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UN Women: Project Coordination Specialist
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||07-Apr-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||12d 15h 56m|
|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, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of 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’s Policy, Programme, and Intergovernmental Division (PPID) provides intellectual and strategic leadership on normative support and the delivery of integrated policy and program advice, including through policy analysis and gender mainstreaming. The Division leverages innovation, knowledge management and innovative technical expertise to support UN Women programs and to build the capacity of partners to deliver results on gender equality and women’s empowerment. The Peace Security and Resilience Section (PS&R) is responsible for providing technical support to UN Women Country Offices in key areas including conflict prevention and peacebuilding, justice, and security sector reform, promoting women's political participation and mainstreaming gender issues into governance reforms.
The Elsie Initiative Fund for Uniformed Women in Peace Operations (EIF) (https://elsiefund.org/) is hosted by HQ UN Women – PS&R, PPID, New York. The EIF aims to support and incentivize efforts to increase the meaningful participation of uniformed women in United Nations peace operations through the provision of financial assistance or financial incentives to Troop and Police Contributing Countries (T/PCCs), and financial support to projects submitted by United Nations organizations.
The EIF seeks to accelerate progress towards achieving the United Nations Security Council’s declared target of doubling the rate of women’s participation within police and military contingents by 2020 compared to 2015, as well as supporting targets to increase the proportion of women serving as military observers, staff officers and individual police officers as per the United Nations Uniformed Gender Parity Strategy 2018-2028.
The EIF Secretariat provides technical and administrative support to the Steering Committee and manages all aspects of the EIF’s funding allocations and programming rounds, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, reporting and stakeholder engagement.
Reporting to the EIF Manager, the incumbent will be responsible to provide technical and coordination support to the EIF Secretariat to draft the EIF 2022 Annual Narrative and Financial Progress Report (2021 EIF Annual Report) in accordance with the UNDP Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office (MPTFO) timeframes, and contribute to the management, monitoring and reporting of T/PCC projects in accordance with the EIF’s Programming Cycle.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Coordinate the provision of EIF support to prospective and current EIF fund recipients
2. Provide technical support and advice to the EIF Fund Manager and EIF fund recipients throughout the project management life-cycle
3. Contribute to the management, monitoring and reporting of EIF projects as per the Fund’s Programming Cycle
4. Supervise EIF staff and consultants
5. Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
Key Performance Indicators
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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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