Planning and Coordination Specialist
29 March 2017
UN Women: Planning and Coordination Specialist
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|Location :||Cairo, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||29-Mar-17 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||11d 17h 14m|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-4|
|Languages Required :
|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 centre of all its efforts, the UN Women will lead and coordinate United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality translate into action. UN Women supports improved UN coordination and accountability mechanisms, and up-scaling of the quality of support provided to Member States in addressing national gender equality priorities. UN Women’s coordination work is supported at the regional level by its Regional offices – working with the UNDG Regional Groups and the Regional Coordination Mechanisms. At the country level UN Women supports and works within UN Country Teams.
UN Women has placed emphasis on improving its planning and results based management as an organization. The Regional office supports and provide guidance to UN Women country presence in planning and results based management
The regional office in Cairo covers 18 Arab countries, including 4 country offices, 1 MCO and several programme presences.
Reporting to the Regional Director, the Planning and Coordination Specialist manages and implements activities to enhance system wide coherence on gender equality and the empowerment of women; supports UN Women country presences on the ground in their coordination roles with the United Nations Country Teams in the identification of technical expertise, the implementation of corporate-level accountability tools; and provides support to UN Women country presences to ensure high quality planning processes at regional and country level, including through application of results-based programme planning and management with an emphasis on the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) processes.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Provide technical support and guidance to the Regional Director and to Multi Country Office/Country Offices in strategic planning:
Provide technical support to the Regional Director as well as Multi Country Office and Country Offices on inter-agency coordination:
Provide technical support and guidance to the Regional director on the development of strategic partnerships and resource mobilization efforts:
Facilitate knowledge building and sharing:
Key Performance Indicators:
Respect for Diversity:
Ethics and Values:
Development and Innovation:
Work in teams:
Communicating and Information Sharing:
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence:
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making:
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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