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Policy Advisor, Governance, Peace and Security - Bangkok, THAILAND (re-advertisement)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||06-Sep-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-5|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One year with possibility of extension|
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.
This post is re-opened as the duty station may be confirmed later with the options between Bangkok, Thailand and Jakarta, Indonesia. Candidates who applied earlier will still be considered, and do not need to reapply.
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.
Through the regional office in Bangkok and a number of country and multi-country offices, UN Women builds on a long history of support to governments and women’s movements. UN Women’s programs in Asia and the Pacific focus on ending violence against women, humanitarian action and disaster risk reduction, women’s economic empowerment, CEDAW and women’s human rights, governance, peace and security, and HIV/AIDS. For more information about UN Women in Asia and the Pacific, please visit the official website.
The portfolio of Governance, Peace and Security in Asia-Pacific currently includes programming related to Women, Peace and Security, the Prevention of Violent Extremism, Access to Justice, law enforcement and Gender Statistics. It also includes the newly regional programme, “Empowering women for sustainable peace: preventing violence and promoting social cohesion in ASEAN” (2021-2025) funded by Canada to advance and strengthen the WPS agenda in ASEAN, including preventing violence against women and promoting social cohesion in the region. The programme will promote women’s participation in conflict prevention, resolution and recovery. The Policy Advisor will have the opportunity to lead a team of specialists in these fields at regional level, promoting enhanced programme coherence and providing thought leadership to support the regional office and country presences to maximise UN Women’s results in support of gender-transformative governance in Asia-Pacific, including specific engagement with ASEAN.
Reporting to the Deputy Regional Director, the Policy Advisor, Governance, Peace and Security will oversee the development of Governance, Peace and Security programmes, provide capacity building to Country Offices (CO) and Multi Country Offices (MCO), establish and strengthen partnerships, and develop relevant knowledge products on this thematic area.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Manage the development and implementation of quality programmes on Governance, Peace and Security at Regional and Country level in the Asia and the Pacific region.
2. Lead the provision of capacity building support to Country Office/ Multi Country Office teams and partners.
3. Establish and strengthen strategic partnerships with stakeholders, regional/ international actors and development partners.
4. Manage the resource mobilization strategy for Governance, Peace and Security in the region.
5. Lead and provide direction and coherence to the Governance, Peace and Security portfolio in the region and the development of relevant knowledge products
6. Manage knowledge building and sharing for Governance, Peace and Security.
Key Performance Indicators
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
Education and certification:
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.
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