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International Intergovernmental Coordination Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Based in Istanbul, with 2 travels to Geneva, TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||27-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 :||10 months (full-time)|
UN Women, 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 and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
In 2019-2020 the UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (ECA RO) intends to pay a special emphasis on implementation of UN Women’s normative mandate in the region, particularly given the context of the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (B+25).
Under the guidance and supervision of the Programme Specialist of UN Women ECA RO, the Consultant will support ECA RO and the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in coordinating preparations of the B+25 regional review (to be held in October 2019, Geneva) and the global review (to be held in March 2020).
Goal and objectives:
The objective of this assignment is to provide support to coordinate preparations for B+25 regional consultations scheduled for 29-30 October in Geneva, Switzerland
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the UN Women ECA RO Programme Specialist the International Consultant will perform the following tasks that will include but will not be limited to the following:
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
Languages and other skills:
The application should include:
Management and financial arrangements
The contractor will report to and work under direct supervision of UN Women ECA RO Programme Specialist.
Payment will be disbursed monthly upon submission and approval of a monthly summary report and certification by UN Women ECA RO that the services have been satisfactorily performed as specified below.
Costs of travels to Geneva will be covered by UN Women separately.
Consultants will be evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of qualifications and financial proposal.
The candidates must possess following minimum qualification criteria to be eligible for further technical evaluation:
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for financial evaluation.
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.