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Senior Strategic Partnerships Consultant-Home based
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES|
|Application Deadline :||27-May-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 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.
The 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. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, the UN Women will lead and coordinate United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
The UAE Liaison Office for the GCC was inaugurated in 2016 to focus on 3 areas in terms of its mandate. These include advocacy for UN Women to drive its global mandate, resource mobilization for UN Women programs globally and coordination of partnerships to drive the work and strategic priorities of UN Women in the GCC region. The office acts as a liaison between UN Women globally and stakeholders in the GCC from the private sector, government, academia and non-profits.
Reporting to the Director of the UAE Liaison Office and in close coordination with the programme specialist, the Partnerships Specialist will provide technical support to the development and management of UN Women’s strategic partnerships and relationships, and resource mobilization strategy. The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Director in the Abu Dhabi LO in close collaboration with the programme specialist and the Resource Mobilization Branch at UN Women Headquarters.
UN Women for the GCC is working to collect data to strengthen existing relationships with donors/partners and to initiate new engagements. Therefore; UN Women LO for the GCC seeks to hire a consultant to support the office efforts in donor scoping and engagement. The consultant will, under the supervision of the Director and in close coordination with the Programme Specialist primarily work with development partners, private sectors, and non-state actors in order to advance this agenda.
Duties and Responsibilities
Payment will be disbursed on a monthly basis upon satisfactory performance.
This is a Home-based consultancy assignment in Abu Dhabi, UAE with no travel need is foreseen, however, if there emerges any travel need, UN Women GCC Liaison office will organize the logistics (Airfare, Daily Substance Allowance , DSA and Terminal Expenses separately in line with UN Women Travel policy for Consultants (non-staff). For local official events and meeting in UAE consultant will need to borne all ground transportation costs and secure transportation at their own arrangements
Core Values/Guiding Principles
Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:
Reliably takes action to honor commitments; takes international outlook in decision-making.
Working in teams:
Results Orientation in Process:
Innovation and marketing of new approaches:
Required Skills and Experience
Submission of application:
Interested candidates are requested to submit electronic application by the deadline indicated in the post by submitting the following: