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.
|UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. The work of UN Women in Moldova is guided by its new Country Strategic Note 2023-2027, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for Moldova 2023-2027 (UNSDCF), UN Women Global Strategic Plan, National Programs and Strategies and aims to contribute to the gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Strategic Note focuses on four main areas: 1) Ending Violence against Women; 2) Women’s Leadership and Governance; 3) Women’s Economic empowerment and 4) Humanitarian and Peace development nexus and UN Coordination on gender equality.
As of November 2023, UN Women launch the implementation of an EU-funded Project “Ending Violence, Expanding Livelihood Opportunities for Women and Accelerating Gender Governance in Moldova with the short title: “EVOLVE4GE”.
The proposed project interventions will support the Government to address the persistent challenges and gaps identified in areas of critical importance for advancing gender equality by using gender mainstreaming and gender responsive budgeting as key approaches to development of gender responsive policies and budgets. At the same time, it will integrate tailored actions for women to increase their entrepreneurship skills and economic competitiveness, but also support national stakeholders to improve and implement the regulatory and policy frameworks on economic empowerment of women. Additionally, the project interventions will aim to improve prevention of gender-based violence, work on behavioral change towards strengthening the culture of reporting and supporting women and girls in exercising their rights and reaching out to recourse mechanisms, it will expand and strengthen specialist services. Finally, it will enhance the overall planning, coordination and oversight of the progress on implementation of the EVAW programme, through the technical support in the establishment of the National Agency for Prevention and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, approved with Government decision accompanied by allocation of resources in the 2023 budget.
The project will contribute to the implementation of the Country Level Implementation Plan (CLIP) of Moldova of the Gender Action Plan III and is fully aligned with the priority 5 of the Multiannual Indicative Programme (MIP) 2021-2027: a resilient, gender equal, fair and inclusive society. As well it will contribute directly to the implementation of the national priorities set in the National Development Strategy “Moldova -2030”, the Government Programme on Gender Equality (2023 – 2027), the RoadMap for Economic Empowerment of Women, the National Programme on Ending Violence against Women (2023-2027), as well as to the gender responsive provisions of the National Strategy for Public Finance Management (2023-2030) and related programmes and the National Strategy Public Administration (2023-2030). It will also support the Government to advance implementation of the gender equality commitments aligned with the EU candidacy status granted to the Republic of Moldova in June 2022.
Reporting to the Project manager, the Project Officer contributes to the effective management of the EVOLVE4GE project, GRG component, by providing substantive inputs to project design, formulation, implementation and evaluation and contributes overall to the effective management of the project activities. The Project Officer guides and facilitates the delivery of UN Women project by monitoring results achieved during implementation and ensuring appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary. The Project Officer works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, EU Delegation, UN Women HQ personnel, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women project implementation under portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Contribute technically to the development of project strategies in the area of Gender Responsive Governance (GRG):
Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the GRG component of the EVOLVE4GE project:
Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project partners:
Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the project:
Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the GRG component of the EVOLVE4GE project:
Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies:
Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on gender responsive governance area to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women EVALOVE4GE project activities with other partners in the country
Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
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Required Skills and Experience
|Education and certification: