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. Placing women's rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. UN is expected to provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
The Division of Management and Administration is responsible for the management of financial and administrative resources including information communications and technology, the effective and efficient delivery of essential operations services in UN Women, continuous development and improvement in operations, policies, and methods to align with UN Women and stakeholders' evolving business needs and advisory support to the Executive Director in the formulation and implementation of the UN Women overall mission, strategy and plans of actions.
Reporting to Director and Deputy Director, the Executive Associate is responsible for providing a variety of executive administrative support to the Directorate of the Division of Management and Administration maintaining full confidentiality in all aspects of assignment and, in close coordination with other HQ Division and field offices, for managing the efficient flow of information and communications to ensure expeditious dissemination of information, timely action and compliance with established deadlines.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide coordination, liaison and technical support to the Director and Deputy Director in the strategic management of the Division:
Provide technical support:
Provide executive and administrative support to the Director and Deputy Director, DMA:
Provide effective communication and information management support to the Director and Deputy Director, DMA:
Provide support to the Director’s and Deputy Director’s external relations activities:
Contribute to knowledge building and knowledge sharing:
Required Skills and Experience: