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Consultant for Panel Interview Report Writer (Retainer)

Remote | Home Based - May require travel

  • Organization: UNWOMEN - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
  • Location: Remote | Home Based - May require travel
  • Grade: Consultancy - International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Translations and Languages
    • Documentation and Information Management
  • Closing Date: Closed

Background

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

Through the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) in Bangkok and a number of country and multi-country offices as well as programme presences across the region, UN Women builds on a long history of support to governments, civil society and other actors to promote gender equality and empower all women and girls.  We stand behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on five priority areas: addressing gender perspectives in intergovernmental processes; women’s political participation and leadership; enhancing women’s economic empowerment; ending violence against women and girls; and promoting women’s participation in peace and security and humanitarian action.

The consultant will be reporting to Human Resources Business Partner of the Regional Office, and will be supported by Human Resources Specialist and Human Resources Analyst, who will be the point of contact on the contract and payment issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

The position is open for both national and international applicants.

The consultant will participate in interview panels as a note-taker and produce high quality interview panel report using report template provided by UN Women. Normally 2-5 candidates per interview panel. The service will be rendered on “on call” basis.  UN Women does not warrant that the maximum of contract amount will be purchased during the term of the Agreement.

Deliverables

  • Interview Report as per UN Women interview report template.

Consultant’s Workplace and Official Travel

  • This is a home-based consultancy.  The assignment does not require travel.

Competencies

Core Values: 

  • Respect for Diversity 
  • Integrity 
  • Professionalism 

Core Competencies: 

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues 
  • Accountability 
  • Creative Problem Solving 
  • Effective Communication 
  • Inclusive Collaboration 
  • Stakeholder Engagement 
  • Leading by Example 

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies:  

 

FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES: 

  • Ability to handle confidential information; maintain discretion;
  • Good writing skills;
  • Attentive listening skills.

Required Skills and Experience

Education and Certification:

  • Master’s Degree in Arts, Gender Studies, International Human Rights or relevant social sciences
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in report writing, communications, and analysis research writing.
  • Excellent English report writing skills with analysis is required.
  • Working experience in interview report writing is highly desirable.
  • Working experience with the UN is an asset.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of any other UN official language is an asset.

How to Apply:

  • Personal CV or P11 (P11 can be downloaded from: )
  • A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page)
  • A writing sample

Remark:  The system allows only 1 attachment.  Please combine your document into ONE PDF file prior to uploading the file.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.  

If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.  

UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.  All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)

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