UN Women Jobs Vacancies / Recruitment 2021

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Apply for the latest UN Women Jobs Vacancies / Recruitment 2021 as portal opens for ongoing recruitment for UN Women jobs. Apply via UN Women portal.

UN Women in Brief

UN Women – In July 2010, the United nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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UN Women Jobs Vacancies / Recruitment 2021

Job Title: Programme Officer, Prevention and Mitigation Services (PMS)
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Post Level: SB-4
Duration of Initial Contract: 1 year
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Job Title: National Consultant to Collate Data of Women and Girls with Disabilities in the Areas of SGBV and Harmful Practices
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Post Level: National Consultant

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Job Title: Consultant to Conduct Assessment of Conflicts Between Customary and Formal Laws; Analysis of Root Causes of GBV through Behavioral Factors and how to Address Gaps.
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Post Level: National Consultant
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Background

  • UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
  • In Nigeria, the UN Women Country Office contributes to the realization of Nigeria’s development vision towards attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which informs the systemwide United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework, as well as UN Women Strategic Plan. The Nigeria Country Office aims to achieve the following results: (i) increased women’s leadership and participation in governance; (ii) strengthened women’s economic empowerment; (iii) increased protection of women & access to justice for women; and (iv) strengthened women’s leadership in peace building and humanitarian response. UN Women further leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action globally and works to build and expand effective partnerships with civil society, private sector and other stakeholders.
  • Under the overall guidance and direction of the Country Representative, the Communications Officer contributes to the implementation of the UN Women corporate communications strategy, as well as the development, management and implementation of the Country Office communications and advocacy strategies which are geared towards the advancement of gender equality and the empowerment of women, promote public and media outreach, and increase the visibility of key programmatic results, and UN Women global campaign initiatives in Nigeria.
  • She/he works as part of the Country Office communications team in close collaboration with the country programme and operations teams, UN Women Communications Teams at regional and Headquarters level, the UN Communications Group in Nigeria, media and journalists in ensuring successful implementation of UN Women’s communications strategy

All online applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/P_11_form_UNwomen.doc). Alternatively a UN or UNDP P11 can be filled. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment which must be the P11 or scan all the documents into one single file.


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Note

  • UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
  • UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

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