UN Women National Consultant Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs

UN Women National Consultant Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs. UN Women Nigeria programme looking for “National Consultant”. Applicants with a Advanced University degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) may apply on or before 25th May. 2021.

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, is a United Nations entity working for the empowerment of women. UN Women became operational in January 2011. President of Chile Michelle Bachelet was the inaugural Executive Director, and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the current Executive Director. As with UNIFEM previously, UN Women is a member of the United Nations Development Group.

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UN Women National Consultant Jobs 2021

The UN Women has published a job vacancy announcement on 14th May. 2021 for qualified Nigeriaese to fill in the vacant post of National Consultant to be based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Recruiter UN Women
Position National Consultant
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification Advanced University degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent)
Experience Required Minimum seven years
Application Deadline 25th May. 2021 @05:00 PM

UN Women Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: In partnership with the Government of Nigeria, UN Women is expanding its Women, Peace and Security (WPS) portfolio by designing and implementing several strategic initiatives, in line with its five-year Flagship Programme. One of such initiatives is a 2-Year WPS Programme in Bauchi and Benue States. The Programme aims to support achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goals 5, 16 and 17. The Programme also supports the Nigerian government’s efforts to meet its commitments on the 2nd NAP on UNSCR 1325.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • The consultant will directly report to the WPS Programme Manager on issues requiring daily supervision or information. However, the Evaluation Management Group (EMG), composed of the WPS Programme Specialist, the Country Office M&E Specialist, the Regional Office Evaluation Specialist and the Country Office Deputy Representative will provide quality assurance and approve all evaluation products (ToR, inception report, draft and final reports). The Regional Evaluation Specialist will chair the EMG – and thus holds final responsibility for the quality assurance process and approval of deliverables (to be assessed against UN Women’s GERAAS parameters). An Evaluation Reference Group (ERG),chaired by the Country Representative will also be set up to facilitate participation and systematic involvement of key stakeholders in the evaluation, ensuring quality by providing inputs on evaluation products, and ensures dissemination of the evaluation results.

Functional Competencies :

  • Extensive experience in conducting evaluations; gender sensitive evaluation certification or experience preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment programming and implementation.
  • In-depth experience and excellent knowledge of results-based management
  • Ability to actively seek information, offer new and different options for problem solving and meet client’s needs.
  • Excellent and effective communication (verbal and written) skills, including preparation of official email invitations, reports and presentations with clear and succinct formulation of findings, observations, analysis and recommendations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.


  • Essential: Advanced University degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in relevant Social Sciences (Gender Studies, Economics, Development Studies, Human Rights, Political Science, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies or any related field).
  • Desirable: At least 7 years of work experience in management programme/project development and management (results-based management approach), including WPS and or other gender related fields. Strong technical competences in gender and women’s empowerment agenda. Strong technical knowledge, skills, expertise in conducting gender responsive evaluation, including designing and leading programme/project evaluations; gender sensitive evaluation certification or experience preferred. Fluency in English.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Individual Contract
  • Duration of Initial Contract : 45 Working days over 4 month period.
  • Expected Duration of Assignment : 45 Working days over 4 month period.
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UN Women National Consultant Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Interested Candidates May Apply Online through Using this Link.

The closing date: 25th May. 2021 at 5 PM.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unwomen.org
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