The objective of the Assignment:
The UN Women Regional Office for the Arab States (ROAS) seeks the services of a consultant that will work in partnership with the Arab Network for Women in Elections and in close coordination with International IDEA focal point as one team to define the Network's Roadmap and strategic planning for the next three years. The Roadmap will be defined based on the Network’s framework and the ArabElection Management Body’s charter and bylaws in general.
The consultancy will be under the supervision of the UN Women Policy Advisor on political participation, and in close coordination with the focal person from International IDEA.
The consultant will be responsible for consulting partners, collating feedback from partners on the Network’s priorities, developing a Roadmap that is timebound, results-based management-oriented, and defining roles and responsibilities of Network parties for all agreed Roadmap actions.
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s degree in political science, gender studies, international relations, international development, development economics, electoral policy and administration, law, or another relevant field in the 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.
a) At least 7 years of experience in political processes especially women’s political participation, leadership and gender-responsive electoral arrangements in the Arab states’ region;
b) Demonstrated knowledge and experience working to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment is required;
The track record on developing strategic planning documents on women’s political participation and empowerment is an added advantage;
c) Previous experience in the field-based election in a variety of cultural and political contexts is preferred;
d) Previous work experience in transitional or developing democracies, crisis-affected countries in the Arab states’ region is preferred;
e) Experience in electoral processes and electoral legislation and election management bodies is preferred.
3. Language Requirements:
Fluency in Arabic and English is required.
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Gender Consultant - Institutional Arrangements Specialist / International Consultant
Location : Home based.
Application Deadline : 07-May-20 (Midnight New York, USA).
Type of Contract : Individual Contract.
Post Level : International Consultant.
Languages Required : Arabic and English.
Expected Duration of Assignment : 12.5 days within one month.
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