Consultancy Service Knowledge Management Expert: Women, Gender and Development Directorate (WGDD) Plicy Platforms
The African Union (AU) was established as a unique Pan African continental body, charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a New Partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. The African Union Commission (AUC) is the secretariat of the AU and is the key organ playing a central role in the day-to-day management of the African Union (AU). The AU is funded from assessed contribution from the 55 Member states and funds from Institutional Partners for specific projects in line with its Strategic Plan and agreed priorities with the partners. The overarching objective of this study is to identify ways and means of enhancing the performance and integrating the existing Policy Platforms of Women, Gender and Development Directorate (WGDD) into the organs of the Union based on the principle of relevance, inclusiveness, ownership and transparency, and also to recommend various ways of improving the capacity of all these platforms and the WGDD.
1.Advanced university degree in law, human rights, international relations, gender and development, policy analysis or any related disciplines.
2. High level of knowledge and understanding of the working methods of the international and African human rights systems, especially the human rights monitoring mechanisms.
3. Excellent understanding of the WGDD platforms.
4.She or he should have at least 7 years of relevant working experience in organizations dealing with issues of gender
5.She or he should be knowledgeable about intergovernmental processes and international, continental and regional instruments on gender.
6.Very good writing and advocacy skills are required