National ICT Experts to support ICT development at the PPAs

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


Nationwide ICT Specialists to help ICT improvement on the PPAs
Procurement Course of : IC – Particular person contractor
Workplace : UNDP-LAO – LAO PDR
Deadline : 08-Apr-24 @ 12:59 PM (New York time)
Printed on : 28-Mar-24 @ 12:00 AM (New York time)
Growth Space : OTHER
Reference Quantity : UNDP-LAO-00293
Contact : Kongthanou Khanthavixay, Procurement Analyst – [email protected]
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Introduction :

Nation: Vientiane, Lao PDR

Description of the Project:

The Nationwide marketing consultant will work underneath the direct supervision of the UNDP STEPS Undertaking’s Chief Technical Specialist and dealing straight with the Nationwide Meeting, the Governance Unit Staff, and different related companions, to help inception section actions.

The ICT advisory & help is required to:

– To evaluate PPA preparedness for using ICT investments, and guarantee within the brief time period that the related ICT investments and property which are launched on the PPAs are deployed and operationalized as supposed and anticipated.

– To make sure that the PPAs steadily construct up processes, organizational constructions, capacities and data to make sure ongoing ICT and media operations.

– To make sure that PPA management acknowledges ICT governance and their crucial roles therein, and understands the obtainable administration instruments to make sure enough planning and mobilization of ICT assets in the direction of a well-functioning PPA ICT operate.

The profitable applicant will likely be anticipated to be accountable for the next:

1.Conduct pre-delivery missions to chose PPA, together with the next duties:

o Assess what tools is already there

o Examine the place the tools will likely be positioned

o Verify what will likely be delivered

o Determine and assembly the ICT point of interest

o Assess points, wants, gaps in having the ability to use the tools, eg connectivity

o Oversee the method for set up to happen

o Perceive how coaching will happen after supply

2. Overseeing supply and adoption of ICT tools and infrastructure – offered by UNDP STEPS, together with overseeing the work of the native ICT service supplier together with the verification, allocation and supply of ICT tools to the PPAs, and set up and handover of the tools at/to the PPAs.

3. Supporting the roll out of the PPA web sites and aiding the PPAs to ascertain associated inside content material administration processes, SOPs, together with by conducting web site workshops with PPA senior officers, and explaining elements of content material administration, internet hosting and associated duties, establishing preliminary content material administration plans, roles and duties, processes and following the roll out by monitoring and offering ad-hoc help.

4. monitoring and offering preliminary technical help, advisory and coaching help to PPA workers for his or her position in sustaining the donated and put in WiFi community answer for every PPA.

5. Repeatedly assessing ICT improvement gaps on the PPA, together with on the ranges of ICT infrastructure, ICT insurance policies, ICT operations and common reporting these to UNDP STEPS, the PPA management and NA, with proposals for observe up actions and tasks.

6. Formulating – in collaboration with PPA designated ICT workers – observe up ICT actions and tasks, as soon as endorsed by PPAs, NA and UNDP STEPS, and in the end the primary ICT annual workplan(s).

7. Aiding PPAs management and ICT managers in creating their first ICT annual price range forecasts and proposed price range plans, based mostly on the preliminary ICT workplans.

8. Aiding PPA management in establishing the inner ICT group/unit, defining an ICT service catalogue, talk about, outline ICT supervisor duties and operational processes.

9. Aiding PPA management in establishing ICT insurance policies for safety, knowledge, entry management, property & acceptable use, and tips on how to implement and govern.

10. Taking part and selling innovation data sharing throughout all 18 PPAs on ICT points throughout varied channels (incl. e.g., WhatsApp teams) and annual / common PPA-NA innovation data sharing boards and conferences.

Interval of project/providers: 90 working days.

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