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Trainer for Sexual and Gender Based Violence Investigation Sessions for Family and Juvenile Protection Unit Staff Members and Prosecutors
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home-based with One Main Mission to Ramallah, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES|
|Application Deadline :||29-May-16 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|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 :||1 month (Approximate 15 working days)- (8 days mission to Ramallah with travel to Jerusalem)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 month (Approximate 15 working days)- (8 days mission to Ramallah with travel to Jerusalem)|
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. Placing women’s rights at the centre of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
UN Women plays an innovative and catalytic role in the State of Palestine since its inception in 1997 (as UNIFEM). UN Women Palestine focuses its activities on one overarching goal, namely to support the implementation at the national level of existing international commitments to advance gender equality in line with the national priorities. In line with the Palestinian Government’s commitment to fight Violence Against Women (VAW) as set in the National Strategy to Combat VAW, and in full partnership with the Palestinian Attorney General Office (AGO); UN Women is currently implementing the UNDP/UN Women Joint Programme (JP) “Strengthening the Rule of Law in the oPt: Justice and Security for the Palestinian People" (2014-2017). The Programme supports the process of institutionalization and capacity development of the justice and security sectors. Under this Programme UN Women is working in close cooperation and coordination with the AGO on organisational development, gender mainstreaming, and capacity building, and with the Police Family & Juvenile Protection Unit (FJPU).
Within the framework of the UNDP/ UN Women Rule of Law joint programme, UN Women is seeking to hire an experienced consultant to increase the knowledge and enhance the skills of Palestinian prosecutors specialised on Violence against Women and Girls cases and the FJPU staff with regards to investigative techniques, strategies and approaches recommended to use when addressing Sexual and gender based violence cases. This will enable the prosecutors and the police members to effectively collect evidence and prepare court cases with the aim to hold offenders of SGBV crimes accountable.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of UN Women Special Representative, the direct supervision of the UN Women Rule of Law Project Specialist, and working in close cooperation and coordination with the Justice and Security analysts and the gender focal points at the AGO and PCP, the consultant will undertake the following tasks:
The training will include the following topics:
How to effectively preparing the case; utilizing best techniques and strategies in the following areas:
Core Values/Guidling Principles:
Cultural Sensitivity/Valuing diversity:
Ethics and Values:
Developing and Empowering People / Coaching and Mentoring:
Working in Teams:
Communicating Information and Ideas:
Self-mangement and emotional intelligence:
Conflict Management / Negotiating and Resolving Disagreements:
Knowledge Sharing / Continuous Learning:
Required Skills and Experience
This SSA modality is governed by UN Women General Terms and Conditions. UN Women will only be able to respond to applicants who meet the minimum requirements.
Candidates should clearly indicate how they meet the above mentioned criteria in their applications.
The following documents should be submitted as part of the application all scanned in white and black in PDF form and uploaded at once. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials:
Candidates should have the ability to quickly submit degree certificates and medical certification (of good health) should they be short-listed in consideration of this consultancy.
Evaluation of applicants
Candidates will be evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of the applicants’ qualifications mentioned above; and financial proposal. A contract will be awarded to the individual consultant whose offer receives the highest score out of below defined technical and financial criteria. Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 50 points in the technical evaluation will be considered for financial evaluation.
Technical Evaluation (70%) – max. 70 points:
Financial Evaluation (30%) – max. 30 points:
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)
Using the following values:
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.