International Consultant (UNCAC Expert) – Yangon,

2. Purpose of the assignment

The International Consultant will support efforts to strengthen the prevention capacity of the Government of Myanmar through various capacity development activities and facilitate the progresses of prevention unit in the ACC and pilot ministries.

3. Specific tasks to be performed by the consultant

Under the supervision of the UNODC Anti-corruption National Programme Coordinator, the consultant will be tasked to perform the following duties:

Under the supervision of the UNODC Anti-corruption Programme Manager, the consultant will be tasked to perform the following duties:

  • Work in close cooperation with the Anti-corruption Programme Manager  and provide advice on the Myanmar anti-corruption policies, laws and regulations to ensure compliance with UNCAC.
  • Support the ACC and other authorities involved with anti-corruption with the UNCAC implementation and the second review cycle of the UNCAC by advising and providing hands-on specialist expertise and facilitate peer learning; 
  • Assist the ACC the development of the corruption prevention unit and assist to build the capacity of the ACC unit and the prevention tools available.
  • Track data and information on the progress on UNCAC implementation, provide research, advisory and programmatic support to the sub-Programme 2 (Anti-Corruption) team focusing on UNCAC Implementation and UNCAC Review processes;
  • Help organize training activities and country level support for UNCAC implementation with a special focus on UNCAC Chapters II (Preventive Measures)) and strengthening the capacity of relevant anti-corruption partners ;
  • Support and implement capacity development initiatives in the area of anti-corruption, integrity, transparency and public accountability based on the needs of national partners, private sector, CSOs and other stakeholders;
  • Support the process of developing knowledge products, gleaned from instructive experiences and lessons learned at the national and international levels in the anticorruption domain;
  • Provide support, as necessary, to UNODC’s other priority areas as assigned by the Anti-corruption Programme Manager.  

4.   Expected tangible and measurable output(s)/deliverable(s):

(Tangible and measurable outputs, objectives and targets of the work assignment, as well as specific activities to achieve the required outputs and targets. As per ST/AI/2013/4, Section 3.2 (a))

  • Needs assessment of ACC to identify priority areas for programme assistance to ACC prevention work, including gender sensitive policy, security, communication strategy
  • Development of a Corruption Risk Assessment Guidelines in the fishery sector
  • Development of Awareness Raising material and training on Corruption in the Fishery sector
  • Review of the Whistleblower Protection draft law and drafting of related regulations
  • Drafting of anti-corruption training for CSOs and media

5. Dates and details of deliverables/payments:

Deliverable

Outputs

Working Days

To be accomplished by (date)

1

Needs assessment of ACC to identify priority areas for programme assistance to ACC prevention work, including gender sensitive policy, security, communication strategy

Need assessment questionnaire

First draft of the assessment

20

20

29 January 2020

26 February 2020

2

Develop Corruption Risk Assessment Guidelines in the fishery sector and Support Awareness Raising and training on Corruption in Fishery

Concept note on the conduct of Corruption Risk assessment in the Fishery sector prepared

Awareness material prepared

Discussions with internal and external stakeholders conducted

20

10

15

25 March 2020

8 April 2020

29 April 2020

3

Review of the Whistleblower Protection draft law and drafting of related regulations

Feedback on the bill provided

First draft of the regulations

10

12

13 May 2020

29 May 2020

Payments will be made upon satisfactory completion and/or submission of outputs/deliverables. Please note that last payment must coincide with the end of the contract and must be identical to payment phases in the engagement of consultant/IC request.

6.  Indicators to evaluate the consultant’s performance

  • Outputs described in section 5) above have been achieved
  • Quality and timeliness of the delivery of the outputs described in section 5) above

7. Evaluation Process and Criteria

Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology: 

Preliminary Evaluation – Step I: Screening;

Technical Evaluation Weight – 70% = Step II: Shortlisting (100 points) and Step III: Desk Review; Financial Evaluation Weight – 30% = Step IV.

Scoring evaluation – Step V: Selection

Step I: Screening:

Applications will be screened and only applicants meeting the following minimum criteria (listed under education and experience) will progress to the pool for shortlisting.

Step II: Shortlisting by Desk Review:

UNODC will conduct a desk review to produce a shortlist of candidates and technically evaluate them.

As applicable, only the first top 3 ranked applicants achieving 70% of the points at this stage shall be considered for a desk review.

Step III: Desk Review Technical Evaluation:

The top 3 shortlisted candidates will be considered by the evaluation panel.

The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on the following technical qualification evaluation criteria (it depends on TOR):

  • Relevance of education – Max 10 points
  • Experience at least 10 years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in the field of anti-corruption – Max 20 Points
  • Operational experience with UNCAC implementation, review, and self-assessment processes is essential – Max 10 Points
  • Sound experience providing technical assistance to governmental institutions and in an international setting in corruption essential – Max 10 points
  • Practical operational experience working in an anti-corruption agency, or an international organization, on prevention of corruption including on the issue of asset declaration, whistleblower protection and corruption risk assessment is required– Max 10 points
  • Understanding of the concept of corruption in the fisheries sector – Max 10 Points

Step IV: Financial Proposal Evaluation:

The following formula will be used to evaluate financial proposal: Lowest Financial proposal/price of the proposal being evaluated X 30%. Lowest Financial Proposal refers to the lowest price offered by Offerors scoring at least 49 points in the technical evaluation.

Step V: Selection

The contract shall be awarded to the best applicant whose offer have been evaluated and determined as: responsive/compliant/acceptable and having received the highest combined weight technical proposal 70% + financial 30%= 100%’’

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