Country Representative at UN Women, New Delhi, India

Deadline: 29 June 2017

UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Country Representative in New Delhi, India. The duration of this post is 1 year.

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Country Representative will perform the following functions-

  • Develop and implement strategic direction of the Country Office.
  • Lead the design, planning, formulation, preparation and development of the Country Strategic Note.
  • Provide substantive advice to the Executive Director, Regional Director and Senior Management on the regional strategy, direction and planning of programmes and projects.
  • Manage and ensure the quality of results-based and rights-based programming for the CO;
  • Finalize the annual work plan and budget.
  • Lead the monitoring of the results-based management approach to programme planning and design.
  • Lead the office in the delivery of operational goals; Finalize the annual work plan and budget; and oversee the implementation, including providing direction, guidance and technical support.
  • Oversee and approve programme work plans and monitor the overall progress and compliance of the CO.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in development related disciplines, economics or public policy or other social science fields is required.
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible development experience that combines strategic and managerial leadership in aid development cooperation, some of which is in gender and women’s issues programming, at the international level, preferably in developing countries within the UN system, Agencies, Funds or Programmes or UN Mission.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Working knowledge of another UN official language will be an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UN Women.

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