Gender Specialist

Location : Amman, JORDAN
Application Deadline :22-Oct-20 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :30 working days over a period of four months
Expected Duration of Assignment :30 working days over a period of four months

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.


Kindly note that this vacancy is opened for both national and international consultants.

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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  • Demonstrate integrity by modelling UN values and ethical standards;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism.

Required Skills and Experience

Education and Experience

  • Advanced degree or minimum 10 years of working experience in social science, environment, development and climate change context, working on policy issues of gender inequality and climate change is preferable.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience on different gender responsive tools and approaches and applying them effectively at institutional and project levels.
  • Strong understanding of the gender context in Jordan.
  • Good experience with government institutions, international or NGOs supporting gender equality

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent technical and analytical writing skills;
  • Proven communication and facilitation skills with varied stakeholders and audiences;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (in both English and Arabic languages);

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