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Programme Associate - Women's Leadership & Economic Rights (Re-Advertised)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Mtwara, TANZANIA|
|Application Deadline :||11-Nov-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 Year with Possibility for extension|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 Year|
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.
Re-Advertised - Those who previously applied are still under consideration and do not need to re-apply.
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, in collaboration with the Government of Finland is implementing a four-year project titled ‘Strengthening women’s and girls’ meaningful participation, leadership, and economic rights, (WLER) at the local levels in Tanzania’ (2022 – 2025). The project has the overarching goal of ensuring ‘Women’s and girls’ meaningful participation, leadership and economic rights are strengthened at local levels in Tanzania’ aims to increase the number of women in leadership and decision making positions and their voices at the local government levels through promoting gender-responsive norms, behaviours and practices, strengthening capacities of women leaders, enhance collection and use of sex and disability responsive data and enhancing women’s economic rights including by piloting gender and disability transformative innovative measures such as care services, in line with the Government of Tanzania’s Generation Equality Commitments.
The project will enhance implementation of the United Republic of Tanzania’s commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) including the Generation Equality. It builds on the Women’s Leadership and Political Participation Project (Wanawake Wanaweza) Phase II (2017-2021) and Phase I (2014 – 2017) that identified discriminatory gender norms, behaviours and practices and lack of women’s economic opportunities as among the key barriers to women’s leadership at the local government levels. The project adopts a long-term action-based approach to advancing women’s leadership, meaningful participation, economic rights and, addressing the disproportionate share of unpaid care work by women and girls. The project will implement a multi-pillared approach with combination of strategies and approaches to ensure effective delivery of the programme objectives and outcomes. Inclusive, participatory, and community-oriented actions will be developed and implemented to transform gender norms and address social-economic challenges and barriers to women and girls’ leadership and access to resources.
Reporting to Programme Analyst, Women’s Leadership and Economic Rights, the Programme Associate works with and provides support to the members of the Programme Team in the development and implementation of effective programmes consistent with UN Women rules and regulations. The Programme Administrative Assistant contributes to research, financial management, and programme implementation including providing necessary operational, administrative and programmatic support. The Programme Administrative Assistant works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the RO and UN Women HQs as required for resolving complex finance-related issues and exchange of information.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provide advanced administrative and logistical support to the formulation and management of WLER Project
2. Provide advanced administrative support to the financial management of the WLER Project
3. Provide advanced administrative support to the WLER Project
4. Provide administrative support to Resource Mobilization
5. Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
Key Performance Indicators
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
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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.)