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National Gender Consultant to support the district activities on safe city for women and girls and the male clubs on gender equality and ending violence against women

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Title: National Gender Consultant to support the district activities on safe city for women and girls and the male clubs on gender equality and ending violence against women

In 2018, under the programme on Safe Cities for women and girls, UN Women, Department of Labor-invalids and Social Affairs and Ho Chi Minh People's Council has developed a Guidelines on Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in verification and monitoring of budget implementation of the People's Council. The guidelines aimed to provide a basic knowledge of gender, gender equality and GRB and thus, offer skills with which to apply gender equality principles in budget monitoring and decisions of the People's Council to conform to State Budget Law (2015). At the same time, it offers guidelines to delegates of the People's Council, its Standing Board and People's Council Boards as well as officials from the city/provincial Departments, Committees and sectors on methods to apply with which to integrate gender into the budget process based on the mandate and functions of each agency. It is designed to target those who are delegates of People's Councils and officials from the offices of People's Council and People's Committee; leaders of city/provincial Departments, Committees, sectors; including officers working on planning, finance and budget at city/provincial, district, ward/commune levels, in function of the advancement of women and gender equality.

In 2018 and 2019, UN Women supported HCM to conduct interventions in transportation sector to ensure the safety for women and girls in public buses, including raising awareness and conduct study on sexual harassment and sexual violence at public space. A series of activities on EVAW preventions have been implemented, including the establishment and operations of the male clubs on gender equality.

In this context, UN Women Viet Nam is looking for a national coordination consultant (national position) to support Ho Chi Minh city's initiatives on gender responsive budgeting and prevention of violence against women. The national coordination consultant will need to work closely with the safe cities programme's stakeholders, including People's Council and relevant departments.


Address for application:

Interested applicants must submit the following document/information (in PDF format) to demonstrate their qualifications.

Technical component:

  • Letter of interest explaining why they are the most suitable for the work
  • Signed Curriculum vitae with contact details of 03 clients for whom you have rendered preferably similar services

Financial proposal (with your signature)

  • The financial proposal shall specify a total lump sum amount in VND including consultancy fees and all associated costs i.e. tax, insurance etc. The consultant does not have to include financial proposal for travel to project site/meetings or workshop in the fields as such costs are covered by UN Women.
  • Please note that the cost of preparing a proposal and of negotiating a contract, including any related travel, is not reimbursable as a direct cost of the assignment.
  • If quoted in other currency, prices shall be converted to VND at UN Exchange Rate at the submission deadline. Complete applications should be sent to . Only applications with all items mentioned above will be considered.

Deadline for submission: Closing time for applications is 23:59 (Hanoi time, GMT+7) on 20 July 2019




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