Consultancy -Junior Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant, Career Development and Talent Mobility Branch, Division for Human Resources

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Application deadline 25 days ago: Tuesday 26 Mar 2024 at 17:00 UTC

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Closing date: 26 March 2024

Duty Station: Remote

Purpose of consultancy and deliverables:

UNFPA launched the new UNFPA 2030 People, aligned and in support of UNFPA’s Strategic Plan 2022-25. In this context, DHR is looking for a highly motivated consultant to a) fully support the implementation of UNFPA’s People Strategy and b) support the design and implementation of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives globally. For the implementation of UNFPA’s 2030 People Strategy and the implementation of the most recent EDGEplus action plan, the DEI consultant will assist with the full life cycle of DEI initiatives, from strategic formulation to their delivery. More specifically, under the direction of the DEI Specialist, the consultant will: • Provide support to the regional offices in the research and design of locally relevant initiatives in multiple languages, in line with the DEI strategy and the EDGEplus action plan • Cooperate with other DHR colleagues on the full implementation of the EDGEplus action plan • Create and manage communication materials e.g. UNFPA DEI intranet page, communication posts, videos, digital content on DEI issues and topics, podcast etc. • Support the design and the implementation of UNFPA’s DEI related training, workshops and learnings activities • Coordinate activities and logistical aspects of DEI related events • Provide assistance in the interactions with stakeholders as needed • Support procurement and vendor management • Support with reporting (UNDIS, UNSWAP, JIU etc) In addition, carry out any other duties as may be required by the Diversity and Inclusion Specialist or the Chief, Career Development & Talent Mobility e.g. preparation for the UNFPA’s Global Staff Survey (GSS)

Required Expertise and Qualifications:

Education: • Master’s (preferred) with a minimum of 1 year of professional experience

Knowledge and experience: • Some professional experience in the formulation of DEI strategies and implementation • Strong written and oral communication skills, comfortable at speaking in front of larger audiences, in multiple languages • Design, creation and management of intranet communication pages • Strong skills in PowerPoint, Excel, Word • Experience with UN or in multinational context desired

Languages: • Working knowledge in English required; knowledge of additional UN language such as French, Spanish, Arabic is desired

How to Apply: Please send your CV and cover letter with “DEI Consultant” on the subject line and email the documents to, by 26 March 2024

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