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UN Women: Business Function Specialist, Planning and Results
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||02-Aug-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||TA International|
|Post Level :||P-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||364 days|
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.
NOTE: The duration of the assignment is for 364 days. Whereas an external candidate will be offered a temporary appointment, subject to release agreements, staff members in UN Women may be administered as a temporary assignment and staff members in the UN Common system may be administered under a loan arrangement.
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. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, the UN Women will lead and coordinate United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
UN Women is in process of developing its new Strategic Plan 2022-2025. As part of its business transformation initiative, UN Women along with its partner agencies are migrating to the Oracle Cloud ERP solution (#NextGenERP Project) from the current legacy PeopleSoft application. The Strategic Planning Unit (SPU) under SPRED is one of the key business process owners in the #NextGenERP Project leading on Strategic Planning and Results Management business stream. One of the key objectives of the #NextGenERP Project from Planning and Results Management business stream is to have an integrated approach where all of UN Women budgets, financials and human resources are all inherently linked to results.
Also, as part of its business transformation initiative, UN Women is working on UN Women 2.0 business model which will allow UN Women to scale up its programmatic focus and interventions. This will have impact on its current business processes around planning (UN Women Strategic Plan, UN Women Strategic Notes and Annual Work Plans), monitoring and reporting.
To ensure that the core components of the corporate system around results-based management, planning and budgeting are ready in time for the upcoming new Strategic Notes from Country Offices and Regional Offices, 2022-2023 work planning for the field and HQ, and the new Strategic Plan (2022-2025) implementation, SPU needs to hire the Business Function Specialist. Under the direct supervision of Programme Specialist – Results Management in SPU/SPRED and overall guidance from the chief of SPU, the incumbent shall coordinate and draft the relevant functional requirements, scope of work, and provide inputs to Technical Documentation in close cooperation with the relevant team and other stakeholders involved in this process.
Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent would primarily be responsible to produce business requirements documentation, make updates and revisions to existing documents related to user guides, provide support during the system rollout and works with stakeholders in the #NextGenERP project. In close coordination with relevant stakeholders the incumbent would perform the following functions:
Coordinate business and functional requirements gathering process for planning stream of #NextGenERP Project for UN Women:
Provide business support to develop the upcoming planning module in ERP or enhance existing Results Management System for effective strategic planning, monitoring and reporting process:
Provide business support to effective roll-out the new/enhanced system for planning and results management stream:
Key Performance Indicators:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: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
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from?https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
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