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Consultant on Gender Stadistics
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Panama, PANAMA|
|Application Deadline :||20-Nov-16 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Other|
|Post Level :||Other|
|Languages Required :||English French Spanish Portuguese|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months (with extension if required)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 moths|
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.
The consultant will undertake gender analysis and research on priority areas and producing credible well based statistical analyses and related reports. S/he is responsible for implementing key elements of UN Women’s Research, Knowledge Management and Data strategy in the Americas and the Caribbean region, in particular, in relation to developing and maintaining strategic research and statistics partnerships in the framework of UN Women´s commitments under the Working Group on Gender Statistics (WGGS) created at the Statistical Conference of the Americas of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Flagship Programme “Making Every Woman and Girl Count”.
The consultant will follow closely the UN debate on data revolution, the establishment and compliance with gender indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the national mechanisms to promote women equality in the Americas and Caribbean region along with regional and national processes geared towards the development and utilization of gender statistics.
The consultant will be up-to-date on issues and events in the area keeping the Deputy Regional Director, the Regional Office and Country Representatives informed of relevant issues and events and providing technical assistance and support to relevant processes led by Country Offices and counterparts.
Duties and Responsibilities
To undertake and systematize gender analysis and research in the Americas and the Caribbean Region, in particular, developing and maintaining strategic research and statistics partnerships in the framework of UN Women´s commitments under the Working Group on Gender Statistics (WGGS) and the agency´s Flagship Programme Initiative on Gender Statistics.
The main activities, outputs and timeframe of this consultancy include:
Stage 1: Planning
Output: Six advance reports, one per month
Stage 2: Knowledge management
Output: Knowledge management material between the second and fourth months of service
Stage 3: Technical assistance
Output: High level political forum self-starters UN Women report between the third and fourth months of service
Stage 4: Publications
Output: Three publications delivered between the fifth and sixth months of service
This consultancy requires the presentation of a technical proposal including a work plan to achieve the specific objectives and expected outputs mentioned. In addition, it should define the material and logistical support to be provided by the Regional Office of UN Women. The proposal will be submitted to the supervisor and will be adjusted according to the observations and contributions received.
• Compliance with the activities plan and presentation of products within the defined estimated periods as set out in the subsection of "Expected Outputs";
• The consultant will maintain permanent coordination with the supervisor for an effective implementation and development of products required by the consultancy service, as well as to provide information as requested under the terms of reference.
Supervisor of the consultancy will be conducted by the Deputy Regional Director. UN Women will provide the consultant the necessary inputs for an effective implementation and development of the products required.
the fees will be paid in a lump sum basis depending on the activities and expectec outputs. In addition, the financial offer must consider the expenses related to lodging, allowances, and transportation (Foreseen at least three technical assistance missions within the region , one per sub region for three days).
Core Values/Guiding Principles:
Ethics and Values:
Working in Teams:
Communicating Information and Ideas:
Self-management and Emotional intelligence:
Conflict Management / Negotiating and Resolving Disagreements:
Knowledge Sharing / Continuous Learning:
Required Skills and Experience