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International or National Consultant - Animator
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||26-Sep-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 :||3 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3 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.
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.
Asia and the Pacific
Through the regional office in Bangkok and several country and multi-country offices, UN Women builds on a long history of support to governments and women’s movements. UN Women’s programs in Asia and the Pacific focus on ending violence against women, humanitarian action and disaster risk reduction, women’s economic empowerment, CEDAW and women’s human rights, peace and security, governance and HIV/AIDS. For more information about UN Women in Asia and the Pacific, please visit the official website.
External Relations unit
This position is based within External Relations unit for the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP). At the regional office, External Relations unit is in charge of building partnerships with private sector entities as well as bilateral partners, non- profit organisations and the media. External Relations unit also provides strategic advice and technical support to both the regional office and country offices in Advocacy and Communications in Asia and the Pacific. The consultant will directly report to the Regional Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities
A significant element of the Strategic Note is an enhanced strategic approach to advocacy, innovation, and communication, with the aim of increasing the visibility of ROAP and public awareness of both success stories and the specific gaps and challenges to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in the region. It is imperative that communications methodologies adopted by ROAP are suited to the regional context and able to attract and support the engagement of diverse stakeholder groups, including youth, civil society, national and regional authorities etc.
UN Women ROAP envision to collaborate with technology and innovation companies in the Asia Pacific region to promote women empowerment and leadership in the digital economy, promote women safe and inclusive cyber spaces and mobilize private sector companies to commit to the Action Collations on Gender-Based Violence and the Technology and Innovation for Gender Equality. This will require wide consultations with women and girls, young feminists, tech for gender equality experts and CSOs from across the region.
Under the direct supervision of the Advocacy and Communication teams, the International Consultant – Animator will design animations that will be based on the Toolkit: Youth Guide to End Online Gender-Based Violence. The animations are intended to raise awareness about tech-facilitated Online Gender-Based Violence (OGBV). The consultancy aims to transform the content in the toolkit into youth and internet-friendly short animations. These animations will cover topics such as the forms of OGBV, bystander approaches, how to report OGBV, and support for victims and survivors, as well as strategies for creating safe and inclusive online spaces and platforms.
Objectives of the Consultancy
Duties and Responsibilities
Expected deliverables and timelines:
The consultant will be supervised by Regional Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator, External Relations, UN WOMEN Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Functional Competencies: (below are examples to be adjusted to each assignment)
Payments for this consultancy will be based on the achievement of each deliverable and certification that each has been satisfactorily completed. Payments will not be based on the number of days worked but on the completion of each stated deliverable within the indicated timeframes.
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Proficiency in English is required.
Contract period and work location
This a 3- month contract commencing on 1 October 2023 and ending on 31 December 2023. The International Consultant will be home-based and working remotely for the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Applications will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis:
Technical qualification (100 points);
Technical Qualification evaluation criteria:
Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% of total points will be considered as technically-qualified candidates who may be contacted for validation interview.
Submission of application
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit electronic application to firstname.lastname@example.org, copy email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, not later than 26 September 2023.
Submission package includes:
* As the employment website only allows to upload one document, please merge all the documents in one document.
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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.)