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UN Women: Programme Analyst, Research and Data
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|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||20-Aug-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-2|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 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.
The Policy, Programme and Intergovernmental Division (PPID) provides global support to UN Women offices at Headquarters and in all field locations to deliver results in support of UN Women’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021 and internationally agreed goals on gender equality and women’s empowerment, including the Beijing Platform for Action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Division provides intellectual and strategic leadership on normative support and the delivery of integrated policy and program advice, including through policy analysis and gender mainstreaming. The Division leverages innovation, knowledge management, and cutting-edge technical expertise to support UN Women programmes and to build the capacity of partners to deliver results on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
To successfully perform its mission/mandate, PPID is organized into Sections, bringing together technical experts who undertake issues-based research; analyze data on country, regional or global trends; build a knowledge base on normative commitments and their implementation; propose evidence-based options for global policy, norms and standards; and contribute substantive inputs to policy advocacy and technical cooperation programmes.
The Research and Data Section in PPID is responsible for leading UN Women’s research and data agenda and for positioning UN Women as a global knowledge broker on gender equality and the human rights of women and girls. It produces knowledge products, including UN Women flagship publications such as Progress of the World’s Women and The World Survey of the Role of Women in Development and the organization’s policy brief series. Based on the latest available research and data, these publications support UN Women’s intergovernmental work, including in relation to the Commission on the Status of Women and the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable development.
Under the supervision of the Research Specialist, Research and Data Section, the Programme Analyst is expected to provide the Research and Data team with research and coordination support.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide research and analytical support to UN Women’s flagship reports, including Progress of the World’s Women and World Survey:
Provide organizational and logistical support related to UN Women’s flagship reports:
Provide substantive support to UN Women’s engagement in normative processes, including the Commission on the Status of Women and the 2030 Agenda:
Key Performance Indicators:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
Required Skills and Experience
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558. 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.
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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.