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National Project Coordinator - Country Lead - Solomon Islands
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS|
|Application Deadline :||21-Sep-23 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||0d 16h 37m|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Initially for 12 months period with possibility of extension|
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.
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (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.
The UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office is based in Suva, Fiji and works alongside over 20 other UN agencies in the region and in 14 countries: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Under its Strategic Note 2018-2022, UN Women Fiji MCO focuses on delivering on four interlinked programme areas underpinned by support for intergovernmental and normative processes:
The Markets for Change Project promotes gender equality through the economic empowerment of women market vendors in Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The project brings together governments, market vendors and market vendor associations, civil society organizations and UN agencies. M4C is implemented by UN Women in partnership with UNDP, and the Governments of Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
Reporting to the M4C Regional Project Manager, the National Project Coordinator - Country Lead (Solomon Islands) will be responsible for project management and implementation at national level, managing strategic partnerships, financial and human resource management, and knowledge building. The Country Programme Coordinator (CPC) Solomon Islands will be their matrix manager.
The National Project Coordinator - Country Lead (Solomon Islands) will work in close collaboration with the M4C Solomon Islands Team and Markets for Change teams across Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu, the Fiji MCO Regional Team, staff of other UN Agencies, Government officials, multilateral and bilateral donors, Market Vendor Associations, market vendors and civil society.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead the development of programme strategies for Markets for Change Solomon Islands:
Lead the implementation and management of Markets for Change Solomon Islands project:
Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners:
Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project:
Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the Markets for Change Solomon Islands project:
Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies:
Contribute to inter-agency coordination to achieve a coherent and aligned presence for Markets for Change Solomon Islands:
Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:
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.
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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).