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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Mexico, MEXICO|
|Application Deadline :||03-May-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-B|
|Languages Required :||English Spanish|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
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.
To perform coordination activities for strengthening the generation, availability, analysis and use of data and statistics, internationally comparable on key and emergent aspects to achieve gender equality and women empowerment. The aim of this initiative is to contribute, from the statistical agenda, to the effective implementation and monitoring of international commitments on women rights and gender equality, the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the Beijing Action Platform, 2030 Agenda, the Sustainable Development Objectives (SDGs), and the UN Women’s Flagship Programme Initiative “Making Every Woman and Girl Count” (MEWGC).
The objective is the establishment of the Global Center of Excellence on Gender Statistics in Mexico (CEGS) to foster research, innovation, cooperation and exchange of experiences on gender statistics and for the effective adaptation, implementation and monitoring of gender in SDGs/national policy by: Strengthening technical capacity of National Statistics Offices (NSO) to produce statistics with a gender perspective; Disseminating knowledge and promoting information sharing and best practices on key aspects for gender statistics; Promoting analysis, research and innovation on gender statistics in key emerging areas for gender equality.
Under the supervision of UN Women Mexico Representative, in consultation with INEGI, the Project Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of technical matters, and provides organizational and logistical support in the implementation and establishment of CEGS, provides strategic leadership to strengthen and position CEGS work on statistics; coordinates advocacy and public information activities, events and products under CEGS, provides operational and coordination support, liaising as necessary on all matters related to procurement, HR, budget, vendors, travel; and contributes to the broader work of UN Women as it relates to the UN Women´s Flagship Initiative MEWGC.
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate the technical development of CEGS, including innovative products in the framework of SDGs, knowledge management strategy
Lead advocacy and public information activities and support resource mobilization activities
Provide operational and coordination support for timely establishment and implementation of CEGS
Coordinate the monitoring and reporting on gender statistics project matters
Key Performance Indicators
Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.
Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.
Respect for Diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women´s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
***For this position the candidate must have Mexican Nationality.
Please group all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
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.