Consultant – Interview Panel Report Writer (Retainer)

Advertised on behalf of :

Location : Home-based
Application Deadline :05-Jun-22 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :Management
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :1 July 2022 - 30 June 2025
Expected Duration of Assignment :1 July 2022 - 30 June 2025

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. Ensuring women’s equal rights, access and opportunities for participation and leadership in the economy, society and political decision-making is at the core of UN Women’s work in the region.

Through the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) in Bangkok and a number of country and multi-country offices as well as programmer presences across the region, UN Women builds on a long history of support to governments, civil society and other actors, including the UN, to promote gender equality and empower all women and girls. UN Women stands behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on five priority areas: addressing gender in governance and leadership; enhancing women’s economic empowerment; ending violence against women and girls; and promoting women’s participation in peace and security and humanitarian action.

Duties and Responsibilities


ROAP is looking for national/international consultants to provide the service on taking note during the interview and producing high quality interview panel participate in interview panels as a note-taker, and produce high quality interview panel report using report template provided by UN Women. Normally 2-5 candidates per interview panel.  The consultant will work under the supervision and guidance of the Regional Human Resources Business Partner.  The service can also be requested by country offices in Asia and the Pacific.


High quality interview panel reports, with incorporated comments/inputs from interview panel members.

Contract period and work location

The consultant will be home-based and participate in interview panels online, which will be held tentatively from 1 July 2022 – 30 June 2025, with a maximum of 100 Interview Reports for 100 positions.

UN Women does not warrant that the maximum of 100 Interview Reports will be purchased during the term of the Agreement.


Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Please visit for more details on UN Women Values and Competencies Framework.

Required Skills and Experience

Required qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in Arts, Gender Studies, International Human Rights or relevant social sciences
  • At least 5 years of work experience in report writing, communications, or analysis research writing
  • Familiarity working on women’s human rights-related issues with key government and non-government institutions in East and Southeast Asia is advantageous.
  • Experience in writing interview report for UN Agencies is strong advantage
  • Excellent command of English especially on report writing with analysis
  • Ability to work on Asia and the Pacific time zone is highly desirable
  • Other UN languages an asset.


Applications will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis.

  • Technical Qualification (100 points) weight [70%]
  • Financial Proposal (100 points) weight [30%]

A two-stage procedure is utilised in evaluating the applications, with evaluation of the technical application being completed prior to any price proposal being compared. Only the price proposal of the candidates who passed the minimum technical score of 70% of the obtainable score of 100 points in the technical qualification evaluation will be evaluated.

How to apply

Applications should be in English. Please submit

  1. a brief cover note (expression of interest),
  2. an up-to-date CV
  3. UN Women Personal History (P-11) form
  4. a brief writing sample
  5. professional fee per report of 2-5 candidates and additional fee per 1 additional candidate

The system only accommodate 1 attachment.  In case of a few attachments, please email your application to:

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, 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.) 

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