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Communications and Advocacy Specialist
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN|
|Application Deadline :||26-Mar-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SC-8|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year, extension subject to performance|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 year, extension subject to performance|
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 is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programmes, and services needed to ensure that the standards are effectively implemented and truly benefit women and girls worldwide. It works globally to make the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals a reality for women and girls and stands behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on four strategic priorities: Women lead, participate in and benefit equally from governance systems; Women have income security, decent work and economic autonomy; All women and girls live a life free from all forms of violence; Women and girls contribute to and have greater influence in building sustainable peace and resilience, and benefit equally from the prevention of natural disasters and conflicts and humanitarian action. UN Women also coordinates and promotes the UN system’s work in advancing gender equality.
Since 2001 UN Women (previously as UNIFEM) in Kyrgyzstan has implemented catalytic initiatives on promoting women’s economic, political, and social rights. In 2012 a full Country Office (CO) was established. UN Women Kyrgyzstan began operating in 2012 as one of the first UN Women Country Offices in Central Asia. Today, UN Women Kyrgyzstan is the leading international organization working to protect the rights, security, equality, and dignity of women and girls in Kyrgyzstan.
In promoting gender equality and protecting the rights of women and girls in the country, UN Women is a reliable partner for the government, international and private sector partners, civil society organizations, activist movements, and civic activists. UN Women Kyrgyzstan prioritizes initiatives and programs in areas that are fundamental to women's equality and can contribute to the progress and development of gender equality: Women's economic empowerment Ending violence against women and girls (EVAWG) Women, Peace and Security, Women in Leadership, National planning and budgeting, Coordination of the UN system. By chairing the UN Gender Thematic Group, UN Women Kyrgyzstan serves as the leading agency on strategic support and advice to United Nations country teams in enhancing gender mainstreaming efforts in Kyrgyzstan.
Reporting to the National Programme Officer/Head of Programs, Communications and Advocacy Specialist will collaborate closely with the Country Programme colleagues to ensure communications strategies, media relations and organizational outreach efforts are aligned with corporate communications policies and initiatives. Communications and Advocacy Specialist also collaborates with Regional Office and Country Office colleagues to support outreach campaigns, resource mobilization and donor relations initiatives; Communications and Advocacy Specialist mobilizes support in conjunction with intergovernmental processes and support the activities and special events organized for UN Women.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead the development and implementation of communication and outreach/advocacy strategies and plans of County Office
Manage media relations
Oversee the County Office’s web presence
Lead the development and dissemination of UNW& GEWE visibility of the Country Office
Contribute to partnerships with donors and other partners
Key Performance Indicators
Required Skills and Experience
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from
https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-P11-Personal-History-Form.doc Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment.
Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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 is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
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.)
Applications without the completed P-11 form are incomplete and will NOT be considered for further assessment!
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