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Programme Officer, Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Islamabad, PAKISTAN|
|Application Deadline :||18-Mar-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 year extendable|
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.
Job Code Title: Programme Officer, Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE)
Pre-classified Grade: SB 4 Step 3
Supervisor: Portfolio Manager (PM), Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Livelihoods (WEE & SL)
Duty Station: Islamabad
UN Women is embarking on implementing a national project “Empowered Women, Resilient Communities” aiming to create an enabling environment for women and girls to participate in the economy, including as entrepreneurs, and access social protection services and financial services for improved and sustainable livelihoods.
UN Women aims at recruiting a Project/Programme officer to support the implementation of its activities related to Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Livelihoods Portfolio in general and the project “Empowered Women, Resilient Communities” in particular. The Project/Programme Officer based in UN Women country Office Islamabad will assist in ensuring effective delivery of the WEE&SL programme by supporting in all aspects of Program Implementation such as planning; maintaining coordination and strategic partnerships, knowledge management, reporting and effective monitoring in accordance with UN Women’s rules and regulations.
The Project/Programme Officer will keep a close liaison with provincial offices for ensuring adequate exchange of information, facilitating the timely execution of project/WEE programme workplan and furnish required details as and when required by Portfolio Manager WEE&SL.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Leadership and Self-Management
Required Skills and Experience
Fluency in Urdu and English.
Application: All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from
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.
HEC Attested degrees are a prerequisite for employment at UN. During the recruitment process candidates may be required to
present HEC attested degrees.
Foreign Qualified Candidates: Foreign degree holders shall be required to (i) Present a verification/certification letter from the
university verifying the degree & student enrollment, or (ii) Foreign degree Equivalence Letter from HEC.
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.
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