Recrutement de 01 Senior Consultant

Localité : France / Paris
Domaine : Non précisé
Niveau : Non precise
Entreprise recruteur : UNESCO

Senior Consultant

Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)
Duty Station: Paris
Job Family: Education
Type of contract : Non Staff
Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months
Recruitment open to : External candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 05-JUN-2020

UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism

Reference: ED/PLS/TED/2020/WTD
Date: 26 May 2020

Subject: Request to submit a written proposal for a consultancy contract with UNESCO

UNESCO is inviting written proposals from qualified consultants for the work assignment described in Annex 1 (Terms of Reference), which can be found in the Call For Proposal available at the following link:

Please read thoroughly the following submission procedures. The written proposal should include the following parts:

1) An up-to-date UNESCO CV and cover letter stating how the consultant’s qualifications and experience contribute to the research.

2) A technical proposal (maximum of 5 pages), which should consist of:
a. An overview of the key research and policy issues about the topic to showcase the consultant’s expertise in the area of work.
b. A description of the approach and methodology that will be undertaken to deliver the assignment, including a research plan, activities, timeline, and required resources (if any) in line with the Terms of Reference.
c. A description of (and links if possible) to previous work related to the current assignment undertaken within the last 5 years.
3) A costed list of activities and lump sum amount to be charged for the assignment, which should be quoted in United States Dollars. Travel costs (if any) to be indicated separately.
4) A signed declaration of compatibility of professional status (Annex 2):

UNESCO places great emphasis on ensuring that the objectives of the work assignment as described in the Terms of Reference are met. Accordingly, in evaluating the proposals for the assignment, attention will focus primarily on the technical elements. From those proposals deemed suitable in terms of the criteria in the Terms of Reference, UNESCO shall select the proposal that offers the Organisation best value for money. UNESCO will evaluate the proposed fee against its standard international consultant rates for similar assignments.

Applications will only be considered if they are submitted by a company or an individual consultant who accepts the responsibility to carry out all tasks alone. Individual consultants are strictly prohibited from sub-contracting any tasks.

COMPETENCIES (Core / Managerial)
Accountability (C)
Communication (C)
Innovation (C)
Knowledge sharing and continuous improvement (C)
Planning and organizing (C)
Results focus (C)
Teamwork (C)
For detailed information, please consult the UNESCO Competency Framework.

Academic and professional requirements
Advanced post-graduate degree (Master’s or higher) in education, social sciences, international development, and other related field.
Proven record of research, projects and publications in one or more of the fields of teacher management and governance, teacher leadership, teacher career management, school governance, teacher education and professional development, distance education, teacher motivation, education in emergencies, educational development, and other related fields.
Proficiency in qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
Professional experience in developing countries.
Prior relevant experience in a UN agency or organization is an asset.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a complex and multicultural environment, proven interpersonal and communication skills, strong technical assessment and analytical skills, and ability to organize and coordinate multiple tasks, and deliver the result within specified timelines.

Language requirements
Fluency in both written and oral English is a requirement.
Knowledge of another official UN language would be an asset.

Prior relevant experience in a UN agency or organization is an asset.
Knowledge of another official UN language would be an asset.


Submission Instructions:
The proposal must be submitted by e-mail no later than 5 June 2020 23:59 CET to Ms Sonia Guerriero at [email protected].

Use ED/PLS/TED/2020/WTD in the subject line.

The proposal and any supporting documents must be in English and presented in one single PDF file. Email proposals should not exceed 10MB.
Individuals receiving this notice are requested to acknowledge its receipt and to indicate whether they will be submitting a proposal.
Potential experts contacted should not treat this letter as an offer. However, the proposal may form the basis for an eventual contract with UNESCO.
It is the submitter’s responsibility to ensure that their proposal is received by the deadline. Submissions will be acknowledged by email upon receipt, but ONLY selected experts will receive further notification and correspondences.

Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application and provide complete and accurate information. To apply, please visit the UNESCO careers website. No modifications can be made to the application submitted.

The evaluation of candidates is based on the criteria in the vacancy notice, and may include tests and/or assessments, as well as a competency-based interview.

UNESCO uses communication technologies such as video or teleconference, e-mail correspondence, etc. for the assessment and evaluation of candidates.
Please note that only selected candidates will be further contacted and candidates in the final selection step will be subject to reference checks based on the information provided.

UNESCO applies a zero tolerance policy against all forms of harassment.
UNESCO is committed to achieve and sustain gender parity among its staff members in all categories and at all grades. Furthermore, UNESCO is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities, as well as nationals from non-and under-represented Member States (last update here) are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality. Worldwide mobility is required for staff members appointed to international posts.

UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process

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