: (Date when the selected candidate is expected to start)    04-Jul-2011
DURATION OF INITIAL CONTRACT :    1 Month
EXPECTED DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT :    6 Months


REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
1. Minimum Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or    other related field.
2. 5-7 years relevant experience in software development
3. Experience in Conflict Early Warning System (CEWS) software development
Financial Proposal

• Lump sum contracts

The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount, and payment terms around specific and measurable (qualitative and quantitative) deliverables (i.e. whether payments fall in installments or upon completion of the entire contract). Payments are based upon output, i.e. upon delivery of the services specified in the TOR. Your financial proposal shall include a breakdown of the lump sum
 
All envisaged travel costs must be included in the financial proposal. This includes all travel to join duty station/repatriation travel. All travels shall be refunded by UNDP at economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she shall do so using their own resources.

In the case of unforeseeable travel, payment of travel costs including tickets (economy class), lodging and terminal expenses shall be paid at UNDP rate.

Individual Consultants responding to this request for Individual Consultant should use the Price Schedule table below in their submission and submitted/uploaded alongside other documents and resume as a single file.

PRICE SCHEDULE
S/NO DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITIES
 
1. Lump sum Cost for the entire Assignment as Stated on the TOR (You may provide detailed breakdown)         
2. Any Other Cost (Please Provide full details)         
                   
Full Names:______________________
Signature/Date:__________________

EVALUATION

CUMULATIVE ANALYSIS

The award of the contract should be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
a) responsive/compliant/acceptable, and.
b) Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of weighted technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
* Technical Criteria weight; [80]
* Financial Criteria weight; [20]
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 64 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation. The maximum 20 points all be allotted to the lowest bid, all other bids shall receive points in inverse proportion to the lowest fee e.g. [20 Points] x [Naira lowest]/[Naira other] = points for other proposer’s fees

EVALUATION CRITERIA   
TECHNICAL
         
1. Minimum Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or    other related field with 5-7 years relevant experience 
WEIGHT: 5 
MAX. POINT: 5
2. Experience in working with Content Aggregators and the working of the Nigerian Communications Commission. 
WEIGHT: 10 
MAX. POINT: 10
3. Established record in computer data management, computer science, computer engineering or other related field;   
WEIGHT: 5 
MAX. POINT: 5
4. Knowledge of developing web based software, and encrypted templates, database, with graphic design for web and customizable Google Maps.   
WEIGHT: 10 
MAX. POINT: 10
5. Experience with Ushahidi and Swiftriver open source interactions is required in implementing conflict and Early warning softwares 
WEIGHT: 25 
MAX. POINT: 25
6. Experience in incorporating the open source Public Platform into SMS interface with Face book and Twitter apps. 
WEIGHT: 15 
MAX. POINT: 15
7. A basic understanding of the structures and workings of the Government of Plateau State, Nigeria especially public security and peace building institutions;   
WEIGHT: 15 
MAX. POINT: 15
8. Possess good command and practical knowledge of information management and Geographical Information Systems. 
WEIGHT: 10 
MAX. POINT: 10
9. Demonstrable cultural sensitivity, tact and diplomacy and fluency in spoken and written English
WEIGHT: 5 
MAX. POINT: 5

Contract with the succesful candidate shall be signed in accordance with UNDP General conditions of contracts for the Services of Individual Contractors

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

CLICK LINK TO APPLY
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=23951
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