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National consultant for development of national service directory of services for women migrant workers in Laos
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||15-May-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Crisis Response|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||2 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||2 months|
The “Safe and Fair: Realizing Women Migrant Workers’ Rights and Opportunities in the ASEAN Region (2018-2022)” is part of the European Union-United Noations (EU-UN) Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls. Safe and Fair (the Programme) is implemented through a partnership between the ILO and UN Women (in collaboration with UNODC) with the overriding objective of ensuring that labour migration is safe and fair for all women in the ASEAN region.
The Programme delivers technical assistance and support with the overall objective of making labour migration safe and fair for all women in the ASEAN region. The Programme engages with ASEAN Member States’ government authorities, ASEAN institutions, workers’ organisations, employers and recruitment agencies, civil society organisations, community-based organisations, families and communities, research institutions and academia, media networks, youth and the general public and supports programming in ten countries (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam).
The Programme aims to address women workers’ vulnerabilities to violence and trafficking, strengthen rights-based and gender-responsive approaches to violence against women and labour migration governance and support access to essential services by:
II. Purpose of the consultancy
To strengthen coordination among various stakeholders providing services to and ensure access to quality services for women migrant workers, the Safe and Fair programme is seeking a consultant to develop a comprehensive service directory of available services for women migrant workers subject to violence in Lao PDR. The service directory will include services for women migrant workers who experience violence, harassment, exploitation and trafficking in persons. The directory will include areas addressed in the Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence and any other potential resources for women migrant workers such as labour actors, consular officers or other service providers. The developed service directory will be part of Safe and Fair’s compilation of service directories from ASEAN member states and will be used for wider dissemination through embassies, consular officers, civil society organisations and networks and other partners across the region.
The service directory developed will map out services (shelter, health, social, legal, justice, policing and labour) available to women migrant workers in Laos. The mapping should be conducted in Laos, with particular attention on locations with high population of women migrant workers. Extensive communications with potential organizations to be included in the service directory is expected to verify quality, types, and conditions of the services they provide to women migrant workers.
Duties and Responsibilities
III. Scope of works
The consultant is expected to complete the following key tasks:
IV. Final products and deliverables.
The consultancy is expected to be completed within a period of two (2) months from the date of the contract signing with close communications with VAW Specialist of UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and National Programme Coordinator of Safe and Fair programme of the ILO Laos Office.
The consultancy will result in the following output: -
V. Key qualifications
Applications will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis.
A two-stage procedure is utilised in evaluating the applications, with evaluation of the technical application being completed prior to any price proposal being compared. Only the price proposal of the candidates who passed the minimum technical score of 70% of the obtainable score of 100 points in the technical qualification evaluation will be evaluated.
Technical qualification evaluation criteria:
The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individuals is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Financial/Price Proposal evaluation and term of payment:
Required Skills and Experience
VII. Submission of application
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit electronic application to email@example.com with -cc to firstname.lastname@example.org with the email subject “National consultant for development of national service directory of services for women migrant workers in Laos” no later than 15 MAY 2020, COB.
Submission package includes:
**Please note, you can only submit 1 file in the UNDP application system. If you submit your application through the UNDP application system, please create one file with all the required documents mentioned above. Applicants with incomplete submission will not be considered.**
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.