World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO Ukraine Country Office
National Consultant: Training Facilitator for Protection from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Harassment (PSEAH)
( 2206881 )
Contractual Arrangement : External consultant
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days) : 5 months
Job Posting: Aug 1, 2022, 1:01:34 PM
In the context of WHO’s operations in Ukraine, a Training Facilitator is required to support WHO’s efforts to raise awareness, build capacity, and strengthen efforts to prevent and respond to sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment by WHO staff, implementing partners, contractors, and suppliers.
WHO has Zero tolerance of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA). These behaviors are harmful to the populations we serve, and violates their rights to dignity, respect, and health.
WHO is committed to scaling up operational efforts to improve prevention, detection, reporting and response to SEA allegations by WHO staff and collaborators, with a focus on protection of beneficiary populations and ensuring a survivor-centered response.
At operational level, WHO works and collaborates with other UN agencies and implementing partners for the joint and collective efforts to implement the UN Protocol on Allegations of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Involving Implementing Partners and to roll out WHO specific strategies for SEA prevention and response.
The consultant will support the WHO Ukraine office to plan and execute various trainings, as detailed below:
- Deliverable 1: Facilitate “Introduction to PSEAH” training (2 hours) for all WHO Ukraine staff, including four in-person trainings and two on-line trainings; deliver training report that analyses results from pre- and post-training surveys. (12 days).
- Deliverable 2: Facilitate one “PSEAH Focal Point Training”, a two-day in-person training, deliver training report that analyses results from pre- and post-training surveys. (4 days)
- Deliverable 3: Conduct four online PSEAH Information Sessions for WHO contractors and suppliers, deliver training report. (3 days)
- Deliverable 4: Facilitate “Introduction to PSEAH” training (2 hours) for WHO Implementing Partners, including four trainings, in person and/or online, to be determined; deliver training report that analyses results from pre- and post-training surveys. (5 days)
- Deliverable 5: Facilitate one “Training of Trainers”, in-person (3 days); deliver training report that analyses results from pre- and post-training surveys. (5 days)
- Deliverable 6: Facilitate additional training for Health Sector partners to be determined; deliver training report that analyses results from pre- and post-training surveys. (15 days).
All deliverables are expected to be concluded by 30 December 2022.
Minimum Master’s Degree in Law, human rights, gender studies or any other related area of expertise.
- 3-5 years of experience working in the areas of protection, human rights, gender-based violence, accountability to affected populations, PSEA, complaints and feedback mechanisms, or any other related area.
- Minimum 2-3 years of experience in facilitating high-quality training, adult learning, and capacity building.
- Experience in interagency coordination including working with government counterparts.
- Facilitation and training skills.
- Knowledge of adult learning principles.
Essential: Expert level of Ukrainian and English
Desirable: Intermediate/Expert Knowledge of Russian language is an asset.
- Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
- Producing results
- Ensuring the effective use of resources
Off site: remote-based but travel to WHO offices across Ukraine will be required in order to facilitate trainings (pending security clearance).
Travel to WHO offices across Ukraine.
NoB level – of 140 USD/Day inclusive
Expected duration of contract is 44 days within 5 months from August – December 2022.
- WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
- WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
- WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
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- A written test may be used as a form of screening.
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