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Women’s Economic Empowerment Coordination, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home based (75 days), Port Moresby (75 days with travel to project locations), PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Application Deadline :||20-May-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||150 Days (1 June 2022 to 30 June 2023)|
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.
Under its Strategic Note 2018-2023; PNG Country Office focuses on delivering programmes that are aligned to global norms, policies and standards under four thematic areas;
Women’s Economic Empowerment portfolio currently comprises several projects including the Safe and Prosperous Districts (SPD), Markets Economic Recovery and Inclusion Phase 2 (MERI Phase 2) and Securing women’s livelihoods during COVID 19_ Prevention, Response and Recovery. UN Women is seeking to recruit a consultant with expertise in project management to support the portfolio’s execution through coordinated, monitored and assessed delivery of programme and project plans.
The consultant will work with a team of local and international staff to ensure that UN Women delivers timely and high-quality programmes in line with the approved plans and budgets. The position will also seek to strengthen the collection of data and generate lessons and knowledge in line with approved Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning frameworks for the respective projects within the portfolio. This will support timely results based reporting of outputs and UN Women’s contribution to women’s economic empowerment outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.
Objectives of the assignment
The key objective of the assignment is to provide project management specialist services, monitoring and reporting data for UN Women’s work in women’s economic empowerment in PNG.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under overall guidance of the UN Women Deputy Country Representative and direct supervision by the Women’s Empowerment Programme Management Specialist, the consultant will perform the following tasks and deliverables:
Duration of the assignment
The total duration of the contract assignment will be on a part-time basis, between June 2022 to June 2023. This assignment will also include travel to Port Moresby and field visits to project sites.
The consultant is expected to deliver the following results:
All the documents, including the interview tools, training materials and reports should be submitted in written in English language.
Upon receipt of the deliverables and prior to the payment of the instalment, the deliverables, related reports and documents will be reviewed by UN Women and approved within two weeks of submission.
UN Women will also cover the costs of daily subsistence allowance (DSA) for Port Moresby and other areas within the country as per standard UN rate, as well as the most direct economy airfare for missions, as per UN Women regulations, for all approved official travel. The Consultant is responsible for all international travel to Port Moresby and should include the costs in the financial proposal.
UN Women will provide transport in the field only, consultant is expected to arrange own transport within Port Moresby and from homebased to Port Moresby. This should be included in the financial proposal.
The Consultant will be required to provide their own local communications such as SIM cards. Some internet access is available while in Port Moresby however the consultant is expected to arrange his/her own internet access in the field. These costs should be included in the lump sum fee of the financial proposal.
All accommodation costs and other living expenses will be covered within the consultancy fee.
The consultant will be provided with a UN security briefing and will be required to follow UN security rules and guidance.
The Consultant will arrange private insurance and the cost of which will be included in the financial proposal.
Office space and facilities:
The consultant is expected to work remotely using her/his own computer and other means of communications but may access the UN Women office for printing of relevant documents or should he/she be required to work on-site at any point during the assignment.
Contractor’s performance will be evaluated based on timeliness, responsibility, initiative, communication, accuracy, and quality of the products delivered.
Critical Competencies for Immediate Response situations:
Required Skills and Experience
Experience and Skills
Language and other skills
Submission of application
Interested candidates are requested to submit electronic application to the UNDP website not later than 20 May 2022 COB (PNG time).
All applications must include (as an attachment) the CV and the financial proposal. Applications without financial proposal will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.