Deadline: 1 January 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Gender, Equity and Human Rights Officer at WHO, Jakarta, Indonesia. The duration of this post is 1 year.
The Gender, Equity and Human Rights Officer will be responsible to provide technical support and content expertise on mainstreaming gender, equity and human rights into the planning and programming across the priority areas identified in the Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS).
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Gender, Equity and Human Rights Officer will perform the following functions-
- Work with all the technical teams as well as the planning team to integrate gender, equity and human rights (GER) based approach into their workplans and monitors and reports on the progress.
- Analyse data on gender, equity and human rights activities for relevant programme areas based on specific indicators in the country to identify and advise on entry points for new initiatives in GER mainstreaming in the country.
- Conduct/facilitate research and presents evidence to document trends and patterns of current inequality issues and provides strategic advice to programmes to advocate for addressing the underlying issues.
- Ensure knowledge sharing, documentation and dissemination of good practices on GER in health.
- Work with the GER focal points of other WHO country offices and the regional office to discuss challenges and lessons learned or promote replicable best practices in the area of GER.
- Support WHO staff with training sessions and workshops for capacity building of stakeholders in GER mainstreaming in their respective programmes.
- Support solicitation of international experts for specific GER related expertise needs.
- Ensure that the country office in Indonesia utilizes the key tools and processes (e.g. the Gender Score Card, SWAP analysis, etc.) to ensure accountability.
- Maintain active relationship/partnerships with national government counterparts, UN agencies, international community, institutes and academia (especially for research), inter-government and non-governmental organizations working on GER in health and other sectors to enhance collaboration and strategic partnership.
- Work as advised by the Deputy WHO Representative to coordinate with other technical programme areas, as and when required.
- Any other duty assigned.
Applicants must have:
- Master’s degree in human rights or gender or social sciences or law or international development or international relations or other development-related fields.
- Postgraduate studies or PhD in human rights or gender or social sciences or law or international development or international relations or other development-related fields.
- At least 2 years of experience in implementing gender, equity and human rights mainstreaming agendas across a variety of programmes.
- Minimum 1 year of experience working in the UN or any international organization or the government.
- Experience writing analytical documents and reports along with coordination and advocacy in gender, equity and human rights at policy and programming level.
- Experience in GER in health is an asset.
- Experience gender mainstreaming in governmental bodies is an asset.
- Nationality of Indonesia.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WHO.