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International Consultant -Programme Specialist, Women, Peace and Security
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Khartoum, SUDAN|
|Application Deadline :||31-Mar-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||5d 15h 27m|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||FIVE MONTHS|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||FIVE MONTHS|
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 reinforcing priorities on enhancing women’s participation in climate resilient agriculture in rural, conflict, post-conflict and humanitarian contexts, strengthening their effective participation in Peace, Security and Humanitarian processes and 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.
In the WPS domain, UN Women is working at macro, miso and micro level. At the macro level of peace processes, UN Women is supporting the women movement to hold accountable to gender equality and empowerment of women in the peace domain. At the miso level, UN Women supports the strengthening of institutional and technical capacity of women’s organizations and governments in relation to human rights and the rule of law, including transitional justice and the security sector. At the micro level, UN Women is working with women peace builders’ organizations at community level to strengthen the women led peace movement and develop a common agenda for peace through a bottom-up approach.
Reporting to the Country Representative, the WPS Specialist exercises overall responsibility for planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under the WPS portfolio. She/he should work in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women regional office and HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under the WPS.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Design and develop programme strategies in the area of women, peace and security
2. Manage the implementation and management of the women, peace and security programme
3. Manage technical assistance and capacity development to WPS project/programme partners
4. Manage the monitoring and reporting of theWPS programme/ project
5. Manage the people and financial resources of the women, peace and security programme
6. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
7. Contribute to inter-agency coordination on women, peace and security 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
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 http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment .
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.
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