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Posting Title:Technical Consultant – UN Women India
Job Location: India
Skill Required: Technical Consultant In Un, Un Empowerment For Women, Un India, Un Women,
Preferred Experience: Minimum 5 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 14th Nov, 2020

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About the organization:

UN Women is the United Nations entity 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.

UN Women supports the UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality, and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programs, and services needed to ensure that the standards are effectively implemented and truly benefit women and girls worldwide.

Job Description:

UN Women provides technical support to the Government of India in enabling gender-responsive design and delivery of schemes, policies, and programs for women’s economic empowerment. In this context, the assignment entails technical assistance to the Department of Women and Child Development, Government of NCT of Delhi, on strengthening its women’s economic empowerment initiatives.

UN Women seeks the services of a Technical Consultant to support the Department of Women and Child Development, Government of NCT of Delhi in gender-responsive design, execution, and monitoring of its initiatives on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE).

Job Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Director DWCD, the Technical Consultant will be responsible for:

  • Support in the formulation and implementation of women’s economic empowerment (WEE) initiatives in the areas of, but not limited to, skill-building, employment, and entrepreneurship.
  • Provide technical inputs on gender in the policies, programs, schemes, initiatives on WEE
  • Support in the creation of strategic partnerships
  • Support in developing a results-based monitoring and management system to track the progress of initiatives
  • Ensure continuous assessment of performance in terms of the relevance of results, sustainability, responsibility and accountability, appropriateness, and resource allocation.
  • Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing as required by DWCD around the following:
    • Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned;
    • Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
    • Drafts develop and tailor materials, publications, brochures, targeted at specific audiences, to support the program;
    • Drafts speeches & presentations for senior management to be delivered to a range of audiences.
  • Ensure smooth coordination between relevant key stakeholders.


Required Skills, Experience, and Qualification:

Educational qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in Gender and Development Studies, or any Social Sciences.


  • Minimum of five years’ experience of working on development projects; particularly in the context of women’s economic empowerment
  • Knowledge of and experience in project cycle management and well versed in logical frameworks.
  • Previous experience with M&E, Reporting, and Documentation for International Agencies including the UN System is desirable.
  • Good writing skills and the ability to explain technical terms in a non-technical language.

Desired Skills and experience:

  • Excellent understanding of issues pertaining to women’s economic empowerment
  • Concept clarity on project planning and monitoring, including logical frameworks and indicators;
  • Excellent analytical skills and prior experience in both quantitative and qualitative data analyses;
  • Working knowledge of gender and sex-disaggregated statistics would be an asset;
  • Experience in using a statistical package such as SPSS/STATA;
  • Previous exposure to gender-related projects, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and M&E assignments.


  • Strong written skills in English and good command of Hindi as a medium of communication.


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