Individual Consultant - Local

Individual Consultant - Baseline Survey in the Highlands

22 March 2019

Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

UNFPA Papua New Guinea seeks a qualified and experienced person for the position of Individual Consultant – The UNFPA Project is to be based in Port Moresby with field work travel to Southern Highlands Province and Hela Province under the Individual Consultant Contract modality.


Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Representative and direct supervision of the UNFPA Gender Youth Promotion Initiative (GYPI) Project UNFPA Focal Point report progress regularly. The baseline study will cover key institutions which the project will be engaging with including government and non-government organizations, Faith Based Organizations and institutions working in SHP and Hela province on Peace building, and rights holders (women, youth). The Consultant is expected to travel to SHP and Hela of the field work component of the consultancy. It is expected that consultant work 40 days spread over March and April.


Advanced degree in law, conflict studies, human rights, gender studies social anthropology, demography, public health, social sciences or any other relevant field.

Knowledge and Experience:
• Minimum 7 years in research and evaluation with experience in data collection and analysis and reporting
• Professional experience in the area of peace building in inter group conflict, conflict resolution, peace and security, human rights, gender, youth and/or development preferably in PNG.
• Knowledge of women, youth rights issues in the context of peace and security, gender equality and SGBV matters
• Strong analytical skills
• Able to work independently with efficiency and competence.
• Excellent written and oral skills in fluency in English and Tok Pisin will be highly valued

Please refer to the Job Description, and fill out the Personal History Form (P-11). Only those who meet the above criteria should apply. Written applications with Curriculum Vitae (CV) together with completed Personal History Form (P-11) should be submitted no later than Friday 22nd March 2019 via e-mail to: or

Applications received after the deadline or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.