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National consultant-Programme Analyst UNWOMEN Bissau (open to nationals of Guinea-Bissau only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bissau, GUINEA-BISSAU|
|Application Deadline :||19-Sep-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English French Portuguese|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||4 months- initial contracts|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||4 months - initial contracts|
UN Women was established by GA Resolution 64/289, and became operational on the 1st of January 2011. Its vision is of a world where women and men have equal opportunities and capacities, where women are empowered and where principles of gender equality are firmly embedded in all efforts to advance development, peace and security. The fundamental objective of UN Women is to enhance national capacity and ownership to enable national partners to formulate gender responsive laws and policies and to scale up successful strategies to deliver on national commitments to gender equality.
UN Women is also meant to lead and coordinate UN system strategies on gender equality and women’s empowerment, to promote effective system-wide gender mainstreaming coherence and strengthen the accountability of the UN system.
Under overall coordination of the Deputy Regional Director of UN Women WCARO and collaboration of the DSRSG/RCO/RR, UN Women Guinea Bissau became since 2011, a Country Programme Presence and has the mandate to: - provide gender advisory services to RC and the entire UNS, the Government, CSOs and key development partners; - integrate gender into macro-economic policies, UNPAFs and development programmes and policies; - build capacity of women machineries; -implement UNWOMEN strategic plan and joint projects. 2018 year is been an opportunity to sustain UN Women’s coordination role on GEWE and also as an occasion to strengthen and extend its partnership to various stakeholders including, the Regional Bodies, the Banks and the Private Sector in order to sustain the joint programming, sustainability and leverage human and financial resources and aligning the Work Plan to Flagship Programs on Women Political Empowerment; Women Economic Empowerment and VAW and to Government Development Strategy “Terra Ranka 2015-2025, the National Gender Policy PNIEG II (2016-2020), the UNPAF (2016-2020) and the SDGs. Within the UN system, UN Women has a lead role in supporting gender mainstreaming in the UNPAF. UN Women leads the UN Human Gender Thematic Working Group, contributing to improve joint definition of gender priorities, advocacy, coordination and accountability on gender.
The consultant covers a broad range of programmatic issues ranging from participation in UNPAF processes, joint programmes and UN Women projects and programmes within the UNPAF Results Matrix. Under the overall guidance of the Country Programme Manager, the consultant contributes to strategic planning, leads programme implementation and monitors programme effectiveness and delivery.
The consultant is responsible for technical advice and daily contact with national counterparts and monitoring of the UN Women programme and for recommendations to the Country Programme Manager on necessary course correction in response to changes in the country context and new programme and resource mobilization opportunities.
The consultant advocates for UN Women and promotes good cooperation with UN Women Regional and HQ staff, at programme and operations levels, as well as with other UN Agencies. When requested he/she represents UN Women in international and national fora, liaises with a broad range of constituencies and UN Women counterparts in the Government, the media, civil society as well as counterparts from other international organizations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contributes to strategic planning and programme development, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures effective programme management of the country programme within the thematic areas assigned, focusing on quality control from formulation to implementation:
Ensures creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Supports the implementation of Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Facilitates knowledge building and knowledge sharing, focusing on achievement of the following results:
IMPACT OF RESULTS
The overall impact of the Consultant’s work is the success in the implementation and monitoring of UN Women’s Guinea Bissau Programme to promote and advance gender equality and women's empowerment issues.
Monthly payment will be based on:
DELIVERABLES & TIMEFRAME
Submit a monthly concise interim report for the below listed activities
CORE VALUES / GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Management and Leadership
Required Skills and Experience
Advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent) in social sciences or relevant discipline
Fluency in French or English and Portuguese is required
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should apply by presenting the following documents:
Submissions will be evaluated in consideration to the Evaluation Criteria as stated below:
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.