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UN Women : Operations Manager
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||26-Aug-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
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.
The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) was established through the UN General Assembly Resolution 50/166 with UN Women as its Administrator on behalf of the UN system. The UN Trust Fund is a global multi-lateral mechanism supporting national efforts to end violence against women, one of the most widespread human rights violations in the world. The UN Trust Fund awards grants to civil society organizations and government entities and provides technical assistance and funding to its partners to advance the development of innovative models and strategic interventions in the area of ending violence against women and girls. To date, the UN Trust Fund has awarded US $140 million to 493 initiatives in 139 countries and territories.
Reporting to the UN Trust Fund Chief, the Operations Manager is responsible for the smooth functioning and results oriented management of operations in the UN Trust Fund and to facilitate operational aspects of the implementation and delivery of the overall Fun’s activities. The Operations Manager will facilitate the coordination with the Regional Offices (ROs), Country Offices (COs) & Multi-Country Offices (MCOs) as relevant to grants-related operational management and work with the UNTF Chief on all aspects related to the UN Trust Fund (UNTF) and corporate operational procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage and oversee grants-related operations for the UN Trust Fund (UNTF)
Manage the operations of the UNTF Secretariat
Lead the design and roll-out of any new Grants Monitoring and Reporting Systems
Manage the Operations team and ensure its effective functioning
Provide technical inputs knowledge management and knowledge sharing
Key Performance Indicators
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 http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
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