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Senior Field Assistant - Multiple field-based locations- 4 positions (Karak, Al-Salt, Aqaba, and Irbid governorates)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Amman, JORDAN|
|Application Deadline :||10-Nov-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SC-7|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||12 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.
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, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
UN Women works at multiple levels to respond to the specific needs of vulnerable women in Jordan. UN Women partners with the Minister of Social Development to run Oasis Centers for women and girls across Jordan. Each center provides multi-sectoral services including livelihoods support, GBV prevention and protection and education, leadership, and civic engagement opportunities. The overall goal of UN Women’s interventions is to empower vulnerable women through increased access to opportunities and meaningful engagement in community life.
In this framework, UN Women is seeking to recruit a Senior Field Assistant who will support the implementation of activities at the field level. The Senior Field Assistant will work under the supervision and guidance of the Field Officer. The Senior Field Assistant has daily contact with the Field Officer and with functional units at the Country Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Senior Field Assistant will coordinate project activities and operations with the target municipalities, NGOs, and CBOs in the assigned governorate and will also be responsible to engage directly with community members and community institutions. She/he will report to the Field Officer of UN Women.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Please visit the link below 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
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related fields.
Fluent written and spoken English and Arabic.
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from P11 form. 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.
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits employ, 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.)?