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2218 Communication Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Belgrade, SERBIA|
|Application Deadline :||14-Apr-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||1d 7h 41m|
|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 :||4 May – 31 December 2021 (up to 12 days/month)|
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.
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. Placing women's rights at the center of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
In line with its Strategic Plan 2019-2021, UN Women Serbia is working under the impact area of achieving life free from violence for all women and girls, with focus on the most vulnerable groups. UN Women emphasize the prevention of VAWG through transforming negative social norms and strengthening the availability of services to women survivors of violence. UN Women Serbia partner with the government and CSOs to advocate for ending violence, increase awareness of the causes and consequences of violence, build capacity of partners and promote the need for changing norms towards advancing gender equality and women’s rights. By establishing the grounds on strengthening the capacities of professionals in protection and response to VAWG in line with the Istanbul Convention, in addition to support provided to women CSOs in enhancing legislative and policy environment on eliminating VAWG, UN Women in Serbia is promoting the zero tolerance towards VAWG policy.
Under the Project Improving Safety of Women in Serbia, funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Serbia Office will work to ensure that women and girls in Serbia live in a society free from violence and that the Republic of Serbia applies new protection measures for women and girls from violence in family and intimate partner relations.
The project will focus on the following key results:
UN Women Serbia will implement the Project, in close cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and the Commissioner for Protection of Equality, and other partner institutions and women's organizations.
Communications is a key component of UN Women projects and constitutes a vehicle for ensuring visibility especially in the field of promoting women’s rights, empowering women and particularly in the light of marking the 18 May - Day of Remembrance for Women Victims and 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women. These events require adequate media coverage and visibility, conveying specific messages, and targeting specific audiences. Moreover, UN Women regularly contributes with articles related to UN Women Serbia mandate, activities, and results to be published on different websites (UN Women/Region, UN Women HQ, UNCT Serbia etc.) and Facebook page.
Duties and Responsibilities
The objective of this assignment contract is to support and advance communications and advocacy under the Project, as well as under other UN Women initiatives as requested. The consultant will assist UN Women Serbia office in supporting the activities aimed to increase the visibility of UN Women project implementation, advocacy efforts, efficient communication with national and international partners and outreach. She/he will work in close collaboration with programme team members and communication team.
Duties and responsibilities:
Working under the overall supervision of Programme Officer the consultant will be responsible for the following:
Deliverables and Timeline:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:
Required Skills and Experience
The following documents should be submitted as part of the application:
P11 and Financial Proposal should be submitted as one PDF file.
Evaluation of applicants:
Consultants will be evaluated using a cumulative analysis method taking into consideration the combination of qualifications and financial proposal. Contract will be awarded to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for financial evaluation.
Financial Evaluation (30%) – max. 30 points:
The maximum number of points assigned to the financial proposal is allocated to the lowest price proposal. All other price proposals receive points in inverse proportion. A suggested formula is as follows: p = 30 (µ/z)
Using the following values:
p = points for the financial proposal being evaluated
µ = price of the lowest priced proposal
z = price of the proposal being evaluated