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Programme Coordinator, Migration (Re-advertisement, Thai National only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||01-Mar-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SC-10|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 year extendable based on performance and budget availability|
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 Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) migration and women’s economic empowerment programme works to protect and promote the rights of women in the region’s economies and labour markets, including through safe migration, decent work and sustainable development for all women workers.
UN Women is partnering with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to implement the Poverty Reduction through Safe Migration, Skills Development and Enhanced Job Placement in Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar and Thailand (PROMISE) programme with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). This is a 4-year programme, starting from 2017 to 2021. Its overall impact goal is that migrants, especially women, from Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar have improved opportunities and conditions, particularly in Thailand, through enhanced skills and protection, leading to poverty reduction in communities of origin. UN Women’s role under the programme is to implement targeted activities and to provide technical inputs on mainstreaming gender equality and women’s empowerment in selected activities, with a primary focus on affecting policy change related to skills development, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), entrepreneurship, and safe migration information; including through engagement with governments, private sector, civil society organizations (CSOs) and intergovernmental bodies. The programme is led at the regional level with a focus on Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar.
To support the implementation of the programme, UN Women seeks a Programme Coordinator to work with the Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) - Migration Team to manage UN Women’s interventions under the PROMISE programme, including monitoring and reporting, and managing the finances and programme personnel. The Programme Coordinator ensures effective programme management in line with UN Women rules and regulations and in coordination with its partners. The Programme Coordinator also works to advance the advocacy efforts of UN Women ROAP in relation to gender and migration particularly in Southeast Asia, contributing to the implementation and development of the women’s economic empowerment and migration portfolio. She/he works in close collaboration with the ROAP programme and operations team, UN Women country offices and programme presences, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors, civil society and the private sector.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Manage the implementation and management of the PROMISE project
2. Manage technical assistance and capacity development to PROMISE project partners
3. Manage monitoring and reporting and financial resources for the PROMISE project and contribute to organizational monitoring and reporting
4. Manage strategic partnerships, advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
5. Design and develop programme strategies in the area of migration and women’s economic empowerment
6. Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
Key Performance Indicators:
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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.