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National Consultant to undertake Community Sensitization Work for the UN Joint Programme, “Realizing Gender Equality through Empowering Women and Adolescent Girls”
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Ikungi, Singida Region, TANZANIA|
|Application Deadline :||11-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|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 :||60 working days within 90 days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||60 working days within 90 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.
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. UN Women has a universal mandate that encompasses a normative, an operational/programmatic as well as a coordination role, all of which are closely linked with its unique structure. At the core of its mandate, UN Women plays a leading role in supporting governments in delivering on their gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) commitments in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In line with the UNDAP II as well as internationally agreed normative standards, UN Women Tanzania’s Strategic Note (SN) for the period 2017-2022 lays out the agency’s unique role and comparative advantage in supporting national stakeholders in advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women by strengthening women’s leadership and participation in political and governance systems, gender statistics, implementation of global gender norms and standards, ending violence against women and girls, and women’s economic empowerment.
To contribute to delivering of the UNDAP II and its aligned Strategic Note of UN Women Tanzania, UN Women is implementing a 3-year Programme, entitled “Realizing Gender Equality through Empowering Women and Adolescent Girls”, in Ikungi District of Singida Region and Msalala District of Shinyanga Region by support from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).
The objective of the programme is to enhance social and economic status of women and adolescent girls by: 1) empowering women and female youth farmers economically; and 2) enhancing the capacity of the sub-national actors and community to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV), including harmful practices.
Duties and Responsibilities
As part of Women’s Economic Empowerment interventions, UN Women is continuing to sensitize the community to ensure that community members become aware on women’s economic rights and shared domestic responsibilities in issues related to agriculture, land tenure security and Gender Based Violence.
Under the supervision of Women’s Economic Empowerment Specialist and in close collaboration with Communication team, UN Women is looking for a Consultant to:
DELIVERABLES AND INDICATIME TIMELINE
Below are the expected deliverables during project implementation over the three-month period:
Summary of fees and terms of payments:
10% - final proposal
10% - approved training manuals and training methodology
30% - training reports
10% - approved radio campaign and broadcasting strategy & content
10% - radio series and broadcasting monitoring report
10% - sustainability plan and handover training report
20% - final completion report
The consultant will work under the primary supervision of the programme specialist, Women’s Economic Empowerment. S/he will work in close collaboration with the Communications team and other project partners including Ikungi DC, TAHA, Farm Africa, and the Singida radio station.
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s Degree in Sociology, Community Development, Development Studies, Gender, Social Work, Law, Journalism and Mass CommunicationMaster’s Degree in Sociology, Community Development, Development Studies, Gender, Social Work, Law, Journalism and Mass Communication
Language requirements: Native in Swahili and fluent in English
Citizenship: Citizen or permanent resident of Tanzania
Submission of Applications:
The interested consultant (s) should respond to this TOR by submitting to UN Women:
UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Please note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.