UN Women Country Office in Georgia in partnership with UN Food and Agriculture Organization is implementing a project “Gender sensitive socio-economic empowerment of vulnerable IDPs through co-funding of their livelihoods opportunities and promotion of their social mobilization” with the financial support of European Commission (GCP/GEO/007/EC).

The project aims to:

  • Improve agricultural economic capacity of vulnerable IDPs through provision of livelihood opportunities contributing to their increased food security, incomes and self-employment/employment rates.
  • Increase capacities of government stakeholders and civil society organizations for developing and implementing livelihood-support programs for vulnerable IDPs.

UN Women, in partnership with the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia (MRA) and its LEPL IDP Livelihood Agency (Livelihoods LEPL) plans to organize a three day intensive training on “Enhancing IDP Women’s Sustainable Livelihoods – approaches, tools and interventions” for some 25 CSO members and MRA and LEPL technical staff. The goal of the training is to enhance knowledge and skills of MRA &LEPL staff and CSOs on developing, implementing and monitoring gender sensitive livelihood support programmes mostly, but not exclusively, in the agricultural sector – targeting as final beneficiaries the vulnerable Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia.


Duties and Responsibilities

The international consultant / trainer will be responsible for the provision of professional services and expertise as described below:

  • In coordination with UN Women CO Georgia to develop a training module on the “Enhancing IDP Women’s Sustainable Livelihoods – approaches, tools and interventions”, taking into account priorities of the National IDP Livelihoods’ Strategy and Action Plan and international good practices - (7 working days)
  • To conduct three-day training - (3 working days);
  • To conduct pre and post capacity assessment of the participants - (1 working day)
  • Write and submit final report in English highlighting training process, achieved results and provide recommendations for further capacity development interventions;
  • Provide recommendations on key directions concerning livelihood programming targeting IDPs in Georgia (2 working days/ not exceeding 10 pages).



  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UN Women;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Is familiar with UN system.


  • Proficiency in IT skills demonstrated;
  • Proficiency in English;
  • Sound knowledge of gender equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment issues
  • Proficiency in academic writing and reporting demonstrated;
  • Knowledge and understanding of UN administrative procedures and functions will be an asset;
  • profound knowledge of results based management and human rights-based programming


  • Excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills;
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment demonstrated;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work as a member of a team;
  • Ability to approach work with energy, commitment and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Resourceful in finding solutions.

Required Skills and Experience


  • At least Master’s degree in  Development Studies, Economics or related field.


  • At least five years of relevant professional experience in economic empowerment of excluded / marginalized groups of women; Knowledge of IDP issues and the Georgian context will be an asset.


  • Proficiency in English.

Evaluation procedure:

The candidates will be evaluated against the following technical and financial criteria:

  • At least Master’s degree in  Development Studies, Economics or related field (max 40 points);
  • At least five years of relevant professional experience in economic empowerment of excluded / marginalized groups of women (max 90 points);
  • Proved record on providing trainings to civil servants (max 90 points);
  • Experience of working with vulnerable groups, especially IDPs (max 80 points);
  • Fluency in English language (max 50 points).

Maximum total technical score amounts to 350 points. Only candidates who have passed over the minimum qualification criteria and have accumulated at least 245 points out of maximum 350 under technical evaluation will qualify for the next stage i.e. evaluation of their financial proposals.

Evaluation of submitted financial offers will be done based on the following formula: S = Fmin / F * 150.

S – score received on financial evaluation.

Fmin – the lowest financial offer out of all the submitted offers qualified over the technical evaluation round;

F – financial offer under consideration.

The winning candidate will be the candidate, who has accumulated the highest aggregated score (technical scoring + financial scoring).

Management arrangements:

The contractor will work under direct supervision of UN Women Programme Analyst.

Financial arrangements:

Payment will be disbursed in 2 installments upon the satisfactory submission of the deliverables cleared by UN Women Programme Analyst to certify that the services have been satisfactorily performed.

Application procedure:

  • CV and dully filled P11 form that can be downloaded from;
  • Financial Proposal  - lump sum proposal/offer* in USD (including breakdown of this lump sum amount indicating all necessary costs to complete this mission: total remuneration and breakdown by months ( travel expenses, per diems, tickets, lodging and terminal expenses, if applicable).

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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