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UN Women: Programme Analyst, Economic Justice and Rights Action Coalition
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||01-Mar-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||5d 11h 15m|
|Type of Contract :||TA International|
|Post Level :||P-2|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||364 days|
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.
The Generation Equality Forum (GEF) is a civil society–centered, multi-stakeholder, global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France. The Forum will kick off in Mexico City, Mexico (7–8 May 2020), and culminate in Paris, France (7–10 July 2020). The outcomes of the Generation Equality Forum will be: 1. Compelling feminist multi-lateral agenda for gender equality 2. Action Coalitions.
Action Coalitions are global, innovative, multi-stakeholder partnerships that will mobilize governments, civil society, international organizations, and the private sector to: catalyze collective action, spark global and local conversations among generations, drive increased public & private investment, deliver concrete, game-changing results across generations for girls and women. These Action Coalitions will develop a set of concrete, ambitious, and transformative actions that Coalition members will take between 2020 and 2025 to achieve immediate and irreversible progress towards gender equality.
In UN Women, the work on Action Coalitions will be carried on by a Task Team – Secretariat – which will be under the management of the Director of the PPID. Reporting to the Programme Manager/Coordinator. The Programme Analyst will provide support to the Thematic-Leads of the Action Coalitions in coordination of all work among the Action Coalitions Task Team members, in coordination of the working group meetings as well as providing internal communication support to the Co-Leads of the Action Coalitions with relevant offices within UN Women, Generation Equality Forum Secretariat, and the working group members.
Under the supervision of the Thematic Lead, Economic Justice and Rights, the Programme Analyst will give analytical and research support on key social, economic and political trends globally affecting the Subthemes of the Action Coalition, liaise with the Action Coalition’s stakeholders; directly support the Action Coalition governance structures to ensure efficiency of their operations; and support the operational aspects of managing the Action Coalition, e.g., close liaison with administration colleagues to ensure the efficient implementation of the programmatic work, communications and knowledge management.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide research analysis and knowledge building support to Action Coalition:
Provide coordination support to Action Coalitions:
Provide operational support for the Action Coalition:
Provide coordination support to the development of strategic partnerships and resource mobilization efforts:
Key Performance Indicators:
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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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