UN Women
Consultant - Gender Research and Documentation
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Mumbai Maharashtra
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 13 2021


About the Organization:

UN Women is the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. UN Women is dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.

Position: Consultant - Gender Research and Documentation

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the guidance and direct supervision of UN Women Team Leader and Project Coordinator and UNICEF Social Policy Specialist (for Maharashtra), the consultant will have the following specific terms of reference (ToR).

  • Participate in the orientation meeting with UN Women, UNICEF and relevant other partners to understand the ToR, specific roles of responsibilities and deliverables of the assignment.

  • Conduct a desk review documenting the situation analysis of GEWE in the two states, specific to the identified thrust areas and focused priority sectors under the guidance of UN Women and UNICEF.

  • Support UN Women and UNICEF on Gender Budgeting efforts and interventions in the state of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

  • Outline international, national and state-wide GEWE normative frameworks and commitments, review good practices, identify, existing gaps and provide policy and programming recommendations on focused priority sectors.

  • Outline and draft policy sections with budgetary analysis including the GEWE context, situation analysis of focused priority sectors; institutional and convergence mechanisms and proposed action plans for effective implementation and monitoring of policies.

Expected Deliverables:

  • Workplan for the assignment and draft outline of policies following the orientation meeting with UN Women, UNICEF and relevant partners.

  • Draft GEWE context and situation analysis of focused priority sectors.

  • Mapping of relevant actors and stakeholders for cross-sectoral representation and coordination on drafting the policies.

  • Drafting and finalization of policies.

  • Action brief on the assignment.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences/ Social Work /Gender Studies/Public Administration/Policy or related fields.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in research and documentation and policy expertise at the national/state level working with development projects including hands-on experience of design, implementation and monitoring/evaluation of projects preferably on Gender Equality and Women’s Rights;

  • Experience in policy analysis, financial/budgetary data analysis, statistics and quantitative and qualitative research is required;

  • Experience of working with national/ state governments; particularly on GEWE is required.

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