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Programme Analyst – Intergovernmental Processes and Inter-Agency Coordination
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New Delhi, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||15-Sep-15 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-B|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One Year|
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.
As the UN agency with the mandate to work on gender equality, UN Women is responsible for leading and coordinating United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world and at the country level. UN Women is also expected to provide strong and coherent leadership in support of countries’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society, the nodal government agency, private sector and other relevant actors.
The Intergovernmental Processes & Inter-Agency Coordination Unit in UN WOMEN MCO plays a central role to deliver on UN Women’s normative support functions and strengthens linkages between normative work and operational activities. It contributes to the Entity’s support for the development and strengthening of a comprehensive set of global norms, policies and standards on gender equality and women’s empowerment that is dynamic, responds to new and emerging issues, challenges and opportunities and is applied through action by Governments and other stakeholders at all levels. The Unit also has special responsibility for the coordination of substantive servicing of intergovernmental and expert bodies as mandated in relevant legislative documents.
The Division focuses on three broad areas of work: (i) engage with and service intergovernmental bodies related to gender equality and women’s empowerment, as well as managing India MCO’s participation in regional and international policy discourse on gender equality; (ii) support and coordinate interagency coordination and its smooth running and follow-up; (iii) plan, organize and support in building partnerships with the private sector and the civil society in the MCO countries.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Deputy Representative, UN WOMEN MCO the Programme Analyst for Intergovernmental Processes & Inter-agency Coordination analyzes political, social and economic trends and leads formulation, management and evaluation of programme activities within his/her portfolio. S/he is responsible for planning, organizing and effectively supporting participation of Government & Civil Society Organisations in normative intergovernmental processes including intergovernmental negotiations. Assist in the preparation of resolutions and policy briefs; facilitation of the participation of civil society representatives, experts, and other stakeholders in intergovernmental meetings, preparation of reports and other documentation; engage in dialogue with UN Agencies officials and international/regional representatives; and provision of briefings and orientation to delegates.
The Programme Analyst may supervise and lead support staff. The Programme Analyst works in close collaboration with the operations team, programme staff in other UN Agencies, UN WOMEN HQs/RO staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN WOMEN programme implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Ensures implementation of the MCO intergovernmental processes on gender equality and the empowerment of women with SAARC (South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation) and on the CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women) reporting in the region:
Ensures effective management of the MCO led Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG) in the region:
Ensures effective coordination through greater coherence and accountability of UN Systems work in the region:
Ensures provision of top quality advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:
Any other duties assigned by the Representative and/or Deputy Representative.
Core values / Guiding Principles:
Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:
Ethics and Values:
Development and Innovation:
Work in teams:
Communicating and Information Sharing:
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence:
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making:
Required Skills and Experience
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.