UN Women: Programme Management Specialist, Access to Justice



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Localidad : Bangkok, Tailandia
Fecha límite de postulación :18-Jan-19 (Medianoche Nueva York, Estados Unidos)
Tipo de contrato :FTA International
Nivel de puesto :P-4
Idiomas requeridos :
Inglés  
Duración del contrato inicial :1 year

Antecedentes

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.   


Deberes y responsabilidades

Provide advisory services and support programme implementation in the area of Access to Justice:

  • Provide programme advisory support to the Regional Office, Country Offices and project presences in Asia and the Pacific on women’s access to justice;
  • Identify programmatic areas for support and interventions related to women’s access to justice;
  • Finalize strategy documents, briefs, policy dialogue and other documents related to access to justice;
  • Organize periodic consultations with key stakeholders, women leaders, human rights experts and UN partners to gather inputs on programme design, as necessary.

Manage the implementation and management of the access to justice programme:

  • Finalize the annual workplan and budget for the access to justice programme and manage their implementation;
  • Manage the technical implementation of the programme, ensuring synergies with implementing partners;
  • Lead the joint project working committee, coordinate and provide inputs for the Project Advisory Steering Committee and organize other necessary meetings for project review and/or evaluation;
  • Oversee the monitoring and reporting of the programme;
  • Manage the people and financial resources of the programme, including budgets and financial reports;
  • Coordinate programme partners, and strategically lead and capitalize on each project partner’s respective mandates.

Oversee technical assistance and capacity development:

  • Provide technical advice to partners and oversee the provision of technical guidance by the team;
  • Build, manage, and expand relationships and networks with national and regional partners to support implementation and expansion of the women’s access to justice programme;
  • Serve as an expert resource to partners on women’s access to justice;
  • Implement and oversee capacity building opportunities and initiatives;
  • Provide partners with advanced technical assistance, training and capacity development initiatives.

Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies:

  • Develop and implement partnerships and resource mobilization strategies;
  • Finalize relevant documentation on donors and develop potential opportunities for resource mobilization;
  • Analyze and research information on donors, finalize substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost sharing.

Lead advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:

  • Represent UN Women in meetings and policy dialogues on issues related to women’s access to justice, as requested;
  • Manage advocacy strategies and their implementation;
  • Identify best practices and lessons learned to guide programme improvement and strategy planning;
  • Lead the development of knowledge management strategies and methodologies and products on women’s access to justice.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Timely and quality programme strategies and contributions to Strategic Note;
  • Timely and quality of programme delivery in line with budget, workplans and the Strategic Note;
  • Strong and clear leadership/ supervision of team;
  • Partners and other stakeholder provide positive feedback on advisory and technical services;
  • Quality reports and timely submission;
  • Quality of advocacy, communication and knowledge management initiatives;
  • Resources mobilized;
  • Strong relationships with donors, partners and other stakeholders.


Competencias

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism.

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
  • Accountability;
  • Creative Problem Solving;
  • Effective Communication;
  • Inclusive Collaboration;
  • Stakeholder Engagement;
  • Leading by Example.

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.

Functional Competencies:

  • Excellent programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills;
  • Ability to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, and deliver on them;
  • Excellent knowledge of Results Based Management;
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports to inform management and strategic decision-making;
  • Excellent knowledge of women’s access to justice;
  • Ability to lead formulation of strategies and their implementation;
  • Strong networking skills;
  • Ability to negotiate and interact with donors, identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising.


Habilidades y experiencia requeridas

Education:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in international law, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development, or a related field is required;
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree;
  • A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects on women’s rights and women’s access to justice;
  • Technical experience on women’s access to justice including experience with implementation of CEDAW, preferably in the Asia-Pacific region;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset;
  • Experience working in the UN System is an asset;
  • Experience in leading/managing a team is an asset.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.

Application:

  • All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment 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.

Note:

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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