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Deputy Country Representative, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
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|Location :||Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA|
|Application Deadline :||29-Jun-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
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 all forms 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 programs in the United Republic of Tanzania (URT) contribute to the country’s National Development Vision 2025, the 5-Year Development Plan III, the Zanzibar Development Plan, the Sustainable Development Goals, and is aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), as well as UN Women’s Global Strategic Plan. UN Women in Tanzania supports the fulfilment of international, regional, and national commitments on the protection of women’s human rights, mainly the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination, the Maputo Protocol of Women’s Rights, the Beijing Platform of Action, the Generation Equality Forum Commitments, UN Security Council Resolutions among others.
In line with national priorities and through its Strategic Note 2023-2027, the Country Office aims to achieve the following results: (i) Increased women’s leadership and participation in governance and in all decision-making processes; (ii) strengthened the economic empowerment of women for income security, decent work, and economic autonomy; and (iii) Increased protection of women and girls against gender-based violence & access to services. As part of its mandate and under the leadership of the Resident Coordinator, UN Women plays a leading role in efforts to coordinate UN inter-agency gender equality work including supporting UNCT SWAP Gender Equality Scorecard and engaging in multi-stakeholder dialogues and joint initiatives through the UNSDCF Outcome Groups, and other structures and mechanisms within the UN system in Tanzania.
UN Women Country Office also works to address gender inequality in collaboration with women’s rights organizations, government, and other relevant actors, and contributes to the following systemic outcomes: (i) Strengthening national normative frameworks, and gender-responsive laws, policies, and institutions; (ii) Advocating for gender-responsive financing policies, strategies and instruments that advance financing gender equality by public and private sectors; (iii) Positive social norms, including by engaging men and boys; (iv) Increasing women’s equitable access to services, goods and resources; (v) More women and girls exercise their voice, agency and leadership, including through an enabling environment that supports women’s and youth organizations; and (vi) Production, analysis and use of gender statistics, sex-disaggregated data, and knowledge to inform policies and programs that deliver impactful results for women and girls.
Reporting to the Country Representative in the United Republic of Tanzania, the Deputy Country Representative is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Country Programme. The incumbent is responsible for substantially contributing to the design, implementation, management, and oversight of the country programme and supporting its implementation to ensure effective and efficient delivery of results as planned in UN Women’s Strategic Plan and the CO plans.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Manage the programme team:
2. Provide advisory and specialized technical support on the strategic direction of the office:
3. Represent UN Women in UN system coordination, with a focus on programming:
4. Provide technical support in creation of strategic partnerships and resource mobilization strategies:
5. Represent UN Women and support advocacy strategies:
6. Facilitate knowledge management, innovation, and capacity building:
7. Manage personnel under supervision:
Key Performance Indicators
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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