UN WOMEN International Consultant Jobs in Uganda

UN WOMEN International Consultant Jobs in Uganda

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1. To examine public perceptions on emerging trends of conflict dynamics in Uganda and how gender norms contribute to this trend

2. To analyse the knowledge, attitude, skills and practices among youths on conflict and their engagement in conflict prevention

3. To establish how Gender Equality and Women Empowerment has been mainstreamed in practice within and across humanitarian, development and peace nexus including ways in which women rights and women-led organizations are fully involved in the Humanitarian Development Peace nexus.

Research questions

The overall research questions for this study are:

1. What are the linkages between gender norms and conflict dynamics? In what ways are gender roles and norms impacting on the engagement of women in peace building and conflict prevention?

2. What knowledge, attitude, skills and current practices do the youths in Uganda possess to enable them engage effectively in peace building and conflict prevention?

3. What are the interlinkages between GEWE, and the HDP nexus? How are women’s rights and women led organizations engaged in advancing the WPS agenda and HDP nexus in Uganda? What are the existing gaps and best practices?

1. Using a gender and human rights conflict analysis lens, the research teams will analyze the broader gendered context in which the conflicts in Uganda are occurring, the gendered drivers and catalysts of conflict; gendered conflict and humanitarian dynamics, including gendered patterns of violence; and opportunities and strategies for peacebuilding, including strengthening women and youths’ capacities for meaningful participation.
2. The findings from this research will be used to inform and shape the Programme implementation including creating content that can be adapted and used for a variety of purposes such as briefings, policy papers, and future programs development by UN Women. Key messages will be derived from the results of this study and used in the media campaign aimed at advancing the WPS agenda.

  • The study is expected to cover a representative sample of the districts in the following regions where the WPS II Programme will be implemented.


  • The study will employ mixed methods and an innovative approach for capturing data, while ensuring that the views of the most excluded groups of women, girls and women living with disabilities are represented in the study.

  • The consultant is expected to present a detailed study methodology and design data collection instruments.

    Duration of the assignment

  • The assignment is expected to be completed by 30th June 2023.

  • All the deliverables have to be reviewed and approved by Program Specialist Women, Peace & Security.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Scope of Work and Expected Deliverables

  • The consultant is expected to carry out the following tasks deliver the linked results and ensure that related reports are presented as and when due:

    Core Values

    1. Respect for Diversity

    2. Integrity

    3. Professionalism

    Core Competencies

    1. Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues

    2. Inclusive Collaboration

    3. Stakeholder Engagement

    4. Leading by Example

    Functional Competencies

    1. Ability to synthesize Programme performance data and produce analytical reports to inform management and strategic decision-making

    2. Strong analytical skills

    3. Good interpersonal skills and capacity to liaise with parties concerned

    4. Strong facilitation, writing and presentation skills

    5. Excellent verbal and written English

    Required Skills and Experience

    1.Qualifications, skills, and experiences
    With this Terms of Reference, UN Women is seeking to recruit an international consultant as the team lead under SSA contract for a period of 32 days spread between two months collaboratively working with a national consultant.

  • The International Consultant will provide overall leadership in this study and be responsible for all the project deliverables.

  • The International Consultant is expected to have the following expertise:

    1. A PhD, in any social science, preferably Peace and Conflict studies, including gender and social research;

    2. A minimum of 10 years of working experience in the field of social science research, with proven knowledge of and experience in implementing research methodologies including quantitative and qualitative data collection methods.

    3. Experience in conflict transformation, gender studies and peacebuilding is required

    4. Sound knowledge of the women, peace and security context in Uganda is an advantage

    5. Strong ability to communicate with stakeholders

    6. Experience leading a team in conducting similar research studies with published research is an advantage

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    UN WOMEN International Consultant Jobs in Uganda

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