International Consultant

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the consultant will be to provide scholarly and technical related services, including:

Develop a detailed modality of no more than 40 pages on how to integrate Gender Sensitive Education and Careers Advice to support secondary schools to inform and advice young girls of education and careers in ICT and coding.
The final procedure/ manual should clearly and concisely establish a step by step guidance on how to provide Gender Sensitive Education and careers advice to support secondary schools to inform and advice young girls of education and careers in ICT and coding.
Subsequently, to better implement and for ease of the operationalization of the procedure/ manual short version is required specifying on a practical and actionable ways to present the manual to the relevant ministries preferably in the form of Power Point.
A substantive revision and fact checking as appropriate and raising any related queries within the partners (UN Women, Federal Ministry of Education Ethiopia and Ministry of Innovation and Technology).
Ensuring consistency of style and formal tone as well as clarity of expression while working on the procedure/manual and revision where necessary according to the inputs received from partners.
Ensuring citation accuracy using footnotes. All references and sources should be correct, consistent, properly numbered, and appropriately positioned and formatted.
Ensuring correlation between the list of acronyms and their occurrence throughout the text.
Ensuring that figures, charts, graphs, boxes and tables are correctly identified and cross-referenced in the text, and that data from them are accurately reflected in the document.


Compliance of the UN Core Values:

Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards.
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UN Women.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
Treats all people fairly without favoritism.
Fulfils all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

Required Skills and Experience


Advanced qualifications in Social Sciences such as Gender and Women’s Studies, International Studies or related field. Additional qualifications in working on projects/programmes such as Girls in ICT, Coding or STEM is strongly preferred.


At least 10 years relevant experience
Experience working on policy and/or research related to only girls in ICT; demonstrated skills in gender analysis, particularly in relation to ICT and Coding.
Substantial experience in content editing and writing as well as publication of manual/strategy of similar nature.
Familiarity with UN and report writing style preferred.
Demonstrated substantive and technical knowledge to meet requirements of the consultancy tasks.

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
Computer skills: full command of Microsoft Word.

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