Undp requires Consultant – Copy Editor (Hindi) and Translate (English to Hindi)

Consultant – Copy Editor (Hindi) and Translator (English to Hindi)

Undp

Advertised on behalf of : UN WOMEN

Location : New Delhi, INDIA
Application Deadline :01-Dec-15
Additional Category Gender Equality
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required : English
Starting Date : (Date when the selected candidate is expected to start)10-Dec-2015
Duration of Initial Contract :One Month (20 working days)
Expected Duration of Assignment :One Month (20 working days)

Background

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women, among other issues, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; empowerment of women; and achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women, among other issues, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; empowerment of women; and achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

The consultant will work under the direct supervision of Communications Analyst, UN Women MCO and Programme Specialist, WEE, UN Women MCO.

Duties and Responsibilities

The consultant will work under the direct supervision of Communications Analyst, UN Women MCO and Programme Specialist, WEE, UN Women MCO who will be responsible for the quality assurance of the deliverables. The consultant will also work with UN Women India MCO programme staff to perform the following tasks:
Edit, revise and rewrite content in Hindi that has been translated from English. Must ensure it is produced in high quality, reader-friendly and timely. The final edited document must be aligned with UN Women’s established standards and formats, and in compliance with UN Women India MCO’s clearance and routing process;
Prepare specific report-related feedback to relevant UN Women offices for improvements of quality;
Translate documents from English to Hindi.

Deliverables of the assignment :
Copyedited documents for the Women’s Economic Empowerment Unit;
Copyedited and translated documents (English to Hindi) for the Communications Unit.

Schedule of payments :
25 December 2015: 50% of contract value: Upon submission of copyedited documents for the Women’s Economic Empowerment Unit;
15 January 2016: 50% of contract value: Upon submission of copyedited and translated documents for the Communications Unit.

Competencies

Core Values / Guiding Principles:
Integrity
Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.

Professionalism

Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.
Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff; Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Core Competencies:
Ethics and Values
Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity.
Organizational Awareness
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment.
Work in teams
Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Communicating and Information Sharing
Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication.
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence
Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behaviour towards others.
Conflict Management
Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge.
Functional Competencies:
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills;
Focuses on impact and result for the partners and responds positively to feedback.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in one or more of the following disciplines: Hindi, English, Social Sciences, International Development, Communications or any other relevant field.

Experience:
Minimum of 5 years of high-level experience in writing, editing, reporting, and communicating complex programmatic information in reader-friendly formats and style;
Demonstrated abilities and track record writing high quality Hindi-language content;
Excellent understanding of and experience with gender-sensitive and results-based management and reporting;
Understanding of international development, resource mobilization, and the UN context is an asset;
Must be capable of effectively using MS Word and Excel.
Language Requirements:
Excellent written language skills in Hindi and English.

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