United Nations Development Programme is looking for a Home-Based Editor | pay: TBD

UNDP in Kosovo produces a range of documents, materials and publications which must be made available in English language. All material, whether for internal or external use must be of the highest linguistic quality, i.e. they must be checked for proper use of language (syntax and morphology), consistency of expressions, flow of thoughts and grammatical errors.

UNDP is seeking to engage individual on an LTA basis, to provide the said services to UNDP on a need to basis.

OBJECTIVES OF ASSIGNMENT

Provide editing and proofreading services in English language for reports, publications, and other material as deemed necessary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Editing services on a needs basis, as required by UNDP Projects.

Expected Outputs and Deliverables

Professional documents with no linguistic mistakes: The wording in documents is corrected and adjusted, so that it makes sense and is understood by the reader. No grammatical mistakes are present and strict language rules are adhered to.

Deliverables / Final Products Expected

Edited materials which adhere to the standards of syntax in English language.

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to write concisely and clearly;
  • Able to exercise sound judgment when editing written material(s) in cases of unclear/confusing sentences/parts;
  • Adept at working in a highly pressured professional environment and sensitive to deadlines set in workplan;
  • Treat written material in confidence regardless of the content.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Education: BA in Linguistics (English language); MA a distinct advantage;

Experience: At least 5 years of professional experience as a editor in English; Native English speaking.

SCOPE OF PRICE PROPOSAL AND SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS

Remuneration – Lump Sum Amount

The Contract is based on lump sum remuneration and shall be processed upon successful completion of the tasks assigned. The price must be per page, with 400 words. Payment shall be executed upon satisfactory completion of the proof-reading of the document provided to the contractor.

Required presentation of Offer

For purposes of generating Offers whose contents are uniformly presented and to facilitate their comparative analysis, it is best to recommend the preferred contents and presentation of the Offer to be submitted, as well as the format/sequencing of their presentation. The following documents may be requested:

  • Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability;
  • Personal CV or P11, indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references;
  • Financial Proposal per page that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price.
  • Copy of Diplomas and copy of Passport

Criteria for selection of the Best Offer

Offers will be evaluated utilizing a combined Scoring method – where the technical qualifications, the relevant work experiences and the technical proposal will be weighted a max. of 70% and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 30%.

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Looking for: Editor for English Language
  • Location: Home-based
  • Compensation: TBD

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Original job posting: Click here

Website: http://www.undp.org

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