|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Cairo, Egypt|
|Application Deadline :||21-Dec-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||11d 17h 34m|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-B|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year|
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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.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, with every day priority setting from the Advisor WPS, the Operations Analyst serves as a member of the operations team, with oversight responsibilities for all aspects of WPS related programme operations, this includes strategic financial and human resources management, efficient procurement and logistical services, security management, information and communications technology (ICT) and common services consistent with UN Women rules and regulations. Where time allows, the person will also offer general RO support. The Operations Analyst additionally serves as a key advisor to the Regional Office on matters of organizational integrity with the aim of ensuring: (i) compliance with UN Women policies and regulations; (ii) effective systems to support programme delivery and growth; (iii) accountability to organizational values and principles; and (iv) an enabling workplace environment in which staff potential is maximized.
Under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Operations Analyst will support the Policy Advisor and the WPS and HA team specifically and the operations team overall. The Operations Analyst leads and fosters collaboration within the team for better programme delivery with programme staff with a focus on WPS/HA and a client-oriented approach. The Operations Analyst works in close collaboration with programme teams in the Regional Office, providing close guidance to programme staff who perform adjunct operations functions, ensuring that such staff are knowledgeable of rules and procedures governing programme finances, donor reporting, and personnel. She/he also works in collaboration with operations staff in other UN Agencies.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Coordinate the WPS/HA operations in the Regional Office (RO) in accordance with UN Women rules and regulations and policies and strategies.
2. Coordinate the planning, expenditure tracking and auditing of financial resources in accordance with UN Women rules and regulations and policies and strategies focusing on WPS and HA.
3. Provide Human Resources services.
4. Oversee procurement processes with focus on WPS and HA.
5. Participate in inter-agency activities as required.
6. Contribute to knowledge sharing between the CO’s and RO.
Key Performance Indicators
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf.
Required Skills and Experience
Note: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.
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.
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