The Establishment of Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) Units in Northern Jordan municipalities and Developing Gender Sensitive Action Plans

Location : Amman, JORDAN
Application Deadline :01-Dec-20 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :51 working days from signing the contract over the duration of 71 calendar days, between December 20
Expected Duration of Assignment :51 working days from signing the contract over the duration of 71 calendar days, between December 20

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.


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Duties and Responsibilities

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  • Demonstrate integrity by modelling UN values and ethical standards;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism.

Required Skills and Experience


  • A Bachelor’s or master’s degree in gender and/or women studies, International development studies, human rights, social science.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 10 years of professional technical experience in institutional capacity development, gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of programmes, preferably in governance, women’s economic empowerment and gender mainstreaming.
  • Previous experience in establishing gender and/or women empowerment units and divisions in Public and/or private institutions.
  • Good experience in socio-cultural, geopolitical and economic country context, as well as gender equality and mainstreaming principles is a strong asset.

Language requirements:

All deliverables should be in English while the action plans should be only in Arabic.


All bidders submitting offers shall include technical and financial offer, along with CV. The submission without these documents will be not be considered.

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