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Consultant at UN-WOMEN – India


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Job Description

7 Year
Male, Female, Both
High School Diploma, Bachelor Degree


  • Organization: UNWOMEN – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
  • Location: New Delhi
  • Grade: Consultancy – National Consultant – Locally recruited Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2023-06-05


UN Women is a United Nations organization committed to gender equality and the empowerment of women. It supports UN Member States in setting global means for achieving gender equality and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programs, and services required to ensure that the standards are effectively implemented and truly help women and girls worldwide. UN Women is a global advocate for women and girls, working to develop and uphold ideals and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full possibility. UN Women USA is a branch of UN Women that offers membership and donation possibilities to support UN Women programs.


The duties for Consultant at UN-WOMEN – India  are :

Provide organisational and logistical support to the formulation and administration of programmes:

  • Provide organisational support in the preparation of programme work plans, budgets, and proposals on programme performance arrangements, including tracking the delivery of funds;
  • Provide organisational support to executing agencies/responsible parties in routine delivery and reporting of programme-supported activities and finances;
  • Provide organisational support in auditing of relevant programmes/projects;
  • Determine sources and gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents and procedures;
  • Prepare documents for the audit of projects and support the performance of audit suggestions;
  • Prepare a database of the contracts issued for personnel, procuring goods and services, provide timely alert submission of deliverables and contract expiration & renewals;
  • Follow-ups with vendors for timely submission of deliverables and invoices for settlement of payments.

Provide administrative help to financial administration:

  • Provide aid to create projects, prepare budget revisions, revise project awards and status; and determine unutilized funds and the operational and financial closure of projects;
  • Provide organisational support in monitoring and preparation of budgets and the finances of programmes/projects, and in the preparation of FACE forms.

Provide organisational support to the programmes under the thematic areas of Women’s Economic Empowerment:

  • Launch relevant logistical, administrative, and financial arrangements for the organization of meetings, workshops, events, and missions including minutes of meetings as needed;
  • Manage and coordinate filing of documents and maintaining mailing lists;
  • Prepare project info materials and briefing packets;
  • Gather briefing materials and prepare power-point and other presentations;



The requirements for Consultant at UN-WOMEN – India  are :

  • Minimum Graduate in any subject;
  • A masters degree is an asset;
  • Degree in an administration/finance related field is an benefit.
  • At least 7 years of progressive background in administrative or programme management/support
  • Background of working in the UN System
  • Understanding of organisational programme and finance management systems/ERP systems, its uses, and applications, is an added benefit
  • Computer literacy and usage of multiple office software packages.
  • Fluency in English;
  • Understanding of Hindi is an advantage;
  • Understanding of the other UN official working language is an asset.


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