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UN Women: Operations Specialist, Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund/
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|Location :||Geneva, SWITZERLAND|
|Application Deadline :||06-Apr-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||11d 15h 22m|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
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 Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) is a partnership between the United Nations, Member States, and the civil society, which supports women led and women’s rights organizations working to build peace and provide humanitarian response throughout the world. Since the end of 2016, the WPHF has supported over 600 civil society organizations and is present in 28 countries.
The UN Women Peace, Security and Resilience section hosts the Secretariat of the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund. The WPHF Secretariat provides support to the Funding Board, mobilizes resources from Governments, companies, foundations and individuals, designs funding windows and mechanisms, provides day to day support to UN Country Offices implementing WPHF programmes, ensures timely and quality monitoring and reporting. The Secretariat’s mandate is also to strengthen stakeholders’ knowledge of and engagement with women, peace and security issues through proper internal and external communications, advocacy and outreach. Finally, the Secretariat provides knowledge management services for the WPHF, and manages the Global Learning Hub for WPHF partners and grantees.
Additionally, the WPHF Secretariat hosts the Rapid Response on Window on Women and Peace processes and the advocacy stream of the Women Human Rights Defenders Window, who both provide fast track logistical and operational support to women around the world (travel, procurement, etc.). The WPHF secretariat is based in UNWOMEN Geneva office.
Reporting to the Head of the WPHF Secretariat (P5), the Operations Specailist has oversight responsibilities for all aspects of WPHF Operations Management. This includes strategic financial and human resources management, efficient procurement and logistical services, , ICT and common services consistent with the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund’s rules and procedures and UN Women rules and regulations. The Operations Specailist additionally serves as a key advisor to the Head of the Secretariat on matters of organizational integrity with the aim of ensuring: (i) compliance with UN Women policies and regulations; (ii) effective systems to support programme delivery and growth; (iii) accountability to organizational values and principles; and (iv) an enabling workplace environment in which staff potential is maximized.
The Operations Specialist leads and guides the WPHF Operations Team and fosters collaboration within the team, with programme staff, the multi-partner trust fund office, with other UN Agencies, UN Women Geneva, and a client-oriented approach. The Operations Manager works in close collaboration with programme teams in the office, providing close guidance to programme staff who perform adjunct operations functions, ensuring that such staff are knowledgeable of rules and procedures governing programme finances, donor reporting, and personnel. She/he also works in collaboration with - manager - operations team in UNWOMEN Geneva office, Women Peace Resilience Section (WPSR) , Operations Team in HQ, MPTFO, other UN Agencies, Country Office and HQ staff to successfully deliver operations services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage the operations in the WPHF Secretariat
Oversee planning, expenditure tracking and auditing of financial resources
Oversee/Provide Human Resources services to the WPHF
Oversee procurement management and processes for WPHF
Participate in inter-agency activities
Contribute to knowledge sharing between the WPHF and UN Women Geneva Operations team
Key Performance Indicators
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/Headquarters/Attachments/Sections/About%20Us/Employment/UN-Women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
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.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
Diversity and inclusion:
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 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.
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