Consultant - Call For Applications: Experts And Trainers Pool

Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

UN Women Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean is currently inviting experienced experts (individuals, not firms/companies/entities) to apply, in order to be considered for the registration and prequalification of the consultant´s pool in the following administrative areas:

  • Area 1 PROC, Description:  Procurement
  • Area 2 HR, Description: Human Resources Management
  • Area 3 LOG, Description: Logistics
  • Area 4 FIN, Description:  Finance
  • Area 5 WEB, Description:  Web Design

Duties and responsibilities

The consultants, under the supervision of an assigned UN Women supervisor will provide a wide range of services to clients (UN Women Regional Office, country offices and programme presence offices) in the Americas and Caribbean region.  Specific reporting and working relationships aiming at the accomplishment of the set deliverables will be indicated at the time of contracting for a specific assignment in the area of expertise. 

When demand arises in a particular administrative area, pre-selected consultants will be called upon to provide demand-driven services.  The range of tasks for the consultants include provision of technical advice, operational services, training and capacity development activities, on-site support, analysis and mapping of administrative procedures, diagnostic missions, among others. 

For more details on this Call for Consultants, please refer to the document attached. (DOWNLOAD) CONSULTANT - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:  EXPERTS AND TRAINERS POOL


I.  Submission details

The consultant should identify the administrative area(s) that best fits his/her range of experience and expertise. If applicable, it is strongly recommended to apply to more than one administrative area.  Experts interested in providing training consultancy services in their areas of expertise will need to provide information about their training background. 

All submissions should be emailed to[at] with subject line indicating the reference according with your selected administrative area of interest as the following example:  Area 1 PROC – Consultants Pool.  Otherwise application will not be accepted within this call.

Note: It is a requirement that interested persons submit an application for each thematic area of interest.


Interested consultants must provide the following:

  • Curricula vitae and contact information for professional references including name, position title, organisation, telephone, and email address.
  • Short letter of interest describing qualifications, availability and preferences in terms of areas of work or assignments.


Applications will be received until July 3rd, 2016 (24:00 hours, Panama local time). However interested applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.

Consultants will be selected in accordance with UN-Women Rules and Regulations. Only short listed applications will be considered and contacted.

This call does not entail any commitment on the part of UN-Women, either financial or otherwise. UN-Women reserve the right to accept or reject any or all applications without incurring any obligation to inform the affected applicant/s of the grounds.