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Consultant - Technical Coordinators for Gender Responsive Budgets (GRB) - 2 Positions – Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), Government of India (GOI) (Open to Indian Nationals Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New Delhi, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||18-Mar-23 (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, men and diverse genders as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
All human development and human rights issues involve gender dimensions. UN Women globally focuses on key priority areas that are fundamental to women’s equality, and that can unlock progress across the board. UN Women’s priority areas include increasing women’s leadership and participation in political spaces, ending violence against women, enhancing women’s economic empowerment, engaging in all aspects of women peace and security processes, making gender equality central to national planning and budgeting through Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) and advancing gender in intergovernmental processes.
UN Women’s work on Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) or Gender Budgeting (GB) involves ensuring that national planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation processes incorporate a gender perspective. UN Women’s GRB programmes at the regional and country level have made significant contribution towards this by building political support, developing technical resources and capacities, generating good practices for improving women's access to services and increasing accountability for Gender Equality and Women’s empowerment (GEWE). At the forefront of global, regional and local advocacy for application of GRB, UN Women has built partnerships with diverse government, inter-governmental and non-governmental partners to further efforts and demonstrate GRB’s relevance to sustainable development, aid effectiveness, public sector reform and financing for development.
UN Women’s India Country Office, based in New Delhi is implementing a project with the objective of strengthening institutional mechanisms for GRB resulting in an increase of gender perspective in budgets, improved availability of data, and tracking of progress on gender equality initiatives across ministries and select states/UTs. It will aim to create a conducive policy environment and enhance institutional capacities on gender budgeting at the national and State/UT level. It will identify strategies and operational approaches to strengthen on-going efforts in the area of GRB. Insights generated from this project will enable key stakeholders at the national and state level to accelerate their efforts to ensure that women’s priorities are adequately reflected in national and state budgeting processes, and to make concrete changes for adequate resource allocation towards women’s priorities.
UN Women through this programme will work with national ministries including Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), Ministry of Finance and line ministries to deepen anchoring of GB across union ministries and sectors. It will create and strengthen institutional mechanisms for GRB and institute methodological changes in Planning-Budgeting and Auditing (PBA) systems for enabling gender responsive actions. The project will aim to enhance capacities of government officials and other stakeholders to implement the gender responsive PBA measures, and leverage technology to advance gender budgeting including through and e-governance tool.
Within this context, UN Women seeks the services of Consultant GRB Technical Coordinator- MWCD to be embedded in Ministry of Women and Child Development, GoI in New Delhi. Reporting to the Program Analyst- GRB, UN Women and working closely with the nodal official in MWCD, the Consultant - GRB Technical Coordinator- MWCD will be responsible for coordinating and implementing programme activities with MWCD on Gender Budgeting.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of Team Lead and GRB Expert, and direct supervision of Program Analyst- GRB, the Consultant - GRB Technical Coordinator- MWCD will support in strengthening the efforts of the national government on Gender Responsive Budgeting.
The Consultant - GRB Technical Coordinator- MWCD will work closely with the nodal official in MWCD, and have the following tasks:
Strengthening coordination with relevant Ministries on GB:
Research, Documentation and Dissemination of relevant GRB Resources:
Facilitating Training and Capacity Development of various stakeholders on GRB:
Developing Training and IEC Material on GRB:
Any other duties assigned by Supervisor in MWCD and UN Women.
Core Values / Guiding Principles:
Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:
Ethics and Values:
Work in teams:
Communicating and Information Sharing:
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence:
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
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.
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