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Vacancy announcement from UN Women Nepal


Vacancy notice: UN Women Nepal
Organization: UN Women – United Nations

Programme Officer (Women’s Economic Empowerment – TVET and Business Development), Open for Nepali nationals only
> Location : Kathmandu, NEPAL
> Application Deadline : 08-Jan-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
> Type of Contract : Service Contract
> Post Level : SB-5
> Languages Required : English
> Duration of Initial Contract : 11 months with possibility of extension

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Functional Competencies:
> Strong development/programming skills particularly those that are pertinent to UN Women strategic priorities on gender issues and women’s rights;
> Ability to support formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects;
> Strong knowledge of Results Based Management principles and approaches;
> Ability to maintain networks and partnerships with UN agencies and other international partners to promote partnership and build alliances to advance organizational interests and competencies;
> Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills;
> Ability to synthesize programme performance data and produce analytical reports to inform management and strategic decision-making;
> Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising and develop strategies.

Required Skills and Experience
> Master’s degree in Gender and Development Studies, Economics, Public Policy or any other related field of studies with emphasis on women’s economic empowerment and/or vocational skills and entrepreneurship development training.

> Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the development, planning and management of social development programmes with practical experience in the technical and vocational education and training and business development services, including provisions of gender equality and psychosocial supports;
> Technical experience in and demonstrated knowledge on women’s economic empowerment and the barriers to hinder women’s leadership in economic activities are required;
> Working experiences with programmes/projects on women’s economic empowerment, including business development marketing support to women and girls from vulnerable groups, are a strong plus;
> Demonstrated professional working experience in the fields of gender equality and women’s empowerment is a strong plus;
> Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies, donors and/or civil society partners and stakeholders is an asset; and
> Experience working in the government and/or UN System is an asset.

> Fluency in English and Nepali is essential;
> Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

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