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Project Analyst for Women’s Economic Empowerment United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women) - for Armenian Nationals Only
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Yerevan, ARMENIA|
|Application Deadline :||27-Oct-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||12 months (with the possibility of extension)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||From 22 November 2021 to 21 November 2022|
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.
UN Women Country Office in Georgia has been implementing its Strategic Note (2021-2025), under which one of the priority areas is women’s economic empowerment, with specific focus on women living in rural areas and on marginalized women with multiple disadvantages. With financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Austrian Development Agency, and in close cooperation with UN Women ECA Regional Office, UNCTs in Armenia and Azerbaijan, governmental and civil society partners in all three countries, UN Women has started the implementation of the second phase of a multi-year project entitled “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the South Caucasus” (WEESC, phase II). The project goal is to increase economic security and improve access to livelihood and development opportunities for women, particularly the poorest and most excluded in the South Caucasus countries. The project outputs are informed by relevant international commitments to women’s empowerment, and directly linked to the existing agreements between UN Systems and the governments of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The project contributes to national priorities and various national plans, that underline the importance of gender mainstreaming in development.
Reporting to Programme Specialist (based in Tbilisi, Georgia), Project Analyst (based in Yerevan, Armenia) will support the Programme Specialist in planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under the above-mentioned project - WEESC II Phase - in Armenia under outcomes 2 and 3. She/he will work in close collaboration with the programme and operations’ team of UN Women in Georgia, Responsible Parties in Armenia (including UNDP Armenia) and relevant UN Women staff in the Regional Office (Istanbul) and HQ (New York), Government officials, representatives of the project’s donors, other multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society in target countries ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation and achievement of planned results.
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of the Project Analyst are:
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
The Project Analyst will report to and work under direct supervision of UN Women Programme Specialist and overall guidance of UN Women Georgia Country Representative.
Application submission package:
Application package for the position of Project Analyst on SB4-Mid level should consist of:
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided?on the basis of?qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.?
If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.?
UN Women?has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.? All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)?