Cross-posted from UNDP: http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=49174
UN WOMEN: REGIONAL POLICY SPECIALIST, GENDER EQUALITY AND HIV/AIDS
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||10-Sep-14|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-4|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
|Grounded in the vision of equality
enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women will work 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 centre of all its efforts, UN Women will lead and coordinate United
Nations System efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and
gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It
will provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States'
priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil
society and other relevant actors.
UN Women is seeking to hire a Regional Policy Specialist to support the organizations efforts in the areas of gender equality and HIV/AIDS. The Policy Specialist will be responsible for overseeing the effective implementation of UN Women’s policy, programmatic, coordination, partnerships, knowledge management, and advocacy efforts in the area of gender equality and HIV/AIDS.
Duties and Responsibilities
|The Regional Policy Specialist,
Gender Equality and HIV/AIDS will report to the Regional Director for
Asia and the Pacific with a matrixed reporting line to the Policy
Advisor (HIV/AIDS) in New York.
Research and analysis:
|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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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.
Courtesy Maha Hilal on September 1, 2014 at 6:08pm in Job/Consulting Opportunities