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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||12-Jun-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||International Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 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.
Part of the Strategic Partnerships Division (SPD), the Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships and Advisory Services (MPAS) Section leads UN Women’s engagement with the private sector, corporations, philanthropy, foundations, and individuals - both in terms of a substantive components and resource mobilization - and it drives a wide range of UN Women’s global initiatives: HeForShe, Women Entrepreneurship Accelerator (WEA), Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) and Unstereotype Alliance (UA). It also leads the work with all UN Women National Committees, and on the development of the individual/digital giving as well as Advisory Services business line for private sector. MPAS’ main aims are to ensure that UN Women develops and sustains high quality and impact focused partnerships to achieve maximum results for gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Under the direct supervision of the Coordination Analyst, the Operations Consultant supports the coordination and completion of operational and programmatic activities of the unit. The Operations Consultant supports the delivery of organizational goals and operational results, including the compilation of information and analysis on a routine basis, handling daily operations, and providing guidance to MPAS teams. S/he will be responsible for supporting the improvement of internal operations within MPAS and the implementation of team workplans. It is envisioned that MPAS will establish a full-time staff post to provide operational support. In the interim, the temporary support from a consultant is required to establish an operational structure and corresponding practices for the MPAS team and oversee their implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provide effective budgetary and financial administration support in compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, and policies
2. Coordinate the planning, expenditure tracking and auditing of financial resources in accordance with UN Women rules and regulations and policies and strategies:
3. Provide programmatic support with donor agreements linked to other resources (non-core)
4. Provide support in work planning activities for MPAS
5. Facilitate knowledge building and sharing
6. Other operational roles
7. Undertake other ad hoc duties and assignments at the request of the MPAS Chief.
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.