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Chief of Party / Programme Coordinator - (Egyptian Nationals and Residents Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Cairo, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||05-Aug-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-5|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
The USAID funded programme “Programme for Egyptian Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment” aims to achieve 3 reinforcing objectives:
The proposed programme’s technical and strategic approach will be guided by UN Women’s knowledge of global best practices, its substantial experience in implementing gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) programmes in Egypt, and its extensive partnership network of government, private sector, civil society, academic and international organizations both nationally and regionally.
Reporting to the Deputy Country Representative, the Chief of Party (COP) is responsible to ensure that the proposed project is implemented in accordance with the USAID agreement, committed deliverables therein and as per UN Women rules and regulations. The Chief of Party will be the primary representational link to the USAID team on operational matters. She/he will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of the “Resilience and Growth – Programme for Egyptian Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment” programme, including coordinating relationships with sub-awardees, national partners and stakeholders, the monitoring and reporting financial management, and communication under the programme.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Coordinate the “Programme for Egyptian Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment” Programme
2. Guide coordination with national partners and other stakeholders
3. Coordinate the monitoring and reporting on the “Programme for Egyptian Women’s Economic and Social Empowerment” Programme
4. Manage financial resources and supervise Programme team staff
5. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
6. Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Interested candidates must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
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Incomplete submission can be a ground for disqualification.
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