Master’s Degree in international development studies, gender/women’s studies, economics, political science, related social sciences, or related discipline.
Minimum five years of relevant work experience on issues related to project design, monitoring and result-based reporting;
Proven expertise in the area of gender equality and the empowerment of women;
Experience in working with government civil society organisations, donors or the UN previously is an asset; and
Proven track record in development work in the area of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Excellent command of written and oral English.
UN Women, the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women is operational from 1st January 2011. The UN Women was created by the United Nations General Assembly on 2 July 2010 to accelerate progress in meeting the needs of women and girls worldwide. It is a result of years of negotiations between UN Member States and advocacy by the global women’s movement and is also a part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact