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UNDP Jobs Notification 2018 for Consultant Posts

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United Nations Development Programme Recruitment Notification 2018.UNDP inviting applications for the positions of Consultant.Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on July 25th, 2018..

Post and Vacancies :
Consultant - 01 Post

Job Location: New Delhi

Qualification: M.A, Any Post Graduate

Other Qualifications: 
1.Qualification : Masters’ degree in Gender and Development Studies, Economics or any Social Sciences.

2. Experience:: Minimum 5 years of professional experience in feminist evaluation;Demonstrable understanding of gender and development issues in the context of rural livelihoods and gender equality in India;Demonstrated ability to undertake research and documentation, including qualitative and quantitative research methods;Relevant papers, articles and knowledge products published;Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

3. Language:: Strong written skills in English and good command over Hindi as medium of communication.

4. Duration of Initial Contract : 100 working days spread over 5 months

5. Expected Duration of Assignment : 100 working days spread over 5 months

6.Duties and Responsibilities: Developing a research methodology note for undertaking the research study; Undertaking desk review on the status of FPOs in India as of now, and the picture with regard to women farmers in FPOs, including a collation of laws and policies, numbers as well as secondary literature from other recent studies for identifying the gaps; Undertake mission travel to support primary research for – (a) data collection and analysis for the select case studies of women’s membership, participation (as per meeting minutes) and leadership performance; (b) in-depth interviews with the promoters of the FPOs about how they had planned or not planned women’s entry, participation and leadership; and (c) FGDs/Interviews with women farmers in the FPOs (members and leaders);

Undertake data collection and analysis as per a format created, from any other willing-to-cooperate FPOs, that too larger and older FPOs;Draft a analysis report with recommendation on various legal, institutional, policy, socio-cultural, the institutional barriers that restrict women's entry and other barriers to the entry/membership, participation and leadership of women farmers in a spectrum of FPOs in different states of India;Documentation of three good practices and case studies to substantiate the research findings and recommendations;Hold consultative meetings and follow-up with relevant government functionaries and civil society experts and UN Women, as and when required;Contribute to UN Women’s knowledge networks and communities of practice, as relevant;Attend relevant meetings with Government and/or UN Women and MAKAAM for feedback on and finalisation of knowledge products.  

United Nations Development Programme,Joseph Stein Lane, Lodhi Gardens, 55 Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Selection Process:
Selection Will be Based on Written Test (30 points); Interview (70 points).

How to Apply:
1. Interested applicants should apply to this announcement through UNDP jobs site: Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications in one single PDF document:

2. All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded; Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment, please combine all your documents into one (1) single PDF document. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment; Applications received after the close date will not be accepted; Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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