Gender and Inclusion Analyst, Tunis, Tunisia

Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Country: Tunisia

City: Tunis, Tunisia

Office: UNDP Tunis

Grade: NO-A

Closing date: Sunday, 16 August 2020

Job ID: 31669

Practice Area - Job Family: Management - GENDER ANALYST

Vacancy End Date: (Midnight New York, USA) 16/08/2020

Duty Station: Tunis, Tunisia

Education & Work Experience: G-Bachelor’s Level Degree - 2 year(s) experience, I-Master’s Level Degree - 0 year(s) experience

Languages: Arabic, French

Grade: NOA

Vacancy Type: FTA Local

Posting Type: External

Bureau: Arab States

Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension

Background

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

Gender Equality is one of the core objectives of UNDP and is implemented throughout the organization in a two-pronged approach: mainstreaming gender in all core practices; and dedicated interventions that empower women and promote gender equality.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of Monitoring Evaluation & Reporting Specialist and in close collaboration with Programme Units, Programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society, the Gender and Inclusion Analyst is responsible for ensuring that all UNDP programmes, projects and activities are gender sensitive and for promoting gender equality. He/she will help implementing gender as a cross-cutting issue in the UNDP programme.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of key functions :

Supports gender inclusion in UNDP Programme/Projects activities (including gender seal)

Ensure quality of knowledge management and sharing in UNDP and partners

Supports creation of strategic partnerships and resource mobilization for gender mainstreaming

Supports Inclusion, promote LNOB

Supports gender inclusion in UNDP Programme/Projects activities (including gender seal)

Coordinates the work of the Gender Focal Team of the UNDP Tunisia Country Office (CO) and ensures that its meetings are held regularly in accordance with its Terms of Reference; prepare minutes of meetings; help prepare its annual work plan and monitor implementation.

Supports the formulation of a gender strategy for the Tunisia CO and monitors its implementation in cooperation with programme and operation teams.

Supports integration of gender-based approach in all project relevant documents and processes, supporting design and formulation of gender components and translating gender priorities into local interventions;
Monitors gender implementation across projects, synthesizing progress against indicators and preparing reports according to RBM principles.

Coordinates the work related to the process of upgrading the certification of UNDP Tunisia to the Gender Seal.

Researches and provides inputs to UNDP management and programme portfolio teams on cross-cutting issues and implications on UNDP programme and project design, policy advice, and collaborative approaches.

Supports reporting on gender and inclusion and quality corporate quality assurance corporately (IWP, ROAR, QA, etc...) and for donors.

Ensure quality of knowledge management and sharing in UNDP and partners

Identifies sources of information and statistics related to gender issues; identifies and synthesizes best practices and lessons learned directly linked to gender mainstreaming goals.

Provides technical assistance and facilitate knowledge management, and trainings for the teams and partners to ensure appropriation of gender sensitive approaches.

Facilitates research and analysis on specific gender related issues, (e.g. women’s economic empowerment, sexual and gender-based violence and women, peace and security); and inclusion in the framework of LNOB.

Ensures that lessons learned are captured and recorded into the CO knowledge networks.

Represents UNDP in the UN Gender Results Groups as well as in other coordination groups with national and/ or development partners.

Coordinates and ensures gender integration in development of policies, institutional development support and advocacy that will address the country problems and needs in gender.

Coordinates with projects and Communication Specialist(s) to implements relevant, high-impact advocacy campaigns with key partners.

Prepares and/or provides input to speeches by CO senior management.

Supports creation of strategic partnerships and resource mobilization for gender mainstreaming

Identifies, in close collaboration with national and international partners as well as UN Agencies, programme areas of cooperation on gender issues.

Contributes to implementation of CO partnerships and resource mobilization strategy to support achievement of gender mainstreaming.

Develops ideas and concepts for possible areas of cooperation.

Establishes close working relationships and creates programmatic linkages with relevant agencies; UN Agencies.

Identifies funding opportunities for ongoing and new projects.

Supports Inclusion, promote Leave No One Behind (LNOB) :

Conducts research and analysis on the situation of marginalized groups in Tunisia and provide recommendations on Leave No One Behind (LNOB).

Engages regularly with programme/ projects to mainstream inclusion of marginalized groups such as people living with disabilities, minorities, the elderly, etc. In their activities and studies.

Provides inputs on measures to be taken by UNDP Tunisia for increasing inclusivity and accessibility, particularly for people with disabilities.

Competencies

Core

Innovation

Ability to make new and useful ideas work

Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully

Leadership

Ability to persuade others to follow

Level 4 : Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others

People Management

Ability to improve performance and satisfaction

Level 4 :Models independent thinking and action

Communication

Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

Level 4: Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis

Delivery

Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement

Level 4: Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services

Technical/Functional

Primary

Gender and Institutional Development

Knowledge of systems for gender mainstreaming and capacity development and interagency collaboration and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations

Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Gender Issues and Development

Knowledge of gender issues and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations, including analysis of projects from a gender perspective

Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Gender Corporate Reporting

Knowledge of corporate reporting, including skills to manage ROAR reporting and extractions, gender marker development and other tools, supporting and strengthening GSIC, reporting and ongoing feedback to Executive Board

Level 4: Apply & Adapt : Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Partnerships

Ability to engage with other agencies, donors, and other development stakeholders and forge productive working relationships

Level 4: Apply & Adapt:Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Project Management

Ability to plan, organize, and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals t Management

Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Knowledge Management

Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge

Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Secondary

Resource Mobilization

Ability to identify and organize programmes and projects to implement solutions and generate resources (definition is unclear and not well linked to the stated competency)

Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

Master’s or Bachelor Degree in Gender Studies; Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field .

Experience:

Minimum of 2 years with Bachelor degree of progressively advancing experience in policy advice, technical assistance and/or programming around gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s rights issues or related areas.

Demonstrated interest in the area of diversity and inclusion.

Experience with the international development organizations and/or bilateral development agencies is a strong asset.

Demonstrated experience writing analytical documents and reports.

Experience in public speaking and representation in public forums, committees and other external partnerships, is an asset.

Demonstrated experience implementing gender and diversity mainstreaming agendas across a variety of sectors, including in governmental bodies is an asset.

Experience working with women’s movements, and civil society and familiarity with women’s rights organisations and networks is an asset.

Strong computer skills including Word processing, spreadsheet management, PowerPoint

Language Requirements:

Fluency in Arabic and French working knowledge of English

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