Individual Consultant – Technical

Individual Consultant – Technical

Organization: UN Women

Apply By: 19 Feb 2020

Location: New Delhi(Delhi)

About UN Women

UN Women is the United Nations entity 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 agencies in India are mandated to prepare their Business Continuity Plan which will reflect an all-hazards approach including the worst-case scenario to recover from a crisis event that may disrupt regular programme and operations, integrating crisis management and IT disaster recovery. The BCPs will provide details of crisis management and decision-making processes following a disaster and/or crisis event. It will also identify the critical staff, functions and processes to ensure continuation of critical services and operational processes.

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Description

  • Guide the UN agencies on the preparation of their BCPs.
  • Draft the UN-wide BCP in consultation with the OMT. It will also include providing technical assistance to the agencies leading to the development of a common strategy for continuity of business during a crisis scenario like fire, civil strike and disaster, etc.
  • Review the existing UNDP BCP and expand it develop the UN House BCP considering various crises.
  • Help in testing the BCPs considering a specific crisis scenario and submit the test report.

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualification:  Post Graduate with experience of working on Business continuity planning in different settings.

Professional Experience:  Candidate should have minimum ten years of experience in the field of crisis management and business continuity planning.

Language Requirement- English

Timeframe:  40 days (spread over four months), i.e. March and June

Reporting and Supervision: The consultant will work in close collaboration with the OMT chair/ her representative and RCO.

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