National Consultant - Medical Equipment Specialist

Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-06-19 Deadline: 2021-06-27
  • Location : Nepal
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nepal works with the people and Government of Nepal, and other development partners to pursue equitable and sustainable human development goals through eradication of poverty, increase in livelihood opportunities, improvement in community resilience against conflict, disasters, and impact of climate change, while laying down strong foundations for a society based on rule of law with an inclusive and participatory democracy.

The UNDP Nepal is seeking applications from qualified and result oriented Nepalese citizens for the following consultancy positions:

Title: National Consultant - Medical Equipment Specialist

Department/Unit: UNDP Nepal Country Office

Reports to: Operations Manager UNDP

Duty Station: Home-based, with participation in virtual meetings

Duration of Assignment: One-year Long Term Agreement (LTA) renewable if deemed necessary

Total Number of days: To work intermittently (bill for number of days worked for each assignment)

Expected Places of Travel (if applicable): possible in district headquarters

Scope of work

With close coordination and collaboration with Programme and Project staff, the consultant will help teams aiming at timely issuance of contracts and assuring quality of medical equipment purchased and their successful commissioning at project sites. The consultant shall:

  • Review and advise on procurement strategies and plans involving the acquisition of medical devices, including by drawing on global or regional Long Term Agreements (LTA) in coordination with the Procurement Team

  • Coordinate with requesting units/projects and assisting in identifying their needs

  • Advise on good practices, approaches, and policies for the procurement of medical devices

  • Provide technical input during the preparation of specifications of medical equipment and oxygen plants and assist in preparation of procurement notices, RFQs and ITBs

  • Provide clarifications when needed by Contract Review Committees

  • Verify through inspection and technology document reviews that equipment of the desired specifications has been received from suppliers (quality assurance)

  • Conduct technical audit, provide technical guidance and supervise commissioning medical equipment and oxygen plant.

  • Provide inputs for dealing with bidder protests, if any


Job Specification

Required Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering or related field.

  •  A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the development of quality assurance policies, guidelines or specifications for medical devices

  •  Knowledge of WHO and international regulations related to medical devices and health technology

  • Understanding of the global medical devices market and supply chain

  • Knowledge of UNDP or public procurement policies and procedures

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for medical equipment purchases

Apply Instructions

Proposal should be submitted by email to not later than 1700 hours (Nepal Standard Time) on Sunday, June 27, 2021 mentioning reference No. UNDP/PN/16/2021 – National Consultant - Medical Equipment Specialist.

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Organization Summary

UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 100+
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