EVAW Prevention and Coordination Consultant (Chinese National Only)



Advertised on behalf of :

Location : Beijing, CHINA
Application Deadline :02-Aug-22 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
English   Chinese  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
21-Sep-2022
Duration of Initial Contract :1 year

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.


Background

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’s China Office in Beijing supports and carries out work on (i) enhancing women's economic empowerment; (ii) ending violence against women; and (iii) innovative work to address gender issues in China. In addition to the above, UN Women also actively participates and contributes to various UN inter-agency processes and collaborates with UN organizations around specific programme areas.

Domestic violence (DV), which refers to violence occurring within families and among co-habitants, is one of the most prevalent forms of gender-based violence (GBV) worldwide. Globally, women and girls make up the most of DV victims and survivors. In China, DV law was passed in 2015. UN Women continues to raise awareness and promote social norm change in prevention and response to GBV in China.

UN Women China office will hire a consultant who will be responsible for coordination support on EVAW programme, EVAW prevention strategy development and intervention implementation, CSO and youth engagement and coordination, in line with UN Women’s work plan and priorities for 2022 to 2023. The Consultant will work in close collaboration with the rest of the office, as well as the Asia Pacific Regional Office and other UN agencies as required.


Duties and Responsibilities

Main Objective

Under the direct supervision of the EVAW Programme Analyst with matrix reporting to UN Women China Country Representative on CSO and youth engagement and coordination component, the Consultant will be responsible for the achievement of the following tasks and deliverables:

Scope of Work

The Consultant is responsible for the following tasks:

1. Programme and Coordination support on EVAW Programme

  • Coordinate the UN Women EVAW prevention intervention in China: Conduct the situational and stakeholder analysis, design appropriate community-level prevention interventions and develop relevant knowledge products with CSO and WRO partners and experts, engage both internal and external partner coordination to ensure successful implementation and summary of evidence, good practice, and lesson learnt of the implementation
  • Lead the social norm change campaign design and campaign implementation: Mobilize partners and KOLs, develop the campaign plans, lead the production of key content, and summarize and report the results of the campaign.
  • Support the establishment, coordination, and operation of CSOs and WROs network: coordinate with CSOs and WROs partners, set up Term of Reference of the network, provide support based on needs.
  • Provide input to UN Women annual reporting and UN China reporting based on results-based reporting requirements on outputs, and outcomes.
  • Provide analytical and technical support to development of project documents and other relevant documents for EVAW programme.

2. CSO Engagement and Coordination

  • Coordinate and support the planned National CSO resilience enhancement support plan to provide substantive and strategic support for CSOs on fund raising, innovative transformation, communication capacity and resilience capacity development.
  • Under direct supervision of the Country Representative, support coordination among women’s organization on priority advocacy areas including on CEDAW advocacy, ending violence against women, promoting women’s leadership and normative engagement.
  • The consultant will conduct domestic travels to engage CSO partners, and the domestic travel will be arranged and financially covered by UN Women.

3. Youth Engagement and Coordination

  • Participate in the UN Youth Engagement Theme Group as assigned by the Country Representative, including joining UN Youth Engagement Theme Group meetings, events, information sharing, and conducting coordination work as required.
  • Coordinate and support relative UN Women Youth engagement activities.

Deliverables and Timelines

 

Payment Phase

Task

Amount (CNY) and timeline

1st instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

Monthly Status Reports provided. This report includes updates on the progress in the following tasks of work, and uses the following documents as annex:

VAW Prevention Interventions

  • Background documents for the VAW prevention intervention in China
  • Monthly progress reports and final reports of the social-ecological analysis of VAW prevention.
  • VAW prevention and intervention action plans with the adaptation of RESPECT FRAMEWORK
  • Technical inputs on the piloting of VAW prevention interventions.
  • monitoring and evaluation plans and  progress reports of the VAW prevention intervention piloting

Social Norm Changes Communication Campaign

  • Background documents for the launch of the 16 Day, international women’s day or other relevant campaign materials.
  • Theme advocating Videos, challenging gender stereotype and advocating for elimination of EVAW.
  • Action plans to build and cultivate relationships with the donor and contribute to the design of EVAW program.
  • Assessment reports of the impact of communication strategies, evaluate result and relect for future design.

CSO engagement

  • Action plans to support CSO deliver on building up capacity on anti-violence and anti-discrimination for vulnerable groups.
  • Implemtation plans nd workshops outcome reports of the workshop for the CSO innovation capacity development
  • Annual needs and situation updates of CSOs and WROs in China
  • CSO observation advocacy plans and progress reports
  • Knowledge products on experience sharing among CSOs
  • Inputs on the CSO Engagement Annual Report

Youth Engagement

  • Inputs of the Coordination the UN Youth Theme Group joint workplan development and implementation
  • Inputs on the Youth engagement related activities Annul Report

28,000

31st October 2022

2nd instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

30th November,2022

3rd instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

31st December 2022

4th instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW program analyst

28,000

31st January 2023

5th instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

28th February 2023

6th instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

31st  March 2023

7th instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

30th April 2023

8th instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

31st May 2023

9th instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

30th June 2023

10th instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

31st July 2023

11th instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

31st August 2023

Final  instalment will be paid upon submission of deliverables as stipulated in the ToR, with approval from the EVAW Program Analyst

28,000

30th  September 2023

 


Competencies

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 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

Functional Competencies:

  • Proficiency in computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.);
  • Proficiency in editing, professional writing and reporting in both English and Chinese
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines


Required Skills and Experience

Experience and required qualifications

The consultant should demonstrate qualifications, experience and competencies in the following areas:

  • Minimum educational requirement: Master’s degree in law, gender studies, international studies, social science or other relevant field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in the gender equality and women’s empowerment in China, preferably in the area of gender-based violence, access to justice and protection of women is required.
  • Experience working with CSO and women’s rights organizations in China is required.
  • Experience in media and communication, familiar with social media platforms in China will be highly advantageous.
  • Work experience in the UN system and UN coordination is an asset.
  • Proficiency in editing, professional writing and reporting in English

Selection and evaluation criteria  

The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on the following technical qualification evaluation criteria:

Technical Evaluation Criteria

A) Education  

  • Minimum educational requirement: Master’s degree in law, gender studies, international studies, social science or other relevant field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

10

B) Working Experience

 

  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in the gender equality and women’s empowerment in China, preferably in the area of gender-based violence, access to justice and protection of women is required.

30

  • Experience working with CSO and women’s rights organizations in China is required.

20

  • Experience in media and communication, familiar with social media platforms in China will be highly advantageous.

15

  • Work experience in the UN system and UN coordination is an asset.

15

C) Language skills  

  • Proficiency in editing, professional writing and reporting in English

10

Total Obtainable Score

100

 

Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% of total points will be considered technically qualified candidates who may be contacted for validation interview.

How to apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit an electronic application (consolidated as ONE attachment) online, no later than 2 August 2022. Kindly note the system will only allow one attachment, please combine below listed submission package into one.

The Submission package includes:

 

Payments

Payments for this consultancy will be based on the achievement of each deliverable and certification that each has been satisfactorily completed. Payments will not be based on the number of days worked but on the completion of each stated deliverable within the indicated timeframes or on satisfactory completion of task.

 

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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