International Consultant to Support the UNCT UN-SWAP Gender Equality Scorecard

UN Women Viet Nam is looking for an international consultant to facilitate the UNCT-SWAP Gender Equality Scorecard and assess the effectiveness of the UN Country Team Viet Nam in gender mainstreaming, promotion of gender equality and women’s empowerment as well as to provide a set of actions for improvements.

Scope of Work and Tasks

Scope of Work: The UNCT SWAP Gender Equality Scorecard methodology has been designed for in-country self-assessment as a means of fostering deeper understanding and ownership of results. The external gender specialist will facilitate the exercise and apply participatory methods to ensure the assessment team is formed from the beginning of exercise, leads and own the process.

To guide and support the Inter-Agency Assessment Team (IAT), the international consultant will conduct the following activities within the stipulated timeframes.

Specific task:

1. Background document review and preparation of inception report consisting of a work plan and suggested facilitation methodology (home-based, 3 working days)

• UNCT-SWAP Gender Equality Scorecard Technical Guidance and Framework
• UNCT-SWAP reports for the countries in the regions and from other countries
• Current country CCA and UNDAF or equivalents
• New UNSDG United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework Guidance
• UNCT planning, budgeting, and programming documents
• UN Gender Theme Group’s TOR, 2019 report and 2020 plan (or equivalent)
• CEDAW Reports/other national assessments/National Gender Plans, etc.

2. Assistance for support for the IAT with in-country assessment (home-based, 8 working days)

• Support the collection of complementary data and evidence to rate indicators.
• Conduct gender analysis of verification documents required to help the IAT rate areas of performance
• Facilitate working sessions with and provide technical support to key stakeholders such as the Resident Coordinator; Heads of Agencies; key programme staff; M&E teams, partners, etc. to discuss and score areas of performance.
• Complete the rating matrix based on IAT discussions and agreements.
• Facilitate a debrief with the UNCT HOAs to discuss findings and proposed actions.

3. Reporting (home-based, 4 working days)

• Draft UNCT-SWAP narrative report, with inputs from the IAT
• Prepare Action Plan based on agreed follow-up action points identified through the assessment.
• Complete the final draft of the UNCT-SWAP narrative report and Action Plan based on feedback, including from the UNCT HOAs.

For more information, pleased refers to TOR numbered TOR-VNM-2021-002 is attached.

Interested candidates are requested to send their application to UN Women Vietnam via

Deadline for Application: 22 January 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Details
Organisation Name:
UN Women
Application Deadline:
Fri, 2021-01-22
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