Deadline: 15 December 2020
UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Coordination Specialist (Access to Justice) in Bangkok, Thailand. 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 Project Coordination Specialist (Access to Justice) will perform the following functions-
- Coordinate the implementation of the “Access to Justice for Women in Asia and the Pacific” programme
- Coordinate the implementation of the “Enhancing Access to Justice for Women in Asia and the Pacific’ programme between partners (UN Women, International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and OHCHR) and align activities to enhance the impact of the programme.
- Maintain and evaluate systems for project planning, implementation, and monitoring, in collaboration with partners.
- Finalize strategy documents, briefs and other documents related to the programme.
- Facilitate regular exchange between UN Women regional and country offices to ensure a systematic approach to women’s access to justice in the Asia-Pacific region.
- Oversee the monitoring efforts within UN Women and provide assistance to capture programme results of the programme partners.
- Build and maintain partnerships with civil society networks and academia
- Coordinate the development and facilitation of regular regional exchange events for CSOs on topics related to women’s access to justice.
- Support country offices with the mapping of national and local access to justice priorities.
- In partnership with ICJ and OHCHR, establish a platform for regular exchange on women’s access to justice between CSOs, justice providers and academia.
- Establish and maintain relationship with academia and research institutes to incorporate new trends and knowledge into UN Women’s access to justice portfolio.
Applicants must have:
- Master’s Degree or equivalent in international law, human rights, international development, or a related field is required.
- University Degree in law combined with 2 additional year’s of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- Project/programme management certification would be an added advantage.
- 5 year’s of experience at the national or international level in implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects on women’s human rights.
- Experience on women’s access to justice including experience with implementation of CEDAW.
- Experience coordinating cross-country and cross-organizational teams.
- Research and/ or academic experience in the field of rule of law or access to justice is an asset.
- Experience working in the UN System is an asset.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UN Women.