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Finance & Operations Consultant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Home-based with NYC travel for the Midpoint event|
|Application Deadline :||08-Jun-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||4 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.
Generation Equality is the world’s leading effort to unlock political will and accelerate investment and implementation on gender equality. It recognizes that a bold, whole of society approach is needed to disrupt entrenched and rising global gender inequality, underscored by intensified ambition, investment and accountability. The initiative brings together organizations from every part of society to catalyze progress, advocate for change and take bold actions together.
As part of the continued growth and expansion of Generation Equality initiative, UN Women will convene a high-level Generation Equality Midpoint event in New York and virtually, held from 17-18 September 2023. The first day of the event will be a hybrid event with in-person attendance for approximately 350 people at Head of State/ CEO level drawn from all sectors: member states; the private sector; youth; civil society; philanthropy; and UN and International organizations. The event is intended to ensure accountability for commitments already made, report on progress, galvanize and announce new commitments, and energize the public conversation about the need for intensified investment in gender equality. The Government of Tanzania is a confirmed co-host of the Midpoint event, and it is expected that an additional member state co-host will be announced shortly.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead on the operations of the Coordination Hub with regards to the Generation Equality Midpoint Moment event preparations:
Provide professional expertise and technical support to EDO- Coordination Hub on operational issues;
Contribute technically to procurement processes in accordance with UN Women rules and regulations and corporate policies and strategies
Provide inputs and administrative assistance on all procurement processes related to the event and problem-solving alternatives to achieve the goals in time for the Midpoint moment event.
Contribute to knowledge sharing
Ensure effective information flow, communication and coordination with relevant UN Women units.
Provide any other support as requested by the supervisor.
Respect for Diversity
Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
Good knowledge of operations, finance, human resources, administrative and financial rules and regulations;
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, HR or related field is required.
Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.