CALL FOR APPLICATIONS : JOB AT UN WOMEN, ASIA AND PACIFIC, Legal Consultant- Ending Violence Against Women

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS : JOB AT UN WOMEN, ASIA AND PACIFIC, Legal Consultant- Ending Violence Against Women

UN Women is the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. UN Women is dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. All human development and human rights issues have gender dimensions. UN Women focuses on priority areas that are fundamental to women’s equality, and that can unlock progress across the board. Five focus areas of interventions include ending violence against women; economic empowerment; leadership and participation; peace and security; and national planning and budgeting. UN Women’s Multi Country Office, based in New Delhi, India, covers four countries of the region, i.e., Bhutan, India, Maldives, and Sri Lanka. UN Women works on several fronts towards ending violence against women and girls. This includes tackling its main root cause: gender inequality. Interventions focus both on prevention as well as response mechanisms. Efforts are multiplied through advocacy campaigns and partnerships with governments, civil society, private sector and sister UN agencies. Initiatives range from working to establish legal frameworks  and specific national actions, to supporting prevention at the grassroots level, including in conflict and post-conflict situations and building capacities of relevant stakeholders. UN Women supports data collection on violence against women and facilitating new learning on the issue.

CONTRACT DURATION: JULY- DECEMBER( 40 Working Days.)

POSITIONS: 1

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop a methodology and corresponding tools and session plans to carry out the trainings or the executives of select tea estates of Assam.
  • Compiling case laws, identifying areas of intersection among various laws applicable to the context of the programme being implemented by UN Women and share the compendium with UN Women.
  • Assessment of the participants indicating their understanding pre- and post-training using questionnaires developed in consultation with UN Women.
  • Documenting the training workshop and prepare a detailed report of each training including the list of participants.

Deliverable 1:

  • A Detailed workplan and methodology for the workshop on Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace Act, 2013. Tools, presentations and case laws contextualized to the areas of UN Women’s programme focus to be compiled and shared with UN Women.

Deliverable 2:

  • Execution of the two-days training on the Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace Act in select locations in Assam.
  • Conduct 2 training workshops for 25-30 executives each from select tea-estates for 2 days’ duration in Assam.
  • Conduct 2 training workshops for 25-30 sub-staff each stationed at the tea estates (2 days duration).
  • Develop a methodology and corresponding tools and session plans to carry out the trainings for the executives of select tea estates of Assam.
  • Compiling case laws, identifying areas of intersection among various laws applicable to the context of the programme being implemented by UN Women and share the compendium with UN Women.
  • Assessment of the participants indicating their understanding pre- and post-training using questionnaires developed in consultation with UN Women.
  • Documenting the training workshop and prepare a detailed report of each training including the list of participants.
  • Conduct 2 trainings (1 in each cluster of three tea estates) for 25-30 factory workers and assistants (2 days duration).
  • Conduct 2 trainings (1 in each cluster of three tea estates) for 25-30 hospital and school staff (2 days duration).

Deliverable 3: Reports of each workshop including agenda, list of participants and assessment of the pretest and post-test questionnaires reflecting changes in awareness of the participants.

REQUIREMENTS QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION:

Education :

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Law (B.A. LLB) required. Master of Laws (LLM) is desirable.

Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of professional experience as a practicing lawyer.
  • Previous demonstrable experience in training on women related laws.
  • Proficiency in English and Hindi.
  • Experience of working on gender related issues desirable.
  • Experience of working in the development sector desirable.

Language:

Fluency in English and working knowledge of any other Indian language.

Application:

  • Interested applicants should apply to this announcement through UNDP jobs site: To Visit Official Site – Click Here.
  • Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document: All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded To Download The Form – Click Here.
  • Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment, please combine all your documents into one (1) single PDF document. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment;
  • Applications received after the close date will not be accepted;
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Evaluation and Selection Criteria:

Criteria for shortlisting of CVs will be based on the following assessment:

  • Required Degree and Qualification (5 points);
  • Minimum Experience relevant to the assignment (5 points);
  • Experience of working in gender related projects would be desirable (5 points);
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) required and advance knowledge of spread sheet and database packages desirable. (5 points).
  • The evaluation process for selection of the candidate will be based on the following assessment:
  • Interview (100 points)

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