Please note that this is a consultancy assignment of a temporary nature, with an expected duration of approximately 20 working days.
The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, combating human trafficking, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States (pS) enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis.
The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairmanship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions.
The Gender Section of the Office of the Secretary General (OSG) supports the efforts of the OSCE Secretary General to promote a continuous and sustainable gender mainstreaming process across the Organization and the full implementation of the 2004 Action Plan for the Promotion of Gender Equality, as well as other gender-related commitments undertaken by the OSCE participating States. It assists and advises the OSCE structures in the implementation of the Action Plan by providing technical assistance for the mainstreaming of gender in all activities, policies, programmes and projects.
The WIN project aims to accelerate the implementation of the OSCE 2004 Action Plan by developing sustainable capacity in the area of gender equality and comprehensive security in selected pS in a close coordination and cooperation with OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and other Executive Structures. Furthermore, it will contribute to; strengthening networks of women and men supporting gender equality, and empowering women to participate in a number of areas, such as conflict prevention.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the Secretariat, please see: http://www.osce.org/secretariat
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The Gender Section is looking for a Consultant to map and analyze mentoring programmes, internal and external to the organization, aimed at reinforcing women’s leadership skills and gender equality in the areas of law enforcement, economic participation, water management, police, border security, digital participation, anticorruption and gender-based violence (GBV). The selected Consultant should document lessons learned and good practices and draft the Terms of References (ToRs) for a call to service providers to design new mentoring programmes for the WIN project.
The Consultant will work under overall supervision of the Senior Gender Adviser of the Gender Section and the direct guidance of the interim-project manager of the WIN Project and in close consultation with Senior Co-ordination Adviser and Gender Advisers. Regular exchanges with WIN project’s Communications and Knowledge Management consultants will be an integral part of this consultancy. The Consultant will conduct interviews and consultations (remotely) with selected key informants for the development of the deliverables listed for this assignment. More specifically, the Consultant will be tasked with the following:
|Remuneration will be based on the applicable fee scale that applies to the delivery of consultancy services by individual contractors, and shall depend on the complexity of the tasks and deliverables.|
|How To Apply|
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
If you are not a national of a participating State, you must apply by submitting an offline application form which can be found under https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form.
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Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.
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