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Programme Specialist, Women Peace and Security
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bujumbura, BURUNDI|
|Application Deadline :||12-Feb-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-5|
|Languages Required :||English French|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||12 months|
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.
The UN Women Burundi Strategic Note 2019-2023 aligns with the UN Women Global Strategic Plan 2018-2021, the National Development Plan 2018-2027, the National Gender Policy (NGP) and the UNSC Resolution 1325 2017-2021 Action Plan, the UNDAF (2019-2023), and the draft UN Resilience Framework. It translates UNW’s triple mandate to achieve lasting GEWE results, building on its comparative advantages.
The Strategic Note prioritizes three Outcomes: (i) Women Peace Mediators (WPM) and other gender advocates participate in, and influence conflict prevention and conflict resolution decision-making processes and responses in an enabling environment; (ii) Women, including those in refugees/ IDPS camps and other vulnerable situations, experience enhanced safety, security, physical and mental health, and their human rights respected in conformity with ratified regional and international instruments. (iii) Women and girls participate in and benefit from socio-economic recovery opportunities in the context of peace and resilience-building.
The UN Women Burundi Country Office wishes to recruit a National Programme Specialist Women Peace and Security to help consolidate and further expand its work on women peace and security, with focus on governance, leadership, political participation and other themes according to the UN Resolution 1325.
Reporting to the Programme Specialist, P4 and with strategic guidance from the Country Representative, the Programme Specialist Women Peace and Security exercises overall responsibility for planning, implementing and managing UN Women interventions under his/her portfolio. She/he works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women RO and HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under her/his portfolio. Specifically, she/he will support programme design and implementation, resource mobilization, technical support and advocacy engagements, partnership-building, monitoring and reporting, knowledge management interventions under his/her portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities
2.Manage the implementation and management of the Women Peace and Security programme
3. Manage technical assistance and capacity development to programme partners
4.Manage the monitoring and reporting of the programme
5.Manage the people and financial resources of the Women Peace and Security programme
6.Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
8.Manage advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Quality of advocacy and communication initiatives
Key competencies of the assignment:
Required Skills and Experience
DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED: A signed and updated CV and/or the UN Women P11 template, any other relevant documents as required by the on line application plateform, uploaded in one document.
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.