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UN Women Programme Specialist (Open to Moldova Nationals Only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Chisinau, MOLDOVA|
|Application Deadline :||16-Dec-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-C|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One year, renewable|
UN Women in the Republic of Moldova is the Country Office with full delegated authority as of 2015. Currently, UN Women Moldova Country Office is implementing the Strategic Note, 2018-2022, under the three Impact Areas: 1. Women lead, participate in and benefit equally from governance systems, including in the security sector; 2. Women have income security, decent work and economic autonomy; and 3. All women and girls live a life free from all forms of violence.
UN Women is working on advancing women’s leadership and participation in decision making in public and private sectors; on gender? mainstreaming of the security sector; supporting women’s access to productive resources and services; working on enhancing social protection to the most excluded groups of women such as Roma and disabled; and leading UN agencies efforts for ending violence against women and girls. Furthermore, UN Women Moldova continues coordinating the UN work on gender equality and women’s human rights.
UN Women’s Strategic Note is fully aligned with the Republic of Moldova United Nations Partnership Framework for Sustainable Development 2018-2022, UNDAF and the Global Strategic Plan of UN Women. UN Women is part of three UNDAF areas and is leading the Result Group on Governance, Human Rights and Gender Equality. UN Women leads the UN Gender Thematic Group and participate in the UN Youth group, UN Operations Management Team, UN Communication Group, UN Monitoring and Evaluation Group, as well as acts as board members of the joint programmes and initiatives. UN Women is also actively engaging CSOs through various platforms, including through their engagement in Civil Society Advisory Group.
In the next period, UN Women plans to increase its normative and coordination support to Belarus through close cooperation with the UN Country Team, as well as by partnering with the national authorities and civil society organizations. Government of Belarus expressed its commitment to implementing the Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving the SDGs. UN Women aims to further support the country’s commitment to fulfilling its international obligations on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Under the supervision of the Country Representative, the Programme Specialist is responsible for providing technical policy and programme support on country programme planning, overseeing the management, implementation and monitoring of programmes, represent the organization as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide technical support and guidance to country programme planning
Oversee UN Women Moldova portfolio of Programmes, including management, implementation, budget and monitoring
Provide technical and coordination support to UN inter-agency coordination for Moldova and Belarus
Provide Resource mobilization, partnership and advocacy support for Moldova and Belarus
Strategic partnerships and high-level engagement with the Government, Civil Society Advisory Committee (CSAG) and International Financial Institutions (IFI)
Provide knowledge management support
Key Performance Indicators:
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Required Skills and Experience
Education and Certification:
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from the link below:
Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. 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.
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.