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English/Dutch Translation and Interpretation
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||27-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 :||7 Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||7 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, 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.
The Caribbean Regional Spotlight Initiative is focused on the reduction in prevalence and incidence of Family Violence (FV). Overall, the Regional Programme aims to: i) Increase policy coordination and functional cooperation across the region to address family violence ii) Set regional standards for essential services delivery, for monitoring the implementation of regional and national family violence laws and policies; iii) Advance best practice models for prevention; and iv) Ensure the engagement women’s organisations in regional accountability frameworks.
The Spotlight Initiative is being implemented in Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. This regional programme will benefit both Spotlight, and non-Spotlight Caribbean countries through the production of and access to regional public goods.
The consultant will work under the overall supervision of the UN Women MCO-Caribbean Representative, with direct reporting to the Regional Spotlight Coordinator and Technical Coherence.
Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of the Consultancy
As part of implementation of the Regional Spotlight Initiative Programme, UN Women Barbados Multi-Country Office will i) Host various events including workshops, conferences and meetings and ii) Support development of technical documents, tools and communication material including a regional newsletter – In the Spotlight: Caribbean that require Simultaneous Interpretation and Translation respectively from English/Dutch and Dutch/English.
To meet these needs, UN Women Barbados Multi-Country Office is seeking to contract a professional translation individual to provide UN Women with English to Dutch and vice versa translation and interpretation services; when needed and requested by UN Women.
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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).