Job Title: Gender Program Associate (Service Contract SB – 3/3( | Closing Date:31 January 2016 (Jerusalem time( | Duty Station: Gaza
Duration:6 Months with possibility of renewal
The Gender Program Associate (PA) will work under the supervisor of the National Program Office for Gender, and in close cooperation with the UNFPA team based in Jerusalem and Gaza.
The Gender Program Associate will support the management in monitoring and evaluation of the project on Gender-based Violence in the humanitarian protracted crisis in Palestine . The Program Associate will maintain operational relationships with various stakeholders, such as the Palestinian Authority, academic institutions, NGOs and INGOs, and other UN agencies.
The Gender Program Associate will apply established systems and procedures and assist in the creation of substantive knowledge by compiling, synthesizing and analyzing information relevant to gender and gender based violence. He/she will contribute in facilitating programme/ project implementation using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems and ensuring compliance with established procedures.
Duties and responsibilities
Participate in the management of the project on Gender-based Violence in Palestine.
Participate in the identification and formulation of the country programme and component projects (both development and humanitarian) related to gender, by compiling and analyzing information in the subject areas of UNFPA assistance to the Government and
Draft work plans and works with partners on regular reporting based on agreed
monitoring tools. Assists in preparation of tables based on relevant statistical data;
Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of the project and programme activities in Gaza, establishing and implementing mechanisms to systematically assess the achievement of results, conducting field visits, participation in review meetings and evaluation missions and drafting regular inputs to status and progress reports including for humanitarian
projects related to gender based violence;
Provide Analyses on basic factors affecting the achievement of results, recommends
corrective actions and follow up on recommendations;
Track the project activities and events according to the project document and keep an up-
to-date calendar of events;
Assist the Programme Officer in follow up with the GBV working -group in Gaza including
preparation and facilitating for meetings, writing minutes and distribution for the minutes.
UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND
Contributes to the creation and sharing of knowledge by documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices, strategies and approaches of the Country office and drafting relevant materials for dissemination;
Assist in supporting the advocacy and resource mobilization strategy of the Country Office through compiling and synthesizing relevant back ground material for use in discussions and public events;
Participate in relevant thematic group meetings including Job Requirements:
Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
Embracing cultural diversity
Developing and applying professional expertise/ business acumen
Thinking analytically and strategically
Working in teams/ managing ourselves and our relationships
Communicating for impact
Functional Skill Set:
Advocacy/ Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances
Delivering results-oriented programmes
Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilization
Academic Requirements and Experience
First level university degree desirable in development studies, gender or social science;
Three years of relevant work experience.
Fluency in oral and written English and Arabic.
Proficiency in current office software applications.
UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply.
Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.
UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter, recent CV and complete P11 form to
firstname.lastname@example.org by closing date and time for applications Sunday, 31 January 2016 (Jerusalem time). Only those short-listed for the position will be contacted.
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