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Consultant - Legal Frameworks - Ending Violence Against Women (Open to Indian Nationals Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New Delhi, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||08-Apr-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||April to December 2018 (20 working days per month)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||April to December 2018 (20 working days per month)|
UN Women is the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. UN Women is dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
All human development and human rights issues have gender dimensions. UN Women focuses on priority areas that are fundamental to women’s equality, and that can unlock progress across the board. Five focus areas of interventions include ending violence against women; economic empowerment; leadership and participation; peace and security; and national planning and budgeting.
UN Women’s Multi Country Office, based in New Delhi, India, covers four countries of the region, i.e., Bhutan, India, Maldives, and Sri Lanka.
The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) focuses on “Women living with dignity and contributing as equal partners towards the development of the country in an environment free from violence. And, well nurtured children with full opportunities for growth and development in an environment free from exploitation.” The Ministry formulates plans, policies and programmes; enacts/ amends legislation, guides and coordinates the efforts of both governmental and non-governmental organizations working in the field of Women and Child Development.
In connection with the above UN Women will be placing a Consultant at the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) to supports the Ministry in its work on implementation of its policies and programmes and monitoring the effective implementation of Acts dealing with empowerment of women and ending violence against them.
The Consultant is expected to carry out the following duties under the direct supervision of the Director, Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India and under the overall supervision of the Programme Specialist, EVAW Unit, UN Women MCO.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure effective and efficient programme implementation under the project:
Any other duties incidental to the above mentioned tasks as assigned by Supervisor from time to time.
Monthly detailed and comprehensive narrative report of all activities undertaken (as part of the report include templates & plans developed, anecdotes that capture the process, partnerships, best practices and lessons learnt, photographs, press coverage, questionnaires, human interest stories, lists of participants, key strategies and recommendations) in hard and soft copy will be submitted to UN Women with an acknowledgement of UN Women’s support to the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
Core Values / Guiding Principles:
Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:
Ethics and Values:
Work in teams:
Communicating and Information Sharing:
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence:
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
Required Skills and Experience
Interested applicants should apply to this announcement through UNDP jobs site: jobs.undp.org
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document:
Evaluation and Selection Criteria
Criteria for shortlisting of CVs will be based on the following assessment:
The evaluation process for selection of the candidate will be based on the following assessment:
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
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.