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Assistant to a Coordinator for the virtual community of practice on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||11-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year, with possibility for extension|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||May 2021 - May 2022|
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, UN Women will lead and coordinate United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
Thus, the virtual learning platform is expected to support to exchange and network, enhance capacities, create a sense of community and solidarity, develop and share innovation, and increase effectiveness and efficiency in knowledge management on gender equality and empowerment of women in Central Asia, including in the context of COVID-19 for successful response and recovery.
It will also include a virtual repository that enables all partners to access knowledge products, materials and information in Russian and/or local languages. The repository will be regularly updated and a quarterly digest presenting new publication or resource materials will be produced and shared.
Under the overall guidance of the UN Women Representative in Kazakhstan and under daily supervision by the Coordinator for the virtual community of practice, the Assistant will provide technical support to the Coordinator for the virtual community of practice with various tasks related to setting-up and maintenance of the virtual community of practice through timely and high-quality interactions with partners in the Central Asian Region, support with the organization of events, creation and maintenance of the virtual repository in GEWE area.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide assistance to a Coordinator for the virtual community of practice (hereinafter the Coordinator) on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) in organization of work, technical support, and guidance to partners for harmonized participation in knowledge building, sharing best practices and creation of synergies across five Central Asian countries in GEWE area;
Required Skills and Experience
- Completion of secondary education is required.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, International Relations, International Law,
Technical evaluation criteria:
Only candidates, who will accumulate at least 490 (70%) points of the maximum 700 points during the technical evaluation process, will be qualified for financial proposal*.
* Each candidate will be requested to submit financial proposal that should represent daily remuneration fee in KZT.
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which