Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication and advocacy skills;
Ability to work in a multicultural environment and in a team;
Proactive, flexible, resourceful and able to work independently with limited supervision, with demonstrated creative problem solving;
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities; and

Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.

Required Skills and Experience


Master’s degree (or equivalent) in social sciences, environmental sciences, sustainable development studies, gender/women’s studies, international relations or related field; or

A relevant bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with two additional years of qualifying experience.

Program management degree or certification would be an added advantage.


At least 2 years of progressively responsible professional experience in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of complex development projects;
Technical experience in EVAWG or GBV;
Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset;
Experience working with civil society and community-based organizations is an asset;
Experience working in the field of knowledge management is an asset;
Experience working in the UN System is an asset;
Experience in leading/managing a team is an asset


This position is open to suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago;
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from; Please group all documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows one document to be uploaded.

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.