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UN Women: Data Automation and Visualization Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||03-Apr-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||The contract duration is for three months between April 1st and June 30.|
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women supports UN member states as they set global standards for achieving gender equality and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programmes and services needed to implement these standards. It stands behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on five priority areas: (1) increasing women’s leadership and participation; (2) ending violence against women; (3) engaging women in all aspects of peace and security processes; (4) enhancing women’s economic empowerment; and (5) making gender equality central to national development planning and budgeting. UN women coordinates and promotes the UN system’s work in advancing gender equality.
The Ending Violence against Women (EVAW) section is part of the Policy, Programme and Inter-governmental Division at UN Women Headquarters in New York. The section is responsible for a number of functions including policy and technical advice and support to regional and country offices on EVAW, supporting the normative work on EVAW at the global level and developing and managing global level programmes.
The Spotlight Initiative is a global partnership between the UN and the EU to eliminate all forms of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). It was launched on 20 September 2017 at a high-level event during the 72nd UN General Assembly. Capitalized by an initial commitment of €500 million from the EU, the Initiative is a visible political and financial investment in multilateralism. The Spotlight Initiative is a way for the United Nations and European Union to support a comprehensive approach to preventing and respond into VAWG in target countries and do so in innovative and new ways.
The purpose of this consultancy is to: a) support the extensive analysis and categorization of the different components and activities within the Spotlight Initiative, b) support the design and development of data automation and visualization platform of the categorized data c) develop a deployment tracking system /database for a recently established EVAW Roster of experts.
Duties and Responsibilities
Based in the EVAW Section in UN Women’s HQ, the consultant will be responsible for the following deliverables:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
Required Skills and Experience
Submission of Applications:
In order to apply for this position, interested candidates are requested to submit the following:
The above-mentioned documents should be merged into a standalone file. Incomplete submissions will be ground for disqualification.
Selected candidates will be asked to submit the following documents prior to commencement of work:
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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.