Job Opening

Posting Title: CTCN Gender Consultant
Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: COPENHAGEN
Posting Period: 31 May 2021 - 14 June 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Environment Programme-156613-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

The consultant will support the operationalization of the CTCN Gender Policy and Action Plan 2019-2022, including through identification and recommendation of potential key partners and opportunities, identification of gender and climate expertise, and development of knowledge products for increased in-house capacity on gender and climate. The work of the incumbent will also result in analysis and communication of CTCN’s gender mainstreaming efforts to date through a systematic review of completed technical assistance projects.

Work Location

Home Based

Expected duration

4 months of work over a 4 month period, starting on July 15 and ending on November 15, 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN) promotes the accelerated transfer of environmentally sound technologies for low-carbon and climate resilient development at the request of developing countries. Among its key services, the Centre provides tailored technology solutions, capacity building and knowledge sharing. As part of its service delivery, the CTCN mandate from Decision 2/CP.17 states that the CTCN is to facilitate the preparation and implementation of technology projects and strategies taking into account gender considerations to support action on mitigation and adaptation. In 2019 the CTCN developed its Gender Policy and Action Plan (2019-2022) to guide gender mainstreaming of operations. An indicator was also introduced to the CTCN monitoring and evaluation system to measure the progress and extent of gender mainstreaming by analysing the number of technical assistance projects which include a gender analysis.
In order to report on progress made, the CTCN requires a consultant to review completed projects to determine the extent and/or quality of their gender analysis, and gender action plans where applicable. The consultant is also expected to support the CTCN in working towards implementation of its Gender Policy and Action Plan for service areas such as capacity building and knowledge sharing.

Qualifications/special skills

Skills: · Excellent analytical skills, balances analysing issues and problems systematically, uses an evidence-based approach.
· Excellent communication skills, written and spoken. Ability to ask clarifying questions, exhibiting interest in two-way communication; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
· Works collaboratively with internal and external partners to achieve organizational goals; demonstrates initiative in problem-solving, solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; able to work in multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment, working with transparency and building trust and confidence with colleagues and staff members.
Academic Qualifications: A University degree (Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent) in environmental studies/law, engineering, international development, gender studies, social sciences or other relevant field.
Experience: · Knowledge of gender and gender mainstreaming concepts
· Knowledge of climate and technology from an international perspective
· Experience working in a developing country context
· Experience working in an international organization will be considered an asset
Language: · For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency and/or working knowledge of another official UN language is considered an asset.

No Fee

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