The Procurement Services Unit (PSU) is part of the UNDP’s Bureau Management Services (BMS), with teams operating out of UNDP/HQ New York, Cyberjaya/Malaysia and in Copenhagen/Denmark, and the individual UNDP Bureau hubs.
The Atlas eTendering module was introduced to UNDP Country Offices in Q4, 2012 as part of the Procurement Roadmap. Over 50 UNDP Country Offices have used the system, with over 4000 cases successfully managed.
The next eTendering phase includes a wider roll-out to all UNDP regions, including mandating the use of the system for certain type of procurements. In this context PSU is implementing a project that aims to rollout the use of the system to all UNDP regions and more offices, as well as making further enhancements to the system.
The Service Contract holder will provide guidance and support to system users and be involved in several of the activities of this project, reporting directly to the eTendering Rollout Project Manager.
1) Provide support to system users. SC Holder will provide technical support to system users as required. The support will include:
2) Provide support in system enhancements. SC Holder will work closely with the technical team to support system enhancements and customizations as required. This includes:
3) Maintain and regularly update system user resource guides and tools. PSU has already developed several user guides and other resource materials for the system. SC Holder will regularly update these materials as well as develop new ones. This includes:
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Promoting Organizational Change and Development
Design and Implementation of Management Systems
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Contract Duration: 6-8 months depending on start date but not beyond 31st December 2019
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