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National Consultant for the Development of a Gender Mainstreaming Guide in the Mi




Country : DR Congo
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National Consultant for the Development of a Gender Mainstreaming Guide in the Mission of the National and Provincial Parliament

TOT Ref No : 29712118
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Competition : ICB
Financier : UN System
Purchaser : UNITED NATIONS WOMEN
Avenue OUA, No. 25B Quartier Basoko P.O. Box 7248 Kinshasa Tel: +243 811 911 066
DR Congo
URL :http://drc.unwomen.org
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Tenders are invited for National Consultant (E) for the Development of a Gender Mainstreaming Guide in the Mission of the National and Provincial Parliament. Context UN Women is based on a vision of gender equality enshrined in the United Nations Charter and works for the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and girls, the empowerment of women and the achievement of gender equality. equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action, peace and security. She leads and coordinates United Nations efforts to ensure that commitments to gender equality and gender mainstreaming are translated into action around the world. UN Women thus provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States` priorities and efforts to build effective partnerships with civil society and other stakeholders. The work of UN Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo focuses on the following main themes: -Political participation of women and female leadership; - Economic empowerment of women; -Women, Peace, and Security as well as the fight against sexual and gender-based violence, Throughout the pre-election period. On the basis of its mandate, women have developed gender mainstreaming projects in the electoral process. It is within this framework that it technically supported the CENI to integrate gender into the normative and operational framework of elections. It has also supported several programs to promote greater participation of women in the electoral process. As an illustration we can mention: - support for the training of local sensitizers for more participation of women in the enrollment process, - Support to capacity building of women and girls candidates on the management of an election campaign and the management of social media, - Advocacy support to political parties for the alignment of women on electoral lists and to women leaders, women`s organizations - support for the training of actors in the field of electoral violence prevention on a programmatic guide to prevent gender-based violence during the electoral period, etc. These efforts, combined with the many initiatives developed by different stakeholders involved, have certainly contributed to the results achieved in the field of women`s participation in the electoral process during this pre-electoral period: 51% of women voters, 12% of women aligned as candidates in the parliamentary elections of December 2018, more than 22% of women recruited as electoral agents, the gender and elections action plan integrated into the overall plan of electoral operations, gender coordination mechanism of players in the field of civic education and electoral system, etc. The parliamentarians who will be elected at the end of the elections of 30/12/2018, will have to be strengthened from the beginning of their mandate in information and adequate tools to ensure an effective integration of gender in the mission of the Assembly National, Senate and Provincial Assemblies. It is to put this information and tools at the disposal of the newly elected UN WOMEN plans to develop a practical guide to gender mainstreaming in the mission of the national and provincial parliament by recruiting, for a period of one month, a national consultant specializing in gender mainstreaming in laws, programs and projects of development Duties and Responsibilities objectives Collect information through the organization of focus groups with resource persons - To elaborate the practical guide of integration of the kind in the mission of the National and Provincial Parliament - Organize the validation of the said Guide and produce the final document deliverables · Methodological notes (how to do it) · Practical Guide to Gender Integration in the Mission of the National and Provincial Parliament Work methodology The consultant will use a participatory methodology involving all stakeholders in the information gathering and validation of the guide Function Under the overall guidance of the UN Women representative, the Consultant will produce a practical guide to gender mainstreaming in the mission of the national and provincial parliament. He / she will work under the umbrella of the Political Participation and Women Leadership Program Officer and the Assistant Programs / Operations Representative. He / she will work in collaboration with gender experts and elections. He / she will perform the following tasks: · Produce the methodological note · Identify resource persons to participate in the focus group · Organize group focus to collect information · Analyze, produce the first draft of the guide and submit it for pre-validation · Organize the validation session and finalize the guide Competencies skills · Knowledge Management and Learning: Promote UNFEMMES knowledge management and an enabling learning environment through personal example and actively work towards ongoing training and development of staff based on their plan. learning and developing new skills; · Management and Leadership: Build strong relationships with partners by focusing on impact and results and responding positively to feedback. Demonstrate an openness to change and the ability to deal with complexities · Development and Operational Efficiency: Capabilities to provide analytical data to strategic planning, results-based management and monitoring and reporting and to organize work. Ability to do needs analysis and provide parameters to support financial processes in the country office. Ability to formulate and manage budgets, contributions and investments and transactions and to perform financial analysis, financial reporting and cost recovery; · Communication : To be able to write clearly and concisely and to express oneself orally in public; · Technological aptitude : Good command of the computer tool including the software "Project, power point, Excel as well as other management software; · Group Work: Ability to maintain a good working relationship with colleagues, line supervisors and people with different cultures, with respect for diversity; · Results-Based Management: Good knowledge of results-based management methods and techniques and the ability to use them effectively in the execution of the assignment Required Skills and Experience Qualifications · Hold a university degree at the Master`s level in Political Science, Social Sciences, Law or other related disciplines, · Have a proven mastery of gender issues · Demonstrate an experience of at least 10 years in the field of guide design or training manual of gender mainstreaming in the mission of parliament; · Justify of proven experience and knowledge in gender-sensitive planning. · Have excellent writing, analysis and synthesis skills; · Previous experience with the United Nations in the field of gender · A good knowledge of the socio-political context of the DRC is essential · Have a proven knowledge in the functioning of parliament and the mission of a parliament UNDP is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, including any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks. [Disclaimer: The above text is machine translated. For accurate information kindly refer the original document.]

Deadline : 21st Jan 2019
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