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Women’s Political Participation Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Beirut, LEBANON|
|Application Deadline :||06-Sep-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 :||6 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.
Women’s leadership and participation is one of UN Women’s primary areas of work as mandated in its inception, recognizing the integral role of women in strong and stable democratic processes. UN Women works to implement Impact 1 of the Entity’s Strategic Plan 2014-17 “Women lead and participate in all areas of decision-making”. To promote the leadership and participation of women in all levels of decision-making processes, UN Women is required to work with a range of stakeholders including women leaders and aspiring candidates, national parliaments and parliamentarians, political parties, media, civil society organizations, and electoral management bodies, in coordination with UN partner Entities.
UN Women Lebanon has partnered with the newly created State Ministry for Women´s Affairs to implement an agreed roadmap with the overall objective to enhance the role of Lebanese women for effective and meaningful participation in the upcoming political elections scheduled for May 2018. Key components of this road map include:
UN Women is seeking to engage a consultant to oversee the implementation of this roadmap, and develop a full-fledged country programme in alignment with UN Women Strategic Plan 2018-2021 and the flagship programme on women’s political empowerment. Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Regional Director, the Consultant will provide the technical support and coordination required to effectively implement the agreed road map ahead of Lebanon next general election.
Duties and Responsibilities
Key Performance Indicators:
Required Skills and Experience
Application Submission Process:
Please submit the following to demonstrate your interest and qualifications:
Price proposal (All-inclusive daily fee):
Interested individuals are kindly requested to submit an all-inclusive daily consultancy fee. The applicable cost for travel from home to duty station (most economical route) will be provided for by UN-Women.
Personal CV and/or P11:
Interested individuals must submit their applications online through UNDP Online Recruitment System. Applicants are encouraged to fill and sign a P11 Form and submit it on the online application, although regular CVs are also acceptable. The P11 Form can be obtained at http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment.
Application Evaluation Process
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the Cumulative Analysis methodology [weighted scoring method], where the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
a) Responsive/compliant/acceptable, and
b) Having received the highest score out of a pre-determined set of technical and financial criteria specific to the solicitation.
The following criteria will be used in Technical Evaluation:
UN Women is applying fair and transparent selection process that would take into account both the technical qualification of Consultants as well as their price proposals. The contract will be awarded to the candidate obtaining the highest combined technical and financial scores.
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.