National Consultant on Gender and Women’s Economic Empowerment

UN Women is seeking to recruit a National consultant on gender and women’s economic empowerment to to conduct pre- and post-distribution assessments of cash transfer in Lao Cai province in response to COVID-19.


The responsibilities of the national consultant will be as follows:

  • Develop an assessment plan with a feasible workplan and methodology
  • Develop a data collection tools
  • Provide trainings on data collection tools for provincial remunerators (Women’s Union and Department of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs staff at provincial and district level)
  • Conduct 2 fieldworks for data collection (1 pre and 1 post distribution) among the project beneficiaries (at least 120 beneficiaries – or 20% of the total project beneficiaries). The fieldwork will be in Bat Xat district, Lao Cai provinces, for a least 3 days per time.
  • Provide technical supports and monitor the data collection of the provincial remunerators
  • Data analysis of the assessment
  • Draft a report
  • Consolidate comments from UN Women and Lao Cai Women’s Union to the report.
  • Finalize the report.


Core Values and Competencies

In addition to aforementioned requirements and qualifications, it is important that the intern shares the core values and core competencies of the organization.

     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 refer to the attached ToR for more information.

Candidates are requested to send the following documents in separated attachment in one application to

Deadline for Application: 7 October 2020

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