In Nepal, UN Women is currently implementing its 2014-17 Strategic Note and Annual Work Plan (country programme) which incorporates several thematic areas, including economic empowerment, governance and leadership, ending violence against women and girls, and peace and security and humanitarian action. Across all of its work, UN Women applies its normative and coordination mandates, and works through strategic partnerships and on generating knowledge and evidence.
UN Women Nepal is seeking applications from qualified Nepalese citizens with commitment for women, high drive for results, integrity, demonstrable teamwork and other competencies as mentioned in the Terms of Reference (ToR).
Job Title: Local Consultant to Support Organization of a Skill Test
Duty Station: Home-based
Contract type and level: Special Service Agreement (SSA)
Duration of assignment: 2 months
Key responsibilities: Under overall supervision of Unit Manager of Women Peace and Security Unit, the consultant will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the organization of a skill test for the entrepreneurs who have started micro enterprises after completing skill training on different occupations based on CTEVT’s 390 hours curricula provided by TCN in three project districts of SIWPSAN (Strengthening Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Nepal: Towards Implementation of National Action Plan on UNSCRs 1325 and 1820) project.
Required qualification and experience: Master’s degree in Economics, Sociology/Anthropology, Enterprise Development Gender and Development, Social Science, Business Management, Law, Media or any other related fields. At least 5 years’ of experience working in the field of gender equality and women’s empowerment issues, including peace and security. Experiences in facilitating group of entrepreneurs for providing skill test. Experiences working with local governance system and procedure. Excellent communication skills and intercultural sensitivity. Good knowledge of computer applications especially Microsoft Office applications such as word and excel together with a good presentation skills.
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Vacancy closing date: 23 September 2016
How to apply
Application must be supported with UN Women Personal History Form- P11 which can be downloaded from UN Women website http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment. If it is not feasible to include all in one single document, the relevant samples of writing documents can be sent to separate email address firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UN Women is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture individual from minority group, Indigenous group & persons with disabilities will be given more preference.