UN Women Sénégal

Fonction publique, Administration
Immeuble no. 3, SCI Diama, Ngor-Virage B.P. 154 Dakar, SENEGAL, Sénégal

UN Women Sénégal

Fonction publique, Administration Immeuble no. 3, SCI Diama, Ngor-Virage B.P. 154 Dakar, SENEGAL, Sénégal

Gender and Green Economy Consultant

  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal| Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 29 Octobre
  • Secteur d'activité Fonction publique, Administration
  • Nombre de postes 01

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Reporting to Regional Policy Advisor WEE, the Consultant works closely with UN Women programme and operations teams in regional and country offices, implementing partners and UN Women West Africa and Women's Economic Empowerment Centre staff.
  • In particular, the consultant is expected to perform the following functions:
  • Provide content (draft Concept Note and programme, ToRs, presentations, panelist briefs, etc.) and logistical support to the organization of up to 5 learning/advocacy/policy dialogue events in the area of gender and the green economy in West Africa including:

  • A working session between ECOWAS departments and UN Women to present the work of each institution in this area and explore synergies and potential collaboration (September 2022);

  • Co-organisation of a side event on the margins of COP27 on gender and the green economy (November 2022);

  • Regional workshop with technical staff from ministries of ECOWAS member States to discuss gender and the green economy, share best practices and identify national priorities in this area (Senegal, December 2022);

  • Other two to be determined

  • Provide technical advice to UN Women country teams and national stakeholders to integrate gender in green economy strategies at the national level

  • Lead/contribute and manage policy analysis exercises on gender and green transition in the Sahel (new research and/or adaptation of existing research in policy tools/briefs and other policy documents)

  • Support UN Women country offices in formulating projects and funding proposals to support women's participation in the green economy in West and Central Africa

  • Formulate a project document for a regional programme on gender and green economy in West Africa based on the findings of the meeting --- name of the meeting

  • Formulate a resource mobilization strategy in the area of gender and the green economy in WCA

  • Contribute to knowledge management in the areas of gender and the green economy by producing and disseminating different knowledge products as needed

  • Build capacity of UN Women staff and national and regional stakeholders in the area of gender and the green economy


Core Values

  • Respect for diversity

  • Integrity

  • Professionalism

Core Skills

  • Gender Awareness and Sensitivity

  • Strategic thinking

  • Effective communication

  • Inclusive Collaboration

  • Stakeholder engagement

Functional Skills

  • Strong analytical skills on gender and economic policy and women's economic empowerment;

  • Strong communication skills in English and French

  • Strong writing skills and ability to produce a variety of knowledge products for different audiences and objectives.

  • Experience in the use and application of macroeconomic technical tools.

  • Ability to produce impactful communication materials and knowledge products.

  • Strong commitment to knowledge sharing in a multicultural environment

  • Ability to design and deliver training and other capacity-building strategies in the area of gender and economics to a variety of audiences.

  • Project management Core Competencies 3

Required Skills And Experience


  • Master's degree or equivalent in green economy, development economics, feminist economics or any other relevant field of economics or public policy


  • Excellent knowledge of gender-related green economy transition issues;

  • At least 7 years of experience in policy analysis and research in the area of gender and economics, or gender and climate change;

  • Previous experience formulating and implementing gender and development projects in developing and emerging;

  • Prior experience working in the UN system is an asset.


  • Fluency in English is required; working-level of French is a strong asset.

1000 à 4999 personnes


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