Gender Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)
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Gender Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)

AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur

岗位领域:行政人力 工作性质:长期工作

学历要求:本科及以上 岗位职级:P3

工作地点:El Fasher 截止日期:03 December , 2019



Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) in El Fasher. The incumbent reports to the Chief of the Gender Advisory Unit.


Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

-Supports the implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security (SCR 1325) and the DPKO/DFS Policy on Gender in Peacekeeping Operations;

-Supports the process of implementing the mission’s Gender Action Plan to mainstream gender considerations into the work of each mission component, and technically supports the mission’s Gender Focal Points in other mission components to integrate into the mission’s mandated priorities;

-Supports knowledge management and data collection with regard to gender policy and facilitates the collection and exchange of information between partners and the Gender Advisory Unit;

-Drafts, collates and edits specified results based inputs for all gender related reports and documentation as required;

-Coordinates, as needed, with other UN agencies, Funds and Programmes that have complementary mandates on gender related issues through participating in working-level mechanisms, as well as coordinates with relevant institutions;

-Supports the provision of technical expertise as required to relevant partners and mission components on strategies for gender mainstreaming, including expanding the capacity for gender analysis and designing gender-sensitive policies and programmes;

-Supports the results-based budgeting (RBB) process and provides substantive inputs to results based reporting and analysis

-Collaborates and supports the delivery of gender training to uniformed and civilian mission personnel and conduct orientation activities on gender mainstreaming in the mission; and

- Performs other duties as required.


Professionalism: Knowledge in the field of International Human Rights Law, Gender affairs, Human Rights, and/or International Affairs. Knowledge of gender mainstreaming and in-depth understanding of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security (SCR 1325). Conceptual and strategic analytical capacity and ability to analyse and evaluate critical matters pertaining to a broad spectrum of gender-related issues. Ability to advise civilian and uniformed personnel on implementing and integrating existing policies. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.


An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in law, international relations, social studies, gender studies or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the field of international relations, law, gender and/or peacekeeping issues at policy and operational levels is required.

Experience in the promotion of gender equality in a post-conflict setting is required.

Experience in delivering gender and sexual and gender-based violence training to various audiences is highly desirable.

Experience working in a peacekeeping environment is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

- This position is temporarily available until 30/06/2020. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.

- While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.

- Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.

- This temporary job opening may be limited to “internal candidates,” who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.

- Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.

- Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as "retirement." Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.