UNDP Consultancy Job for Collection of DSA / Hotel Rates in Nigeria

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Job Title:  Consultancy for Collection of DSA / Hotel Rates in Nigeria
Background

The UN provides a daily subsistence allowance (DSA) entitlements to support out of duty station assignments. The hotel accommodation and meals components are the major determinants of the DSA allocation. A review of all facilities in Nigeria which are patronized by UN personnel is inevitable to ensure a data driven review. Due to the urgency of the current review, it is necessary to engage an Independent Consultant (IC) to collect the data and enable timely review. In addition to collecting data on UN approved accommodation and meeting facilities, the consultant will also independently recommend hotels activities for their suitability. The consultant will report to the OMT Network committee responsible for DSA and hotels. A final report including the hard copies of the data collection forms will be submitted by the consultancy as well as a weekly progress report.

Duties and Responsibilities

Review The Documents Presented

  • List of UN approved hotels;
  • List of recommended new hotels;
  • ICSC data collection form;
  • Collect flyers from all hotels indicating available services and rack rates;
  • Excel sheet for data summary.

 Contact The Hotels And Collect Data Using The ICSC Template In

  • All state capitals – at least 5 hotels per state capital;
  • Local Government Areas where UN personnel patronize – both recommended and UN approved;
  • Identify other viable hotels and collect relevant data;
  • Collect data of prevailing rates as well as special rates provided to the UN as discounts;
  • Complete the ICSC template for all hotel facilities visited;
  •  Respond in writing to observations made on the report recommendations;
  • Provide an analysis of hotels suitability for use by UN staff and provide justification for hotels not recommended to be delisted;
  • Tabulate the data from the ICSC template onto the Excel sheet;
  • Submit to OMT hard copies of the completed ICSC forms and flyers;
  • Submit a summary report of the findings.

Deliverables

  • Provide an analysis of hotels suitability for use by UN staff and provide justification for hotels not recommended to be delisted;
  • Tabulate the data from the ICSC template onto the Excel sheet;
  • Submit to OMT hard copies of the completed ICSC forms and flyers;
  • Submit a summary report of the findings.

Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English including abiity to analytically present a report;
  • Effective time management, ability to plan and logically adjust established work schedules to deliver promptly on deadlines to meet stake holder needs as may be necessary;
  • Proficency in computer skills and use of relevant software and MS Office applications, e.g word processing, spreadshhet and other applications.

Education

  • At least a first degree in Statistics, accounting, Business Administration, Social Sciences or financial services.

Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in data collection and analysis;
  • Demonstrated capacity for collecting data from across the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

LanguageFluent in English.

How to Apply
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