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Programme Support , Gender and Human Rights (Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls)

Abuja (Nigeria)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Abuja (Nigeria)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Human Rights
    • Gender-based violence
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Drugs, Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism and Human Trafficking
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Criminology, Extremism, Police Affairs and Anti-Corruption
  • Closing Date: 2019-12-08

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Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, Gender and Human Rights. The Programme Assistant shall be responsible for the management of specific interventions of the programme:

  • Support the Spotlight Team/ Gender team with the implementation of the project’s activities in accordance with the annual work plans and towards achieving the project outputs and outcomes;
  • Assist with support in partnership building , regular follow up with national authorities and civil society groups/think tanks involved in multi-sectoral gender programming , including revision of CO deliverables and results;
  • Assist in providing guidance and support to UNDP implementing partners/responsible parties, carrying specific activities within the project;
  • Give inputs to quarterly progress reports and contribute to the drafting of annual and bi-annual project reports;
  • Assist the Spotlight Team to prepare and organize workshops, training and meetings with partners and key stakeholders;
  • Assist in the documentation and reporting on programme activities, writing meeting minutes, mission and training reports
  • Support research to inform preparation of talking points, concept notes and other documentation
  • Support the development of news stories and briefs for the website and newsletters, and the production of advocacy materials
  • Assist the UNDP Country Office (CO) in developing a Gender Equality Strategy, and provide support to mainstream gender in projects across all units in the CO.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:
  • Bachelor Degree in Development studies, Conflict Studies, Security Studies, Gender Studies, Human Rights, or other related field with top tier grade;
Required experience: 24 Months Experience remark:
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (0 to 2 years) in Human Rights, Gender, and Development, including project management in development;
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise: Human rights, Gender equality and the advancement of women Area of expertise details:
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development, especially through gender equality, and to serve others;
Driving license: No Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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