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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home-based (required to work on Myanmar time zone), MYANMAR|
|Application Deadline :||23-Sep-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 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.
Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women 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 centre of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates the efforts of the United Nations system to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. UN Women provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
The UN Women Myanmar Country Office works towards promoting the Women, Peace and Security in support of women and girls in Myanmar. The Myanmar Country Office wants to strengthen its communication, in collaboration with the United Nations Country Team to continue highlighting the needs and advances made by women and girls in Myanmar and towards gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Objective of the service
Under the overall guidance of the Country Representative a.i. and in direct collaboration with Project Managers and team leads, the communication consultant leads the development and implementation of a communication strategy in line with the corporate standards geared towards increasing the outreach and visibility of contribution to the achievement of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Myanmar.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Lead the development and dissemination of conflict-sensitive advocacy and information materials in
the country, to ensure visibility of the situation of women and girls in Myanmar
2. Inform and communicate on the work of UN Women and its impact in the country
3. Oversee the CO’s online presence
IV. Results/Expected Outputs
The consultant will be paid at a daily rate at the end of each month against a monthly report reviewed and certified by the UN Women’s Country Representative a.i. and in accordance with UN Women policies and regulations.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/ employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Applications will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis.
A two-stage procedure is utilised in evaluating the applications, with evaluation of the technical application being completed prior to any price proposal being compared. Only the price proposal of the candidates who passed the minimum technical score of 70% of the obtainable score of 100 points in the technical qualification evaluation will be evaluated.
Technical qualification evaluation criteria:
The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individuals is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Financial/Price Proposal evaluation:
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If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.?
UN Women?has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.? All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)?