- UNDP around the world
Many of UNDP's relationships with countries and territories on the ground exceed 60 years. Find details on our successes and ongoing work.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Dem. Republic of)
- Congo (Republic of)
- Costa Rica
- Côte d'Ivoire
- Democratic People's Republic of Korea
- Denmark (Rep. Office)
- Dominican Republic
- E.U (Rep. Office)
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Fiji (Multi-country Office)
- Finland (Rep. Office)
- Geneva (Rep. Office)
- Iraq (Republic of)
- Kosovo (as per UNSCR 1244)
- Lao PDR
- Mauritius & Seychelles
- Norway (Rep. Office)
- Papua New Guinea
- Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People
- Russian Federation
- Samoa (Multi-country Office)
- São Tomé and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- Sweden (Rep. Office)
- The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
- Tokyo (Rep. Office)
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Arab Emirates
- About Us
- News Centre
Consultancy to facilitate the Assessment of Implementation of the Tanzania Small and Medium Enterprise Policy (2003)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA|
|Application Deadline :||06-Jun-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 :||40 Working days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||40 Working days|
UN Women (UNW), 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 centre of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality are translated into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts while building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
The UN Women Tanzania Country Programme is part of the United Nations Delivering as One and included as part of the UN Development Assistance Programme, (UNDAP) II (2016-2021) Outcome area “The economy is increasingly transformed for greater pro-poor inclusiveness, competitiveness and improved opportunities for decent and productive employment”, the UN Women Tanzania, Country Strategic Framework 2017 – 2021; the UN joint Programme for Kigoma Region 2017-2021 on Women and Youth Economic Empowerment, CEDAW and other international and regional commitments.
UN Women is supporting the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investments (MITI) to conduct an assessment of the implementation of the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Policy (2003) to inform the formulation of the new SME Policy. This assessment will focus on women, young women and women living with disabilities.
In order to, ensure that the policy review process can successfully identify the current challenges facing the women, young women and women living with disabilities in the SME sector, the in depth study is to understand the context and to propose policy interventions. The study will look at barriers faced women within the general population to own and grow MSMEs, and will also look at populations of youth and people living with disabilities (PLWD) and will place a specific focus of women within these groups (i.e young women aged 16 and above and women living with disabilities). The study will examine the following aspects:
UN Women is therefore recruiting a national consultant to lead the process and analysis for the assessment.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will be a senior specialist and will have an overall responsibility to lead the consultancy, to produce reports, and to liaise with UN Women and the MITI. He/She will also have the overall responsibility of executing the consultancy with regard to the immediate objectives and activities above including producing reports against these specific objectives. The consultant will in collaboration with and will be support by a technical team from the Ministry and UN Women.
In close collaboration with UN Women and the MITI, the consultant will:
Core Values/Guiding Principles
Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:
Development and Innovation:
Work in teams:
Communicating and Information Sharing:
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence:
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making:
Required Skills and Experience
PhD in Economics, Entrepreneurship, Gender, Development Studies, Public Policy or other related disciplines.
The consultant must demonstrate 10 years work experience in economics and entrepreneurship and 2 years in gender equality and women’s empowerment. Significant experience in programme evaluation and assessments of implementation, and applying gender mainstreaming to policy and programme design and implementation. Experience working with the Government of Tanzania will be added advantage.
Excellent communication and report writing skills in English; and a high proficiency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili is necessary;
Submission of application procedure:
Submission package includes:
UN Women is an equal opportunity Employer. Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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.