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Gender and Human Rights Expert
|Location :||Kyiv, UKRAINE|
|Application Deadline :||24-Feb-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Up to 80 working 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.
In the face of disasters, societies everywhere are experiencing conditions of increasing vulnerability and enormous losses in social, environmental and economic terms. In 2017 climate-related disasters and extreme weather events in the EU caused 6.7 billion EUR of economic damages (over 100 billion USD worldwide). At the same time, in 2017 only 1% of climate-related risks in the EU were insured (EEA, 2019). In Ukraine, direct and indirect economic losses caused by wildfires range from 3 billion UAH to 8 billion UAH annually (DSNS, 2018). At the same time, the annual economic losses in Ukraine resulting from floods just in Zakarpattia oblast varying between 150 million UAH and 800 million UAH.
UNDP’s programmatic response is based on Country Office’s interventions so far and on the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 2030 and its identified priorities: (i) Understanding disaster risk; (ii) Strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk; (iii) Investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience; (iv) Enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Build Forward Better” in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction.
The Sendai Framework calls for a broader and a more people-centered preventive approach to disaster risk. According to the Framework, Governments should engage with relevant stakeholders, including women, children and youth, persons with disabilities, and other groups in the design and implementation of policies, plans and standards. Disaster Risk Reduction practices need to be multisectoral, based on the multi-hazard risk assessments, inclusive and accessible to ensure efficacy and effectiveness of the related measures.
To achieve transformational change the Programme will focus its activities to ensure that necessary capacities and institutional mechanisms are achieved at the national and oblast levels, while ensuring impact at the community level:
While not a formal output, a key task of the project team is to mobilize resources for scaling up of the project, and to deliver outputs related to DRR that are being developed in other projects in the portfolio.
In this context, UNDP is recruiting a professional with relevant experience and track record for the position of a Gender and Human Rights Expert, who will be responsible gender analysis and policy reviewing related to DRR, Civil Protection and Climate Change Adaptation in Ukraine and mainstream the Leave No One Behind principle throughout the project activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities/Scope of work
Under direct supervision of the Project Manager in liaison with Technical Advisor, Legal & Policy Expert and under the overall supervision of Energy and Environment Portfolio Team Leader, the incumbent will be responsible for:
Deliverables and implementation schedule
Call of basis assignment with deliverables based on tasks described in scope of work. The consultancy days could be used at any time within a period of contract implementation. Acceptance of deliverables and working days will be based on duly certified acceptance certificates by Project manager and energy and Environment Team Lead.
Monitoring / reporting requirements
The Consultant will be responsible for the entire work of the maximum of 80 days and to deliver the expected outputs of the consultancy work, as noted above and as additionally specified by the Project Manager and Energy and Environment Team Lead as direct supervisor. Upon request, the Consultant shall be able to present written or oral explanations as far as the status of the works under the present assignment is concerned. The Consultant shall keep a time-log and a record of all works completed for the consultancy days rendered.
Required Skills and Experience
Documents to be included when submitting the proposals
Applicants shall submit the following documents:
Contracts based on daily fee
The financial proposal will specify the daily fee and payments will be made to the Individual Consultant based on the number of days worked.
Should any travel be necessary in connection to this TOR, UNDP will reimburse the expenses based on the duly authorized travel details, including travel and per diems. In general, UNDP should not accept travel costs exceeding those of an economy class ticket. Should the IC wish to travel on a higher class he/she should do so using their own resources.
In the case of unforeseeable travel, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expenses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and Individual Consultant, prior to travel and will be reimbursed.