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Admin and Research Consultant – Part Time - National Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home-based, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||09-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||60 days within 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.
The UN Women Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) exercises UN Women functions at a regional level and in support of UN Women’s engagement in 17 countries across the region. Drawing from UN Women’s triple mandate, ROAS promotes the realization of gender equality and the empowerment of women through active engagement in all five outcome areas of the UN Women Global Strategic Plan (2018-2021). ROAS engages with several regional and global intergovernmental processes in ensuring gender equality is an integral part of norms and standards and promotes women’s full participation and leadership in policy processes and gender-responsive governance systems, including gender statistics. ROAS aims to advance supportive regulatory frameworks for promoting decent work and enterprise development, including for women migrant workers; and promotes private sector engagement and Women’s Empowerment Principles. Focusing on prevention and response as the main areas, ROAS works to eliminate violence against women. ROAS’s programming takes a gender-responsive approach to the prevention of violent extremism and supports the integration of gender considerations into humanitarian action.
UN Women supports the Kingdom of Bahrain to administer the second round of the H.R.H. Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim AI-Khalifa Global Award for Women's Empowerment. This Global Award was launched in March 2018 and the winners of the first winners were selected in 2019. The present consultancy will directly contribute to the screening and pre-evaluation of the Global Award applications, as well as supporting media outreach concerning the Award and related development priorities for women’s empowerment.
This assignment is home-based and part-time for a total of 60 working days across six months.
Duties and Responsibilities
Working under the supervision of the Coordination Specialist, and with day-to-day guidance provided by the Regional Communications Associate, the consultant will perform the following tasks:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
Required Skills and Experience
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology: Only candidates obtaining a minimum of 49 points in the technical evaluation would be considered for the financial evaluation.
Criteria Weight Technical: 70% (70 points)
Financial: Lowest Financial Proposal: 30% (30 points)
The points for the Financial Proposal will be allocated as per the following formula:
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 permits uploading one file per application. Incomplete submission can be a ground for disqualification.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW, and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.