Thursday, May 26, 2011

UN Women Gender Specialist Job Nigeria

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Job vacancy for Gender Specialist in Abuja, Nigeria

UN Women in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator Unit seeks to achieve increased accountability for gender equality results within the UN system in Nigeria.

The Need

Women in ICT Blog notes that Gender inequalities impede development and productivity. Without gender equality and the empowerment of women, development is not possible.Gender equality and Women Empowerment, one of the eight Millennium Development Goals is central to the achievement of the MDGs. The leadership of the UNCT therefore needs to effectively coordinate the gender response of all agencies in a coherent manner in order to meet desired expectations. Women in ICT Blog notes that the announcement states that analysis and harmonization for prioritization of gender equality in the development agenda is required "as currently, harmonization mechanisms on gender equality, joint analytical work and pooling of resources for gender equality as well as regular monitoring and evaluation are fragmented within the UN System in Nigeria.
The purpose of this assignment is to promote accelerated achievement of accountability for gender equality results within the UN System in Nigeria".


The United Nations System in Nigeria Consultancy vacancy.

Post Title:         Gender Specialist
Level of Post:        NOC
Type of Contract    Individual contract (IC)
Location:        Abuja.
Number of positions:    1
Duration:        30 Working Days

Application Deadline: June 8, 2011

Women in ICT Blog observes that the Consultant will work under the supervision of the UN Women, and in close co-operation with the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator. For further details on the job description and application process, please visit UNDPs corporate job site on this link Here

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The United Nations System in Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer.

Women in ICT Blog encourages Qualified women to apply.

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