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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Kyiv, UKRAINE|
|Application Deadline :||04-Jul-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||4d 21h 24m|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-B|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||12 months with possibility of extension|
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 has opened its presence in Ukraine in 2015. The main program areas cover women, peace and security agenda, mainstreaming gender in governance and decentralization reform, prevention to gender-based violence and women’s economic empowerment. The program activities are being implemented at a national level, as well as in the selected regions of Ukraine, focusing on the east of the country. Key partners include the Deputy Prime Minister’s for Euro-Atlantic Integration Office, the Gender Equality Commissioner’s Office, Ministry of Social Policy, Ministry of Communities and Territories Development, Ministry of Interior and other line ministries, regional administrations, local authorities, and women’s organizations. UN Women cooperates and coordinates its activities with other UN agencies and international and national partners in Ukraine. UN Women also provides support to the humanitarian actors by providing rapid gender analyses, surveys, and other evidence, that informs humanitarian actors and helps to mainstream gender into humanitarian action.
The full-fledged war in Ukraine resulting from the Russian invasion has impacted the operations of UN Women, as well as staff and partners safety and security. UN Women continues to fully operate from various locations in Ukraine. To support UN Women’s operations in Ukraine, the position of the P3 Security Specialist was recently established. The Security Analyst (a national staff) will support and report to the Security Specialist. S/he is expected to be based in Kyiv and support UN Women’s operations from this base.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide technical support, guidance and advice to the Ukraine CO
Conduct security assessments and take necessary action
Liaise with and participate in the local security community
Collect, update and communicate security information
Maintain, manage and implement the UN Women Security Plan, including updating personnel lists
Monitor, manage and implement UN Women compliance of the Security Risk Management Measures (SRMM) established for the duty station/s
Report security incidents affecting UN Women personnel, programmes, offices and assets
Develop and conduct training courses on security awareness, preparedness, mainstreaming, BCP and specialized security functions
Coordinate the Budget and Finances
Perform other security-related tasks including but not limited to
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Required Skills and Experience
UN Women Personal History Form (P11) must be completed and attached as part of the online application https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-P11-Personal-History-Form.doc
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).