The Senior Women Talent Pipeline (SWTP) is working to ensure gender parity at Senior level by creating a dedicated talent pool of qualified female candidates for leadership level positions in UN Peace Operations, as well as to attempt to re-balance the skewed geographical representation in the current membership.
The SWTP is a personalised support for high potential women in preparing to apply for senior positions in UN Peace Operations through the UN staff selection system.
Candidates accepted to the SWTP receive support in the recruitment process for roster assessments and/or recruitment processes for specific positions in UN Peace Operations. Coaching and mentoring on issues such as leadership, substantive topics and the application process are offered as well.
Select below whether you wish to Nominate someone or Apply to the SWTP - closing date 31 August
Women can and must play a leading role in political participation, conflict resolution and in the transition from conflict to peace. Today women counts for 28% of the 16'507 civilians working in global peacekeeping missions and the SWTP is an important factor to the increase of women leaders.
The Senior Women Talent Pipeline is working to ensure gender parity at Senior level by creating a dedicated talent pool of qualified female candidates for D1 and D2 level positions in UN Peace Operations, as well as to attempt to re-balance the skewed geographical representation in the current membership.
Once a Member of the Pipeline you will get:
Support in the recruitment process for specific positions in UN field missions
Personal coaching on how to target and successfully send in job applications
Individual Competency Based Interview Coaching
Channeling to relevant training and networking opportunities to prepare members for the requirements of working in UN Peace Operations
Membership of a network of professional women working in international relations (LinkedIn, face-to-face meetings, and gatherings)
Notifications of new job openings
Preferential participation in UN training opportunities
Learn more about this call and more about the history of the SWTP at the official United for gender parity site.
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