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Consultant to Develop the Gender Mainstreaming Policy for the Ministry of Labour
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Amman, JORDAN|
|Application Deadline :||14-Aug-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 Months - 15 Working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3 Months - 15 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 is supporting the Ministry of Labour (MOL) in Jordan to develop its first Gender Mainstreaming Policy. The Policy should be connected to the National Women’s Strategy and the National Gender Mainstreaming Policy and should be technically sound and at the same time easy to understand, since it is targeting wide range of MOL employees from different backgrounds.
Objective of the Assignment:
The objective of this assignment is to finalize the first draft of the gender mainstreaming policy for the Ministry of Labour (MOL) and develop a concise roadmap that depicts what are the main milestones for operationalizing it, including stakeholders’ identification. It is expected for the submitted final version of the policy to provide the policy framework to mainstream gender into the Ministry’s mandate and its organizational structure to support the Ministry in fulfilling its role in achieving the national and sectoral priorities, especially those that focus on women’s empowerment and gender equality. In addition, it is expected to provide a general overview of the needed institutional structure that would support mainstreaming gender into the Ministry’s units and enable its staff’s capacity development to ensure equality between all.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of Women’s Economic Empowerment Technical Lead and in close collaboration with the Institutional Capacity Development Analyst at UN Women Jordan Country Office and Ministry of Labour, the Consultant will be responsible for the following deliverables during 10 days:
Reflect the received feedback and finalize MOL’s gender mainstreaming policy in collaboration with MOL and UN Women focal points and submit the final version to UN Women with the final operationalization road map.
• Sufficient skill and competence of gender equality and gender mainstreaming;
• Training & development;
• Methodological skills.
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s degree in social science, gender studies, organizational behaviour, strategic planning, or a relevant academic 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).
Language Requirements: Working proficiency in speaking and writing in Arabic and English.
Evaluation Criteria Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology: Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the financial evaluation.
Criteria Weight Technical: 70% (70 points)
Financial: Lowest Financial Proposal: 30% (30 points) The points for the Financial Proposal will be allocated as per the following formula:
Interested Individual Consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
The above-mentioned documents should be merged in a standalone file including all them, since the online application submission does only permit to upload one file per application. Incomplete submission can be a ground for disqualification.
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.)