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National Consultant – to Develop Intervention with Faith – Based Groups for Healthy Relationships And Prevention Of Violence Against Women And Girls In Timor-Leste
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||19-Oct-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|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 :||9 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||26 October - 31 July 2021|
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.
 The Asia Foundation 2016.Understanding Violence against women and children in Timor-Leste. Findings from The Nabilan Baseline Study: Summary Report. The Asia Foundation. Dili
 See for example, UN Women’s Brief on Religion and Gender Equality: https://www.partner-religion-development.org/fileadmin/Dateien/Resources/Knowledge_Center/Religion_and_Gender_Equality_UNWOMEN.pdf
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of work/Duties and Responsibilities
The overall objective of the proposed consultancy is to support UN Women in provision of technical assistance to an organization or group of organizations in Timor-Leste to develop and implement prevention programming on violence against women and girls with faith-based groups, with a focus on domestic violence/intimate partner violence in targeted communities.
Under the overall guidance of the UN Women Head of Office in Timor-Leste, supervised by UN Women’s Spotlight Initiative – EVAW Program Specialist, and collaborating with UN Women’s Spotlight Initiative Programme Officer, the National Consultant will provide support and technical assistance to the partner(s) in this activity (which will be faith-based organizations) in Timor-Leste in develop community mobilization intervention materials, adaption and promote non-violence and gender equitable norms through various activities at targeted communities.
This will specifically include the following tasks:
Consultants for UN Women will also need to complete particular online training courses related to key issues of ethics, prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse and compliance with UN Women’s obligations. These will be identified to the consultant and included in the workplan.
Duration of the assignment
The duration of the assignment will be from 26 October 2020 – 31 July 2021 and will include some travel to municipalities: Ermera, Bobonaro and Viqueque.
The following deliverables are expected from the successful candidate.
All the documents, including reports, questionnaires, presentations, and reports should be submitted in English language, or if in Tetum, include an English summary.
Upon receipt of the deliverables and prior to the payment of the instalment all submitted reports and documents will be reviewed and approved by UN Women.
All events should include a pre and post assessment, training materials and a report.
All arrangements will need to be adapted to current conditions, guidelines and requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic
Required Skills and Experience
The consultant’s performance will be evaluated against such criteria as: timelines, responsibility, initiative, communication, accuracy, and quality of the products delivered.
Master’s degree/bachelor’s degree, University training in Social Work, Communications, Psychology, Gender and Development or other relevant fields.
Language and other skills:
Submission of application
Interested candidates are requested to submit electronic application to UNDP Job site, not later than 15 October 2020 COB.
All applications must include (as an attachment) the CV and the financial proposal. Applications without a financial proposal will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
Selected candidates will need to submit prior to commencement of work:
Applications will be evaluated based on the Cumulative analysis.
A three-stage procedure is utilized in evaluating the proposals. Candidates who are fulfilling all the required skills and expertise will go to the technical evaluation process. The evaluation of the technical proposal is 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 individual is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% of total points will be considered as technically-qualified candidates.
Financial/Price Proposal evaluation:
Only the financial proposal of candidates who have all the required skills and expertise and have attained a minimum of 70% score in the technical evaluation will be considered and evaluated.
Annex I: Financial Proposal
Breakdown of Cost by Components:
The lump sum costs should include professional fees, travel and administration costs and expenses related to the consultancy. All prices/rates quoted must be exclusive of all taxes. The lump sum costs must be accompanied by a detailed breakdown of costs calculation.