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Re-advertisment - Programme Manager for Promoting Gender Responsive Policies, Planning and Budgeting Portfolio
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Tirana, ALBANIA|
|Application Deadline :||11-Sep-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year, with possibility of extension|
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, the UN Women leads and coordinates the United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world.
Through its programmes and projects, UN Women is providing technical assistance to national partners (governmental and non-governmental) in the implementation of existing international and national commitments to women’s rights and gender equality, it facilitates networking and exchange of good practices and advocates for women’s rights and gender equality in all areas of life. According to its mandate, UN Women works in five thematic areas, such as leadership and participation, women’s economic empowerment, ending violence against women, women peace and security and governance and national planning fully reflect accountability for gender equality commitments. UN Women is also the lead Agency in coordinating the UN Country Team on gender equality and is chairing the UN Group on gender equality.
Since 2010, UN Women has been implementing the regional project “Promoting Gender Responsive Polices in South-East Europe and the Republic of Moldova” covering Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYR Macedonia) and the Republic of Moldova. The project is financially supported by the Austrian Development Agency and the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development. Its overall goal is to support the advancement of implementation of national and international commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment in line with national Sustainable Development Goals priority targets.
The project is structured around two outcomes:
The programme’s country component implemented in Albania includes activities focused on enhancing the institutionalization of GRB at central level and an extensive component for introducing gender responsive budgeting at local level.
The UN Women Country Office Albania is seeking to hire a Programme Coordinator to support the implementation of the activities within the Regional Project “Promoting Gender Responsive Policies in South East Europe" at country level. The Programme coordinator will support broader interventions related to gender-responsive planning and budgeting and Country Office efforts in resource mobilization.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Programme Coordinator will work under the direct supervision of the UN Women CO Albania Programme Specialist and GRB Regional Project Manager (based in Skopje).
Summary of Key Functions:
Designing and Implementation of Programme strategies
Implementation of GRB and Planning and Budgeting Portfolio activities
Technical Support and Financial Management
Strategic Partnerships and External Communication
Core Values/ Guiding Principles
Required Skills and Experience
Qualified candidates are requested to apply online via the UNDP Albania Jobs website: http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/operations/jobs.html Applications should contain:
Please make sure you have provided all requested documents.
How to Submit the Application:
To submit your application online, please follow the following steps:
As this position is under Service Contract modality, only citizens of Albania and those holding valid working permit in Albania will be considered for the vacancy.
UN Women 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.
*CANDIDATES WHO HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST, DO NOT NEED TO RE-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.