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Gender Economist Expert - National Consultant- Re-advertisement
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||17-Aug-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic French|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||40 days within 6 months|
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 center of all its efforts, 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.
The Tunisian Government has responded to the COVID-19-19 outbreak with several immediate measures. It has implemented an emergency plan by injecting liquidity to ease cash flow pressures on enterprises, funding lines to compensate for lost wages due to technical unemployment, alleviation of financial and tax burdens, and one-off cash transfers to households working in the informal sector, who are not covered by any social assistance program and who are vulnerable to shocks. Despite all these efforts, it is often difficult to identify and reach these households and vulnerable groups of society, which are in a precarious situation from the onset and risk to be left behind.
It is within this framework of the joint program between UNWOMEN, UNDP, UN-HABITAT, and WPF: Strengthening social protection and economic relief systems for vulnerable and marginalized segments of the population as a response to COVID-19-19, In Tunisia, to support the Tunisian Government agencies to scale-up the national socio-economic response to COVID-19-19 with tools to target more effectively vulnerable and marginalized populations with their COVID-19-19 responses. With 2 Outcomes for UNWOMEN:
Under the general supervision of Head of Office and directly under program Coordinator, the expert will ensure collection data and producing national methodology and strategic analysis on economic violence against women in Tunisia, including COVID-19 situation.
The objective of the Assignment:
The main objective of the consultancy is to develop a national methodology of economic violence against women with analysis report the impact of economic situation with COVID-19 situation from gender lenses while analyzing the current macro-economic policies, from a gender perspective, and defining realistic gender-responsive.
Duties and Responsibilities
A concertation with relevant stakeholders;
Analysis and substantive knowledge
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Required Skills and Experience
Consultants will be evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of qualifications and financial proposal. The contract will be awarded to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical Evaluation (70%, 70 points) split such as:
Financial Evaluation (30%, 30 points): The points for the Financial Proposal will be allocated as per the following formula:
Interested Individual Consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
The above-mentioned documents should be merged in a standalone file including all them since the online application submission does only permit to upload one file per application. Incomplete submission can be a ground for disqualification.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW, and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
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