Mobile game application developer (Individual Consultant)
United Nations Development Programme
19d ago

Duties and Responsibilities

The Consultant will :

  • Prepare an inception report that will include an activity timeline and information on the market for the planned app, i.
  • e., number of potential buyers, pricing, type of mobile device, and competition;
  • Develop a game utilizing information about Philippine biodiversity in close consultation with experts and concerned stakeholders;
  • Soft launch the app by May 2019 in celebration of the International Day of Biodiversity;
  • Deliver the final mobile application after 3 months from the soft launch;
  • Assist in promoting the application through online platforms (e.g. Google Play Store, App Store);
  • Attend and facilitate brainstorming meeting with experts on possible gaming framework consistent with scientific knowledge
  • Attend all related project meetings.
  • D. Expected Outputs and Deliverables

    Deliverables / Outputs

    Estimated Duration to Complete

    Target Due Dates

    Review and Approvals Required

    March 31, 2019

    Project Manager, BIOFIN Ph

    Programme Manager, ISD

    Closed beta launch of app

    March 31, 2020

    E. Institutional Arrangement

    The Project Manager shall directly supervise, approve and accept the output / s of the Consultant.

    Based on the table above, outputs will be submitted to the Project Manager in the dates indicated. Report formats, as applicable, shall be given to the Consultant to guide him / her in producing desired outputs.

    S / he is expected to be present in the indicated consultations.

    At different points during project implementation, the Mobile Game Application developer is expected to liaise / interact / collaborate / meet with the IRR writing team and with other relevant stakeholders.

    Appropriate administrative assistance shall be extended during consultations and other related meetings / workshops.

    F. Duration of the Work

    The expected duration of work is estimated at 12 months . The target date for the start of work is March 26, 2019 and the completion date is March 26, 2020.

    Upon submission of the Consultant’s submission of his / her outputs, the Project Manager and UNDP shall provide comments within a reasonable time period.

    Should there be no comments, the Project Manager shall endorse the Facilitator’s output / s for payment.

    G. Duty Station

    The Consultant is not expected to report on a daily basis to the Project Management Office based in BMB in Quezon City. S / he shall be notified within a reasonable period of time of pertinent project meetings where his / her presence is necessary.


  • Maintains objectivity and impartiality in handling evaluation processes
  • Commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision, values and ethical standards
  • Sensitivity to cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age differences
  • Treat all stakeholders fairly and without prejudice
  • Required Skills and Experience

    H. Qualifications of the Successful Individual Contractor

    Minimum passing score is 70 out of 100 points. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, programming or a closely related field
  • Experience

  • At least 7 years’ experience in mobile app development;
  • Has worked on projects and initiatives on biodiversity conservation and related areas
  • Language

  • Fluency in English

    I. Scope of Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments

    The financial proposals from possible candidates should be expressed in lump sum amount inclusive of all financial costs related to this engagement (i.

    e. transportation / travel to and from residence-Manila and / or within Metro Manila, transportation / travel to outside of Metro Manila, supplies & materials, reproduction, communications including internet).

    Travel expenses to project-related meetings and workshops outside of Metro Manila shall be paid for by the Project.

    The Payment terms are as follows :


    Upon submission and acceptance of Inception report

    March 31, 2019

    Upon completion and acceptance of Closed beta launch of app

    May 22, 2019

    Upon completion, turnover, and acceptance of final app

    March 31, 2020

    J. Recommended Presentation of Offer

    The following documents are requested :

  • Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP;
  • 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; and
  • Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided.
  • If an Offeror is employed by an organization / company / institution, and he / she expects his / her employer to charge a management fee in the process of releasing him / her to UNDP under Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA), the Offeror must indicate at this point, and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP.

    K. Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer

    The combined scoring method will be used, where Qualifications will be weighted a maximum of 70%, and combined with the price offer which will be weighted a max of 30% (to be computed as a ratio to the lowest priced offer).

    Qualifications- 70% (Breakdown : CV- 80%; Interview- 20%)

    Price Offer 30%

    Kindly email your CV, Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability, and Financial Proposal (use attached templates ) to by 18 March 2019, 5 : 00PM, Manila Time .

    Aforementioned templates may be accessed through the link below :

    Please make sure your email does not exceed 10MB per message, and application is uploaded in one file. Incomplete applications may result in disqualification.

    In view of the volume of applications we receive, please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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