Communication Consultant



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Lieu : Home-based (required to work on Myanmar time zone), MYANMAR
Date limite de candidature :23-Sep-22 (Minuit New York, États-Unis)
Type de contrat :Individual Contract
Niveau du poste :International Consultant
Langues requises :
Anglais  
Date de commencement :
(date à laquelle le candidat sélectionné doit commencer)
03-Oct-2022
Durée du contrat initial6 months
Durée prévue de la mission :6 months

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Historique

Background:

Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the centre of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates the efforts of the United Nations system to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. UN Women provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

The UN Women Myanmar Country Office works towards promoting the Women, Peace and Security in support of women and girls in Myanmar. The Myanmar Country Office wants to strengthen its communication, in collaboration with the United Nations Country Team to continue highlighting the needs and advances made by women and girls in Myanmar and towards gender equality and women’s empowerment.   

Objective of the service

Under the overall guidance of the Country Representative a.i. and in direct collaboration with Project Managers and team leads, the communication consultant leads the development and implementation of a communication strategy in line with the corporate standards geared towards increasing the outreach and visibility of contribution to the achievement of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Myanmar.


Devoirs et responsabilités

1. Lead the development and dissemination of conflict-sensitive advocacy and information materials in

    the country, to ensure visibility of the situation of women and girls in Myanmar

  • Conduct communication needs assessments for the UN Women Country Office (CO), including projects and cooperate initiatives.
  • Design, develop, and implement communication and outreach/ advocacy strategy in line with the UNCT Communication Groups conflict-sensitive communication strategy and plans
  • Launch and coordinate in-country UN Women, UN system corporate and local campaigns and special events
  • Participate in and ensure gender perspective in the UN Communications Group, and report back to UN Women on key opportunities and information;
  • Develop and contribute to communication and advocacy instruments and materials, including briefing materials, joint press statements, and articles and coordinate its dissemination through effective channels;
  • Monitor and analyse print and social media and prepare reports;
  • Lead and supervise communication specialists to produce multi-media materials on UN Women's work;
  • Provide advice and guidance to the Country Representative a.i. and coordinate with the country office on conflict-sensitive communication opportunities

2.            Inform and communicate on the work of UN Women and its impact in the country

  • Develop factsheets, human impact stories to inform donors and partners at the regional and global level, in close collaboration with Project Managers and team leads

3.           Oversee the CO’s online presence

  • Contribute to CO’s online presence including developing design and content; Coordinate COs’ web-presence in the line with corporate web policy;
  • Oversee and manage social media accounts in line with corporate social media policy

IV.          Results/Expected Outputs

  1. Quality communications strategy for 2022/2023 and timely implementation which leads to greater exposure and understanding of UN Women’s work
  2. Quality and relevant advocacy materials and content and CO’s online presence
  3. Coordinate and develop human interest stories, fact sheets, newsletters and briefs to enhance visibility of UN Women’s impact towards donors and partners
  4. Regular exchange of information between COs, including in UN Communications Group, and with the region as shown in coherent and relevant regional public presence.

The consultant will be paid at a daily rate at the end of each month against a monthly report reviewed and certified by the UN Women’s Country Representative a.i. and in accordance with UN Women policies and regulations.


Compétences

Core Values

  • Respect for Diversity;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism.

Core Competencies

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
  • Accountability;
  • Creative Problem Solving;
  • Effective Communication;
  • Inclusive Collaboration;
  • Stakeholder Engagement;
  • Leading by Example.

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


Qualifications et expériences requises

Education

  • Master's degree or equivalent in communication, journalism, public relations or related areas

Experience

  • 5 years of relevant experience in Communications, public relations, publishing or advocacy (experience with International Organizations and UN an asset)
  • Knowledge of gender equality and women´s empowerment
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing communication and media outreach strategies and plans in support of corporate goals
  • Demonstrated experience in developing content that clearly communicates development ideas for media, web, print production and audio-visual productions
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages
  • Experience in handling of web-based communications (social media, web design)

Area of Expertise

  • Gender equality and the advancement of women Mandatory Public information and reporting Mandatory
  • Journalism, mass media and broadcasting Mandatory
  • Demonstrated perfect fluency and ability to both write and edit without any additional editing being necessary.
  • Strong writing and multi-media skills (stories, content) for communication is highly preferred.
  • Native English Speake can be an asset.

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in English is required and knowledge on Myanmar language is an asset

 

Application

Interested Individual Consultants must submit the following documents/information in a package to demonstrate their qualifications:

  1. Letter of Interest (cover letter) explaining the suitability of the candidate to the work as well as indication of applicant’s availability and start date
  2. UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded at  http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment ;
  3. A brief technical proposal with the proposed methodology for undertaking this assignment, along with a brief work plan with timelines.
  4. Samples of similar work undertaken in the past (at least two) that demonstrate strong technical skills in gender, gender mainstreaming, gender analysis and/or youth engagement for gender equality.
  5. Financial proposal or price proposal that indicates a daily rate (in USD) to undertake the terms of reference, and other related costs -if applicable-. Applications submitted without a daily rate will not be considered.
  6. The contact details of three referees.

Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed and are ground for disqualification.

Note: Financial proposal will be in USD. The proposal shall also specify professional fees in daily rate and any charges related to other expenses, i.e, logistic, travel and communications expenses.

 

Evaluation

Applications will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis.

  • Technical Qualification (100 points) weight; [70%]
  • Financial Proposal (100 points) weight; [30%]

 

A two-stage procedure is utilised in evaluating the applications, with evaluation of the technical application being completed prior to any price proposal being compared. Only the price proposal of the candidates who passed the minimum technical score of 70% of the obtainable score of 100 points in the technical qualification evaluation will be evaluated.

Technical qualification evaluation criteria:

The total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individuals is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:

    Technical Evaluation Criteria

Obtainable Score

  1. Education
  • Master's degree or equivalent in communication, journalism, public relations or related areas

20%

  1.  Experience
  • 5 years of relevant experience in Communications, public relations, publishing or advocacy
  • Knowledge of gender equality and women´s empowerment
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing communication and media outreach strategies and plans in support of corporate goals
  • Demonstrated experience in developing content that clearly communicates development ideas for media, web, print production and audio-visual productions
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

40%

C) Communication skills and tools

  • Demonstrated perfect fluency and ability to both write and edit without any additional editing being necessary.
  • Strong writing and multi-media skills (stories, content) for communication is highly preferred.
  • Web-based communication tools (social media, web design)

30%

D) Expertise in areas of UN Women

  • Experience of working with and in collaboration with UN Agencies, especially UN Women, will be an asset
  • Gender equality and the advancement of women Mandatory Public information and reporting Mandatory

10%

Total Obtainable Score

100%

Financial/Price Proposal evaluation:

  • Only the financial proposal of candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% score in the technical evaluation will be considered and evaluated.
  • The total number of points allocated for the financial component is 100.
  • 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% score in the technical evaluation. All other price proposals will receive points in inverse proportion to the lowest price.
  • Financial proposal: the financial proposal shall specify a lump sum amount breaking down the professional fee for each deliverable and travel related cost (i.e. round-trip airfare from consultant original country to the field locations, and visa fees).

At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided?on the basis of?qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.?

If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.?

UN Women?has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.? All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)?

 

 



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