|Overview : |
The Gambia CO intends to hire a highly-motivated and experienced Gender Equality Seal Consultant to facilitate the effective implementation of the GES Certification Programme within the Country office. The Consultant will advise on strategies, develop and carry out identified capacity building activities geared towards the successful implementation of the GES Programme.
The Consultant for this assignment is expected to support the implementation of the gender equality seal certification process by providing gender specific advice and input to the on-going Gender Equality Seal programme.
- The overarching objective
The overarching objective of this consultancy is to provide guidance and specific services to the Gender Focal team on implementation of the Gender Equality Seal Certification Programme and to provide services to the Country office to ensure the mainstreaming of gender in some aspects of its work based on specific deliverables.
- Collaboration/Reporting lines
During the whole duration of the assignment the consultant will closely collaborate with the Gender focal point of UNDP, Gender Seal team, Governance Team on all content related matters, and with a Finance and Admin Officer on administrative matters.
All outputs are to be delivered to the Governance Specialist and progress updates are to be delivered upon request. The consultant will consult regularly with the Gender Focal Point and with the Gender Seal team in all phases of the assignment. The consultant will meet with the RR and UNDP Deputy Representative on regular basis to brief on the support being provided and on the ongoing activities.
- Expected deliverables of the assignment are:
Carry out a gender review of the CO projects and programmes and provide a table of recommendations and actions to be taken on each project /programme
Develop mechanism for gender screening of projects and programmes and select 2 projects to undergo gender screening
Realign the CO strategy with the new Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2021
Provide guidance on use of the gender marker in tracking project expenditure
Provide capacity building on gender sensitive communication
Provide capacity building on gender sensitive recruitment strategies