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Readvertisement - Administrative and Finance/Project Assistant (Part-time 50%)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Tirana, ALBANIA|
|Application Deadline :||15-Sep-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 (one) year with possibility of extension|
NOTE: THOSE APPLICANTS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED AND SUBMITTED ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS IN THE PREVIOUS ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE SAME POSITION, DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.
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. Placing women's rights at the center of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates the United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world.
Through its programmes and projects, UN Women is providing technical assistance to national partners (governmental and non-governmental) in the implementation of existing international and national commitments to women’s rights and gender equality, it facilitates networking and exchange of good practices and advocates for women’s rights and gender equality in all areas of life. According to its mandate, UN Women works in five thematic areas, such as leadership and participation, women’s economic empowerment, ending violence against women, women peace and security and governance and national planning fully reflect accountability for gender equality commitments. UN Women is also the lead Agency in coordinating the UN Country Team on gender equality and is chairing the UN Group on gender equality.
Over the past years, UN Women in Albania has provided support to national and local stakeholders in strengthening democratic governance and advancing women’s rights through initiatives aimed at mainstreaming gender in policy planning and budgeting. Gender Responsive Budgeting is currently an important tool for advancing gender equality in key national documents as in accordance with existing Albanian national policy documents on social inclusion and gender equality.
In order to strengthen the work hitherto done and ensure sustainability of the interventions on GRB, UN Women has initiated a regional programme with participation of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Serbia and North Macedonia on Transformative Financing for Gender Equality towards more Transparent, Inclusive and Accountable Governance in the Western Balkans (2020-2024) funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation. The main programme approach will be transformative financing as an enabler factor for policy and financing actions to accelerate implementation of existing national and international commitments on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
The programme is structured around two outcomes:
The programme’s country component implemented in Albania includes activities focused on enhancing the institutionalization of GRB at central level and an extensive component for introducing gender responsive budgeting at local level.
UN Women is looking for a Administrative and Finance/Project Assistant (Part-time 50%) who will take responsibility to support the project Transformative Financing for Gender Equality in the Western Balkans" implementation at country level, ensuring quality of business processes as well as to support the programme planning, financial monitoring and knowledge building and sharing.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager for Promoting Gender Responsive Policies, Planning & Budgeting Portfolio, the Administrative and Finance/Project Assistant is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
Support to implementation of project/programme activities, ensuring quality of business processes in full compliance with the UN Women rules and regulations, relevant policies and procedures in place:
Support to financial monitoring and management:
Support to project/programme planning and implementation:
Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing:
Support in mainstreaming gender equality
Key performance indicators:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: 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
Qualified candidates are requested to apply online - Vacancies advertised via the UNDP recruitment system. Applications should contain:
Please make sure you have provided all requested documents.
How to Submit the Application:
To submit your application online, please follow the following steps:
As this position is under Service Contract modality, only citizens of Albania and those holding valid working permit in Albania will be considered for the vacancy.
UN Women 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 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.