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Project Assistant for United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women) project Strengthening Women’s Meaningful Participation in Peacebuilding and Gender Mainstreaming in Security Sector in Georgia
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Tbilisi, GEORGIA|
|Application Deadline :||01-May-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months (with posibility of extension)|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||15 May 2019 - 14 Nov 2019|
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.
Since 2001, UN Women (UNIFEM) has been providing continues support to partners in Georgia to increase meaningful participation of women in conflict prevention, conflict resolution and sustainable peacebuilding processes. Under the current country programme and in line with UN Partnership for Sustainable Development (2016-2020), UN Women supports the government to develop and implement National Action Plans for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security #1325 et al. and to achieve targets of the nationalized SDG 5 and 16.
With financial support of the UK Conflict, Stability and Security Fund, UN Women will implement a project entitled - ”Strengthening Women’s Meaningful Participation in Peacebuilding and Gender Mainstreaming in Security Sector in Georgia”. The project goal is to advance women’s meaningful participation in peacebuilding and enhance security sector’s capacities to mainstream gender into their policies, procedures, and operations. The project outputs are informed by relevant international commitments to women’s empowerment, and directly linked to the existing agreements between UN Systems and the government of Georgia.
Reporting to Deputy Country Representative and Project Analyst (based in the UN Women Country Office in Tbilisi, Georgia) Project Assistant will support in planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under the above-mentioned project. She/he will work in close collaboration with the programme and operations team in Georgia ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation and achievement of planned results.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Project Assistant will carry out the following functions under the direct supervision Deputy Country Representative and Project Analyst:
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
Relevant work experience:
The application consisting of a CV, cover letter, and P11 form, for the position of UN Women Project Analyst of Project Assistant for United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women) project "Strengthening Women’s Meaningful Participation in Peacebuilding and Gender Mainstreaming in Security Sector in Georgia" on the level of SB3-Q1 must be in English, and submitted electronically through the website: http://jobs.undp.org/
P11 form can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment
Please group all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows to upload maximum one document.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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.