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Project Coordinator part-time (50%)
|Application Deadline :||10-Aug-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||IPSA (Regular)|
|Post Level :||IPSA-10|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year with possible renewal for a further 6 months|
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.
Instructions to Applicants: Click on the "Apply now" button. Input your information in the appropriate Sections: personal information, language proficiency, education, resume and motivation. Upon completion of the first page, please hit "submit application" tab at the end of the page. Please ensure that CV or P11 and the Cover letter are combined in one file.
The following documents shall be required from the applicants:
Personal CV or P11, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors. References may also include peers.
A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers him-/herself to be suitable for the position.
The post is home-based and travel is not foreseen.
In the event of unforeseeable travel not anticipated in this ToR, payment of travel costs including tickets, lodging and terminal expneses should be agreed upon, between the respective business unit and the individual, prior to travel and will be reimbursed. Travel costs are covered only in the event that any official travel expected to be associated with performing the functions.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) are jointly launching a global initiative to respond to the growing intersectional inequalities faced by women and girls with disabilities. Taking a whole-of-society approach, engaging OPDs and other civil society actors, relevant government institutions, national human rights institutions and women influencers, the initiative aims to improve the protection of women and girls with disabilities from SGBV, and the access to effective services for women and girl survivors of SGBV. The joint project will be implemented in the following pilot countries: Palestine, Moldova, Pakistan and Samoa. The joint project will also include the design and piloting of tools and approaches (ie., gender responsiveness etc. ) to identify and quantify stigma and discrimination, its causes, manifestations and impacts.
The Project Coordinator will work under the guidance of the Governance and Peacebuilding Team Leader, UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub with a matrixed reporting to UN-Women Global Adviser and Team Leader, Disability Inclusion and Intersectionality Portfolio (DIIP), in close collaboration with UN Women and UNDP colleagues at Headquarters and in the UNDP and UN Women Regional Hubs in Bangkok, Amman and Istanbul. The Project Coordinator will also liaise closely with UNDP and UN Women offices in the project countries.
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
The Project Coordinator is expected to coordinate the implementation of the Project by:
1. Ensure effective implementation and monitoring of the project in coordination with UNDP and UN Women HQ, regional and country offices and national stakeholders:
2. Advice and technical backstopping
3. Knowledge management
UN CORE VALUES AND COMPETENCIES
Professionalism: Shows pride in work and achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Communication:Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients " and seeks to see things from clients' point of view; Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; Identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
Required Skills and Experience