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UN Women JPO - Program officer, Violence Against Women
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||La Paz, BOLIVIA|
|Application Deadline :||23-Apr-14 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-2|
|Languages Required :||English Spanish|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One-year renewable at least once for two more years|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One-year renewable at least once for two more years|
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: The following position is open only to Danish and other European Union nationals, as well as permanent residents of Denmark. The applicant must be fluent in both Danish, Spanish and English. According to the UNDP JPO programme framework, the age limit for JPO applicants is 32 years of age at the time of application. Only applicants with a Master’s degree diploma in hand will be taken into consideration.
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION IN ENGLISH - If selected, you will be tested in all the languages you indicated.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations (UN), 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 centre of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinate UN 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.
Drawing on the lessons learnt over the past years and in line with Convention on the Elimination of All Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) recommendations (2008), taking into consideration the country´s CEDAW report (2011), UN Women Bolivia focuses on the following four main areas of work:
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Resident Representative, the Junior Professional Officer shall be responsible for the following tasks:
Organize and participate in the formulation of projects/programmes required for the implementation of the Annual Work Plan in his/her areas of concentration. This involves drafting terms of reference, identifying consultants and funding, arranging their recruitment, backstopping their work and finalizing project/programme documents, including descriptions, work plans and budgets;
Required Skills and Experience
Master's Degree or equivalent advanced degree in political or social sciences, women's human rights, international development, or another related discipline
A minimum of two years of relevant work experience in the area of gender equality and violence against women
Fluency in Danish and full Working knowledge of Spanish and English, including excellent writing skills.
According to the UNDP JPO programme framework, the age limit for JPO applicants is 32 years of age at the time of application.
The position is open only to Danish and other European Union nationals, as well as permanent residents of Denmark.
Please complete the P11 form and attach to your online application:
For more information and details on the JPO Programme and this position, please go to www.jposc.org
|Click here for important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders).|
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.