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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Beijing, CHINA|
|Application Deadline :||21-Jan-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||4d 3h 39m|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English Chinese|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||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.
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’s China Office in Beijing supports and carries out work on (i) enhancing women's economic empowerment; (ii) ending violence against women and (iii) peace, security and humanitarian action. In addition to the above, UN Women also actively participates and contributes to various UN inter-agency processes and collaborates with UN organizations around specific programme areas.
The UN Women China office will now hire a Project Assistant who will be responsible for providing administrative and financial support to the “Strengthening Qinghai Women Farmers’ Income Security and Resilience in a Changing Climate” (QWFIS) project and overall Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) programme. Under the guidance and supervision of QWFIS Project Manager and WEE Programme Manager, the Project Assistant provides supports by performing a variety of standard administrative processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Assistant promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach in UN Women.
The Project Assistant will work in close collaboration with project manager and other colleagues in China office, as well as remotely with Asia Pacific Regional Office, UN Women HQ and staff of other UN agencies as required to ensure consistent service delivery and to resolve complex administration and finance related issues.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support the effective implementation of the QWFIS Project focusing on the achievement of the following results:
2. Support the effective reporting on progress of the QWFIS Project implementation focusing on the achievement of the following results:
3. Provide administrative and financial support to both QWFIS Project and WEE Programme to ensure the achievement of result-based management focusing on the achievement of the following results:
4. Support strategic partnerships, communications and the implementation of resource mobilization for both QWFIS Project and WEE Programme focusing on the achievement of the following results:
5. Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing of both QWFIS Project and WEE Programme focusing on the achievement of the following results:
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Interested candidates should submit electronic application (consolidated as ONE attachment) online. Kindly note the system will only allow one attachment, please combine below listed submission package into one. Should you have any questions, please send email with the position name as the title to email@example.com.
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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.)