consultancy

NATIONAL CONSULTANCY RE-ANNOUNCEMENT TO INCREASE POOL OF CANDIDATES

14 September 2018

UNFPA Mongolia CO

NATIONAL CONSULTANCY RE-ANNOUNCEMENT
TO INCREASE POOL OF CANDIDATES

The Mongolia Country Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is inviting prospective individuals to provide consultancy services.

Consultancy:

National consultant for providing technical assistance in the review and finalization of the One-stop service center’s service standards for Mongolia  

Duration

The consultancy period will be for 30 working days

Issue date:

3 September 2018

Deadline date:

14 September 2018, 10:00 am hours Ulaanbaatar time

Purpose of the consultancy:
This consultancy is aimed to provide technical assistance in the review and finalization of the OSSC service standards for Mongolia, taking into account of the assessment and requirements as set in the UN Essential Service Guidelines.
Responsibilities of the national consultant are as follows:

  • Develop the tools and methodology for collecting information for the review and finalization of the OSSC standards and consult with the international consultant as well as relevant people at UNFPA CO;
  • Assist in the coordination and facilitation of meetings with relevant sectors, authorities and stakeholders and the finalization of the development of the OSSC standards;
  • Provide technical assistance, support and translation/interpretation when needed to the international consultant;
  • Review and provide feedback on the existing documents related to the prevention and response to GBV in Mongolia, particularly related to multi-sectoral response provided at OSSC;
  • Review the draft OSSC standards prepared by health, social, justice and police sector officials and provide inputs on them;
  • Review and present best practices of the countries in the region as well as globe on OSSC service standards as well as UN Guideline on ESP for victims of violence;
  • Finalize the OSSC service standard document by facilitating the process of revision of the OSSC service standard draft prepared by different sectors;
  • Submit a report on the technical assistance provided and deliverables.

Key deliverables

The national consultant’s principle role is to provide support to the international consultant in the process. The selected international consultant will be responsible for the overall completion of the project. Please refer to Terms of reference for detailed key deliverables and due date.
Qualifications and requirements

  • Advanced degree (master) from a recognized academic institution in development studies, social science, public health, gender Postgraduate degree in public health, social sciences, gender studies, international development, or related field;
  • Experience in the field of GBV/DV, particularly in developing service standards for victims/ survivors of violence is required;
  • At least five years of progressive professional work experience in the field(s) of public health, social work, gender equality, or related field with a particular focus on GBV response;
  • Proven track record of working in GBV/DV and policy development, more specifically GBV response and service provision;
  • Experience working with the UN system and experience with UNFPA is an added advantage;
  • Experience working with Mongolian government, in particular the different ministries and sectors such as health, labour, justice, etc is high desirable;
  • Prior experience of developing service standards utilizing participatory approaches, consulting stakeholders and specialists/ representatives from different sectors;
  • Excellent facilitation and leadership skills in leading and working with teams from different sectors;
  • Prior experience in training and developing capacity in the local context (aimag, or soum level) to others on GBV/ DV;
  • Prior experience working with international consultants assisting with translation and interpretation is highly desirable;  
  • Knowledge of the UN ESP for Women and Girls Subject to Violence is desirable; and
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Mongolian is required.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested individuals are encouraged to visit UNFPA Mongolia website located at http://mongolia.unfpa.org for Terms of Reference and downloadable templates. Please submit your application consisting of below documents in hard copy to UN reception at address provided below, or send your application electronically to dedicated email inbox of vacancy@unfpa.org.mn

  • Completed and signed UN personal history form P11 (CV outlining academic and professional experience may be supplemented).
  • Technical proposal which provides (a) information of experience of working similar fields,  (b) concise plan and methodology to conduct this consultancy, and (c) list of similar consultancies undertaken outlining brief description of consultancy, deliverables, employer name/contacts, etc.
  • All-inclusive consultancy fee (the quotation is subject to negotiation by UNFPA should it exceed allowed threshold).

Kindly note that incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified.

Contact person: Ms. P.Altantuya, Administrative Assistant, E-mail: altantuya@unfpa.org
UNFPA Mongolia Country Office (Floor 4)
UN House, UN Street 14, Sukhbaatar District, Post Office 46, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 14201
Tel: 976-11-353503, extension 3353; Fax: 976-11-353502