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EVAW Programme Consultant, Grant-making and Grants-Management
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home Based, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||10-Jun-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English French Spanish|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||5 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||5 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 will lead and coordinate United Nations System efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) was established through the UN General Assembly Resolution 50/166 in 1996 with UN Women as its Administrator on behalf of the UN system. The UN Trust Fund (UNTF) is a global multi-lateral grant making mechanism supporting national efforts to prevent and end violence against women and girls, one of the most widespread human rights violations in the world. The UN Trust Fund provides technical assistance and funding to advance the development of innovative models and strategic interventions in the area of ending violence against women and girls.
The UN Trust Fund manages approximately 150 grants a year and as this number has continued to increase this year, the workload involved also increased, in terms of the number of partners that now need to receive quality technical support and accompaniment in the implementation of their projects, as well as compliance with administrative and operational requirements of the UN Trust Fund and UN Women The Consultant will ensure the proper support to the Grants Management Team for five months, during which a surge is expected in terms of support to new partners who will be starting their projects. The Consultant will support the programmatic management of a subset of the overall grants portfolio, with a focus on providing technical assistance to the grantees, coordination with all relevant UN Women focal points in the relevant region(s), supporting overall grant-making, grants related knowledge management and reporting, under the overall supervision of the Grants Manager and direct supervision of the EVAW Programme Specialist.
Under the overall guidance of the Grants Manager and the direct supervision of the EVAW Programme Specialist, the EVAW Programme Analyst will contribute to grant-giving support to the UN Trust Fund’s 2022 Call for Proposals processes and will provide temporary surge support to the EVAW Programme Specialist in grants portfolio management.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support the Monitoring and Grant-management processes for a subset of the UN Trust Fund’s global grants portfolio.
Provide technical inputs into Grants Management and Reporting:
Support other activities as required by the Supervisor.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
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