Consultant on Gender Equality and Institutional Capacity Development

Location : Amman, JORDAN
Application Deadline :26-Sep-20 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :90 days
Expected Duration of Assignment :90 days

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.


To apply for this consultancy assignment, please check below link to veiw the terms of reference and other documents.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead UNDP’s support to the Ministry of Justice in the implementation of the Gender Equality Seal for the Ministry of Justice
  • Support the establishment of a steering team at MOJ
  • Organize and facilitate workshops with the steering team at MOJ
  • Lead the data collection in accordance with the Seal benchmark matrix
  • Complete the self-assessment in collaboration with the steering team
  • Design the Seal Action Plan for implementation
  • Manage all the trainings and capacity building events related to the project and support in the identification of the participants for the trainings and seminars;
  • Develop an action plan for Seal engagement with the public sector in Jordan
  • Prepare project related technical briefs, manuals, case studies and best practices
  • Assist in developing programmatic and financial documentation to government stakeholders and relevant parties;
  • Write reports on progress and provide inputs to annual reports, quarterly reports and donor reports.
  • Contribute to and develop project concepts, proposals, documents and policy frameworks to ensure the incorporation of gender concerns and women empowerment issues from inception through implementation.
  • Develop knowledge products on gender equality and women’s empowerment as it intersects SDG 16.
  • Perform any other duties, as needed.


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Required Skills and Experience


• Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, gender studies, sociology, anthropology or similar field.


• Minimum of 5 years of experience in gender equality, diversity and change management, ISO implementation or similar certification programmes.

• Experience working in the justice sector and in public administration is an advantage

• Knowledge of the Jordanian central administration, planning systems and processes is desirable.

• Excellent skills in MS office.


• Fully proficient in English and Arabic languages, spoken and written;

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