|Date Posted||December 6, 2018|
Training and Consultancy
National Consultant to Develop an Abridged Version, issue Papers and a Project Document for the Women in Business Project
Advertised on behalf of : UN WOMEN
Location : Kampala, UGANDA
Application Deadline : 13-Dec-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category : Gender Equality
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : National Consultant
UN Women (UNW), grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality are translated into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts while building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
In this regard, UN Women has combined efforts with the Women Business Organizations in Uganda under the auspices of Uganda Women Entrepreneur Association Limited (UWEAL), Business and Professional Women ( BPW), Public Sector Foundation Uganda ( PSFU), Women Advance Africa N
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will work directly with the Executive Director, of Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Limited with close supervision from the Programme Specialist UN Women.
The consultant is expected to analyze the comprehensive paper developed by the women business organizations and undertake the following:
Development of an abridged version with graphics
Development of issue papers on each of the four focus areas.
Develop a project document with a results framework and the budget
Present the draft documents to the validation team
Finalize the documents after addressing all the comments from the validation team
etwork (WAA) and African Women Agricultural Network to have a coordinated approach and voice to engage the relevant government ministries and agencies as well as the private sector on key pertinent issues that affect women entrepreneurs and women business organizations for purposes of improving the operating environment for women entrepreneurs as well as increasing their participation and profitability of their enterprises.
Creative Problem Solving
Leading by Example.