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UN Women: Programme Monitoring and Reporting Specialist
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||28-Mar-13 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||TA International|
|Post Level :||P-3|
|Languages Required :|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||5 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. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
The Fund for Gender Equality is managed by UN Women and is guided by a Steering Committee composed of donors, UN and other multilateral agencies and civil society organizations' representatives. A Technical Committee, composed of experts in women's economic and political empowerment from every region of the world, reviews proposals and makes recommendations for funding to the Steering Committee.
The knowledge management, communication, monitoring and evaluation aspects of the Fund are central to its operations.
The Programme Monitoring and Reporting Specialist will be part of a cohort of four specialists based in four developing regions. S/he will support the UN Women Asia-Pacific Region to facilitate better monitoring and reporting by grant recipients.
The Programme Monitoring and Reporting Specialist will be responsible for the management of a grants portfolio of approximately 15 grants that are being implemented from the Asia Pacific Region. The 15 programmes are implemented by civil society organizations in countries from Afghanistan to the Philippines. Programmes are at different stages of implementation, with some in the starting/design stage and others nearing finalization and the evaluation and closing stage.
The Programme Monitoring and Reporting Specialist will be under the supervision and guidance of the Deputy Manager of the Fund for Gender Equality and the UN Women Regional Director of the Asia-Pacific Regional Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
Monitoring & Evaluation Services
Reporting and Knowledge Management Services
Impact of Results:
Core values and Guiding principles:
Ethics and Values:Organizational Awareness:
Work in teams:Communicating and Information Sharing:
Required Skills and Experience
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.
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employmentKindly 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