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Programme Specialist for Women Economic Empowerment
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Lilongwe, MALAWI|
|Application Deadline :||27-Sep-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||2d 15h 51m|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-C|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One 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.
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.
About the Programme
UN Women's vision for economic empowerment is based on three basic criteria and are firmly rooted in the realization of economic rights of women: transformation, participation and impact. Women must be able to transform their own lives and their communities and societies and markets or economic activities in which they participate, they have to participate in the processes and areas that affect their economic independence (labor market, markets products and services and such global markets) linkages, and they must be able to make an impact in their homes, in their community and on legislation and policies that affect their economic independence. The portfolio has the following key priority areas
Reporting to Programme Management Specialist, the WEE Programme Specialist exercises overall responsibility for planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under their portfolio. The Programme Specialist works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Design and develop programme strategies in the area of Women Economic Empowerment
2. Manage the implementation and management of the Women Economic Empowerment programme
3. Manage the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project
4. Manage technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners
5. Manage the people and financial resources of the Women Economic Empowerment programme
6. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
7. Contribute to inter-agency coordination on Women Economic Empowerment to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country
8. Manage advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
Key Performance Indicators
Required Skills and Experience
Interested individuals meeting above requirements should apply using UN Women P-11 form. UN Women Personal History form (P-11) can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment .
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
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.
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.