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National Gender Data Research Consultant to develop Country Gender Equality Profile (Re-Advertised)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home-based, KYRGYZSTAN|
|Application Deadline :||21-Sep-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||0d 15h 28m|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Up to 15 of working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||till 15 February 2024|
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.
In the context of the long-standing cooperation of the EU Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic and the UN Women on gender issues, UN Women CO and the EU Delegation to the Kyrgyzstan are planning to develop Country Gender Equality Profile of Kyrgyzstan. Based on both statistical and qualitative data, Country Gender Equality Profile will form an analytical document to provide an understanding of the current context in relation to gender equality and women’s empowerment, including an overview of opportunities to address the gaps in the implementation of the National Gender Equality Strategy identified through in-depth analysis in the following thematic areas:
The Country gender Equality Profile will serve as analytical and operational document which will be framed against international norms and standards on Gender equality and Women’s Empowerment and the national/international commitments made, including the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (PFA) and other relevant UN Security Council resolutions on women, peace and security (where applicable) and agreed conclusions of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) as well as other significant commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment made in the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction etc.
The gender analysis included in the Country Gender Equality Profile is expected to support the government of the Kyrgyz Republic to identify the key gender equality issues, barriers and challenges thus to accelerate the advancement of gender equality corresponding to implementation of National Gender Equality Strategy till 2030 and it’s NAP. The analytical document will also assist the EU programming exercise in the context of the Multi-annual Indicative Programme during 2021- 2027 and EU Gender Action Plan 2020-2025 (GAP-III) for the Kyrgyz Republic.
The Country Gender Equality Profile will generate the findings and recommendations to target national policy reform based on holistic and robust analysis on gender equality and women’s empowerment as well as deep analysis on the root causes of 7 thematic areas which will be backed by accurate quantitative and qualitative gender statistics.
Therefore, The Country Gender Equality Profile is expected to strengthen national understanding and data on the advancement of international and national commitments towards GEWE and contribute to the design of national policy interventions that can accelerate progress towards achieving national SDGs by 2030 in the Kyrgyz Republic. To implement this initiative, UN Women CO in Kyrgyzstan on behalf of UN system in Kyrgyz Republic and EU Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic is seeking for the expertise of a National Gender Expert to develop Country Gender Equality Profile.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the UN Women Regional Statistics Specialist, UN Women Country Office in Kyrgyzstan, and Macro-economist/Public Finance Management Programme Officer at EU Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic; and under substantive leadership of the CGEP International Lead Consultant and in coordination with Gender Consultant, the Consultant will develop the Country Gender Equality Profile.
Duties and Responsibilities
Within the assignment, the Consultant will be responsible for the following activities:
Respect for Diversity:
Required Skills and Experience
Applications should include:
Financial proposal format:
Please note that the financial proposal is all-inclusive and shall take into account various expenses incurred by the consultant during the contract period. The financial proposal should be provided in KGS. If the proposal is provided in any other currency, it would be converted as per UN exchange rate on the date of post closure.
Evaluation of applicants
The evaluation starts with shortlisting of potential candidates and received applications against the mandatory requirements. Only full applications will be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be then evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of the applicants' technical qualifications and experience, and financial proposal. The contract will be awarded to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
2nd stage: Financial evaluation will be conducted according to the method described below:
The maximum number of points assigned to the financial proposal is allocated to the lowest price proposal. All other price proposals receive points in inverse proportion.
A suggested formula is as follows: p=30 (µ/z)
p - points for the financial proposal being evaluated;
µ - price of the lowest priced proposal;
z - price of the proposal being evaluated
The candidate achieving the highest cumulative score for both Technical and Financial evaluations will be recommended by the Evaluation Committee for contracting.
The Consultant shall promote a client-oriented approach consistent with UN Women rules and regulations and commits to high standards of quality, productivity and timeliness in the delivery of tasks. The Consultant will meet and apply the highest standards of integrity and impartiality.
The Consultant must be fully dedicated to the mandate and the values of UN Women, particularly to promoting Gender Equality as a strategy to reduce conflict, improve livelihoods and ensure fairness and justice; to Women Empowerment underpinning Gender Equality promotion efforts; to inter-ethnic tolerance and concord; and to respect for diversity.
Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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 is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
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.)
Applications without the completed P-11 form are incomplete and will NOT be considered for further assessment!