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Project Associate - Yemeni Nationals Only - Three vacant positions
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Sana'a, YEMEN|
|Application Deadline :||26-Apr-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One year - (Renewable)|
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.
UN Women established its presence in Yemen in Dec 2014 working in close collaboration with the UN system providing coordination and programme support to strengthen the UN response to addressing national priorities for gender equality and women’s empowerment, in line with UN Women’s strategic vision. UN Women in Yemen has recently entered into a partnership with several partners to provide humanitarian assistance to vulnerable women as well as improve the resilience of population in Yemen with development support.
UN Women in Yemen is seeking to recruit a Project Associate to assist its work on the ground in the country under the direct supervision of UN Women programme specialists and overall guidance of UN Women Country Programme Manager in Yemen. And s/he will work in the context of UN Women.
The Project Associate is responsible for supporting the implementation of UN Women Yemen programmatic portfolio under Impact area 2 (Women’s economic empowerment) and Impact area 3 (Ending Violence against Women). The Project Associate will also be responsible for project development, management, including operation management, monitoring and reporting in the above mentioned programmatic areas. She/he will coordinate project activities with relevant UN agencies, implementing partners, technical advisors and experts, multi- and bi-lateral donors and other stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the UN Women programme specialists and overall guidance of UN Women Country Programme Manager in Yemen, the Project Associate will undertake the following functions:
Project Management – Financial, Administrative and Human Resources
Programme Development, Planning and Implementation
Advocacy, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization
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
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
UN Women is applying fair and transparent selection process that would take into account both the technical qualification of Consultants as well as their price proposals. The contract will be awarded to the candidate obtaining the highest combined technical and financial scores.
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.