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Project Specialist, UN Women Ukraine Country Office Joint Programme on “EU Support to the East of Ukraine – Recovery, Peacebuilding and Governance” - Re-advertisement (Ukraine Nationals only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Severodonetsk, UKRAINE|
|Application Deadline :||26-Sep-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||2d 12h 38m|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||12 months with a possibility for 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.
In Ukraine UN Women works with the government, parliament and civil society in advancing gender equality through implementation of the national and international commitments on gender equality and women’s human rights. UN Women Ukraine implements interventions towards the realization of following strategic goals: elimination of violence against women and girls; implementation of women, peace and security agenda and gender responsive governance. UN Women works closely with the UN Country Team in integration of women’s rights and gender equality in all spheres of UN work.
The joint programme of UN Women, UNDP, FAO and UNFPA on “EU Support to the East of Ukraine – Recovery, Peacebuilding and Governance”, funded by the European Union, will be implemented in conflict-affected Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Eastern Ukraine
Joint programme aims to contribute to peace, economic revitalisation and reconciliation in Eastern Ukraine through social and economic recovery, with special focus on Government Controlled Areas (GCAs) of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
Programme has four specific objectives: 1) To enhance local capacity for gender-responsive decentralisation and administrative reforms to improve governance, local development and the delivery of services; 2) To stimulate employment and economic growth by providing assistance to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) development through demand-driven business development services and professional skills training; 3) To enhance social cohesion and reconciliation through promotion of civic initiatives; 4) To support sector reforms and structural adjustments in health, education and critical public infrastructure to mitigate direct impacts of the conflict. UN Women jointly with other participating UN Agencies will support the implementation of two programme components (under objectives 1 and 3) and will provide gender mainstreaming into all four components of the programme.
Under the overall guidance and supervision of Programme Manager based in Kyiv, the Project Specialist will be responsible for programme implementation in Luhansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine (government-controlled area).
Impact of results:
The key results of this post will include that joint programme initiatives are implemented to translate the UN Women’s priorities in local interventions in the East of Ukraine.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
1. Project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
2. Contribution to Inter-Agency coordination and partnerships building
3. Advocacy support and facilitation of knowledge building and management
MEASURABLE OUTPUTS OF THE WORK ASSIGNMENT:
PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR EVALUATION OF RESULTS:
CORE VALUES / GUIDING PRINCIPLES
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 . 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.