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Facilitator for a Capacity Development Workshop on enhancing marketing capacities of Women Entrepreneurs
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||10-Jun-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||40 Working days|
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 has a universal mandate that encompasses a normative, an operational/programmatic as well as a coordination role, all of which are closely linked with its unique structure. At the core of its mandate, UN women plays a leading role in supporting governments in delivering on their gender equality and empowerment of women (GEEW) commitments in the SDGs.
UN Women Nigeria Country Office and other sister UN Agencies (UNIDO, ILO and WHO) are currently implementing a Joint United Nations project for “Strengthening the Capacity of Local MSMEs/Manufacturers to Produce High-quality PPEs and Healthcare-related Products". The project aims at mitigating the economic impact of COVID-19 on MSMEs in line with the objectives of Nigeria’s National COVID-19 Multi-Sectoral Pandemic Response Plan, namely objective 1: Contribute to an effective national and local response to the COVID 19, and objective 3: Minimize disruption of critical social, economic and medical services during the pandemic.
The project will contribute to the task list of COVID-19 Nigeria Phases 3-4 “Response” with regards to laboratories, infection prevention and control and case management. UN Women’s key role under this project focus on strengthen marketing capacity for targeted women MSMEs on product branding, packaging, labelling, distribution; provide support to enhance their access to market.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will undertake activities as detailed below to strengthen the targeted women entrepreneurs in terms of strengthen marketing capacity for targeted women MSMEs on product branding, packaging, labelling, distribution; provide support to enhance their access to market.
The consultant will be expected to:
The selected Consultant will be expected to complete the following key-deliverables within the indicative timeframe:
Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Representative, and in close collaboration with women economic empowerment team, and other relevant UN Women Nigeria CO staff, the selected consultant will develop and deliver the above listed outputs in accordance with the above outlined timeframes and specifications.
Core Values / Guiding Principles:
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s degree or equivalent in areas related to Public Relations, Marketing, Entrepreneurship Development, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Economics, or related field.
Note: Applicants are required to submit the following documents in a SINGLE pdf document (The system allows only a single attachment).
Duration of the Assignment
The assignment is expected to take 40 working days from the date of signing the contract.