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JOB ADVT: Prog. Associate, UN Women September 11, 2014

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PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE (VACANCY OPEN TO NATIONALS AND RESIDENTS OF JAMAICA ONLY)

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 partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.The Programme Associate works with and provides support to the members of the UN Women Jamaica Programme Team in the development and implementation of the following projects and programmes, ensuring consistency with UN Women rules and regulations:

  • Projects funded from the UN Women Fund for Gender Equality;
  • UN Women portfolio on combating gender-based violence (GBV); strengthening women’s economic empowerment; women’s leadership; and strengthening the institutional mechanisms in support of national commitments to advancing gender equality and combating GBV;
  • UN Women HIV&AIDS portfolio in the Caribbean and in Jamaica;
  • Supporting UN Women’s role within the UN Country Team.

The Programme Associate contributes to research, financial management, and programme implementation including providing necessary operational, administrative and programmatic support. S/he works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and project staff in the UN Women Jamaica Programme Office, the MCO in Barbados, the Regional Office in Panama and UN Women Headquarters in New York as required for resolving complex finance-related issues and exchange of information.

The Programme Associate’s time is to be divided with 50% supporting the Jamaica National Programme Coordinator’s area of work; and 50% supporting the Regional Gender and HIV&AIDS Project Officer.

Application deadline: 24-September-2014

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