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.
UN Women Myanmar office is implementing its Strategic note 2024 – 2025 derived from the UN Transitional Cooperation Framework. The vision is to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls and the full enjoyment of their human rights in Myanmar. To accomplish this, we work with our partners across Myanmar countries to implement targeted programmes that support women’s economic empowerment, women’s leadership and participation, women, peace and security, and humanitarian (WPS-HA) issues, as well as ending violence against women.
The scope of work of Humanitarian Specialist is to advance on Gender in Humanitarian Action in Myanmar through coordination and programmatic synergies with UN agencies and humanitarian partners for greater impact in the lives of women and girls.
Under the supervision of the Humanitarian Specialist, the Country Programme Coordinator Gender in Humanitarian Action is expected to engage proactively with humanitarian partners and women civil society organizations, other UN agencies and ROAP Humanitarian Action and DRR team. The position requires experience and an in-depth understanding of gender equality, and humanitarian issues to translate UN Women's strategic plan and regional humanitarian strategy into effective programmes and results. It also requires the provision of gender in humanitarian action programming support to humanitarian actors, UN organizations, and CSOs in Myanmar. The identification of partnerships at national levels, as well as donors and resource mobilization opportunities, is equally critical.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Develop and lead on implementation of Gender in Humanitarian Action (GIHA) programme:
Lead technical support and capacity development on Gender in Humanitarian Action to national
Manage the implementation of programme/ project activities on Gender in Humanitarian Action
through monitoring and reporting:
Manage people and financial resources of the programme on Gender in Humanitarian Action:
Manage inter-agency and country coordination support for UN Women in Gender in Humanitarian
Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies:
Manage knowledge building and sharing and communications advocacy
Required Skills and Experience:
Education and certification: