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Re-Advertise, Media Expert
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home-Based, KUWAIT|
|Application Deadline :||14-Feb-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||15 working days|
The Kuwait Government represented by the General Secretariat of Supreme Council for Planning and Development (GSSCPD), UNDP, UN Women, and the Women Research Center at Kuwait University recognized the concerns and objectives of the Kuwaiti government of women’s leadership and participation, as a result, a joint programme was developed, capitalizing on the experience of all parties to achieve Kuwait’s desired goal as a part of its mid-range national development plan 2015/2016 – 2019/2020, and to support the State of Kuwait in the implementation of SDG 5 on Gender Equality.
This joint programme addresses political empowerment, economic empowerment, and violence against women, including the establishment of a women´s leadership incubator. This will include several trainings for 60 women in Kuwait, about half of which are planning on running for public office, and half of which are seeking leadership positions in public service.
This training will include working with media outlets on how to report on women in leadership and how to address gender biases in media.
Objective of the Assignment:
The Media expert will work under the direct supervision of the Regional Office of Arab States (ROAS) Deputy Regional Director of UN Women to provide the needed technical support to design, execute and report on the media sensitization training, including defining the role of the media, reviewing how media report, recognizing gender biases, discuss language and encourage debate between media practitioners.
More specifically, the media expert will have the following responsibilities:
Duties and Responsibilities
The Media expert will be responsible to:
Training Material Development:
Training Delivery Methodology and Approach:
Training Evaluation- Ways Forward:
Media training including:
Media Training Material including:
Media Training Execution:
Required Skills and Experience
Technical Evaluation Criteria:
Contract will be awarded to the technically qualified consultant who obtains the highest combined score (financial and technical).
The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 70. The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
• 5 years of relevant work experience at the national and/or international level in mass communication, communication for development, or related field. Maximum obtainable points: 25;
Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 49 points (70%) will be considered as technically-qualified candidate.
Financial/Price Proposal evaluation:
The points for the Financial Proposal will be allocated as per the following formula:
(Lowest Bid Offered*)/(Bid of the Consultant) x 30?*"Lowest Bid Offered" refers to the lowest price offered by Offerors scoring at least 49 points in technical evaluation.
The maximum number of points will be allotted to the lowest price proposal that is opened/ evaluated and compared among those technical qualified candidates who have attained a minimum of 70 points in the technical evaluation. All other price proposals will receive points in inverse proportion to the lowest price.
Interested Individual Consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
The above-mentioned documents should be merged in a standalone file including all of them, since the online application submission does only permit to upload one file per application. Incomplete submission will not be reviewed.
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.