Cross-posted from UN Women: http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=49276
UN WOMEN: PROGRAMME MANAGER
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Cairo, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||15-Sep-14|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-4|
|Languages Required :||Arabic 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. Placing women’s rights at the center of
all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system
efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender
mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides
strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities
and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and
other relevant actors.
UN Women (UNW) Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) is implementing a regional programme on economically empowering and addressing violence against Syrian refugees in the MENA region. The programme, funded by the Japanese government seeks to:
The regional project will be implemented in a number of countries that are hosting Syrian refugees, including Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq. In addition, the programme will aim to implement activities within Syria and serve as UN WOMEN´s entry point to the country.
In this respect, the programme manager will be based in Cairo and will be responsible for the day-to-day management, implementation and effectiveness of the regional programme, and more specifically the rolling out of the inception phase. In this regard, the staff member will be responsible for the following:
Duties and Responsibilities
|Under the overall guidance
and direct supervision of the Arab States Deputy Regional Director, the
Programme Manager will fulfill the following functions:
Summary of Key Functions:
Implementation of programme activities:
The key results will have a decisive impact through the achievement of the programme objectives in economically empowering women to ensure women's active and meaningful engagement in public life and decision making spaces; and enhancing regional knowledge and experience-sharing on women's political and economic rights.
The programme will also have impact on the capacity of the UN system to support country offices in the design and implementation of strategies and activities that contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment in the region. At the same time, the results will facilitate joint coordinated action by UN programmes, funds and specialized agencies and other partners.
|Core values and Guiding principles:
Ethics and Values:
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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Courtesy Maha Hilal on August 28, 2014 at 5:38pm in Job/Consulting Opportunities