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Programme Specialist, Gender responsive Governance and Women’s Political Participation
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Amman, JORDAN|
|Application Deadline :||26-May-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-C|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||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.
UN Women Jordan Country Office supports the Government of Jordan to implement global norms and standards on gender equality and women’s empowerment. Under its Strategic Note for the period 2023-2027, the UN Women Jordan Country office promotes women’s economic empowerment, gender responsive governance and women’s political participation in alignment with the government’s Modernization Agenda; supports the Women, Peace and Security agenda; and implements a resilience and empowerment model for Syrian refugee women and vulnerable Jordanian women. Working across the humanitarian-peace-development nexus, the country office is implementing and is prioritizing coherence and interlinkages across its projects and programmes and across UN Women’s triple mandate of operational, coordination and normative work.
Reporting to the Deputy Country Representative, the Programme Specialist exercises overall responsibility for planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under their portfolio. The Programme Specialist works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Design and develop programme strategies in the area of Gender responsive Governance and Women’s Political Participation
2. Manage the implementation and management of the Gender responsive Governance and Women’s Political Participation programme
3. Manage technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners
4. Manage the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project
5. Manage the people and financial resources of the Gender responsive Governance and WPP programme
6. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
7. Contribute to inter-agency coordination on Gender responsive Governance and WPP to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in Jordan
8. Manage advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
Key Performance Indicators
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