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Gender Research and Data Specialist
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Seoul, KOREA (REPUBLIC OF)|
|Application Deadline :||15-May-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 year extendable based on performance and budget availability|
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.
Established by UN Women with the support of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (MOGEF) of the Republic of Korea in 2021, the UN Women Centre of Excellence for Gender Equality is dedicated to supporting traditional and non-traditional stakeholders in realizing commitments to gender equality, women’s empowerment, and the rights of women and girls through (i) gender capacity-building training programmes, (ii) research and support for production and use of gender data, and (iii) network building, partnership cultivation and advocacy as a leading gender training and knowledge hub in Asia and beyond. The UN Women Centre of Excellence for Gender Equality embraces innovation, including as it relates to new technologies and partnerships, to increase the breadth and depth of its work, aligning with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its transformative promise to leave no one behind.
Under the supervision of the Director with a dotted reporting line to the Regional Office’s Gender Statistics Specialist, and under the technical guidance from thematic leads at UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, the Gender Research and Data Specialist exercises overall responsibility for planning, implementing, and managing UN Women research and data analysis on all the relevant gender equality and empowerment of women thematic areas including Women, Peace and Security, Women’s Economic Empowerment, Humanitarian Action & Disaster Risk Reduction, and Gender Statistics at national, regional and global levels. The Gender Research and Data Specialist works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ and RO staff, other Centres of Excellence, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women research and data work. The Gender Research and Data Specialist is expected to manage relevant personnel and external researchers, as necessary.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Oversee the development and production of research and data programmes
2. Provide capacity building support
3. Establish and strengthen strategic partnerships with stakeholders, regional/ international actors and development partners
4. Manage research, and data and policy analysis, in collaboration with UN Women HQ, regional and country offices, on key areas for gender equality and women’s empowerment, including emerging and cross-cutting issues
5. Contribute substantively to knowledge management and sharing of information
6. Manage the implementation and management of the research and data programme
7. Manage the people and financial resources of the research and data programme
Key Performance Indicators:
Please visit https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf for more details on UN Women Values and Competencies Framework.
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
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/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-P11-Personal-History-Form.doc. 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, 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.)
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