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A- Fixed Term contract (100 series-National Lebanese)

• Use of Contract Modality

Employed on core activities of continuing nature, within the office; activities not likely to be concluded within 3 years. For career staff, UNDP invests in individuals' training and career development. For example office staff - continuing functions, such as - finance, programme, and administrative staff, and continuing secretarial functions.

• Main Benefits

  • Base Salary: Salary surveys are based on best prevailing local conditions. Salary is determined based on position level and experience of selected candidate. The local salary scale for General Services and National Officers are published at the UN website: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/lebanon.htm
  • Pension Plan: enrollment in the United Nations Joint Staff Fund by making two contributions; the staff member' s share is 7.9% of monthly salary and UNDP share is double that share.
  • Leaves:
    • Annual leave: accumulates at a rate of 2.5 day/month i.e 30 working days/year
    • Sick Leave: 65 days full pay per year plus 65 days half pay
    • Maternity Leave (16 weeks)
    • Paternity Leave (4 weeks)
  • Other Benefits: Language allowance after passing the UN language exam, Spouse and Child allowance.
  • VanBreda Insurance: Staff member and dependents are covered globally under VanBreda scheme for medical, dental, life, and disability
  • Malicious Acts Insurance Policy (M.A.I.P): Coverage for staff member located at, or travelling to, a designated hazardous duty station subject to compliance with MAIP. The purpose of MAIP is to cover the eligible staff member for death or disability caused by a malicious act, such as war, revolution, and terrorist acts.
B- Service contract (SC- National)

• Use of Contract Modality

Work is not part of UNDP's central core work; is within project context (NEX agency, direct execution, etc.) or in UNDP office on work that could be outsourced, but for which outsourcing is not feasible or desirable under special circumstances. It is issued for a minimum period of 6 months and maximum of one year. Renewal of an SC is subjected to performance, project duration & needs, and budget availability.
Example: Cleaning and office maintenance, driver, messenger service, computer technicians, data entry personnel, NEX and other national project personnel; and National project personnel on behalf of other UN system agencies

• Main Benefits

  • Base Salary: Monthly remuneration rate based on the service contract scale. Local market conditions for specific job (local UN salary survey gross data as a reference point)
  • Social Benefits: 8.33% of base monthly salary is paid in lieu of pension benefits
  • Leaves:
    • Annual leave (accumulates at a rate of 1.5 day/month i.e 18 days/year)
    • Sick Leave (accumulates at a rate of 1 day/month i.e 12 days/year)
    • Maternity Leave (16 weeks)
    • Paternity Leave (4 weeks)
  • VanBreda Insurance: SC holders are covered globally under VanBreda scheme for medical, dental, life, and disability (The policy covers only the contract holder and at no cost to the latter)
  • ├é┬áMalicious Acts Insurance Policy (M.A.I.P): Coverage for SC holder located at, or travelling to, a designated hazardous duty station subject to compliance with MAIP. The purpose of MAIP is to cover the eligible SC holder for death or disability caused by a malicious act, such as war, revolution, and terrorist acts.

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