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|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Kyiv, UKRAINE|
|Application Deadline :||13-Oct-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||12 months 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.
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.
In Ukraine UN Women works with the government, parliament and civil society in advancing gender equality through implementation of the national and international commitments on gender equality and women’s human rights. UN Women Ukraine implements interventions towards the realization of following strategic goals: elimination of violence against women and girls; implementation of women, peace and security agenda and gender responsive governance. UN Women works closely with the UN Country Team in integration of women’s rights and gender equality in all spheres of UN work.
Since the beginning of the Russian military invasion on 24 February 2022, Ukraine is rapidly emerging as one of the world’s most complex emergencies with over 3 million refugees already fleeing the country and with growing humaniatarian crisis and needs. Women’s groups and civil society organizations have been quick to react to the immediate priorities of their communities, but face many challenges as they attempt to provide support to large numbers of internally displaced people, host-communities and those directly affected by violence and insecurity. Civil society, and particularly women’s organizations in Ukraine are in the front-line to deliver immediate humanitarian assistance to displaced women and girls. Displaced women and girls are facing multiple human rights violations, including sexual and gender-based violence.
In response to the invasion and humanitarian crisis, the United Nations Women's Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF), with the technical support of UN Women, has activated its emergency response for Ukraine, by supporting local women's rights organizations in Ukraine and Moldova on the frontlines of the response to the needs and displacement of women and girls.
Under the overall guidance and supervision of Programme Manager/Programme Coordinator, Project Assistant contributes to the effective management of the project. The Project Assistant supports the project by performing a variety of standard administrative processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. S/he promotes a client-oriented, quality and results-oriented approach.
The Project Assistant works in close collaboration with the programme and project staff and the Operations team to ensure consistent service delivery.
Impact of results:
The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the Programme Unit and success in implementation of programme strategies. Accurate analysis, data entry and presentation of information ensure proper programme implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
Support implementation of operational strategies by:
Provide general contract monitoring support to the project implementation in:
Ensure effective provision of administrative and logistical support by:
Support to office maintenance and assets management by:
Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing by:
Measurable outputs of the work assignment:
Timely and quality administrative services provided to project and Agency
PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR EVALUATION OF RESULTS:
Required Skills and Experience
UN Women Personal History Form (P11) must be completed and attached as part of the online application - https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558
At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.
If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.
UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check).