Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of UN Women and technical support of CSA, Household Surveys and Prices Statistics Directorate the national consultant will perform the following tasks:
An action plan to complete the tasks assigned.
Undertake review of background documents on age, sex and disability representation in the labor force and other data sources supporting documents and policy frameworks to provide bases and rationale for the assessment.
Indentify exhaustively important surveys from CSA and administrative data from sector ministries to explicitly show the representation of persons with disabilities in the labour force with appropriate level of disaggregation by sex and age groups.
Prepare a standardized assessment report
Identify key stakeholders (CSOs and govt) actively engaged in the sector
Present the draft assessment report at a validation workshop for key stakeholders to collect inputs for final.
Incorporate inputs from the validation workshop and submit a final assessment report both to UN Women and CSA in hard and soft copies
Compliance to 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 favouritism;
Fulfils all obligations to gender sensitivity and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.
Required Skills and Experience
The consultant must have master’s degree in economics, labour economic, statistics, gender analysis, welfare economics, development studies or related field
At least 8 years of professional experience in labour force analysis, gender statistics, quantitative research or development related research activities.
Strong knowledge of UN programming and policy development;
Knowledge of persons with disabilities analytical frameworks
Knowledge of gender issues and analytical work in international development;
Experience in results-based management and training;
Experience in data mining from surveys and quantitative research
Familiarity and previous experience in implementing gender markers;
Strong knowledge on gender mainstreaming, gender responsive planning and budgeting;
Experience in research and compilation of information to show results desired;
Excellent communication, writing skills, and analytical skills;
Sensitivity, understanding of diversity, work as a team.
Previous experience in similar areas of work
Excellent knowledge of written and oral communication in English.
Similar experience in quantitative and qualitative research with respect to persons with disabilities
Excellent in report writing
Familiarity in undertaking similar assessments and the working environments of persons with disabilities
Computer skills: full command of Microsoft applications (word, excel, PowerPoint), statistical data analysis software’s STATA, SPSS and other relevant software based on the assignment.
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