I. BACKGROUND / RATIONALE
Under the overall leadership and guidance of the United Nations Country Team (UNCT), the Operations Management Team (OMT) endeavours to facilitate the implementation of Delivering as One (DaO) by harmonizing operational policies of UN bodies, agencies, funds and programmes in Ethiopia. Moreover, OMT proposes and implements inter-agency initiatives to ensure quality of support services, while utilizing resources effectively.
Together with OMT, the OMT Information and Communication Technology and (ICT) Working Group (WG) and Business Continuity Management (BCM) seek consultancy services to contribute to the overall design and implementation of the Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) initiative for all the UN agencies, fund, programmes and specialized agencies.
II. OBJECTIVES OF THE SERVICE / WORK
The OMT ICT WG & BCM WG are seeking two consultants from consultancy firms to work together for the development of a comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery plan for UN Entities in Ethiopia. One consultant to focus on the technical aspects of Information Technology (IT) Disaster Recovery/communications itself and the other consultant to dovetail and link BC critical processes identified by each UN agency, funds, programmes and specialized agencies to the varied IT/communications possibilities.
Engagement on this project will include a combination of desk work including research, meetings as well as in person collaboration with people from different UN Agencies operating in Ethiopia. This role will support the review and refining of concepts and ideas put forward by working groups facilitated by the ICT and BCM WGs as well as the various UN agencies, funds, programmes and specialized agencies in scope of this engagement
III. SCOPE OF THE SERVICE / WORK
The BC & DR Assessment Consultants are expected to carry out and accomplish the following tasks:
IV. EXPECTED OUTPUTS / DELIVERABLES
V. METHODOLOGY / APPROACH OF THE SERVICE (WORK)
For Request for Proposal (RFP)
BID SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:
The following proposals must be prepared as per the prescribed standard format indicated in the respective RFP Bid Document. The Proposals shall be submitted before application deadline March 1, 2016 via UNDP Ethiopia Secured mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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