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International Consultant - Communication & Advocacy Content Writer
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Homebased, Dhaka, Bangladesh, BANGLADESH|
|Application Deadline :||30-Jul-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||110 days spread between August 2021- August 2022|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
The Ending Violence against Women (EVAW) programme focuses on prevention and response to violence against women, strengthening the legal framework, ensuring coordination among key stakeholders working on EVAW and transforming social norms.
UN Women Bangladesh is seeking an international communication & Advocacy Content Writer to support the development and editing of knowledge and communication products, briefs and research summaries related the prevention and response to Violence against Women.
The consultant will be engaged for a maximum of 110 days within the period of the contract.
The objective of the consultancy is to develop and edit communication, advocacy materials, knowledge products and briefs for the EVAW programme. The products include event’s reports, research summaries, briefs, op-eds, newsletters, and infographics on prevention and response of violence against women. The assignment will also include materials consolidation and drafting of narrative for the EVAW webpage resource repository. The consultancy also includes the collection of data and information for report writing.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Knowledge Management and Monitoring Analyst - Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW), the International Consultant will undertake the following tasks:
Expected Deliverables and Payment Milestones:
Duration of Work: 110 days spread across August 2021 – August 2022
Supervision and Performance Evaluation:
The international consultant will work under the supervision of the UN Women Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW) - Knowledge Management and Monitoring Analyst and will closely work with the EVAW team.
Travel and DSA:
No DSA will be paid at the duty station. If unforeseen travel outside the duty station not required by the Terms of Reference is requested by UN Women, and upon prior agreement/approval, such travel shall be UN Women expenses and the individual contractor/SSA shall receive a per-diem not to exceed United Nations daily subsistence allowance rate in such other location(s).
Certification of Payment:
It is to be noted that due to the nature of the Programme, there will be periods of time when no actual writing or research will occur because the writer will be waiting for either text clearance from UN Women and/or new assignments. The Knowledge Management and Monitoring Analyst will certify each assignment on the certification of payment.
Required Skills and Experience
Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
Consultant must send a financial proposal based on Lump Sum Amount. The total amount quoted shall be all-inclusive and include all
Evaluation Method and Criteria:
The award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant up on Cumulative Analysis/evaluation and determined as:
Criteria-04; Strong communication, time management, research, and organizational skills- Max Point 15
Criteria-05; Previous professional experience with the United Nations, especially with UN Women- Max Point 15
The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% of total points (70) will be considered as technically-qualified candidate.
Interested candidates will submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications.
To be included as part of the proposal:
Only applications including all items mentioned above will be considered.
NOTE: Documents required before contract signing:
UN Personal History Form;
Note: The individual consultant who does not meet the above eligibility criteria shall not be considered for further evaluation. Necessary documentation must be submitted to substantiate the above eligibility criteria