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National Consultant-Field Coordination Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bogura, Cumilla and Patuakhali, Bangladesh, BANGLADESH|
|Application Deadline :||13-Feb-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||90 Days spread from February to July 2020|
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.
The Ending Violence against Women (EVAW) programme focuses on prevention and response to violence against women; strengthening the legal framework, ensuring coordination among key stakeholders working on EVAW and preventing and reducing child marriage.
As part of the EVAW programme portfolio, the Combating Gender Based Violence in Bangladesh (CGBV) project started in 2018 to boost efforts on preventing violence. The Project recognizes that prevention of violence requires sustained and comprehensive action at individual, family, organizational and societal levels. The project focuses on primary prevention, stopping violence before it occurs. CGBV intends to enhance the capacity of civil society to design, implement and sustain primary prevention of gendered violence, while also strengthening government mechanisms and strategies identified under Bangladesh’s 7th Five Year Plan and the National Women Development Policy.
The Project engages with educational and workplaces institutions, as well as Deputy Commissioner’s (DC) and local government offices in the three districts to strengthen their capacity and implement a whole of office/whole of school approach for prevention of sexual harassment and other forms of violence against women.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the EVAW Programme Specialist, the consultant will be in charge of supporting development and implementation of Memoranda of Understanding and their related workplans with education institutions, workplaces, Chambers of Commerce and DC office, including providing technical support in developing their capacity and putting in place violence preventive measures. In the districts of Bogura, Cumilla and Patuakhali.
Scope of Work:
Duration of Assignment:
From February to July 2020
Suggested working days: 15 days per month
Supervision and performance evaluation:
The Consultant will be directly supervised by UN Women Programme Specialist, Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW).
Expected deliverables and payment schedule
Payment Mileston linked with deliverables:
Respective deliverables and documents will be reviewed by UN Women before processing the payments. Payments will be disbursed each month against the deliverables recorded / progress report of the deliverables and the number of working days and certified by the Programme Specialist-EVAW.
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Price Proposal and Schedule of Payments
Evaluation Method and Criteria:
The award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant up on Cumulative Analysis/evaluation and determined as:
Criteria-04; Experience in facilitating and delivering trainings on gender, gender responsive budgeting and violence against women- Max 25
Criteria-05; Strong experience in coordination and partnership with a variety of stakeholders, especially at district level- Max Point 20
The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% of total points (70) will be considered as technically-qualified candidate.
Interested candidates will submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications.
Only applications including all items mentioned above will be considered.
NOTE: Documents required before contract signing:
Only applications will all items mentioned above will be considered
All applications must include (as an attachment) the CV and the financial proposal. Applications without financial proposal will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment. “Personal History Form - P 11” can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employme
Note: The individual consultant who does not meet the above eligibility criteria shall not be considered for further evaluation. Necessary documentation must be submitted to substantiate the above eligibility criteria.
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.