UNICEF Moldova country office is looking for Gender Programme officer (AAP).
The Gender Programme Officer (AAP) works across all UNICEF programme components within the Refugees Response Plan (RRP) to ensure accountability to and inclusion of people affected by the crisis, facilitating refugees' participation and strengthening their resilience, with a particular view to the different needs of girls and boys - as part of the office's wider efforts to leverage gender transformative programming.
Qualifications and experience:
- First University Degree in the social sciences is desired (i.e. sociology, demography, psychology, political science, social policy or economics), public health, public policy, public administration, international development, or in an area relevant to UNICEF’s sectoral work (e.g. Health, Nutrition, WASH, Education, Child Protection, Social Inclusion, HIV/AIDs, etc.). Academic credentials in gender are a strong asset.
- Minimum 2 years of progressively responsible professional experience and demonstrated track record of having undertaken and led substantive programming and research on gender and development in key issue areas that are the focus of UNICEF’s Gender Action Plan. Experience in designing, implementing, managing, monitoring and delivering results-based programmes/projects on gender and/or any other cross cutting programme, especially at country level, experience in emergency response is an asset.
- Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
- Fluency in Romanian and working knowledge of English is required. Another UN language will be an asset.
HOW TO APPLY: To read more detailed information and apply for this position, please visit UNICEF webpage
Application deadline: 12 October 2022
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion. Women, persons from vulnerable groups, such as persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic, linguistic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, as well as persons from other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants from under-represented groups will be given priority in case of equal qualification. UNICEF is committed to reasonably accommodate the working environment for the persons with disabilities.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.
Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.