International Consultant to Support Training of Women Leaders – UN Women

Duties And Responsibilities
Oversee the schedule and workplan in delivering the training manual, TOTs and the series of trainings
Provide high quality technical inputs and oversee the training of women leaders and aspirants;
Provide high quality technical inputs and quality assurance for the production of training manuals, handbook for aspirants and other knowledge products;
Facilitate series of ToTs and training workshops for women leaders and aspirants in close partnership with the PSPA UDSM and women caucuses of parliament;
Provide weekly updates on the delivery of the training program for the women leaders and aspirants and bring to the attention of senior management any challenges;
Perform any other duties and responsibilities as requested by senior management, in relation to the above.

Deliverables
Support the PSPA University of Dar es Salaam in developing the methodology for delivering series of trainings, based on international and regional best practices;
Provide high quality technical inputs, including drafting/revising sections of the training manual, handbook for aspirants, the TOT Course Materials and provide specific recommendations;
Co-facilitate series of TOTs and aspirants trainings with PSPA University of Dar es Salaam;
Adhere to timelines in finalizing training materials and other related knowledge products;
Monitoring and Evaluation Tools for each training workshop;
Submit weekly progress reports and updates to the WLPP Team Leader;
Final report on the implementation of the tasks at the end of the contract, with clear recommendations to UN Women.
Fees and terms of payments: Payment will be made monthly, upon submission of monthly progress report on deliverables.

Competencies
Required Functional Competencies
Excellent technical knowledge on women in politics and decision making;
Experience in developing knowledge products, training programs for women in politics and leadership;
Excellent facilitation, presentation and training skills;
Experience in training programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills;
Ability to engage with participants from diverse backgrounds;
Ability to pay close attention to detail;
Excellent communication skills, and extensive experience in delivering training with different audiences;
Results driven, ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
Excellent mentoring capacities.
Key Performance Indicators
Timely and high-quality delivery of trainings for women leaders and aspirants;
Timely and high-quality delivery of training manuals and other knowledge products;
Timely and high-quality delivery of a series of TOT;
Timely and quality provision of technical inputs to the implementing partners;
Relations with partners and stakeholders;
Regular communication with key partners, WLPP Team Leader and staff.
Core Values/Guiding Principles
Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct;
Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work;
Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.
Core Competencies
Ethics and Values:
Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity;
Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
Work in teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication;
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others.

Education
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women’s studies, international development, or a related field.

Experience
At least seven (7) years of experience at international level in designing and delivering training programs that target women in leadership positions and those aspiring to become political leaders;
Must possess good facilitation and pedagogical skills, and the ability to adapt to participants’ skills and needs; as well as facilitate a reflective learning and change process;
Knowledge of tools for capacity building of mainstreaming and planning, including on campaign and advocacy, gender budgets, monitoring and evaluation, and impact assessment;
Extensive experience in training, communication, presentation and negotiation and leadership skills; especially in curriculum development and training of trainers’ methodology;
Experience in participatory and trainee-focused methodology;
Excellent English written and oral presentation skills.
Language Requirements
Fluency in English is required;
Knowledge of Swahili is an asset.

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