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, the UN Women is mandated to lead and coordinate United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It is also mandated to provide strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
UN-Women Sudan’s Strategic Note (SN) 2018-2021 was approved in 2017. The overall development objective of the Country Programme (2018-2021) has been “to consolidate efforts that contribute to gender equality and women’s empowerment in Sudan. Key strategies for the implementation of the programme include capacity building, advocacy, gender mainstreaming, evidence, information and data collection and the use of media to highlight and inform the general population of Sudan. The SN outlines the overall strategy and plan of action for the UN-Women Sudan Country office for the years 2014-16 and includes a Development Results Framework (DRF) and an Organizational Effectiveness and Efficiency Framework (OEEF) with expected results and targets/ indicators/ baselines. The SN 2018-2021 covers three impact areas, namely: 1) Women, especially the poorest and most excluded, are economically empowered and benefit from development; 2) Women and girls live a life free from violence; 3) Peace and security and humanitarian action are shaped by women’s leadership and participation.
It is to support the establishment of a sound Monitoring and Evaluation framework that UN Women in Sudan has decided to hire a Monitoring Evaluation Associate.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision and overall guidance of the Country Representative, in permanent consultation with the Programme and Operations teams, the Communications Associate will work to support implementation of UN Women Communication Strategy in Sudan:
Summary of Key Functions:
Support effective implementation of UN Women Sudan communications strategy:
Technical support organizing public events; and manage; and supports effective media relations and information dissemination:
Support development of publication and communication materials:
Support effective knowledge building and sharing on communication:
The incumbent is expected to contribute to the creation of effective communications and dissemination of information on UN Women in Sudan, advocate as knowledge provider on gender equality. In particular, ensure the key results have an impact on the implementation of UN Women communications and advocacy strategies across the main impact areas of UN Women Sudan AWP 2019; which will in turn impact the overall effectiveness of UN Women’s programmes in the Sudan CO.
Core Values/Guiding Principles:
Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:
Development and Innovation:
Work in teams:
Communicating and Information Sharing:
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence:
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making:
Required Skills and Experience
|Closing date:||April 4, 2019|