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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

National Consultancy Job at UN Women - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
National Consultancy 

Jobs at:
UN Women 

Deadline of this Job:
17th October 2018 

Duty Station:
Moroto, Uganda 

Date Posted: 8th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

The 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 centre of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates the United Nations system-wide efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action. It provides strong and coherent leadership and technical advice in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

Under the overall guidance and leadership of the Country Representative, and under the direct supervision of the Deputy Representative, the Consultant is responsible for effective and efficient management and implementation of the UN Women programme in the Karamoja sub-region, including the smooth running and management of the Moroto Field Office. She/he provides technical competence on gender equality and women’s empowerment with a holistic approach to development challenges facing women in Karamoja. The Consultant analyzes political, social and economic trends and leads formulation, management, implementation and evaluation of program activities within his/her portfolio and provides policy advisory services to partners in local government, UN and CSOs. Through the Deputy Country Representative, the Consultant provides analysis for formulation of strategies and briefings to senior management.

It is against this background that UN Women Uganda Country office invites qualified and committed professional to undertake a National Consultancy in Moroto Field Office to technically support the implementation of the Country strategy.

Duty Station: Moroto, UGANDA
Application Deadline: 17 October, 2018
Language Required: English
Type of contract: Special Service Agreement
Initial duration: 6 Months
Job application procedure
IInterested applicants can visit our careers page below and submit applications based on the detail instructions provided online: 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. UN Women is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified women and men are highly encouraged to apply.