Deputy Country Representative Vacancy in Ethiopia 2021

UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP Ethiopia Vacancy 2021 Deputy Country Representative

UNDP Background
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.

Recruiter

UNDP

Position

Deputy Country Representative

Location

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Country

Ethiopia

Total Vacant Post

1

Qualification

Master’s Degree

Experience Required

Minimum Five years

Application Deadline

7th Dec 2021

 

Deputy Country Representative

 

 

 

Advertised on behalf of : 

 

 

 

Location :

Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA

 

Application Deadline :

07-Dec-21 (Midnight New York, USA)

 

Time left :

13d 20h 41m

 

Type of Contract :

FTA International

 

Post Level :

P-4

 

Languages Required :

English  

 

Duration of Initial Contract :

1 year

 

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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.

         

 


Background

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 equal partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action as well as peace and security. As such, UN Women seeks to complement and enhance the capacity of other UN entities to serve their respective mandates to deliver on gender equality and on women’s empowerment. 

 

In line with the UN Women Global vision of “Achieving gender equality, the empowerment of all women and girls, and the fulfilment of their human rights’’, the Ethiopia Country Programme is fully aligned with the Ethiopia United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2020-2025 that address multidimensional poverty, inequalities, social exclusion, and marginalization, with a focus on youth, women and girls; supporting the transition to an inclusive and diversified economy; deepening Ethiopia’s democratic transition and promoting peace; and promoting a green and resilient economy.  The Programme is organized in four thematic priority areas; i) ending violence against women and girls; ii) governance and participation in public life; iii) economic empowerment and resilience; and iv) peace, security, humanitarian action, and disaster risk reduction. 

 

Reporting to the Country Representative, Ethiopia, the Deputy Country Representative is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Country Office (CO). The incumbent is responsible for substantially contributing to the design, implementation, management, and oversight of the country Programme and to the operations supporting its implementation to ensure effective and efficient delivery of results as planned in UN Women’s Strategic Plan and the CO plans.


Duties and Responsibilities

Manage the programme and operations team

  • Manage the day-to-day work of the programme and operations teams, including finalizing the team’s annual workplan;
  • Manage the process of programme conceptualization, planning, implementing and monitoring; and the management of material and financial resources;
  • Lead the process of preparing programme implementation progress reports and identifying areas for UN Women Country Representative’s action and/or decision;
  • Technically support the development of the Office security strategy and plan, as required.

 

Provide advisory and specialized technical support on the strategic direction of the office

  • Advise and guide the Country Representative on strategic areas;
  • Provide specialized technical and strategic support in managing all aspects of the programme design and related activities and for ensuring compliance and accountability in programme monitoring, reporting and evaluation;
  • Develop policy documents, briefs and other strategic papers/materials for use in the development and presentation of innovative and coherent policy and programmatic positions;
  • Serve as a senior member of the management team.

 

Represent UN Women in UN system coordination, with a focus on programming

  • As delegated by the UN Women Country Representative, represent UN Women in the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and/or the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) to collaborate with the Resident Coordinator and UN system on interagency coherence, collaboration, cooperation, resource mobilization, advocacy, common services, and operations;
  • Ensure UN Women’s participation in UN system thematic and other working groups to advance UN Women’s mandate.

 

Provide technical support in creation of strategic partnerships and resource mobilization strategies

  • Provide substantive research and inputs in the formulation and implementation of the country resource mobilization strategy;
  • Establish and maintain relations with government, partners, stakeholders and donors to achieve active collaboration, cooperation and alliances on programme development and implementation and resource mobilization.

 

Represent UN Women and support advocacy strategies

  • Represent and advocate for UN Women in organizational, regional, global, public information/ relations events and key meetings, as delegated;
  • Develop and implement advocacy and public communication strategies.

 

Facilitate knowledge management, innovation and capacity building

  • Manage the process of collecting and sharing lessons learned on gender equality and women’s empowerment to build knowledge and capacity of partners and stakeholders;
  • Oversee the design and implementation of capacity building training activities to enhance skills and knowledge.

 

Manage personnel under supervision

  • Manage the performance of personnel under supervision; provide managerial direction, guidance and leadership to staff and provide performance feedback and coaching to personnel supervision, ensure performance assessment are implemented on time and ensure personnel are fully aware of UN Women workplace relations policies;
  • Create an enabling, conducive and caudal work environment;
  • Identify learning and development opportunities of staff under her supervision and ensure support is provided to build their capacities

 

Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely and quality provision of strategic support and advice to the Country Representative
  • Timely and quality delivery of the programme teams
  • Regular interaction and establishment of joint activities and programmes with other agencies and partners
  • Quality of inputs provided in formulation and implementation of the country resource mobilization strategy
  • Quality and number of knowledge management and advocacy initiatives undertaken
  • Quality mentoring, training, coaching which affects performance of personnel, inclusive workplace environment
  • UN Women is seen as a reliable and trustworthy partner, providing substantial inputs to progress UN women’s mandate


Competencies

Core values

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Respect for Diversity

 

Core Competencies

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

 

Functional Competencies

  • Excellent programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Ability to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, and deliver on them
  • Ability to provide policy advice and support to partners
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports to inform management and strategic decision-making
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to create and enabling work environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Results Based Management
  • Strong knowledge of the UN system
  • Strong knowledge of local country context
  • Strong negotiation skills


Required Skills and Experience

Education and Certification

  • Master’s degree in international development, public administration, public policy, or other relevant social science fields 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.
  • A project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.

 

Professional Experience

  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience that combines strategic and managerial leadership in development programmes with a strong focus in the area of gender equality and women’s empowerment at the national or international level, preferably in developing countries within the UN system, Agencies, Funds or Programmes;
  • Field based experience working with multi-cultural teams.
  • Experience in leading a team

 

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN working language would be an asset.

 

Application:

  • All applications must include (as an attachment) a completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment.
  • Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment and candidates are required to include in the P-11 form links for their previously published reports and articles completed within the last two years. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.

 

At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided?on the basis of?qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.? 

If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.? 

UN Women?has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.? All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)? 

 


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