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Gender and GBV Analyst - UNFPA (Open to South Sudanese Nationals Only)
|Location :||Juba, SOUTH SUDAN|
|Application Deadline :||06-Oct-15 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||HIV, Health and Development|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-B|
|Languages Required :||English|
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the leading UN organization in Reproductive Health and Population and Development, is recruiting personnel for the following position in the South Sudan Country Office.
The National Programme Officer Gender is located in South Sudan Country Office and reports to the Deputy Representative or Programme Specialist.
Under the overall guidance of the Representative and oversight of the Deputy Representative and direct supervision of the Gender/GBV Specialist, the National Program Officer - Gender (NPO-Gender) substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the gender/GBV Programme. He/she analyzes and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to project formulation, implementation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks. The NPO-Gender guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA programs by monitoring results achieved in the implementation. He/she ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements for gender/GBV program.
The NPO-Gender facilitates the work of consultants, advisors and experts and establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multilateral and bi-lateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues. The NPO-Gender must effectively influence counterparts from diverse backgrounds to jointly contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate. The NPO-Gender and GBV is a substantive contributor to the program team in the Country Office.
The National Programme Officer Gender maintains collaborative relationships with all Programme and project staff at the CO. Internal contacts include the Deputy Representative, the Programme Specialist, the Programme Officers, and the CO’s Programme/ technical team and Operations team. External contacts include other UN agencies in country and counterparts in Country Programme activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent will perform the following tasks:
Environmental scanning and advocacy:
Programme Development and Coordination:
Personal leadership and effectiveness:
Required Skills and Experience
How to Apply:
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.