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Gender in Humanitarian Action (GIHA) Specialist/Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home-based (required to work on Myanmar time zone), MYANMAR|
|Application Deadline :||30-May-23 (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 :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months|
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.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the UN Women Country Representative a.i., the GiHA Specialist/Consultant will undertake the following duties and responsibilities, including but not strictly limited to:
Policy guidance and technical advice to UN Women and humanitarian inter-agency coordination and response actors on GIHA in Myanmar
Capacity building on GiHA and support to gender-responsive localization in Women, Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF), Myanmar Humanitarian Fund and Humanitarian Response Plan
Advocacy and knowledge building on GiHA
Participate in humanitarian interagency coordination structures and support coordination efforts on GiHA
Provide support to effective management of UN Women GiHA and Women, Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) portfolio
Perform other duties as deemed needed by UN Women.
This is a home-based assignment that does not require relocation to Myanmar. In case of ad-hoc need for missions to Myanmar or beyond, travel-related costs will be covered separately by UN Women.
Payments will be made once a month upon the clearance of the supervisor of the monthly progress update report, reviewed and certified by the UN Women’s Country Representative a.i. and in accordance with UN Women policies and regulations.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Applications will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis.
A two-stage procedure is utilised in evaluating the applications, with evaluation of the technical application being completed prior to any price proposal being compared. Only the price proposal of the candidates who passed the minimum technical score of 70% of the obtainable score of 100 points in the technical qualification evaluation will be evaluated.
Technical qualification evaluation criteria:
The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individuals is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
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.)
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