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Trade and Gender expert

Geneva

  • Organization: UNCTAD - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  • Location: Geneva
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Sustainable trade and development
  • Closing Date: Closed
Result of Service
The Consultant will develop the pedagogical material for a new iteration of the online course on trade and gender.
Work Location
Home Based
Expected duration
11.12.23- 16.01.24
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the responsibility of the Chief of the Trade, Gender and Development Programme, the Consultant will provide support to the work programme on trade and gender. The Consultant will be responsible for developing the pedagogical material for a new iteration of the online course on trade and gender as follows: (1) Develop a new teaching module focusing on gender and trade regulations in the digital space. This will be based on existing analytical resources developed by UNCTAD, namely: (i) a study on NTMs through a gender lens; (ii) a study on NTMs in the digital space and their impact on women’s businesses in developing countries; (iii) a study on voluntary sustainability standards and gender). (2) Develop two sets of script for the course, based respectively on: (i) an existing introductory module on trade and gender linkages; and (ii) on the new module developed under (1). This will constitute the basis of the multimedia lectures. (3) Prepare a list of bibliographic resources to be included as optional material in the online course. (4) Prepare the questions for the new course.
Qualifications/special skills
Advanced university degree, Master, in economics, international trade or related area is required At least 7 years of relevant work experience with teaching is required. Familiarity with gender-related issues is required
Languages
Fluency oral and written in English and French is required
Additional Information
Not available.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
This vacancy is now closed.
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