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Senior Camp Assistants SC-7/ step3
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Multiple camp based locations (Za’atari and Azraq), JORDAN|
|Application Deadline :||07-Apr-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SC-7|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||one year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||one year|
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. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors. UN Women is also increasing its engagement in humanitarian response through interagency collaboration.
In the framework of the Syrian humanitarian response in Jordan, UN Women works at multiple levels to respond to the specific needs of Syrian Women Refugees and communities for livelihood support, building on their own initiatives and skills as well as addressing vulnerabilities as identified by themselves in their women centers. UN Women is implementing a multi-sectorial protection and support project in Za’atari and Azraq Refugee Camps through the creation of Women and Girls ‘ safe spaces’ called Oasis. The overall goal of the project is to empower vulnerable Syrian women refugees through increased access to self-reliance
opportunities and meaningful engagement in community life to put in place the foundational cornerstones for increased self-reliance and durable solutions for the ‘day after’ in Syria.
The project pursue the following specific objectives: a) Create and sustain access to self-reliance opportunities for Syrian women refugees through cash for work activities b) Build a conducive environment for increasing Syrian women refugees’ active participation in decision making processes in the camps including meaningful engagement in community mobilizations efforts; c) Increase awareness on women rights and responsibilities for an inclusive, equitable and peaceful society through training, enhancement of life skills and other social cohesion approaches; this includes addressing prevention and response to gender based violence though awareness raising, trainings, and referrals to service providers of psychosocial, health, and legal services as appropriate.
UN Women is seeking multiple Senior Camp Assistants, experienced in refugee camps, for supporting the start-up of a new project component as well as the coordination at field level, to facilitate a smooth and effective implementation and ensure synergy, as well as to provide administrative and logistical support to the programme response to Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan.
The senior camp assistants will work under the supervision and guidance of the Programme Analyst and in collaboration with the other team members, in both Za’atari and Azraq
Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee the day-to-day management of the UN managed centers. This includes:
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
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related fields.
Fluent written and spoken English and Arabic.