Programme Specialist – Women, Peace and Security and Leadership – Mogadishu, Somalia
Programme Specialist – Women, Peace and Security and Leadership
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|Application Deadline :
|01-Jul-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
|Time left :
|13d 14h 6m
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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.
|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.About the Portfolio/Programme/Project:
UN Women’s thematic engagement in Somalia is based on the UN Cooperation Framework 2021-2025, the National Development Plan-9, Somalia Women Charter and the global flagship on ‘Women’s Engagement in Peace, Security and Recovery’, as continuing fragility provides the main context of all engagements. Insecurity and fragility are further the main obstacles for women to seek equality and to prosper in all spheres including participation in peace and security, politics and economic opportunities. UN Women’s programming and technical guidance aims to support women to become actors in the provision of security and resources for peace. Programme interventions are conducted through programmes on Women, Peace and Security, Rule of Law and Women’s Political Leadership and Empowerment. In addition, UN Women coordinates and facilitates gender mainstreaming across all UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes, UNSOS and UNSOM through joint leadership of the UN Gender Theme Group (GTG) and participation in a number of joint programmes as well as through direct implementation. The country office works in close partnership with the Federal Government in Somalia and Federal Member States as well as key NGO and civil society actors.
Reporting to the Country Programme Manager, the Programme Specialist exercises overall responsibility for planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under their portfolio. The Programme Specialist works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women RO staff, Government officials, and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Design and develop programme strategies in the area of Women Peace and Security and Leadership:
Manage the implementation and management of the Women Peace and Security and Leadership programme:
Manage technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners:
Manage the finances, monitoring and reporting of the Women, Peace and Security and Leadership programme/ project:
Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies:
Contribute to inter-agency coordination on Women, Peace and Security and Leadership to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in Somalia:
Manage advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts on Women, Peace and Security and Leadership:
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Required Skills and Experience
|Education and Certification:
Please note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
UN Women Personal History form (P-11) can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment/application-process
UNWOMEN 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.
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