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Gender Mainstreaming Specialist/Analyst
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Kramatorsk, UKRAINE|
|Application Deadline :||04-Jul-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 :||12 months with possibility of 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 is implemented in conflict-affected Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Eastern Ukraine.
The Joint programme aims to contribute to peace, economic revitalization 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 decentralization 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 is supporting the implementation of two programme components, they are: enhancing local capacity for gender-responsive decentralization and administrative reforms to improve governance, local development and, the delivery of services and enhancing social cohesion and reconciliation through promotion of civic initiatives. UN Women provides gender mainstreaming into all four above-mentioned components of the programme.
Under the overall guidance and supervision of Programme Specialist based in Kiev, the Gender Mainstreaming Specialist/Analyst will be responsible for providing day-to-day technical and capacity building support to the programme staff in mainstreaming gender in all four components and related activities of the joint EU-funded programme.
Impact of results:
The key results of this post will ensure enhanced capacity on gender mainstreaming and women’s empowerment among the staff of participating UN agencies, also it will ensure that gender analysis is systematically applied throughout the programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, as well as reporting, eventually leading to gender-responsive implementation of the joint programme.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provide capacity development support to programme staff and partners
2. Facilitate gender mainstreaming into all programme components and activities
3. Contribution to Inter-Agency coordination and partnerships building
4. Provide inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
MEASURABLE OUTPUTS OF THE WORK ASSIGNMENT:
Key Performance Indicators:
CORE VALUES / GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/ women’s studies, international development, or a related field is required
The UN Women Ukraine is committed to workforce diversity. Women and men with disabilities, other ethnic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, IDPs, refugees legally entitled to work in Ukraine, are particularly encouraged to apply.
UN Women Personal History Form (P11) must be completed and attached as part of the online application - http://eca.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment
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.