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Programme Specialist, Women’s Political Participation and Leadership
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Khartoum, SUDAN|
|Application Deadline :||30-Nov-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-5|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||ONE YEAR|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||ONE YEAR 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 Sudan’s Strategic Note (SN) 2018-2023, aims "to consolidate efforts that contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment in Sudan". Key strategies for the implementation of the country programme include capacity building, advocacy, gender mainstreaming, evidence, information and data collection and the use of media to highlight and inform the general population of Sudan. The SN outlines the overall strategy and plan of action for the UN Women Sudan Country Office (CO) for the years 2018-2023 and includes an Integrated Results and Resources (IRRF) which combines the DRF and OEEF, with expected results and targets/ indicators/ baselines.
2022-2023 Annual Work Plan (AWP) of UN Women Sudan Country Office (Co) focuses on three mutually a) reinforcing priorities on enhancing women’s participation in climate resilient agriculture in rural, conflict, post-conflict and humanitarian contexts; b) strengthening women’s effective participation in Peace, Security and Humanitarian processes and c) strengthening women’s political participation and leadership as priority areas that UN Women will work on to contribute towards achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment in Sudan.
Within the women’s political participation and leadership priority area, UN Women is supporting structuring of the women movement to be equipped with operational entities and the development of common agenda. UN Women is also working with CSOs and women’s groups to strengthen accountability to gender equality in politics. Whist doing so, UN Women gives due consideration for young women and disadvantaged women to be active agents in the political participation and leadership domain.
Reporting to the Senior National Program Specialist, the WPP Specialist exercises overall responsibility for planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under the WPP portfolio. She/he should work 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 the WPP portfolio
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Design and develop programme strategies in the area of women’s political participation and leadership
2.Manage the implementation and management of the women’s political participation and leadership programme
3. Manage technical assistance and capacity development to women’s political participation and leadership programme partners
4. Manage the monitoring and reporting of the women’s political participation and leadership programme
5. Manage the people and financial resources of the women’s political participation and leadership programme
6. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies in the domain of women’s political participation and leadership
7. Contribute to inter-agency coordination on women’s political participation and leadership to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in Sudan
8. Manage advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
Key Performance Indicators:
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Please note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
UN Women Personal History form (P-11) can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/2022-07/UN-Women-P11-Personal-History-Form-en.doc.
UNWOMEN 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.