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UN WOMEN - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Welcome to the career site of UN Women at Impactpool!

What is UN Women?

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established in 2010 to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.

What UN Women offers?

  • A leading global gender agency

Innovative programmes and in-depth expertise make UN Women a one-stop global center for advancing gender equality.

  • A brilliant and diverse community of gender equality advocates

80% of UN Women posts are located in the field across 98 countries. Join more than 2000 people, representing over 150 different nationalities, working on challenging, global and highly rewarding initiatives.

  • Real and meaningful work to empower women and girls around the world

UN Women works with governments and civil societies to design and implement laws, policies, programmes and services to enable women and girls to claim their rights and expand their opportunities.  

What type of profiles are UN Women hiring?

Management:

  • Regional Centre Directors
  • Country Representatives
  • Deputy Country Representatives
  • Operations Managers  
  • Cluster Leaders
  • Resource Mobilization

Specialist in priority areas:

  • Violence Against Women
  • Peace and Security
  • Leadership and Participation
  • Economic Empowerment
  • National Planning and Budgeting
  • Intergovernmental/Interagency  processes and coordination

Operations:

  • Communication
  • Finance/Budget
  • Procurement
  • Human Resources
  • ICT
  • Facilities & Administration

What UN Women look for?

  • Does making a difference motivate you?
  • Are you selfless and driven to be a part of a bigger purpose in the service of humanity?
  • Do you possess hope and strength of character to guide your zeal to make a difference in a complex world?
  • Are you the type of person who will travel and work anywhere
  • Do you thrive in an environment that is truly international and multicultural, which respects as well as promotes diversity and functions at its best through the efforts of teams of different people?
  • UN Women want people with integrity. People who are fair, impartial, honest and truthful. UN Women want dynamic and adaptable persons who are not afraid to think creatively, to be proactive, flexible and responsive.

From now on, you will find all UN Women’s job advertisements at Impactpool, update your Impactpool profile to stay alerted when featured UN Women jobs are posted. Find information how to apply in the job advertisements. When sending your application, please indicate you find the opportunity at Impactpool.org.

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Current jobs

Gender Data Specialist, Good Governance for Gender Equality in Georgia (GG4GEG), United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-10
Tbilisi (Georgia)
Content Editors (Retainer)
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-05
Bridgetown (Barbados)
Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction Philippines Consultant
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-12
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
Executive Assistant
SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-07
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan)
Driver
SB-1 (SC1/SC2), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-09
Monrovia (Liberia)
Consultant to assess the capacity of the National Gender Machinery (NGM) and conduct a Training of Trainers Workshop - WEPs Manual
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-10
Kingston (Canada)
International Consultancy on Disability Marker
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-08
home-based
National Consultant – Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Field Coordinator
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-31
home-based with travel to narathiwat
International Communications and Visibility Consultant
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-10
home-based
TO SUPPORT THE FULFILMENT OF KENYA’S OBLIGATIONS ON GENDER: THE 65TH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN; AND KENYA’S 9TH PERIODIC REPORTING ON THE CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN (2 positions)
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-29
Nairobi (Kenya)
Programme Coordinator, Migration (Thai National only)
SB-5 (SC10/SC11), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Mid level
Closes: 2021-02-07
Bangkok (Thailand)
Technical Support/Consultant for Women’s Empowerment Principles’ (WEPs) Campaigns Coordination, Activation and Training
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-29
metro manila
Evaluation and Research Intern (multiple positions)
Internship
Closes: 2021-02-09
Bangkok (Thailand)
Consultant to develop and deliver training for women entrepreneurs and businesswomen in sourcing and building their capacity to compete for procurement opportunities.
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-08
Kingston (Canada)
Consultant to conduct a series of webinars based on podcasts
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-08
Kingston (Canada)
Consultant to develop a study on gender in the trade agreements that have been signed by the countries of the CARICOM/CARIFORUM Region
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-08
Kingston (Canada)
Consultant to (i) develop case study on WEPs companies and use/importance of the WEPs (ii) study impact of COVID 19 on female entrepreneurs and use of WEPs in responding
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-08
Kingston (Canada)
International Consultant (SSA)- Policy Specialist on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-04
Baku (Azerbaijan)
Spotlight Project Expert on strengthening EVAWG laws and institutions
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-28
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan)
Spotlight Project Expert on advocacy and communications campaigns EVAWG
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-28
Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan)
Senior Gender Adviser-Coordination and Humanitarian Action
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-07
Juba (South Sudan)
Finance and Administrative Assistant
SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-04
Dushanbe (Tajikistan)
Project Coordinator
SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-04
Dushanbe (Tajikistan)
Coordination and Resource Mobilization Officer
SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-04
Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea)
Head of Office, Timor Leste
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2021-02-11
Dili (Timor-Leste)
International Consultant for Programme Monitoring and Evaluation
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
National Consultant on Transitional Justice and Prevention and Response to the Conflict-Related Sexual Violence
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-29
Kyiv (Ukraine)
National Consultant on Public Finance Management and Gender Responsive Budgeting
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-02-02
Tirana (Albania)
ONUMUJERES/ECU/PS/21-001 - Consultor/a para desarrollar la propuesta de sostenibilidad de la Escuela de lideresas amazónicas Antisuyu Warmikuna considerando aspectos administrativo-financieros, de planificación y de fortalecimiento académico
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-07
Quito (Ecuador)
Consultant - Partnership specialist
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-28
home-based
National Economist
SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-02-01
Abuja (Nigeria)
International Consultant to develop a draft technical proposal on Informal Advisory Group of Women to the Co-Chairs of Geneva International Discussions
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-03
home-based
Consultant for Data Analysis, Triangulation and Report Compilation
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-31
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
Executive Associate
SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-05
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
National Assistant Consultant for Administrative Support – Implementation of Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Sri Lanka (re-advertisement, Sri Lankan Nationals Only)
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
home-based with travel to project locations
National Assistant Consultant for Administrative Support – Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding (Sri Lankan Nationals Only)
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
home-based with travel to project locations
National Assistant Consultant – Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding* (Re-advertisement, Sri Lankan Nationals Only)
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
home-based with travel to project locations
National Assistant Consultant – Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding* (Re-advertisement, Sri Lankan Nationals Only)
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
home-based with travel to project locations
Media and Communications Officer
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
Harare (Zimbabwe)
Project Institutional capacity development Analyst
SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-02-02
Amman (Jordan)
Team Leader, Democratic Governance
SB-5 (SC10/SC11), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Mid level
Closes: 2021-02-04
Nairobi (Kenya)
Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Programme (EVAW) Analyst
SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-02-03
Nairobi (Kenya)
Asistencia Técnica para Elaboración de mapeo de donantes, desarrollo e implementación de una estrategia de movilización de recursos para la Oficina de ONU Mujeres en El Salvador
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-31
San Salvador (El Salvador)
National Consultant to oversee the construction of mobile sales centres and government buildings (Sri Lankan national only)
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-28
home-based with extensive travel to the relevant locations
National Consultant –Ministry of Corporate Affairs - We Empower Asia Programme (Open to Indian Nationals Only)
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-30
New Delhi (India)
International Consultant to Conduct Feminist Analysis of the Socio-economic Impact of COVID-19 in Nepal
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-30
home-based
Communications Analyst (Readvertisement)
SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-02-02
Nairobi (Kenya)
Programme Specialist, Women’s Economic Empowerment
NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2021-02-01
Kabul (Afghanistan)
Communications and Knowledge Management Officer SB4 with UN WOMEN
SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-02-01
Kigali (Rwanda)
Procurement Assistant
SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
Amman (Jordan)
Operations Manager (Nepalese National Only)
NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2021-01-31
Kathmandu (Nepal)
Training and Logistics Coordinator - Protection of Women and Girls from Sexual and Gender Based Violence (Open to Indian Nationals Only)
SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-30
New Delhi (India)
Re-Advertised- UN Women Programme Analyst, Women in Leadership, Women, Peace and Security and Governance (Open to Moldova Nationals Only)
NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
Closes: 2021-02-03
Chisinau (Moldova)
UN Women: Policy Specialist - Ending Violence against Women
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2021-01-28
New York City (United States of America)
Consultancy on conducting a midterm reflection exercise of the implementation of the UN Women-WHO Global Joint Programme on Violence against Women Data
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-31
home-based
Asistencia técnica para el Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres (INMUJERES)
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-29
Montevideo (Uruguay)
Team Leader for UN Women Peace and Security portfolio (Maternity Replacement)
International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
Nairobi (Kenya)
Project Officer
SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-28
Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
UN Women: Regional Evaluation Specialist
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2021-02-03
Nairobi (Kenya)
UN Women: Partnerships Development Specialist
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2021-02-03
Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
Finance and Administrative Associate
GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2021-02-03
Guatemala (Guatemala)
Procurement Assistant
SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
Nairobi (Kenya)
Feminist Economist/Gender and Economics Policy Specialist
SB-5 (SC10/SC11), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Mid level
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
Dakar (Senegal)
Finance Associate (Programme)
GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
Ankara (Turkey)
Asistente Administrativa-Financiera
SB-3 (SC6/SC7), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-01-27
Tegucigalpa (Honduras)
Programme Specialist, Gender Responsive Planning, Budgeting and Inter-governmental support
NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2021-01-29
Kampala (Uganda)
Programme Specialist, Leaving No One Behind
NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2021-01-29
Kampala (Uganda)
UN Women: Country Representative
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes soon: 2021-01-28
Quito (Ecuador)
UN Women: Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Specialist
P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes soon: 2021-01-28
New York City (United States of America)
Supporting Gender Transformative Parenting - National Consultant
National Consultant - Locally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-02-02
Cairo (Egypt)
UN Women: Manager Platform and Service Delivery
P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
Closes: 2021-02-03
New York City (United States of America)
UN Women: Chief, Economic Empowerment Section
D-1, Director - Internationally recruited position - Senior Executive level
Closes soon: 2021-01-31
New York City (United States of America)