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UN Women: Research and Coordination Analyst – Business Transformation


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Job Description

  • Country: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • No of vacancies: N/A
  • Salary: N/A 
  • Organization: UNDP
  • Gender: both 
  • Deadline: 2023-12-18

Duties and Responsibilities

Contribute technically to the development and implementation of a business transformation strategy and the Strategic Plan implementation process

  • Prepare background documents, guidance notes, briefs and presentations related to business transformation;
  • Liaise and mange relationships with all relevant focal points in UN Women to gather data, validate; information and prepare appropriate communication products for internal and external use;
  • Organize meetings, take minutes and ensure appropriate follow-up actions as required;
  • Prepare, review and analyze papers;
  • Provide operating context analysis to inform the business transformation strategy.

Provide substantive analytics support to internal executive and consultative bodies on business transformation and Strategic Plan implementation

  • Collect background information;
  • Manage information and databases of all material to be discussed;
  • Develop correspondence, reports, presentations, articles and other knowledge products as appropriate.

Provide substantive technical assistance to UN Women’s corporate oversight of its organizational design including country, regional and headquarters typologies

  • Collect, validate and analyze data relevant to ongoing monitoring of country, regional office and headquarters typologies;
  • Provide substantive technical support to BRC Presence Governance, Annual Review and Quarterly Business Review processes;
  • Provide technical support to the development and refine country, regional and headquarters typologies, ensuring they are mainstreamed into relevant planning documents.

Provide substantive technical assistance to strengthening UN Women’s field and HQ architecture through specific Business Transformation engagements

  • Coordinate with clients, develop agendas, business intelligence and strategic analysis for field and HQ business transformation engagements;
  • Design, develop and facilitate sessions;
  • Manage network of Change Facilitation Teams.

Act as the Budget Allocation Committee Secretariat

  • Coordinate agenda items, including receiving agenda items from submitters, and submit to BAC Co-chairs in advance for clearance;
  • Develop a meeting agenda for each meeting and for ad hoc meetings where required;
  • Conduct quality assurance of meeting documentation to ensure that submitted materials are reading for consideration and liaise with the submitter as required;
  • Circulate cleared agenda and background documentation in advance of meetings;
  • Record minutes, action items and decision, and upload to the BAC document library;
  • Maintain a matrix of required actions as decided during BAC meetings;
  • Maintain the BAC document library;
  • Ensure alignment and information sharing as necessary with other internal committees and oversight bodies to ensure evidence-based, audit-informed, risk-aware decision-making.

Provide substantive inputs to organizational culture, future of work and pivot to the field efforts

  • Conduct data analysis, mapping, modelling and create knowledge products to support high level decision-making;
  • Implement business transformation initiatives as set out in Strategic Plan 2022-25.

The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organisation.



Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example


  • Good knowledge in the area of gender equality and women’s empowerment, human rights and sustainable development
  • Good understanding of the current development landscape and of UN Women’s role in ensuring robust mainstreaming of gender equality and the empowerment of women, particularly in light of the implementation of Agenda 2030 and UN Reform
  • Good knowledge of multilateral affairs and the UN system, knowledge of UN-Women a clear asset
  • Good knowledge of project management
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate message to different audiences

In accordance with the UN Staff Regulation 4.5 (c) A fixed-term appointment does not carry any expectancy, legal or otherwise, of renewal or conversion, irrespective of the length of service. This fixed-term appointment is budgeted for a term of 2 years until December 2025.

Required Skills and Experience

Education and Certification:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/ women’s studies, international development, or a related field is required;
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in coordinating processes/projects, maintaining data and reviewing and analyzing processes and documents is required;
  • Experience in business transformation is required;
  • Experience liaising and coordinating with multiple offices is desirable.


  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish is desirable;
  • Knowledge of another official UN language is desirable (Arabic, Chinese or Russian).


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