National Consultant –Women Peace and Cybersecurity for Digital Security

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)



National Consultant –Women Peace and Cybersecurity for Digital Security 2

Position description

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of Programme Analyst (Thailand), the primary role of National Consultant, through a partnership with local stakeholders both government organisations and non-governmental organisations/CSO, includes:

  • Build digital literacy skills for Women CSOs and digital rights organisation young bloggers, community leaders and cyber defenders to contribute to online peacebuilding by conducting the following workshops:
  • A workshop on Digital Security and Cyber-Resilience for 20-30 women and youth in communities in the Southern Border provinces.
  • A workshop on Digital Security and Cyber-Resilience for 20-30 women and youth in communities in the Northern Border provinces.
  • A workshop on Digital Security and Cyber-Resilience for 20-30 women and youth in communities in the Northeastern Border provinces.
  • Training materials preparation for the participants.

Expected Deliverables and Timeframe

Key Tasks

Tasks and Deliverables

Target Dates

1. Develop a workplan including selected women groups and targeted communities (in English)

DELIVERABLE 1: A work plan identifying key activities, project areas, beneficiaries, and stakeholders.

25 May 2024

2. Submit the concept note and agenda of the three workshops (in English)

DELIVERABLE 2:

A concept note and agenda of three workshops, inclusive of:

– Detailed agenda and facilitation notes

– Key points of activities

– List of participants

– Recommendations

– Training materials if any (this component can be submitted in Thai only)

1 June 2024

3. Produce a progress report of three workshops with best practice, lessons learned, and recommendations (In English)

DELIVERABLE 3:

Produce a final progress report of three workshops with best practice, lessons learned, and recommendations on future interventions in Digital Security and Cyber-Resilience at community level.

25 June 2024

Consultant’s Workplace and Official Travel?
The assignment is home-based, with travel to Bangkok and the Southern/Northern/Northeastern Border provinces.

Supervision
The consultant will be supervised by the Programme Analyst for Thailand who will be responsible for the quality assurance of the deliverables.

All the deliverables, including annexes, notes, and reports, should be submitted in writing in English. Upon receipt of the deliverables and prior to the payment, the deliverables and related reports and documents will be reviewed and approved by UN Women. The period of review is one week after receipt.

Contract Period
The time required for the consultancy is from 30 May to 30 July 2024 (2 months). A full payment for this consultancy will be based on achieving all deliverables and certifications that have been satisfactorily completed. Payment will not be based on the number of days worked but on the completion of each stated deliverable within the indicated timeframes.

 

Competencies

Core Values: 

  • Respect for Diversity 
  • Integrity 
  • Professionalism 

Core Competencies: 

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues 
  • Accountability 
  • Creative Problem Solving 
  • Effective Communication 
  • Inclusive Collaboration 
  • Stakeholder Engagement 
  • Leading by Example 

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment/application-process#_Values 

Functional Competencies:

  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Strong knowledge of UN Women processes and systems;
  • Strong networking skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communicate effectively with staff at all levels of the organization;
  • Ability to work in a highly pressured environment.

 

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in the field of Political Science, international relations, international development, social sciences, human rights, gender/women’s studies, or a related field is required.
  • A first-level university degree, in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience, may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:

  • At least one years of experience in conducting or facilitating capacity building activities or coordinating a project/programme in the area of cybersecurity, digital literacy, women peace and security, conflict prevention, in the Border Provinces of Thailand.
  • Knowledge about gender equality or border situation is required.
  • Skilled with communications support related to gender equality, violence against women and access to justice is an advantage.
  • Strong writing skills and strong coordinating skills are required.
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and civil society organizations is preferred.
  • Familiarity with UN agencies is an asset.

Language:

  • Proficiency in Thai and English is required. 

How to Apply
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit an electronic application to [email protected]  with a copy to [email protected] no later than 24 May 2023, 23:59 Bangkok time.

The submission package includes:  

Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without any of the items listed above will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further processing.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application instructions

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