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UN Women: Programme Analyst, Women, Peace and Security
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|Location :||Cairo, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||21-Aug-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-2|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 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.
UN Women is mandated by the UN Security Council to support UN system-wide coordination on women, peace and security, and to this end UN Women has been working with governments, UN partners and civil society throughout the region to support women’s participation and influence at all levels of decision-making to prevent and resolve conflicts. UN Women has worked closely, and continues to work, with a number of governments in the region to develop their national action plans on UN SCr 1325 and its subsequent resolutions. Complementing this is work with national actors to support women’s engagement in peace-making, peacekeeping, recovery and prevention of violent extremism (PVE) throughout the region.
To this end UN Women is implementing two projects to further regional action on women, peace and security. The first aims to build women’s engagement in peace processes – with a specific focus on mediation. Through it, UN Women seeks to provide high quality expertise on inclusion and transition processes to mediation teams throughout the region, while also identifying and facilitating opportunities for women’s real-time engagement in mediation process. A second project seeks to build an evidence base around issues of preventing violent extremism, gender equality and masculinities across North Africa.
Reporting to the Advisor, Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action, the Programme Analyst contributes to the effective management of UN Women programmes in the UN Women Office for Arab States by providing substantive inputs to programme design, formulation, implementation and evaluation. S/he guides and facilitates the delivery of UN Women programmes by monitoring results achieved during implementation and ensuring appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary. She/he works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
 UN, Security Council resolution 2442, S/RES/2242 (13 October 2015), available from http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/atf/cf/%7B65BFCF9B-6D27-4E9C-8CD3-CF6E4FF96FF9%7D/s_res_2242.pdf, OP 4, ‘further encourages closer working relationships within the United Nations among those responsible for implementing the women, peace and security agenda, including UN-Women, taking into account their role on women, peace and security coordination and accountability’.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of women, peace and security:
Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of women, peace and security programming:
Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project partners:
Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of women, peace and security programming:
Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and finances of women, peace and security programming:
Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies:
Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on women, peace and security to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country:
Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:
Key Performance Indicators:
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Required Skills and Experience
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.
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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.