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International Expert on data and results management
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Cairo, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||27-Oct-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||4 months|
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 is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
The Regional Office for the Arab States (ROAS) covers 17 countries in the Arab States region with a focus on advancing women rights and empowerment in the economic, political, peace, and security spheres, including by addressing all forms of discrimination and violence against women, with a strong emphasis on advancing accountabilities, data, evidence, and knowledge to support partners in accelerating results defined in globally agreed standards, including the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals.
The ROAS is guided by its Strategic Note, which is currently being finalized for 2022-25, with a concrete regional strategy covering the above focus areas. A significant element of the new Strategic Note is an enhanced approach to data through analysis and monitoring of trends, results, and the identification as well as management of solution levers.
Objective of the Assignment:
It is in this regard that UN Women is looking to hire an independent consultant to support the establishment of a regional online dashboard including through the development of a regional data and results management approach for the region, to galvanize regional trend analysis and the identification of solution levers that can lead to positive changes and greater results for women and girls in the Arab States, with a focus on UN Women’s areas of focus, particularly, but not limited to Women’s Economic Empowerment.
The consultant will report to the Deputy Regional Director and work in close consultation with programme and policy leads in the regional offices, as well as relevant actors in UN Women country offices and headquarters.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support the establishment of a regional online dashboard to allow for the identification of regional trends, and solution levers that can lead to changes in results for women and girls in the Arab States, through delivering the following products:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
Required Skills and Experience
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology: Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the financial evaluation.
Criteria Weight Technical: 70% (70 points)
Financial: Lowest Financial Proposal: 30% (30 points)
The points for the Financial Proposal will be allocated as per the following formula:
Interested Individual Consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
The above-mentioned documents should be merged in a standalone file including all of them since the online application submission does only permit uploading one file per application. Incomplete submission can be a ground for disqualification.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality, and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW, and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits employ, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity, and organizational need.
If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.
UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority, and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)