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Consultancy - Migrant Nations Project Junior Researcher
|Location :||UNDP HQ, New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||24-Apr-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
The Migrant Nations initiative aims to catalyze broad, systemic change in the understanding, approach, and practice of securing and sustaining livelihood opportunities for displaced people. It seeks to do this by leveraging a rapidly evolving world of work, driven in significant part by a changing technological landscape, in demonstrating the potential, and thereby spurring others, to open up livelihood opportunities for displaced people globally.
The initiative began in the fall of 2018. It is now entering its second, prototyping phase, with research, prototyping, and community engagement work being pursued along the thematic axes of livelihood opportunities & rights, digital ID, participation, and global citizenship.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
Informed by discussions with external investors and UNDP staff across Bureaus and Country Offices, the Migrant Nations Intiative aims to catalyze systemic effects, tapping into and accelerating change that may already be happening on the margins, scaling it, and producing system-wide change. To achieve these ambitious aims, it has the following principle components:?
Required Skills and Experience
Knowledge, skills and experience
Timeline and duration of assignment:
Payments shall be disbursed only upon acceptance of the above deliverables and authorization to release payment by the Policy Advisor, Project Catalyst, Executive Office of the Administrator.
Interested individuals must submit the following as proposals in order to demonstrate their qualifications: (NOTE: the system does not allow multiple uploads of document. Applicants must make sure to upload all documents in one PDF file).
All applications must contain the following information:
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials.
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
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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.