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UN Women: Planning and Coordination Specialist
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Panama City, PANAMA|
|Application Deadline :||17-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-4|
|Languages Required :||English Spanish|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||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.
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 centre of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality translate into action. UN Women supports improved UN coordination and accountability mechanisms, and up-scaling of the quality of support provided to Member States in addressing national gender equality priorities. UN Women’s coordination work is supported at the regional level by its Regional Offices – working with the UNSDG Regional Groups and the Regional Coordination Mechanisms in the context of the UN Development System reform. At the country level UN Women supports and works within UN Country Teams.
UN Women has placed emphasis on improving its planning and results-based management as an organization. The Regional Office supports and provides guidance to UN Women country presence in planning and results-based management.
The Planning and Coordination Specialist reports to the Regional Director in Panama who provides overall strategic guidance and direction to UN Women’s work in the Americas & Caribbean region. In carrying out the functions, the Plannig and Coordination Specialist will work closely with the relevant units in headquarters such as Programme and Coordination Divisions.
The Planning and Coordination Specialist supports the Regional Director, who is a member of the Regional Director’s Team (RDT) to:
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide technical support to the Regional Directorate as well as Multi Country Office and Country Offices on inter-agency coordination:
Provide technical support and guidance to the regional and country office on results-based management to ensure more coherent and coordinated UN Women commitments with in UNSDCFs:
Provide technical support and guidance to the development of strategic partnerships within the UN system at the regional and country level:
Facilitate knowledge building and sharing:
Key Performance Indicators:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: 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
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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