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Programme Specialist - P3
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||26-Mar-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||TA International|
|Post Level :||P-3|
|Languages Required :||English French|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year|
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 in Tunisia is currently focusing on three areas – Governance and Women’s Political Participation, Women’ Economic Empowerment and Women Peace and Security, and working with various stakeholders from Government, CSO and Parliament to ensure gender is mainstreamed in public policies and strategies, legislative reforms and in political and economic participation processes. Since the 2011 revolution, UN Women Tunisia has supported the integration of equality provisions in the 2014 constitution and parity conditions in electoral laws. These efforts were consolidated during this post-revolution process by the revision of different discriminatory laws, the establishment of a high-level gender issues mechanisms as the “Conseil des Pairs”, the adoption of the National Action Plan on 1325 and the integration of full parity into local elections law. Specifically, the office has supported research on the role of women in the prevention of violent extremism, the socio-economics factor and women’s engagement in violent extremism, and the link between public violence against women and violent extremism, all of which aim to inform decision-making on the issue of violent extremism as well as UNCT programming on this topic.
UN Women Libya has strengthened its programme presence in Libya, responding to the complex governance, humanitarian, development and security challenges through its triple mandate. UN Women’s Libya’s premise is that peacebuilding efforts, including political dialogues, conflict resolution and humanitarian efforts will be more effective and have higher chances of success if they are inclusive, responding to gendered experiences, needs, capacities and interests the Libyan women across their diversities, this includes supporting women’s participation in peace processes at all levels. In addition, the programme is working to strengthen women’s political participation, ensure gender-responsive economic recovery, coordinate gender mainstreaming within the UNCT in Libya, integrate women’s needs into the current humanitarian response, and ensure their full participation in the humanitarian consultations and processes. The program is aligned with the UN Strategic Framework for Libya 2019 - 2020, UN Women Global Strategic Plan (2018-2022) as well as the international conventions on women and human rights such as the Convention on Ending all forms of Discrimination Against Women and the Beijing Platform for Action.
Reporting to the Country Representative, the Programme Specialist exercises overall responsibility for planning, monitoring and developing the programme and resource mobilization strategies for UN Women interventions under their portfolio. The Programme Specialist works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities
Design and develop programme strategies for the Conflict Cluster Office
Manage the implementation and management of the Conflict Cluster Office
Manage technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners
Manage the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project of the Conflict Cluster Office
Contribute to inter-agency coordination to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners
Manage advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
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?http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment?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.
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.
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.