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Individual Consultancy - Knowledge base for a machine reasoning system for the identification and selection of assistive products Request for proposal

Reference: 2020/MHP/HPS/ATM/ATAConslt
Beneficiary country(ies): Switzerland
Published on: 13-Mar-2020
Deadline on: 03-Apr-2020 17:00 (GMT 1.00) Western Europe Time, London, Lisbon, Casablanca

Description

The purpose of this RFP is to identify a suitable individual consultant to support the WHO assistive technology team to create the knowledge base for a machine reasoning system for the identification and selection of assistive products


Detailed Terms of Reference are available under "Documents".


Interested candidates are expected to send their CV and Expression of Interest {cover letter} to assistivetechnology@who.int by 3rd April 2020.

The cover letter should briefly describe their AT domain of expertise and outline how their experience and qualifications make them a suitable candidate for this position. It should also list the specific AT categories on which they have the highest expertise (product codes, selected from the ANNEX below).

           

Upon selection, the individual consultant will be requested to provide: diplomas, work or residence permit, Declaration of Interests (DoI) form, copy of passport, medical clearance for fitness to work.

Additional information:

  • Consultant contracts General conditions are available under “Documents”.
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted by WHO.
  • Candidate(s) under consideration will be requested to provide: diplomas, work or residence permit, Declaration of Interests (DoI) form, copy of passport, medical clearance for fitness to work.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO's workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter (https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.
  • This Request for Proposals is not an advertisement for a Staff position: Consultants shall perform the work as independent contractors in a personal capacity, and not as a representative of any entity or authority. The execution of the work under a consultant contract does not create an employer/employee relationship between WHO and the Consultant.
  • WHO shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any taxes, duties, social security contributions or other contributions payable by the Consultant. The Consultant shall be solely responsible for withholding and paying any taxes, duties, social security contributions and any other contributions which are applicable to the Consultant in in each location/jurisdiction in which the work hereunder is performed, and the Consultant shall not be entitled to any reimbursement thereof by WHO.
  • For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.

Documents
Contacts
Links
UNSPSC
Assistive Technology - assistivetechnology@who.int, Tel: +41 0
Email: assistivetechnology@who.int
First name: Assistive
Surname: Technology
Telephone country code: Switzerland (+41)
Telephone number: 0
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81110000  -  Computer services
81111600  -  Computer programmers
81111800  -  System and system component administration services
81111900  -  Information retrieval systems
81112000  -  Data services
85000000  -  Healthcare Services
85100000  -  Comprehensive health services
85101700  -  Health administration services