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Consultant - Operations Assistant (Open to Indian Nationals Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New Delhi, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||15-Dec-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 :||One Year (20 Working Days Per Month)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One Year (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 Country Office, based in New Delhi, India, works to accelerate the advancement of gender equality and the empowerment of women through the strengthening of strategic partnerships, technical and policy advisory services and advocacy with governmental, inter-governmental and civil society partners. In addition, UN Women CO is charged with leading and coordinating the UN system’s work on gender equality, including through ensuring accountability for results.
Under the overall guidance & daily supervision of the Operations Manager, the “Consultant - Operations Assistant” is responsible for the execution of a wide range of services and administrative processes in the India CO, ensuring timeliness, efficiency and transparent use of operations resources and delivery of services in accordance with organizational operational rules, regulations, policies, procedures and approved allocations. The “Consultant – Operations Assistant” promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UN Women rules and regulations, standard practices and guidelines.
The “Consultant – Operations Assistant” works in close collaboration with the Operations Team in Country Office and Regional Office as well as with Programme teams in UN Women for solving admin/procurement/logistics issues and service delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide support to administer and implement procurement strategies and policies in India CO in accordance with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and strategies:
Provide administrative and logistical support services for India CO in full compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and guidelines:
Support coordination of contract management processes for India Office in full compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and guidelines:
Maintain data in relation to administration and procurement in full compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and guidelines:
Support knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO:
Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
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.