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WCSO project coordinator at subnational level – Retainer contract – (Northern, Western, Southern, Eastern and Central Highlands Regions)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bamyan, Herat (2 positions), Jalalabad, Kandahar, Mazar, AFGHANISTAN|
|Application Deadline :||03-Oct-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||6d 16h 17m|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year|
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.
Afghanistan is one of the world’s most complex emergencies, and the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. Afghan people are grappling with the impact of conflict, poverty, economic decline, and natural disasters. In this context, Afghan women and girls face unique vulnerabilities and require urgent support as gender inequality is interwoven with conflict dynamics and humanitarian needs. It is essential that Afghan women and girls can continue to shape the development of their country, and that their gains are protected. UN Women remains fully committed to supporting Afghan women and girls and to putting them at the center of the global response to the crisis in Afghanistan.
UN Women has been in Afghanistan for two decades. UN Women’s programming approach is informed by analysis of the political, economic, and humanitarian situation, risks to and capacities of partner organizations, and needs of Afghan women and girls. UN Women Afghanistan currently has five key programme priorities: (1) Gender in Humanitarian Action, (2) Ending Violence Against Women, (3) Women’s Economic Empowerment, (4) Women, Peace, and Security and (5) Women’s Civil Society. UN Women is present through its country office, based in Kabul, and five sub-offices, in Bamyan, Herat, Jalalabad, Kandahar and Mazar.
To respond to the urgent need of support for the women’s movement in Afghanistan, UN Women launched a key programme area under “Re-Building the Women’s Movement in Afghanistan: Strengthening Organizational Resilience of Afghan Women’s CSOs” (WCSO project) to rebuild organizational resilience of women’s civil society organizations. The project offers following key features:
Objective of the Assignment:
UN Women Afghanistan Country Office seeks consultants to support the implementation of the WCSO project at subnational level. In coordination with the Kabul team, the consultant will support all components of the programme, including the grantmaking, technical support, capacity building, knowledge management, and operational support.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the UN Women Head of Sub-Office and guidance from the WCSO Programme Manager, the Consultant (s) will carry on the below functions in the provinces for which they will be focal points:
Coordinate with WCSO project team, both at Kabul and subnational levels
Provide technical assistance and capacity development support to project partners
Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the project
Provide support to advocacy, knowledge building, communication and events
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Required Skills and Experience
Fluency in Dari or Pashto and working knowledge of English are required;
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology: Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the financial evaluation;
Criteria Weight Technical: 70% (70 points)
Interested Individual Consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
The above-mentioned documents should be merged in a standalone file including all them, since the online application submission does only permit to upload one file per application. Incomplete submission can be a ground for disqualification.
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.
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits employ, 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.)