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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Application Deadline :||04-Feb-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||one year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One year, renewable|
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.
UN Women Tajikistan is embarking on a new Joint Project “Empowerment of ‘Families left behind’ for improved Migration Outcomes in Khatlon, Tajikistan” (2 years; implementing UN Agencies: FAO, IOM, UNICEF, UN Women).
In the joint project UN Women will embrace number of aspects:
The joint project engages UN Agencies in a carefully integrated approach to ensure coherence and a comprehensive response to COVID-19. IOM will be the convening organization, utilizing migration research and implementation expertise, leadership in the UN Migration Network and co-chairing of the Working Group on Migration under the Development Coordination Council of Tajikistan, to ensure alignment with migration related and socio-economic responses in post-COVID recovery.
For this challenging project, UN Women in Tajikistan is seeking a Project Coordinator who will be responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the project activities, as well as cooperation and coordination with state, civil society and UN partners.
Current Terms of Reference is to hire the Project Coordinator to support the implementation of the activities under the joint project. Reporting to the Country Programme Manager, the post-holder will support the Coordinator in implementation of the planned activities under UN Women Tajikistan Annual Work Plan/ Joint Project “Empowerment of ‘Families left behind’ for improved Migration Outcomes in Khatlon, Tajikistan”.
 IOM undertook research in 2009, entitled ‘Abandoned Wives of Tajik Labour Migrants’.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Coordinate the area of Migration Project
2. Guide coordination with national partners and other stakeholders
3. Coordinate the monitoring and reporting on the Youth, HIV and SDG Programmes
4. Manage people and finances of the Youth, HIV and SDG projects
5. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
6. Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification: