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UN Women: Programme Management Specialist, Access to Justice
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||18-Jan-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
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 Regional Programme “Enhancing Access to Justice for Women in Asia and the Pacific: Bridging the gap between formal and informal systems through women’s empowerment” is a flagship programme of the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. The programme focuses on Indonesia, Philippines, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Island Countries, with the goal of creating gender-responsive legislative environments, and supporting women and women’s organizations to actively advocate and engage with formal and informal justice providers.
Reporting to the Regional Advisor, Governance, Peace and Security, the Programme Management Specialist, Access to Justice is responsible for managing this regional programme, including its planning and implementation. She/he works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women staff, partner NGOs and UN agencies, donors and civil society ensuring a successful implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide advisory services and support programme implementation in the area of Access to Justice:
Manage the implementation and management of the access to justice programme:
Oversee technical assistance and capacity development:
Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies:
Lead advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:
Key Performance Indicators:
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf.
Required Skills and Experience
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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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.