UNDP Programme Specialist – Gender Equality and Social Norms Jobs 2023

UNDP Programme Specialist – Gender Equality and Social Norms Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs. UNDP Ethiopia looking for “Programme Specialist – Gender Equality and Social Norms“. Applicants with a degree in Advanced Degree may apply on or before 3rd Feb 2023.

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UNDP Programme Specialist – Gender Equality and Social Norms Jobs 2023

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 20th Jan 2023 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Programme Specialist – Gender Equality and Social Norms to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

UNDP Job Vacancy 2023


  • In collaboration with Government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, overseeing the design and implementation of the country programme and its component projects, aligning with Government priorities and UNFPA programme policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the overall UNFPA Ethiopia support to the Bureaus of Women, Children and Social Affairs and other relevant sectoral Bureaus at regional level and CSO partners under the Gender and social norms Programme
  • Provide technical support in enhancing institutional and community capacity to protect women’s and girls’ rights in the areas of gender-based violence & Social norms (CM, FGM, etc)
  • Coordinate the overall performance of UNFPA Ethiopia Gender and social norms programme component and its different programme interventions
  • Oversee the implementation of the Gender Based Violence (GBV), Child Marriage and female Genital Mutilation programmes by the Country Office
  • Collaborate with the SRHR, AYD, humanitarian and PD teams to mainstream gender across all UNFPA programmes
  • Advocate and ensure that humanitarian, development and peace nexus programming is well integrated under the gender and social norms programme.
  • Overseeing achievement of programme results by ensuring appropriate policies are applied and monitoring and oversight mechanisms are established and implemented.
  • Reviewing the political, social and economic environment relevant to UNFPA programme activities, and pursuing opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention.
  • Assessing implications of new policy developments and strategies on programme execution, and ensuring their integration.
  • Overseeing project implementation; establishing partnerships with executing agencies, experts, government counterparts and other UN agencies to facilitate timely and efficient delivery of project inputs.
  • Ensuring effective knowledge management strategies are implemented by the programme team, capturing lessons learned and best practices for future planning; addressing training needs of project personnel.
  • Representing UNFPA in regular Government and UN meetings of the United Nations Development Assistant Framework (UNSDCF) Working Groups on gender and social norms, and all gender equality related forums as appropriately required.
  • Representing UNFPA in regular meetings of Technical Working Group for the Flagship Joint Programme on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
  • Participating in advocacy and resource mobilisation efforts of the CO, by ensuring preparation of relevant documentation, i.e., project summaries, conference papers, speeches, donor profiles, and participating in related meetings and public events.
  • Coordinate preparation of reports on gender and social norms related interventions and achievements (Country Office Annual Report, Standard Progress Report, Donor Reports)
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor and required by the Country Office.

Position in Organization:

  • Programme Specialist – Gender Equality and Social Norms
  • Job Identification: 7932
  • Locations: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Posting Date: 01/20/2023, 11:31 AM
  • Apply Before: 02/03/2023, 11:31 AM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Grade: NOC
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Rotational/Non Rotational: Non-Rotational
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year
  • Education & Work Experience: Master’s Degree – 5 year(s) experience
  • Other Criteria: Advanced degree in gender studies, health, and/or other related social science discipline.
  • Required Languages: English
  • Desired Languages: Other UN language
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks
  • Job Category: Gender Equality & Human Rights

Qualification & Experience:

  • Advanced degree in gender studies, health, and/or other related social science discipline.
  • Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the field of gender & social norms, sexual and reproductive health and rights, population activities, etc.
  • Experience in programme/ project management including experience in large multi-sector projects, designing and appraising proposals and actively liaising with relevant and potential project partners;
  • Proven experience in coordinating/managing a multi-disciplinary team of staff, experts and consultants;
  • Field experience is an asset;
  • Prior experience in the UN system is an asset.

How to Apply UNDP Programme Specialist – Gender Equality and Social Norms Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 3rd Feb 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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