UN Women NCO initiated the development of the CGEP in 2019-2020 with a focus on three key thematic areas – leadership and participation, gender-based violence, and economic security and rights. With each thematic chapter, analysis of topical/emerging issues has been included as sub-themes. The thematic chapters are currently in draft form. Furthermore, an introductory chapter, focusing on the drivers of equality, has been drafted. Additionally, a finalized Statistical Annex with recent statistics on GEWE has been developed. The Gender at Work framework has been used as the conceptual framework to develop the CGEP.
UN Women NCO is seeking the services of an International Consultant to lead and coordinate the finalization of Nepal’s CGEP in 2021, including review and substantive editing of the CGEP, and its finalization for publication. The Consultant will work in close collaboration with the UN Women NCO team and select thematic experts to complete the assignment.
Role and Responsibilities
Review the existing CGEP draft including Statistical Annex and identify gaps vis-à-vis the original TOR and UN Women Guidance Note for CGEPs
Coordinate with UN Women’s national advisors/thematic experts and ensure the required substantive analysis for the CGEP is available
Prepare the final draft of the CGEP ensuring coherence, rigor, and quality both in terms of substance and language
Finalize the CGEP for publication
Required Skills and Experience
Advanced university degree (master’s degree or Ph.D.) Development Studies, Gender Studies, Social Sciences, or relevant fields.
A minimum of 10 years of experience in leading, coordinating, and editing research studies or development of publications in the field of development, GEWE, with specialized knowledge and expertise in editing GEWE-related publications being an asset,
Demonstrated expertise in gender analysis, national/international gender policies, gender mainstreaming and women’s empowerment,
Knowledge of international/regional agreements and initiatives on GEWE (CEDAW, Beijing, SDGs, etc.) is required,
Demonstrated experience in coordinating teams of consultants.
Fluency in oral and written English.
Interested consultants must submit the following documents/information in a single PDF file to demonstrate their qualifications through the UNDP jobs site: click here
Expression of interest with a technical proposal describing your approach, methodology, and timeline for how you will achieve the TOR;
Completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from: click here
A sample of original research piece/publication where the applicant is the lead author;
A separate page of the financial proposal, proposing a total lump-sum figure with a breakdown of professional fee per deliverable.
Deadline: 10-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
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