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To contract the services of a Communications Coach for UN Women MCO Caribbean (Retainer)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||09-Dec-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||20 Feb 2023 to 30 Nov 2023 (maximum of 40 working days)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||20 Feb 2023 to 30 Nov 2023 (maximum of 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 MCO-Caribbean (MCO) covers 22 English and Dutch speaking countries and territories in the Caribbean. The MCO is based in Barbados and has personnel across 5 Caribbean countries as there remains high and consistent demand for the exercise of UN Women’s integrated mandate across the 22 countries and territories.
The MCO Caribbean has entered into a new Strategic Note and has expanded its organizational structure to meet the need of the new work programme. In addition, the MCO team has doubled in one year and is continuing to grow.
The MCO hosted a retreat in Q2 2022. The retreat aimed to meet the following 4 objectives:
In pre-retreat survey staff and personnel identified External Communication skills as a key area which they would like to have strengthened. While the retreat was deemed successful feedback highlighted that communications support specifically regarding presentation skills was still needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
Objective of Assignment
To provide coaching to strengthen MCO staff presentation skills and public speaking.
Scope of Work and Deliverables
The Consultant will be responsible for producing the following deliverables:
The consultant will work under the overall supervision of the UN Women MCO-Caribbean Representative, with direct reporting to the Admin/Operations Associate (HR Focal Point).
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:
Required Skills and Experience
Location and Duration:
Hardware, Software and Communication:
Documents to be submitted:
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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.