UN Women: Team of three national consultants to support customizing and piloting a diagnostic tool on detecting stigma and discrimination against women with disability

UN Women Moldova Country Office is hiring a team of three national consultants to support customizing and piloting a diagnostic tool on detecting stigma and discrimination against women with disability:

- 1 team leader/coordinator, with expertise in gender equality

- 1 consultant with background and expertise in the field of disability

- 1 consultant with technical skills in sociology, human rights etc.

The Consultants are expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • Develop the work plan and methodology for the assignment;
  • Desk research of relevant information/materials on intersectional discrimination, innovative tools such as design thinking, user journey on accessing VAW services;
  • Ensure coordination of the tasks with other national consultants and international consultants;
  • Provide feedback to the group of international consultants on the draft tool shared for national consultations;
  • Lead and support the national customization process of the tool through full coordination with the country programme team and the MLSP, and design a work plan for the piloting phase;
  • Provide technical support to the national team and the group of international consultants in collecting relevant information, developing agendas/ invitations/ ensure translation of relevant documents as per request and provide support in other tasks, activities related to the assigment;
  • Develop content (toolkit) and methodology for the implementation of the training sessions for professionals and right holders by applying international standards and norms on gender equality and disability and explore existing ones at national level;
  • Conduct the training sessions for up to 50 duty bearers and at least 20 right holders;
  • Organize and facilitate meetings and consultations where necessary (to be decided in consultation with UN Women, UNDP);
  • Draft reports of the training sessions, meetings and consultations. The reports should contain the main proposals, challenges and recommendations, as well as the final evaluation of the training courses;
  • Participate in virtual webinars to share experiences on the initial pilots of the diagnostic tool;
  • Producing a report with main findings and recommendations with the aim to inform strategic engagement and policymaking as well as the development of the global tool;
  • Keep abreast of the communication with all involved partners in order to ensure smooth implementation and coordination of the project activities;
  • Ensure the quality of inputs provided by all team members, comments, materials, etc.
  • Final report summarizing consolidated and finalized knowledge, lessons learned, including a revised tool and intervention.

 HOW TO APPLY: Interested persons should apply on-line on UNDP Moldova webpage.

Application Deadline: 30 Mar 2022, 23:00 (GMT+2:00)

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