Fixed Term Appointment

Programme Specialist, Gender-Based Violence [Closed]

21 October 2020


Programme Specialist, Gender-Based Violence (1 position)

Category: Fixed Term Appointment [NO-C]

Job Opening ID: 32831

Deadline: Wednesday, 21 October 2020 by 5 pm Nepal time

Position:  Responsible for the project management and implementation and coordination of GBV programming with Government, NGOs, and civil society partners; and to manage the project support staff in Kathmandu and Provinces.

Eligibility: Master's Degree in Women's or Gender Studies, Social Work, Development Studies or other social sciences or public/community health, as it relates to gender and GBV. At least 5 years of increasingly responsible relevant professional experience in programme and project management, including large multi-sectoral projects, designing and appraising proposals and actively liaising with relevant and potential project partners. Strong English, oral and writing skills, including proposal development and report writing for complex programmes and interventions. Knowledge of gender issues in development, particularly GBV prevention, response and referral pathways, including relevant international human rights standards. Understanding of male engagement and behaviour change approaches including familiarity with SASA strongly preferred. Experience in utilizing the following internationals tools and systems: GBV Standard Operating Procedures; GBV Information Management System; IASC GBV Guidelines; IASC Gender Handbook; GBV Minimum Standards; GBV Coordination Handbook; WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching, Documenting and Monitoring Sexual Violence in Emergencies; the Global Essential Services Package for Women and Girls. Demonstrated management and oversight experience with capacity to lead diverse teams, strongly preferred. 

How to apply: UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy. 

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