Consultant to support the Ministry of Women’s Affairs to update the ToT manual on Gender Analysis and Advocacy Skills


Location : Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA
Application Deadline :05-Dec-19 (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)
09-Dec-2019
Duration of Initial Contract :32 working days (9 December 2019 to 10 February 2020)
Expected Duration of Assignment :32 working days (9 December 2019 to 10 February 2020)

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.


Background

The ‘Leading the Way for Gender Equality’ (LWGE) program (2017-2020) is a program of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs of Cambodia (MoWA) whose overall objective is “Enabled environment for gender equality, women’s empowerment and feminist leaderships in Cambodia through enhanced capacities of the Gender Machinery.” The LWGE program is supported by the Swedish Embassy and UNDP -through the Project to Support the Leading the Way for Gender Equality Program-, by Oxfam and other partners.

The program is focused on three outcomes: 1) More effective institutionalization of gender policies across government and more effective performance of Gender Machinery to lead gender equality mainstreaming with inclusion of disadvantaged groups of women and girls; 2) Promotion of behavioral change in favor of gender equality among the public and young Cambodians; and 3) Increase number of and capacities of women in decision-making positions and strengthen feminist leadership.

As part of the first outcome, in efforts to strengthen the effective functioning of gender machinery, the program will review and update the Training of Trainers manual on Gender Analysis and Advocacy which was developed by MoWA since 2008 to ensure the most update to date skills and knowledge will be equipped to key trainers. The manual will serve as a key tool to be used for? enhancing the capacity of government civil servants particularly the Gender Trainers of Royal School of Administration, MoWA trainers, and GMAG focal points to fulfill their functions which in turn will strengthen their institutions to be more effective.


Duties and Responsibilities

The consultant will work in close collaboration with the LWGE Management Team and the Director of Gender Equality Department to review and update the TOT manual to reflect the latest information and data from the Cambodian Gender Assessment 2019, National Gender Policy, Neary Rattanak 5 and other relevant documents nationally and internationally to ensure...?? The consultant is expected to identify areas that require adjustment and propose the changes.  The consultant is also expected to facilitate additional consultation and technical meetings with relevant stakeholders and with the respective MoWA department to finalize the content, layout, and format, etc as required.

Interested offeror must  read  the Individual Consultant (IC) Procurement Notice, which can be viewed at http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=61676 for more  detail information about term  of references, instructions to offeror, and to download the documents to be submitted in the offer through online.

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Competencies

  • Time management (in managing deliverables);

  • Team management;

  • Professionalism, courtesy, patience;

  • Outstanding inter-cultural communication, networking and coordination skills.

  • Excellent facilitation and interpersonal skills and ability to work in and with teams.

  • Proven ability to set priorities and manage time effectively


Required Skills and Experience

Education: 

Master’s degree in Gender and Development, Gender and Leadership, Women and Human Rights, sociology, education, and other relevant fields.

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in Gender, advocacy, and governance.

  • Solid experience in providing capacity development to government staff.

  • Proven experience in the development of training manuals in relation to gender analysis and advocacy skills.

  • Professional experience with UN agencies, international and/or national development organizations in Cambodia.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in English and Khmer (written and spoken)

UNDP reserves right to reject any applications that is incomplete.

Please be informed that we don’t accept application submitted via email.

Interested individual offeror must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:

1. Proposal:

(i) Explaining why they are the most suitable for the work

(ii) List of publications written by candidate

2. Financial proposal

3. Personal CV including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references

Interested Offerors are required to submit application via UNDP jobsite system as the application screening and evaluation will be done through UNDP jobsite system. Please note that UNDP jobsite system allows only one uploading of application document, so please make sure that you merge all your documents into a single file. Your on-line applications submission will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please resubmit the application, if necessary. Please combine all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document.

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