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International Consultant to conduct trainings for public officials on gender responsive budgeting, gender analysis and gender assessment
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home based with 12-day travel to Kazakhstan|
|Application Deadline :||09-May-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||40 working days July-October 2018|
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN) in partnership with the Ministry of National Economy is currently implementing a joint project aimed at achieving Sustainable Development Goals and delivering on commitments of gender equality promotion in Kazakhstan. The specific objectives of the project include, among others, to increase the capacity of national government, key ministries in gender mainstreaming in planning and budgeting system in the context of nationalization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of planning and integrating socio-economic needs of women and men in budget policies.
Within this initiative, it is planned to conduct trainings for public officials, academic institutions and NGOs on gender responsive budgeting (GRB), leading experience, tools of GRB, implementation approaches and gender analysis. Trainings are aimed at increasing the capacity of civil servants, dealing with strategic planning and budgeting processes. Capacity building interventions implemented within the framework of the joint project is mainly focused on training of analytical skills and planning capabilities for the target group of civil servants who are duty bearers in public administration contributing to the planning and budget system. This initiative also will support the Government of Kazakhstan in clear prioritization, planning, budgeting and implementation of its strategic plans, programmes and policy documents with principles of gender equality and the empowerment of women.
In addition, within the framework of these trainings it is planned to conduct trainings for local experts, academia and NGOs’ representatives in order to strengthen local institutions to promote gender sensitive national policy and programmes.
UN Women therefore seeks to obtain services of an individual consultant who can conduct high professional interactive trainings for civil servants and experts.
Duties and Responsibilities
The International Consultant will contribute to the above objectives of this work and undertake the following specific tasks:
1.Develop and submit a concept note and detailed work plan;
2.Develop training modules, materials and presentations, handouts, case studies, practical assignments and other supporting training materials
The training modules should include following topics:
Trainings should be interactive and should meet successful international methods/practices on GRB.
Detailed information on DELIVERABLES AND TIMELINES could be found in TOR.
1. Corporate Competencies:
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
- Advanced degree in Economics, Gender Studies, Public Administration, Social Sciences, International Law or any other related field
- Excellent writing and speaking skills in Russian, English - working level.
The details on evaluation process could be found in TOR.
All documents should be sent including:
-- supporting materials or link to the site where the document is available to learn about the candidate’s experience in gender equality/women empowerment and gender mainstreaming into policies, legal regulations and programs;
-- a link to the resources developed by the candidate on gender analysis, budget planning and conducting research in the GRB, RBM and other gender related analysis, monitoring, evaluation
Only candidates who have passed the preliminary selection will be informed.
Kindly note, that the system will only allow one attachment, hence all supporting document
e.g. P11, CV must be scanned as one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further 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.