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Programme Associate (2 Posts)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Sanaa, YEMEN|
|Application Deadline :||20-Jul-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||5 Months with possibility of extension.|
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.
UN Women established its presence in Yemen in Dec 2014 working in close collaboration with the UN system providing coordination and programme support to strengthen the UN response to addressing national priorities for gender equality and women’s empowerment, in line with UN Women’s strategic vision. UN Women in Yemen has entered into a partnership with several partners to support women’s engagement in Yemen’s current transition focusing on supporting women’s effective engagement in Yemen’s peace processes and in political participation. UN Women also focuses on supporting women’s effective engagement in the overall humanitarian response with partners and beneficiaries.
UN Women in Yemen is seeking to recruit a Programme Associate to support its work on the ground in the country under the direct supervision of the program officer, and overall guidance of UN Women Representative in Yemen. And s/he will work in the context of UN Women.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Program Officer and the guidance of the Head of Yemen Office, the Programme Associate will undertake the following functions:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
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.
Technical Criteria Weight: 70%:
Financial: Lowest financial proposal: 30%.
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) x30;
'Lowest Bid Offered' refers to the lowest price offered by Offerors scoring at least 49 points in technical evaluation.
Interested Individual Consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
The following documents should be included as part of the proposal;
Incomplete submission can be a ground for disqualification.
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.