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Technical Support to Finalize Development of NAP 1325 Second Phase with the Ministry of Interior
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Dili, Timor Leste|
|Application Deadline :||08-Nov-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 :||22 November 2021 - 28 February 2022|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||22 November 2021 - 28 February 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.
Many National Action Plans and resolutions also provide directives for government agencies and bodies to develop their own plans for mainstreaming WPS agenda across their work. According to the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), to date, 98 UN Member States (51%) have adopted a 1325 NAP. NAPs of 35 Member States (36%) include an allocated budget for implementation, and 70 NAPs (72%) allocate a specific role to civil society organisations for implementation.
In Timor Leste, 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 played a leading role for NAP 1325 have committed to proceed the with the second phase of NAP 1325.. With support from eleven Civil Society Organisations, the MOI has started the consultation meeting with fourteen Government Institutions or line ministries for the development of Second Phase NAP 1325 including establishment of the Structures from CSOs and line ministries.
In order to develop the second NAP 1325 for the period of 2021-2025, UN Women seeks to hire an International Consultant to serve as the technical support to review, support and finalize development of NAP 1325 Second Phase with the Ministry of Interior.
 National Action Plan on Gender Based Violence 2017-2021 (NAP GBV) No.25/2017
Law 3/2017 on Preventing and Combating Human Trafficking
Maubisse Declaration 2015-2018 (Womens’ economic empowernment
GRB Policy Note was approved in August 2018 - Parliamentary resolution no.12/2010
 20th anniversary celebration UNSCR 1325, November 10th 2020; virtual recorded messages 20th anniversary UNSCR, Timor Leste at the Southeast Asiavirtual celebration on UNSCR 1532
 Stakeholders engagement and consultations meetings started since August 2021 and concluded in 4th October 2021
Duties and Responsibilities
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 National Consultant and the Ministry of Interior - NAP 1325 Secretariat. The consultant will be responsible for review and support the national consultant to finalize the development of second phase by intregate some of best practices from other countries into new NAP of Timor Leste.
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 28 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. Kindly note that the system allowed to upload one document only.
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.