Applications have opened for the National Consultant Vacancy at UNDP in the Solomon Islands. Interested candidates can apply for the position now.
Duties for National Consultant Vacancy at UNDP
- Consult and analyze relevant laws, policies, general norms, and practices in Solomon Islands culture and their relation to customary lands.
- Additionally, consult and analyze literature that relates to the recording of customary lands in the Solomon Islands and stakeholder interests in recording customary lands with a view of drafting the required by-laws that would govern customary landholding groups and the management of their customary land after it has been recorded.
- Also, ensure that all procedures and processes taken will incorporate the standards and principles of gender equality and human rights including the proposed drafting of the required by-laws.
Duration of the Assignment
- The total duration of this assignment is tentatively planned for up to 5 months starting with early June 2020 with tasks being accomplished by the end of November, with an estimated number of working days not to exceed 73 (seventy-three).
- Additionally, under the overall supervision of Programme Specialist Gender Equality, Women’s Rights, and Governance, and in collaboration with the National Project Coordinator and the National Land Recorder, the Consultant will undertake the following tasks as outlined in Section V.
- Conduct of tribal meetings;
- Additionally, dismissal of customary landholding group representatives in the event of a breach of duties. For example, misappropriation of tribal royalties;
- Also, the lack of women representatives on customary land committees;
- No prior informed consent of tribal groups;
- Likewise, benefit-sharing ensuing from developments on customary land.
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