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UN Women Programme Associate
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Chisinau, MOLDOVA|
|Application Deadline :||03-Jul-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||2d 11h 50m|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
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 presence in the Republic of Moldova has evolved from being a project-based office in 2007 to a Country Office with full delegated authority as of 2015. Currently, UN Women Moldova Country Office is implementing its Strategic Note (SN) for 2018-2022, which is aligned with the Republic of Moldova-United Nations Partnership Framework for Sustainable Development 2018-2022 and the Global Strategic Plan of UN Women. The SN 2018-2022 aims at advancing progress under the following three Impact Areas (IA): IA1: More women from diverse groups fully participate and lead in governance processes and institutions, IA2: Women have income security, decent work and economic autonomy, IA3: Public authorities, institutions and communities prevent violence against women and girls and deliver quality essential services.
In 2022, in the context of the war in Ukraine and refugee crisis, UN Women implements several initiatives aimed to support Government, local authorities and civil society organizations with response efforts to immediate humanitarian needs of women and girls and efforts focusing on GBV services and protection. An anticipated intervention focused on peacebuilding, Women, Peace and Security agenda and social cohesion is also envisaged to start in 2022.
To support effective management and implementation of all activities, UN Women is looking for Programme Associates, who will join the teams working on refugee response and Women, Peace and Security intervention.
The United Nations in Moldova is committed to workforce diversity. Women, persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, as well as refugees and other non-citizens legally entitled to work in the Republic of Moldova, are particularly encouraged to apply
Duties and Responsibilities
The Programme Associate will work under guidance and direct supervision of the Programme Analyst to ensure smooth running of portfolio initiatives, provision of administrative and some programmatic services of the highest quality and standards to the UN Women Country Office, as well as national beneficiaries and stakeholders. In addition, the Programme Associate will assist Programme Analyst and Programme Officer and other personnel in implementation of day-to-day activities, as required.
The Programme Associate will apply and promote the principles of results-based management (RBM), as well as client-oriented approach consistent with UN Women rules and regulations. The incumbent is expected to exercise full compliance with UN Women programming, financial, procurement and administrative rules, regulations, policies and strategies, as well as implementation of the effective internal control systems.
Provide support to the formulation and implementation of the Programme portfolio:
Provide support to the financial management of Programme portfolio:
Provide operational support to the Programme portfolio:
Provide administrative support to partnership and resource mobilization:
Provide support in collecting inputs and materials on lessons learnt and knowledge management within Programme area and operational aspects.
Quality maintenance of internal systems.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
University degree in Business, Public Administration, Programme/Project Management, International Development, Human Rights or in the field of social sciences or other relevant field.
This is a local position; therefore only citizens of RM and those who can legally work in the Republic of Moldova are eligible to apply. Applications should be submitted on line and include fully completed UN Women Personal History Form as attachment instead of CV/resume.
Failure to disclose prior employment or making false representations on this form will be grounds for withdrawal of further consideration of his/her application or termination, where the appointment or contract has been issued.
The system will only allow one attachment, hence all supporting document e.g. P11, CV and Cover letter must be scanned as one attachment. Only qualified, shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
UN Women reserves the right to select more than one candidate from this advertising.