15 October 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
24 October 2018
In co-ordination with the ODHIR, the OSCE Mission to Montenegro continuously supports the Parliament of Montenegro in developing and adopting the Action Plan for a the “Gender Sensitive Parliament", through conducting trainings for the Members of the Parliament and parliamentary services on gender equality and gender mainstreaming, as well as introducing the gender sensitive budgeting concept as an essential instrument for establishing gender mainstreaming within government policies. Through the above mentioned training, the Parliamentary Committee for Gender Equality will receive support in introducing the gender sensitive budgeting concept ensuring that gender equality principles are included into all stages of the budget process. For this, a Local Expert/Trainer (in pair with an International Expert) will be engaged to design and deliver one two-day gender budgeting training in Podgorica for the Committee (both MPs and staff). The two-day training course will be used to introduce basic principles of gender budgeting concept into the work of the Parliamentary Committee for Gender Equality.
The Democratization Programme therefore invites applications from highly qualified, energetic and experienced National professional for the temporary consultancy post of Local Expert/Trainer on Gender Budgeting who would be tasked to develop and implement a training and training materials in order to increase the knowledge of participants (both MPs and Parliament staff) on basic principles of gender budgeting and its application in daily work.
Tasks and Responsibilities
The Local Expert will be tasked with the following:
In co-operation with the Mission, prepare background materials for the international expert related to gender budgeting in Montenegro. In close co-operation with the international expert design and develop two-day training programme (for up to 25 participants) in accordance with the set objectives and share it electronically with the OSCE Mission to Montenegro/Democratization Programme (1 working day in total). The documents including material for interactive training (PowerPoint presentations, hand-outs, case studies and relevant exercises, minimum 10 pages/slides) and evaluation sheets (1-2 pages) should be made available in Montenegrin and English language (by 26 October 2018);
Deliver the interactive two-day training course (2 working days in total) in full coordination with the international expert in Montenegrin language (by 31 October 2018);
The training should have an interactive component and should include the following sessions:
- Montenegrin legal framework and international commitments related to the field of gender equality;
- Tools for implementation of gender budgeting (i.e. budget analysis and assessment from gender perspective);
Local expert should support the international expert in all other session, exercises etc.;
In co-ordination with the international expert, prepare a joint final report (minimum 6 pages) in English about the about the programme, including also recommendations for future capacity building activities and share it with the Programme Manager/Democratization; Discuss recommendations with the Parliament’s Committee on-line (1 working day in total) (by 02 November 2018).
In co-operation with the Mission, background materials for the international expert related to gender budgeting in Montenegro are prepared; In close co-operation with the international expert a two-day training programme is designed and developed (for up to 25 participants) in accordance with the set objectives and shared electronically with the OSCE Mission to Montenegro/Democratization Programme (1 working day in total). The documents including material for interactive training (PowerPoint presentations, hand-outs, case studies and relevant exercises, minimum 10 pages/slides) and evaluation sheets (1-2 pages) should be made available in Montenegrin and English language (by 26 October 2018);
The interactive two-day training course in full coordination with the international expert in Montenegrin language is delivered (2 working days in total) (by 31 October 2018);
The joint final report (minimum 6 pages) in English about the about the programme, including also recommendations for future capacity building activities is prepared and shared with the Programme Manager/Democratization; Recommendations are discussed on-line with the Parliament’s Committee (1 working day in total) (by 02 November 2018).
University degree in law, public administration, business administration, finance or other relevant field;
8+ years of professional experience in preparing and delivering trainings on the topic of the gender mainstreaming and gender budgeting;
Knowledge and experiences working on gender equality policies, mechanisms, and projects;
Previous experience or projects involving parliament and senior management staff in public administration would be considered as an asset;
Experience in adult learning concepts and theories and able to stimulate participants to take active part in training;
Ability to work with minimal supervision;
Fluency in Montenegrin language and good knowledge of English;
Very good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in teams and with groups composed of individuals of different cultural and political backgrounds, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
Previous experience working with other international organizations would be considered as an asset.
The Expert/Consultant will be remunerated commensurate with his/her experience and qualifications in accordance with the OSCE established rates.
How To Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link.
Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or to offer an appointment with modified Terms of Reference or for a different duration.
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