Project Management Specialist – Gender, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Cairo, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||07-Jun-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||4d 5h 11m|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :
|Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 Months|
|UN Women is the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In 2012, UN Women has extended its work to include the Arab Region through UN Women’s Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS). UN Women is active six impact areas: political participation, economic empowerment, gender-based violence, gender-responsive budgeting, women in peace and security and HIV.
The Governments of Germany, Finland and Japan are supporting the UN Women Regional Office to support Member-State engagement and commitment on women, peace and security (WPS). To this end, UN Women is partnering with regional partners to monitor action on WPS, to support national structures and capacities on this agenda, and to take forward regional commitments made on women, peace and security.
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Advisor, Peace, Security and Humanitarian action, the consultant will support project management through developing partnerships with key implementation partners, producing tools for effective project implementation, and supporting knowledge management and lessons learned across UN Women country offices implementing peace and security and humanitarian action related work in the Arab States region.
Duties and Responsibilities
UN Women Regional Office for Arab States in Cairo requires support in rolling out its support to the League of Arab States on issues related to women, peace and security. The assignment will:
Scope of Work and Tasks:
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the UN Women Regional Office for Arab States Advisor, Peace, Security and Humanitarian Action in the Arab States regional office, the Consultant will be responsible for supporting the roll out of programming on women’s engagement in peace processes and the provision of technical assistance and coordination support to UN Women Arab States programming on peace, security and humanitarian action. This will include, but will not be limited to implementation of the following:
Implementation of programme activities:
Facilitation of knowledge building and management:
Establish and support partnerships within and beyond the UN system:
Deliverables and Payment Schedule
The deliverables for the assignment will be the following:
Payment will be monthly, based on the submission of a monthly report on deliverables – with deliverables attached, a completed timesheet and certificate of payment.
UN Women team will provide a workspace, equipment and stationery, and support resource materials, and reference documents as relevant; UN Women will provide support in facilitating contact with partners and identification of relevant resource persons for all components of the assignment; UN Women will cover costs of travel as needed, related to the assignment.
Required Skills and Experience
Technical qualification evaluation criteria
Contract will be awarded to the technically qualified consultant who obtains the highest combines score (financial and technical). 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 total number of points allocated for the technical qualification component is 100. The technical qualification of the individual is evaluated based on following technical qualification evaluation criteria:
Technical Evaluation Criteria Obtainable – 100%. This will be based on the following:
Only the candidates who have attained a minimum of 70% of total points will be considered as technically-qualified candidate.
Financial/Price Proposal evaluation:
Submission of application
Interested candidates are requested to submit the following:
The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount per each deliverable, including any travel, per diem and administrative fees.
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.
Selected candidates will need to submit prior to commencement of work:
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.