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Consultant - Programme Coordinator - Generation Equality Programme (Open to Indian Nationals Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New Delhi, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||27-Aug-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|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 :||Six Months (20 Working Days Per Month)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||Six Months (20 Working Days Per Month)|
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’s India Country Office works towards promoting women’s role in peace building, intergovernmental processes, UN interagency coordination.
As the UN agency with the mandate to work on gender equality, UN Women is responsible for leading and coordinating United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world and at the country level. UN Women is also expected to provide strong and coherent leadership in support of countries’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society, the nodal government agency, private sector and other relevant actors.
The Intergovernmental Processes & Inter-Agency Coordination in UN Women India CO plays a central role to deliver on UN Women’s normative support functions and strengthens linkages between normative work and operational activities. It contributes to the Entity’s support for the development and strengthening of a comprehensive set of global norms, policies and standards on gender equality and women’s empowerment that is dynamic, responds to new and emerging issues, challenges and opportunities and is applied through action by Governments and other stakeholders at all levels. The Unit also has special responsibility for the coordination of substantive servicing of intergovernmental and expert bodies as mandated in relevant legislative documents.
UN Women is managing a programme of work called Generation Equality. This is a programme to galvanize all stakeholders to implement actions that remove the most egregious barriers to gender equality. This position will support the programme analyst, manage and implement Generation Equality.
Reporting to the Programme Analyst, Intergovernmental Processes, UN System Coordination and Women, Peace and Security, the Consultant - Programme Coordinator contributes to the effective management of UN Women programmes in the India CO by providing substantive inputs to programme design, formulation, implementation and evaluation. S/he guides and facilitates the delivery of UN Women programmes by monitoring results achieved during implementation and ensuring appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary. She/he coordinates on the activities under the Generation Equality global programme and will work in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
The Consultant - Programme Coordinator supervises and leads programme support staff, coordinates activities of the projects’ staff. The Consultant - Programme Coordinator works in close collaboration with the operations team, programme staff in other UN Agencies, UN Women HQs/RO staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Intergovernmental Processes, with a focus on Generation Equality programme:
Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the Intergovernmental Processes, including the Generation Equality programme:
Ensures implementation of the CO intergovernmental processes on gender equality and the empowerment of women:
Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the Intergovernmental Processes:
Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies:
Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:
Required Skills and Experience
Interested applicants should apply to this announcement through UNDP jobs site: jobs.undp.org
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document:
Evaluation and Selection Criteria
Criteria for shortlisting of CVs will be based on the following assessment:
The evaluation process for selection of the candidate will be based on the following assessment:
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.