UNDP National Constitution and Gender Expert Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs

UNDP National Constitution and Gender Expert Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs. UNDP Nigeria programme looking for “National Constitution and Gender Expert”. Applicants with a PhD in legal studies may apply on or before 23 September 2021.

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UNDP National Constitution and Gender Expert Jobs 2021

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 10 September 2021 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of National Constitution and Gender Expert to be based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme  (UNDP)
Position National Constitution and Gender Expert
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification PhD in legal studies
Experience Required At least 15 years
Application Deadline 23 September 2021

UNDP Job Vacancy 2021              

Job Purpose: The purpose of this short-term consultancy is to support UNDP and UN Women to provide gender technical expertise to support parallel efforts of the ongoing constitution review process and passage of the GEOB through the engagement of a gender and constitutional expert.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The consultant will support the constitutional review committee of the National Assembly, and perform the following tasks:
  • Support to the Senate Constitution Review Committee
  • Be a part of the technical team of consultants supporting the work of the Senate Constitution Review Committee.
  • Attend all meetings of the senate constitution review committee and make presentation and provide strong justification for the adoption of gender-sensitive reforms.
  • Work closely with the lead consultant of the SCRC, clerk of the committee and legal draftsperson to analyze proposed bills from a gender perspective and track progress of gender bills.
  • Advocacy for passage of the GEOB
  • One-on-one outreach to technical consultants of the SCRC to sensitize them and advocate for the adoption of gender reforms in the ongoing constitution review process.
  • Package of background and reference materials on the constitutional review process including the SCRC plan of action to inform advocacy initiatives.
  • In collaboration with the consultant supporting the HoR constitution review committee, conduct consultations with CSOs and other key stakeholders to develop a strategy for engaging the National Assembly to ensure adoption of gender sensitive reforms.
  • Presentations on the constitution review process and proposed gender reforms to selected opinion leaders, such as the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), etc.
  • Presentations to key stakeholders on the GEOB process to create awareness and correct misconceptions.


  • PhD in legal studies Special focus on constitutional law/studies is desirable


  • At least 15 years of experience in law and legal research.
  • Experience in combination of gender analysis and legal frameworks/constitutions is mandatory.
  • Proven experience in conducting legal research and drafting bills.
  • Experience in presenting research papers and facilitating working sessions.
  • Strong ties with the National Assembly and the GEOB TWC
  • Experience with UN Intergovernmental processes including those related to women’s empowerment, gender mainstreaming and gender equality.
  • Proven experience working with the National Assembly on law reforms.
  • Strong knowledge of the Nigerian 1999 Constitution.
  • Experience of working with multi-stakeholder organizations is essential: governments, CSOs, and the UN/ multilateral/bilateral institutions.
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Language: Fluency in written and spoken English is required
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNDP National Constitution and Gender Expert Jobs 2021

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The Closing Date: 23 September 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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