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Programme Coordinator on Women’s Economic Empowerment (For to Moldova nationals only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Chisinau, MOLDOVA|
|Application Deadline :||17-Apr-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One year, renewable|
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.
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’s presence in the Republic of Moldova has evolved from being a project-based office in 2007 to a Country Office with full delegated authority as of 2015. Currently, UN Women Moldova Country Office is in the first year of implementing its Strategic Note (SN) for 2018-2022, which is aligned with the Republic of Moldova-United Nations Partnership Framework for Sustainable Development 2018-2022 and the Global Strategic Plan of UN Women. The SN 2018-2022 aims at advancing progress under the following three Impact Areas (IA): IA1: More women from diverse groups fully participate and lead in governance processes and institutions, IA2: Women have income security, decent work and economic autonomy, IA3: Public authorities, institutions and communities prevent violence against women and girls and deliver quality essential services. Under the impact on income security, decent work and economic autonomy, UN Women contributes to the realization of the Outcome: Parliament and Government adopt and implement legislation, policies, and services that address unpaid domestic and care work and improve income security and decent work for women with two outputs: Output 1. Government have capacities to develop and implement laws, policies and services that positively impact women’s income and decent employment and recognize, reduce and redistribute unpaid care work; 2. Women, including those from excluded groups, have skills and knowledge to access economic opportunities.
Contributing to the realization of these results, UN Women works to strengthen capacities of the Parliament and Government to develop, adopt and implement legal, regulatory and policy frameworks, as well as care service provision models that create decent work for women and that support the reduction and redistribution of unpaid care work and more equal sharing of care and domestic work between women and men. UN Women will also seek to improve women’s access to male dominated professions, notably in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and build their information and communication technology (ICT) skills, and promote women’s increased access to economic opportunities through supporting best practices of the private sector.
In addition, since 2010, UN Women has been implementing the regional project “Promoting Gender Responsive Polices in South-East Europe and the Republic of Moldova” (GRB Project) covering Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia and the Republic of Moldova. The project is structured around two outcomes: 1) Governments in targeted countries promote gender responsive fiscal laws, policies and national action plans to enable specific budgetary allocations for gender equality; 2) Gender advocates and Members of Parliament demand accountability from national and local governments on policies and budgetary allocations for gender equality and women’s empowerment. The project’s country component implemented in the Moldova includes activities focused on enhancing the institutionalization of gender responsive budgeting (GRB) at central and local level, working with civil society organizations to serve as gender budget watch-dogs and introducing GRB in academia. While the GRB Project was finalized in February 2019, the activities on GRB will be continued in the country as part of UN Women’s ongoing efforts to advance gender responsive governance systems at different levels of government.
The Programme Coordinator on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE Programme Coordinator) will be responsible for the management of the WEE Portfolio of UN Women Country Office, which includes the GRB activities at country level.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Programme Specialist, the WEE Programme Coordinator will be responsible to support timely and synergetic implementation of the UN Women Strategic Note in the area of women’s economic empowerment and gender responsive budgeting.
SUMMARY OF KEY FUNCTIONS:
Management, coordination and monitoring of the WEE portfolio:
Provision of technical assistance and capacity development in the WEE area:
Partnerships building and support in developing resource mobilization strategies:
Knowledge building and management, and advocacy support:
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the management of the Country Office.
Key Performance Indicators
The key results have an impact on the overall UN Women Country Office efficiency and success in Strategic Note’ implementation, particularly on:
Accurate analysis and presentation of the information enhances UN Women’s position as a strong development partner. The provided information shall facilitate the decision making by the management.
Core Values / Guiding Principles:
Leadership and self-management
Knowledge Management and Learning
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise / In-depth knowledge of the Subject-matter
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Required Skills and Experience
The United Nations in Moldova is committed to workforce diversity. Women, persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, as well as refugees and other non-citizens legally entitled to work in the Republic of Moldova, are particularly encouraged to apply.
This is a local position, therefore only citizens of the Republic of Moldova or other non-citizens legally entitled to work in the Republic of Moldova are eligible to apply.
Applications should be submitted on-line and include a fully completed UN Women Personal History Form (P11) as attachment instead of CV/resume, with the mark “Programme Coordinator on Women’s Economic Empowerment /UN Women” by April 17th, 2019, COB.
Failure to disclose prior employment or making false representations on this form will be grounds for withdrawal of further consideration of his/her application or termination, where the appointment or contract has been issued.