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Programme Support Expert on Women, Peace, and Security and Humanitarian Action
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Cairo, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||19-Sep-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||4 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||80 working days|
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.
Under the Women, Peace, and Security and Humanitarian Assistance Portfolio, UN Women Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) is implementing a number of flagship regional programmes, including
Within the framework of these programmes, the regional office has a close working relationship with the League of Arab States- Department of Women, Family, and Childhood (LAS- WFCD) and the Arab Women Organization (AWO) on a variety of areas, including implementing the regional agenda of women, peace and security and subsequent work.
Objective of the Assignment:
The overall objective of the assignment is to coordinate the partnership of UN Women with LAS-WFCD, and AWO to support in the implementation of the joint work plans, ensure timely submissions of reports, and execution of activities according to the work plans.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Advisor on Women, Peace, Security, and Humanitarian Action at UN Women, the Programme Support Expert responsibilities will be:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology: Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the financial evaluation.
Criteria Weight Technical: 70% (70 points)
Financial: Lowest Financial Proposal: 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.
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.