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National Consultant for Transformative Leadership for Gender Equality (TLGE) Women, Peace and Security
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Dili, Timor Leste|
|Application Deadline :||11-Oct-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||18 October 2021 - 31 January 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. UN Women also coordinates and promotes the UN system’s work in advancing gender equality, and in all deliberations and agreements linked to the 2030 Agenda. The entity works to position gender equality as fundamental to the Sustainable Development Goals, and a more inclusive world.
UN Women, as part of the United Nations in Timor-Leste, contributes to the Government’s efforts to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women, as outlined in its Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030, its Sustainable Development Goals Roadmap, and in support of its international human rights and gender equality obligations. Within the framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (2021-2025), UN Women’s programming in Timor-Leste focuses on Women’s Economic Empowerment, Ending Violence against Women and Girls (EVAWG), advancing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda and supporting implementation of Normative commitments (e.g. CEDAW, Beijing Platform for Action, SDGs), mainstreaming gender across areas to achieve these results. In support of its coordination mandate, UN Women Country Office Co-Chairs the UN Inter-agency Governance Results Group (with UNDP), Co-Chairs Gender Theme Group and the Co-Chairs the Multi-stakeholder Gender Coordination Group with the State Secretariat for Equality and Inclusion.
UN Women has supported the Government in implementing the Women, Peace and Security agenda since it developed its first National Action Plan for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution on WPS (NAP 1325) which was approved by the Council of Ministers in April 2016 and was launched in October 2016.
After completing the first phase of the NAP 1325 for 2016-2020, the Government through the Ministry of Interior as leading Coordinator for NAP 1325 have committed to proceed the with the second phase of NAP 1325. To contribute to NAP 1325 Participation Pillar, UN Women will roll out the Transformative Leadership for Gender Equality to NAP 1325 Structures and focal points in each Government Institutions and to strengthen the leadership, communication, networking building and advocacy skills of the current and emerging women and men leaders. The training seeks to enhance their capacity and knowledge to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment and strengthen leaders’ use of gender-inclusive and transformative leadership principles and practices and promote commitments to gender equality.
In support of these initiatives, UN Women seeks to hire the national consultant to support organizing and roll out the trainings with support from the Ministry of Interior’s NAP 1325 Secretariat.
Under the overall guidance of the Head of Office, the consultant will be directly supervised by the WPS National Programme Officer and work closely with the Ministry of Interior - NAP 1325 Secretariat. The consultant will be responsible to organize, roll out series of training, review and develop the training packages and ensuring the smooth coordination between the line ministries and civil society organizations
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will perform the following tasks:
All the deliverables, including events materials, notes and reports should be submitted in written English Language, or with English summary.
The total duration of the contract assignment will be from 18 October 2021 to 31 January 2022.
Payment in full upon final submission and satisfactory outputs/products in accordance with specified requirements.
Upon receipt of the deliverables and prior to the payment of the instalment, the deliverables will be reviewed and approved by UN Women. The period of the review is one week after receipt.
Leading by Example Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:
Required Skills and Experience
Consultant’s performance will be evaluated based on: timeliness, responsibility, initiative, communication, accuracy, and quality of the deliverables.
The Consultant should fulfil the following requirements:
Submission of package
All applications must include (as an attachment) the CV and the financial proposal in one package/ document. Kindly note that the system only allowed to upload one document.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be invited to the interview.
Selected candidates will need to submit prior to commencement of work:
Applications will be evaluated based on the Cumulative analysis.
Technical qualification evaluation criteria:
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 will be considered as technically-qualified candidate.
Financial/Price Proposal evaluation:
Annex I: Financial Proposal
The lump sum costs should include administration, travel related costs and expenses related to the consultancy. All prices/rates quoted must be exclusive of all taxes. The lump sum costs must be accompanied by a detailed breakdown of costs calculation.