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Logistics and Programmatic support consultant (Turkish Nationals Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Ankara, TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||07-Aug-18 (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 :||15 August 2018 to 28 February 2019 Approx. 10 days/month|
“Implementing norms, changing minds” is a UN Women programme, funded by the European Union, which aims to support a reduction in discrimination and violence against women and girls in Turkey and six Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo* and Serbia), anchored in the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the Istanbul Convention, and also in alignment with European Union accession standards.
The three year programme supports the development of an enabling legislative and policy environment on eliminating violence against women and all forms of discrimination; promotes favorable social norms and attitudes to prevent gender discrimination and violence against women; and pursues empowering women and girls (including those from disadvantaged groups) who have experienced discrimination or violence to advocate for and use available, accessible, and quality services.
In Turkey, the programme supports civil society organizations (CSOs), including those working with and representing refugees, around three main themes, namely, fostering an enabling legislative and policy environment; promoting favorable social norms and attitudes; and, strengthening the voice and agency of women and girls. More specifically, the programme supports CSOs in Turkey to strengthen their capacity and leadership for change, on advocacy, monitoring & reporting of the implementation of the Istanbul Convention and CEDAW, challenging norms and exclusionary practices by implementing innovative new approaches to behavioral change, and building the capacity of service providers to increasing women subject to violence to survivor-centered quality essential services. A variety of activities are planned for the realization of the above-mentioned results, including, among other things: establishing and supporting networking platforms, capacity development, technical assistance, promoting innovation and experimentation in advocacy.
Within this context, UN Women will recruit a consultant to provide support in financial monitoring of the activities and in administrative tasks under the programme. The consultant will work under the supervision of the EVAW Programme Specialist/Regional Programme Manager, and in close cooperation with the programme team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the EVAW Programme Specialist/Regional Programme Manager, the Administration Support Consultant is responsible for providing administrative support to help ensure smooth operation and effective and efficient implementation of programme activities contributing to the expected outcomes of the programme partnerships with civil society organizations, and for provision of specific deliverables:
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
Fluency in English and Turkish (written and oral).
The following documents should be submitted as part of the application:
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.