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National ICT Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Ankara, TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||15-Aug-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year with possibility of renewal|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 year with possibility of renewal|
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 United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (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, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides support to Member States’ efforts and priorities in meeting their gender equality goals and for building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
In Turkey, in line with its global Strategic Plan 2022-2025 and Country Strategic Note (2022-2025), and the overall UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for Turkey (UNSDCF) (2021-2025), UN Women works towards the overarching goal of “Women and girls including those at greatest risk of being left behind fully exercise their human rights, enjoy a life free from violence and discrimination, and lead, influence and benefit from sustainable and inclusive socioeconomic development towards the advancement of gender equality in Turkey”. UN Women works in four thematic areas: (i) governance and participation in public life; (ii) women’s economic empowerment; (iii) ending violence against women and girls; and (iv) women, peace and security, humanitarian action and disaster risk reduction.
In line with its coordination mandate, UN Women promotes coordination and coherence across the UN system to enhance accountability and results for gender equality and women’s empowerment, including through joint programmatic and advocacy actions and initiatives, standardized tools and guidance and services to strengthen the relevant capacities of the UN system. UN Women is chairing the Result Group on Women’s Empowerment under the UNSDCF, which convenes 13 UN agencies and is responsible for implementation of targeted outcome on women’s empowerment in the USDCSF and driving forward gender mainstreaming across the Cooperation framework.
UN Women Turkey Country Office would like to bring on board an ICT Consultant to provide substantive support to operations and initiatives, particularly in relation to UN Women’s work on issues related to the normative work of the Country Office under the direct supervision of the UN Women Türkiye Operations Analyst. Consultant will also provide relevant ICT support to respective Programme Specialists and work closely together with the company procured for ICT Support Service when needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of Operations Analyst and guidance of the respective Programme Specialists, the consultant will be responsible for supporting on the following tasks:
Assignment and Payment Schedule
The duration of the contract is for 12 months during the period from 01 September 2022 to 31 August 2023.
The Consultant is expected to invest approximately 21.75 working days per month for this Assignment.
The Consultants shall be paid upon successful completion and acceptance of their timesheet submitted at the end of each month by them. The payment shall be affected only if the timesheets are submitted to the UN Women Operations Analyst on a monthly basis. Without submission of and approval of the timesheet, the Consultants shall not receive any payment even they invest time for this assignment.
The Consultants will be paid in local currency at the end of each month.
No travel requirements are envisioned under this assignment. In case of an unforeseeable travel, the travel arrangements will be handled by UN Women as per the UN Women rules and regulations.
Mandatory courses for this assignment will be around 8 hours. The Consultant shall complete all the mandatory and further required UN courses, training and modules on time. The certificates shall be submitted to the Hiring Manager.
Key Performance Indicators
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf
UN Women 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.
Required Skills and Experience
Skills and Experience:
The following documents should be submitted as part of the application:
When applying; the Cover Letter, CV and the signed P11 Form should be merged into one (1) single PDF document since the system will allow only to upload maximum one document. Therefore, please combine these forms and documents into one (1) single PDF document and upload them to the system.
Should they be short-listed in consideration of the consultancy post, candidates should have the ability to quickly submit degree certificates, medical certifications or any other requested document. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are responsible to make sure to have provided all the requested application materials before the deadline.