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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Kyiv, UKRAINE|
|Application Deadline :||09-Jul-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SC-5|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||12 months with a possibility for 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 project “Enhancing accountability for gender equality and women’s empowerment in national reforms, peace and security” aims to: consolidate the efforts of government, parliament and civil society to remove structural barriers to gender equality and women’s human rights; ensure accountability of national governance, reforms, planning and budgeting for commitments and priorities in the areas of gender equality and women, peace and security; strengthen cross-sectoral coordination and oversight for gender and women’s rights commitments; strengthen coalitions between government, parliament, media and civil society for evidence-based advocacy in Ukraine; strengthen the capacity of gender advocates and women’s groups to effectively demand gender equality in reforms and peacebuilding.
Under the overall guidance and direction of the Programme Specialist (Project Manager), National Programme Coordinator contributes to the effective management of UN Women project “Enhancing accountability for gender equality and women’s empowerment in national reforms, peace and security” (2017-2021) in Kyiv, Ukraine, by providing substantive inputs to programme design, formulation, implementation, evaluation and reporting. S/he guides and facilitates the delivery of UN Women project by providing technical advice, coordination, partnership building and management support. She/he works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women Country, Regional and HQ staff, Government officials, Parliament, Ombudsperson, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
Impact of results:
The key results of this post directly impact on the ability of UN Women to effectively implement UN Women’s programmes and related operations in the country. This impact should lead to enhancing the visibility and image of UN Women as an effective leader on gender equality and women’s rights and empowerment within the country.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
1. Coordinate the implementation of the Programme components
2. Guide coordination with national partners and other stakeholders
3. Coordinate the monitoring and reporting on the Programme
4. Manage financial resources and supervise staff
5. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
6. Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
MEASURABLE OUTPUTS OF THE WORK ASSIGNMENT:
PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR EVALUATION OF RESULTS:
Required Skills and Experience
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 - https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558
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.