Framework Agreement for Gender Consultant, Digital Finance Nairobi ABOUT THE COMPANY
UNDP is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help build a better life. In November 1964, an agreement was signed between the Government of Kenya and the UN System. UNDP was at the time known as the Technical Assistance Board (TAB). The Resident Representative of TAB Mr. B Chidzero signed on behalf of other agencies for the commencement of operations in Kenya.
Required Skills and Experience
Education: Masters (MA, MSc), Research Masters (MPhil) degree in social sciences, gender studies, development economics, international development, finance or related discipline or the equivalent experience is mandatory.
Skills & Experience: A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in banking, microfinance, financial service sector across private sector, international organization or academia is mandatory; At least five years of experience in policy... legal and regulatory issues related to financial inclusion and including gender-related issues around the access and usage of digital payments and financial services is mandatory; At least five years of experience managing or conducting research, particularly related to gender-smart product development or client demand with mass market is preferred; Expertise in gender analysis and/or gender mainstreaming is preferred.
Language requirements: Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Additional UN languages i.e. Spanish, French are highly desirable.
UNCDF is looking for a Gender Consultant to lead the integration of gender lens into the migrant-centric product development and advocate for evidence-based gender inclusion in remittance policies and regulations.
The Gender Consultant is expected to be engaged through a non-exclusive Long-Term Agreement (LTA) or Framework Agreement formalized through an Individual Contract (IC). A Framework Agreement or is known in UNCDF as an agreement that establishes the terms, conditions and prices that will govern future contract or contracts (known as call offs) arising from the said Agreement during a period of 3 years.
Every call-off shall have specific tasks, scope of services and outputs to be delivered within a specific period. For this work, the call-off shall be formalized through the issuance of a Purchase Order, attaching thereto the TOR, and any other document relevant to the call-off. Financial commitments will only be established each time a Purchase Order for the specific services/TOR for Individual Contractor is committed.
The LTA shall have a cumulative ceiling amount that may accrue to the individual contractor during the life of the LTA, but said amount shall remain as an upper limit, and must not and cannot be interpreted nor understood as neither a financial commitment nor guarantee of business volume.
It is important to note that, under an LTA, UNCDF does not guarantee that any specific quantity of services shall be purchased during the term of this agreement. The LTA does not form a financial obligation nor commitment from UNCDF at the time the LTA contract is signed.
Project management, Vision and strategy, Management of financial resources, Personnel management, Project implementation, Social sciences
Post-graduate education Nairobi Kenya
Framework Agreement for Gender Consultant, Digital Finance Nairobi United Nations Development Programme Nairobi