GESI Specialist

Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-02-11 Deadline: 2019-02-16
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Contract
Job Description

Agency : UNDP

Title: GESI Specialist

Job ID: 20945

Practice Area - Job Family: Democratic Governance

Vacancy End Date: (Midnight New York, USA) 16/02/2019

Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal

Education & Work Experience: I-Master's Level Degree - 7 year(s) experience

Languages Required: English, Nepali

Grade: SB5

Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)

Posting Type: External

Bureau: Asia & the Pacific

Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of annual extension

This position is open for Nepalese nationals only

Required Skills and Experience


  • Completion of Master’s Degree in Gender Studies, Sociology or relevant fields;


  • 7 years of progressive relevant experience of mainstreaming gender and social inclusion into policies along with handling programme implementation independently;
  • Proven experience in developing strategies for gender and social inclusion mainstreaming in programme design and implementation;
  • Familiarity with the parliamentary process from gender and social inclusion perspective;
  • Strong management skills including ability to provide strategic guidance, technical oversight; mentor staff; develop work plans and manage budgets and project expenditure;
  • Familiarity with federal system of Nepal;
  • In-depth knowledge addressing GESI related issues;
  • Must have demonstrated skills in training management and experience in capacity building relating to Gender and Social Inclusion.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in oral and written English and Nepali is essential.

Computer skill:

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel etc.);
  • Knowledge of handling web-based management systems.


Important applicant information

All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.


UNDP is committed to achieve work force diversity (in terms of nationality, minority groups, caste/ethnic groups, persons with disability etc.) and has a policy to have gender balance among staff at all levels.  Qualified female candidates and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


All applications will be treated with highest confidentiality


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Organization Summary

UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 100+
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