Individual Consultant

National Consultant on age-friendly workplaces

23 mai 2018

Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Vacancy Number: UN18/01713

Location: Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
Application Deadline: 23 May 2018, 23:59 (GMT+2:00)
Reference to the project: UNFPA Moldova
Expected Duration of Assignment: June- December 2018 (50 w.d.)
Supporting Documents:
P11 Form 
Terms of Reference 


UNFPA and UNDESA are looking for a National Consultant on age-friendly workplaces that will support the Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection in setting-up mechanisms for labour market’s response to social and economic consequences of population aging in the Republic of Moldova.

In achieving the above-mentioned purpose of this assignment, National Consultant will have to fulfil the following objectives:

  1. Development and testing of the Concept of non-discrimination procedures in at least 5 companies.
  2. Support the National Employment Agency in engaging older women and men and promoting of age-friendly workplaces.
  3. Development and testing the Skill Guarantee Programme for older women and men in at least 5 territorial Employment Agencies.
  4. Ensure and document effective monitoring progress of the Action Plan on Active Ageing 2018 – 2021 and document good practices, lessons learned and provide specific recommendations in targeting the most vulnerable older women and men through national and local policy interventions.

Required qualifications:

Academic Qualifications:

  • University degree in Social Policies, Public Policies, Economics, public administration, international development and/or other related science.
  • Other formal education relevant for the assignment (such as training in Human Rights Based Approach, Results Based Management or Monitoring and Evaluation) is an asset.

Years of Experience:

  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in civil society and cooperation with private sector.
  • Previous experience of collaboration with Government of Moldova in developing sectorial policies, especially demographic ageing, in particular State Chancellery, National Commission on Population and Development and Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Protection.
  • Experience of work with development partners, in particular UN/UNFPA (successful experience in working with UN agencies is an asset).
  • Experience in engaging private sector in CSR activities desired.


  • Fluency in Romanian and English is required.  Knowledge of Russian is an asset.

The United Nations Organization is committed to diversity and inclusion. Women, persons from vulnerable groups, such as persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic, linguistic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, refugees and other noncitizens legally entitled to work in the Republic of Moldova, as well as persons from other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

Interested candidates must submit by 23rd May 2018 to with the mark “National Consultant on age-friendly workplaces” the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:

  • P11 including past experience in similar assignments and at least 3 references, and, optionally, the CV.
  • Cover letter with proposed approach.
  • Fee per day (in USD), for indicative purpose only. The fee per day would be established based on the requirements in the ToR (specific years of experience).

Detailed Terms of Reference and template of Personal History Form (P11) are attached.

Failure of candidates to submit a duly completed P11 form, as well as false representations on this form, shall constitute sufficient grounds for withdrawal of further consideration of the application. All information provided in the P11 form will be treated as strictly confidential.