Fighting Corruption in the Health Sector: Methods, Tools and Good Practices
Bureau for Development Policy
The consultant shall be working closely with UNDP / anti – corruption team and directly coordinate, receiving instruction, supervised by and reporting to the UNDP / anti – corruption project manager upon the completion of each task, under the overall supervision of the Program manager in the anti-corruption program, the consultant will be responsible to provide and achieve the objectives and the deliverables below:
– Assist in improve the skill of the IACA’s staff, especially the trainers of the IACA
– Promote the use of information technology (IT) in the IACA; and
– Participate in Improve the operational capacity of the oversight organizations
Terms of Reference
Annex 2 – Letter of confirmation and availability
Annex 3- UNDP Personal History Form (P11)
Annex 4- Financial Proposal Template
Annex 5 – Individual Consultancy General Terms and Conditions
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The UNDP has been working with the province of KwaZulu-Natal in a partnership to provide technical support in order to improve the skills profile of the public service in KwaZulu-Natal, at both provincial and local government levels. This is also in line with the Provincial Growth and Development Plan (PGDP). One area of intervention under Strategic Objective 6.2: Build Government Capacity, is: Develop an Integrated Public Sector HRD and Professional Support Programme. The key performance area for the Academy is to continually develop human resource capabilities and competencies to improve the performance of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Administration. One of the numerous priorities set for the Academy is the development and delivery of courses and programmes aimed at developing the capability of the human resources and creation of an efficient and effective administration. The Academy is accredited by the Public Sector Education and Training Authority (PSETA), as a delivery and assessment site. This means that the Academy meets the quality criteria set out by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and the relevant SETA, viz. the PSETA. In the period 2015 the UNDP is providing the academy technical support to realise its objectives of which are:
To develop training material/curriculum on selected areas to enhance the capacity of the KZN Public Service Training Academy to improve the public sector
To expand provincial public sector senior management knowledge base on selected and relevant public administration topics; and
To develop an Integrated Human Resource Development Strategy and Professional support programme that is aligned to the National Development Plan and the Provincial Growth and Development Strategy (PGDS).
The purpose of this short–term consultancy is to develop training material/curriculum and facilitate two training of trainers sessions on Ethics, Integrity, Anti-Fraud and anti- Corruption for 40 Senior Managers in November 2015, and produce a comprehensive report for the Academy on how to rollout out the capacity building in this area. It is expected that that after the training the provincial and local government officials will be trained and exposed on upholding ethics, managing integrity and promoting accountability in their day to day functions, both at individual and organizational levels. The capacity building material will be for future use by the Academy.
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UNDP BiH seeks to recruit a parliamentary cooperation officer to support the work of the BiH Parliament in defining and establishing anticorruption methods and practices in their work. The incumbent will support the organization of the anticorruption training for the BiH parliamentarians in the area of anticorruption and will assist UNDP in liaising with the relevant parliamentarian commissions and administration. S/he will liaise with the BiH Parliament and GOPAC in fostering mutual cooperation and collaboration.
The objective of this assignment is to support project partners and stakeholders in establishment of the parliamentarian anticorruption practices and implementation of the international standards and norms in this regard. This post will contribute to wider understanding of the role of the legislative power institutions, such as BiH Parliament, in the overall anticorruption governance model and will support.
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UNDP BiH seeks to recruit an anticorruption governance specialist to assist partner institutions in improving their capabilities to govern anticorruption interventions and to improve their Anticorruption Strategy monitoring and evaluation skills. Purpose of UNDP’s engagement in anticorruption field in BiH is to strengthen current anticorruption activities and to maximize outputs by utilizing its own local presence, participatory working modalities, developed methodologies and regional anticorruption portfolio and pool of exerts to suit BiH-specific needs.
The objective of this assignment is to assist UNDP in coordinating work among different experts and stakeholders in the area of anticorruption. It is expected that the incumbent will act as a team lead and will be a primary point of contact for for the project partners in this anticorruption initiative. S/he will support organization of the Anticorruption Strategy monitoring and evaluation sessions, support organization of different capacity development events and review the work of the anticorruption experts and coordinators.
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Establishment of a functional national REDD+ website that can be easily maintained, is integrated with existing government websites and is able to communicate information on REDD+ and national progress on REDD+ related activities to a broad range of domestic and international stakeholders.
Scope of assignment and Methodology
The web developer will work closely with the Project Management Unit of the FCPF REDD+ project and the Project Director to develop the REDD+ website through an iterative process, with the final site having the facility for two way communication with external stakeholders as well as linking with PNG’s national forest monitoring system web-portal.
The consultant will support REDD+ readiness efforts in PNG by undertaking analyses that will build the knowledge base available to decision makers in the forestry and land use sector, to inform planning, management and implementation options for REDD+. This work will contribute to the preparation of REDD+ Strategy Options for PNG, under Outcome 2 of the FCPF Project (Development of PNG’s National REDD+ Strategy) and subsequently inform the review and finalisation of the current draft of national REDD+ Policy.
The international expert is expected to take conceptual leadership of the tasks under this assignment, in close coordination and consultation with the team of national and international FCPF staff and the UNDP regional technical advisor. This will include work plan preparation and methodological leadership.
The project Support to Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kosovo (SAEK) is expected to have a positive impact on reducing the level of corruption in Kosovo by strengthening monitoring and oversight mechanisms of institutions to perform in an efficient, transparent, accountable, and gender sensitive manner. The project will ensure greater transparency and accountability of those institutions responsible for delivering public services and create the necessary requirements for more participatory governance at the local level.
Kosovo Anti – Corruption Institutions, in particular the Kosovo Anti – Corruption Agency (KAA), still have significant needs in terms of capacity development, especially in implementation of international standards and adoption of best international practices in area of anti – corruption. In addition, lack of tailor made trainings in investigation of anti – corruption offences and preparation of necessary documentation for initiation of criminal proceedings which reflect standards required by applicable legislation has been identified by Training Needs Assessment of the KAA conducted by UNDP SAEK Project.
For this purpose, UNDP will organize tailor made trainings for the KAA staff in order to address the identified gaps in capacity development.
Objectives of Assignment:
Objective of the assignment is to increase capacity of the KAA officials, through tailor made trainings, to be more effective in investigation of corruption cases, securing evidence of corrupt activities and preparation of case files for submission to prosecutors’ office, which meet the standards required by the applicable legislation in Kosovo and best regional practices.
UNDP’s Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) is carrying out an ‘Evaluation of UNDP Contribution to Anti-Corruption and Governance Integrity in a development context.’ The evaluation will assess the contribution of UNDP’s support to anti-corruption and transparency, accountability and integrity, for the period 2008-2014. The evaluation will be presented to the Executive Board of UNDP in the second regular session of 2016, and provide strategic inputs for strengthening the contribution of anti-corruption and governance integrity policy.
The objectives of the evaluation are to:
The UNDP Independent Evaluation Office is seeking the services of 2 evaluation/research consultants proficient in meta-synthesis methodologies and with prior work experience in governance area. The evaluation/research consultants will carry out meta-synthesis of anti-corruption and governance integrity evaluations carried out by the IEO and UNDP programme units. The consultants will work in close coordination with the IEO.
Duties and Responsibilities
Drawing on the secondary data, review of relevant documents, and evidence from the UNDP evaluations, the consultant will carry out the following tasks: Check the coherence of the evidence in the evaluations assessed, in terms of whether all evaluations include required evidence and that it is of suitable quality;
The consultants will also contribute to the meta-synthesis framework that will be developed by the IEO. The assignment will be home-based, and consultants will work under the supervision of the IEO Evaluation Manager throughout the evaluation. All reports and documents will be produced in English.
As part of the support to the Supreme Court to conduct an assessment of the current system for compliance check of wealth reports of judges & court staff, the SUSTAIN project identified a need of a Senior Consultant as Senior Specialist for Compliance System of Wealth Report in Judiciary.
The consultant will assess the current system for compliance checks of the wealth reports for judges and court staff in particular, and Judiciary system in general.
The consultant will work closely with oversight body (Bawas) of the Supreme Court, the Supreme Court working group on oversight, Corruption Eradication Commission, and other relevant stakeholders.
Should you be interested and decide to submit an offer for this assignment, kindly visit the link :http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=23374 and send the required documents no later than 14 July 2015 at 12:00 noon, COB (Jakarta Local Time) to firstname.lastname@example.org