Consultant for UN Women

Expert Trainer on Leadership Skills (2 Facilitators and 7 Experts)
Location : Istanbul, TURKEY
Application Deadline : 24-Nov-15
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : International Consultant
Languages Required : English
Duration of Initial Contract : 5 working days


  • Strong proven ability to work with senior officials;
  • Strong training and facilitation skills;
  • Excellent inter-personal and general communication skills;
  • Must be self-starter with excellent demonstrated teamwork skills;
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, discretion, tact and courtesy in relation to gender equality and women’s rights, development principles and projects;
  • Commitment to upholding the organizational values and principles of UN Women Afghanistan.

Required Skills and Experience:

Master’s Degree in Leadership, Gender, Business Administration, or other related fields with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience.

Minimum of 5 years of progressively training experience in the area applied for;
Experience working with senior government or non-governmental officials;
Essential computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Word programs, internet, e-mail;
Familiarity with the context and issues facing women of Afghanistan, in particular the women in leadership, is highly desirable.

Fluent spoken and written English;
Knowledge of Dari and/or Pashtu an asset.

Timeframes and Institutional Arrangements:
The consultant will be engaged for a maximum of 5 working days.

He/she must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate her/his qualifications:

Cover letter:
(Not more than 450 words) explaining their suitability for the work and a brief description of approach to work/methodology.

Financial proposal:
Indicate fee per day tied to each deliverable as well as travel cost by most direct and economic route (return ticket);
Signed P11 including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references.

Financial Proposal:
The contract is based on fees per day tied to satisfactory achievement of deliverables (and not number of days) as per the scope of assignment identified in the TORs. Payments will be made upon receipt of satisfactory deliverables, certified by supervisor and approved by the Country Representative.

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