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Project / Finance Assistant
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Prishtinë/Priština, Kosovo, UNSCR 1244 (1999)|
|Application Deadline :||12-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One (1) year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One (1) 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.
Title: Project / Finance Assistant
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 current COVID-19 crisis is having a significant impact on people’s lives at the global level – in terms of jobs, livelihoods, delivery of basic services – and particularly for those already in vulnerable situations who will be hit the hardest. Short to medium term socio-economic implications on vulnerable group’s resilience and ability to cope is already evident particularly from already exposed groups. For less developed countries the strain of the pandemic and the recovery phase will be that much harder.
To address some of these issues, through joint initiative by UNDP, UN Women, United Nations Volunteers (UNV), ILO, IOM, UNICEF, Save the Children, selected CSWs, and the Department for Social Policy and Families, will contribute to the implementation of the Action Document which has led to a series of consultations to ensure complementarity of interventions and coordination.
UN Women in Kosovo will contribute to the “Response to COVID-19 Emergency and Early Recovery Support” through its specific program outputs/activities to the joint implementation modality, through Improving socio-economic support system for the most vulnerable by Mapping report/needs assessment on the economic empowerment, including grants for support of businesses. Also, Humanitarian support for vulnerable households by Technical advisor/expert on gender mainstreaming/Gender Based Violence/Domestic Violence issues to review and update existing SOPs for institutional mechanism and NGOs. Events on Support service providers from institutional mechanism and NGOs with gender responsive training and technical support, promote community actions to change gender discriminatory social norms and gender stereotypes. Lastly, strengthening front-line response services to mitigate the effect of the pandemic by Improving work environment and continuity of service delivery.
In this regard and to support the implementation of project, UN Women seeks to recruit a Project / Finance Assistant who will support the implementation of project activities, while promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women, strengthen gender responsiveness of humanitarian action, prevention, recovery, and resilience, under existing partnerships and in close collaboration with and in synergy with UN agencies, national actors, civil society, and strategic partners. To this end, UN Women and UNDP will closely coordinate the implementation of these interventions that require gender expertise towards strengthening gender responsiveness of humanitarian actions, prevention, recovery, and resilience.
Impact of Results
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Head of Office and Project Coordinator, in close consultation with Programme Support Officer , and in full accordance with applicable safety measures and protocols on COVID-19 prevention and control, issued by the Ministry of Health, WHO and the Kosovo Public Health Institute, the Project / Finance Assistant will:
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Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
All interested candidates must complete a PERSONAL HISTORY FORM (P-11). Failure to disclose prior employment or making false representations on this form will be grounds for withdrawal of further consideration of his/her application or termination, where the appointment or contract has been issued.
P11 including past experience in similar assignments; can be downloaded at: http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment