|Application Deadline :
|31-Aug-23 (Midnight New York, USA)
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|Additional Category :
|Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction
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|1 year extendable
|Coordination Officer for the Gender Theme Group (GTG)
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Gender equality and empowerment of women and girls GEWE) is crucial to progress across all the Goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda. There is the need for gender-responsive performance management and strategic planning, sex-disaggregated data, reporting and resource tracking, while drawing on gender expertise to mainstream gender equality in the preparation of the Cooperation Framework.
The Gender Theme Group (GTG) is an interagency coordination group under the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) that “provide(s) strategic support and advice to United Nations country teams in enhancing their gender mainstreaming efforts.”
In Pakistan, The GTG (co-chaired by UN Women and UNFPA) was endorsed by the UNCT in July 2021 to promote gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls. The GTG plays a central role in provision of strategic support and advice to UNCT collaboration with Governments to achieve SDG 5 and the gender equality dimensions of other SDGs (SDG 8, 10 and 16 in particular) throughout the Cooperation Framework, the provision policy advice and joint programmes. Gender mainstreaming and gender-responsive performance management can be accelerated and implemented through the full implementation of the UNCT-SWAP Gender Equality Scorecard (UNCT-SWAP) and the UNCT-SWAP gender mainstreaming minimum standards.
This position will be based in at the UN Women office in Islamabad office and will directly report to the GTG chair and co-chair and will maintain a close liaison with the Resident Coordinators office and all UN agencies.
Under the overall supervision of the UN Women Country Representative, the GTG Coordination Officer will be responsible for strengthened accountability of results for gender equality and women’s empowerment, enhanced efficiencies, improved coherence, and joint action within the UN Country Team and through better coordination between UN agencies, the government, CSOs and development partners.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Provide coordination and technical support to the inter-agency coordination and UN joint programming:
Coordinate interagency advocacy and facilitate knowledge building and management:
Provide technical support to strategic partnerships building and resource mobilization:
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s degree in Gender and Development Studies, Political Science, Social Science, Management, Partnership and Communications or any other related field of studies.
Fluency in English is required
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/2022-07/UN-Women-P11-Personal-History-Form-en.doc.
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