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Women, Peace and Security Specialist
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Beirut, LEBANON|
|Application Deadline :||07-Jun-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||9 Months|
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 center 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 has been working in Lebanon since 2015 to address the economic and social needs of refugees and host communities in close cooperation with the Government of Lebanon. UN Women will be bringing on line a new work stream on women, peace and security in close consultation with the Lebanese Government and respective UN agencies. –The focus of this work is on supporting the efforts so far in place, regarding the development of national action plan on UN SCr 1325, and in rolling out programming on supporting youth to counter violent extremism.
Under the supervision of the Programme Manager, based in Beirut, and with technical support from the UN Women Regional Office Arab States Advisor on Peace, Security and Humanitarian Action the consultant will implement UN Women’s emerging portfolio on women, peace and security in Lebanon.
Duties and Responsibilities
UN Women in Lebanon requires support in rolling out its assistance to the Government of Lebanon, civil society actors and other UN agencies on women, peace and security. The assignment will:
Scope of Work and Tasks:
1. Support the implementation of UN Women project activities by:
2. Support knowledge management by:
3. Support project roll out in the areas of preventing violent extremism by:
Deliverables and Payment Schedule:
UN Women Lebanon team will provide a workspace, equipment and stationery, and support resource materials, and reference documents as relevant; - UN Women will provide support in facilitating contact with partners and identification of relevant resource persons for all components of the assignment; - UN Women will cover costs of travel as needed, related to the assignment.
Consultant’s performance will be evaluated based on: timeliness, responsibility, initiative, communication, accuracy, and quality of the products delivered.
Required Skills and Experience
Technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Contract will be awarded to the technically qualified consultant who obtains the highest combines score (financial and technical). The points for the Financial Proposal will be allocated as per the following formula:
(Lowest Bid Offered*)/(Bid of the Consultant) x 30?*"Lowest Bid Offered" refers to the lowest price offered by Offerors scoring at least 49 points in technical evaluation.
The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Technical Evaluation Criteria Obtainable Score
Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 70 points will be considered as technically-qualified candidate.
Financial/Price Proposal evaluation:
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 of them, since the online application submission does only permit to upload one file per application. Incomplete submission will not be reviewed.
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.