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Programme Analyst/Prevention of violence against women and girls
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Dnipro, UKRAINE|
|Application Deadline :||02-Feb-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
|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.
The war in Ukraine has already resulted in significant life loss, unprecedented displacement internally and towards neighboring countries, and devastating destruction of infrastructure. The security situation and the overall operational environment have deteriorated rapidly since the outbreak of the war on 24 February 2022. The updated Ukraine Flash Appeal shows at least 17.7 million people are in immediate need of emergency assistance and protection. According to the latest estimates, over 6.7 million people have already left Ukraine as refugees and over 6.6 million moved within the country, mostly for the eastern and southern oblasts. Many of those displaced are women and children. The ability of local authorities and service providers to sustain a minimum level of services has also been severely hampered in war-affected areas. The forced displacement has placed an additional burden on local service providers in host and transit communities, including administrative services, healthcare, mental health, and social services and those concerned with ensuring access to justice. Provision of assistance to sexual and gender-based violence survivors is a particular concern: rape has emerged as a weapon of war, and a toxic, hyper-masculine environment has led to a sharp increase in the incidence of conflict-related sexual violence, sexual exploitation and abuse and human trafficking. At the same time, domestic violence remains a persistent problem affecting women disproportionately.
To support the strengthened resilience and early recovery of war-affected communities in selected target areas of Ukraine UN Women jointly with UNDP and UNFPA is implementing a joint project “EU4Recovery – empowering communities in Ukraine” funded by the European Union. The primary objectives of the joint project are: Objective 1 Target communities have increased access to quality public services that respond to the needs of all population groups, with particular focus on the most vulnerable, and Objective 2: Community security is enhanced and the social fabric is maintained in project target areas. In particular, UN Women will work on community-based prevention of violence against women and girls, including conflict-related violence, by supporting “attitudinal change” to encourage non-violent masculinities, challenges existing gender norms and raise awareness regarding the unacceptability of gender-based violence against women and girls, as well as on enhancing the access to justice of victims/survivors of gender-based violence by legally empowering them and strengthening the capacities of justice sector actors on preventing and combating violence against women and girls using a survivor-centered approach.
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Programme Specialist, the Programme Analyst/Prevention of violence against women and girls provides support to the effective implemnetion and management of the project’s activities pertaining to prevention of violence against women and girls. The Programme Analyst supports the delivery of UN Women “EU4Recovery – empowering communities in Ukraine” by monitoring and analyzing results achieved during implementation and supporting appropriate application of systems and procedures. The Programme Analyst works in close collaboration with UN Women the programme and operations team, maintaining and creating partnerships with government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society, ensuring effective technical support to the national parthers in line with UN system commitments in the Government of Ukraine – UN System Partnership Framework.
Impact of results:
The key results of this post directly impact on the ability of UN Women to effectively implement UN Women’s programmes and related operations in the country. This impact should lead to enhanced support to the war-affected communities to implement prevention of violence against women and girls interventions, as well as increased visibility of UN Women as an effective leader on gender equality and women’s rights and empowerment within the target regions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of prevention of violence against women and girls
Provide technical support to the implementation and management of prevention of violence against women and girls interventions under the joint project
Provide technical assistance and capacity development support to project/programme partners
Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/project
Provide technical inputs to the management of finance of the project
Contribute to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies
Provide technical inputs to inter-agency coordination on prevention of violence against women and girls to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country
Provide inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR EVALUATION OF RESULTS
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/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558
Applications without P11 may be treated as incomplete and may not be considered for further assessment.
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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).