Deputy Head, Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF)

UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Deputy Head, Girls’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF)

UN Girls – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Girls

Geneva, Switzerland

Reporting to the Head of the WPHF Secretariat, the Deputy is chargeable for the day-to-day administration of the Secretariat. The incumbent is chargeable for considerably contributing to the design, implementation, administration and oversight of the WPHF programmes and funding home windows, and to the operations supporting its implementation to make sure efficient and environment friendly supply of outcomes as deliberate in WPHF’s Strategic Plan and Operations Guide.

Duties and Tasks

Below the supervision of the Head of the WPHF Secretariat and in shut coordination with the workforce, the Deputy Head will undertake the next duties:

  • Handle the programme and operations workforce:
    • Handle the day-to-day work of the programme and operations groups, together with finalizing the workforce’s annual workplan;
    • Handle the method of programme conceptualization, planning, implementing and monitoring; and the administration of fabric and monetary assets; and figuring out areas for Head of Secretariat’s motion and/or choice;
    • Lead on the Operations Guide revisions and set up conferences with UN Administration Entities headquarters related groups when wanted for efficient implementation of programmes.
  • Present advisory and specialised technical assist on the strategic course of the WPHF:
    • Advise and information the Head of Secretariat on strategic areas;
    • Present specialised technical and strategic assist in managing all points of the programme design and associated actions and for making certain compliance and accountability in programme monitoring, reporting and analysis;
    • Develop coverage paperwork, briefs and different strategic papers/supplies to be used within the growth and presentation of revolutionary and coherent coverage and programmatic positions;
    • Function a senior member of the administration workforce.
  • Present technical assist in creation of strategic partnerships and useful resource mobilization methods:
    • Present substantive analysis and inputs within the formulation and implementation of the WPHF useful resource mobilization technique;
    • Contribute to establishing and sustaining relations with authorities, companions, stakeholders and donors to realize energetic collaboration, cooperation and alliances on programme growth and implementation and useful resource mobilization.
  • Signify WPHF and assist advocacy methods:
    • Signify and advocate for WPHF in organizational, regional, world, public data/ relations occasions and key conferences, as delegated;
    • Develop and implement advocacy and public communication methods.
  • Handle Monitoring, Reporting and Analysis and Facilitate information administration, innovation and capability constructing:
    • Oversee the WPHF Studying Hub actions and overview merchandise of WPHF to construct information and capability of companions and stakeholders;
    • Handle the Monitoring, Reporting and Analysis workforce, together with reviewing instruments and making certain processes in place are aligned with the WPHF mandate and Operations Guide.
  • Handle personnel below supervision:
    • Handle the efficiency of personnel below supervision; present managerial course, steerage and management to employees and supply efficiency suggestions and training to personnel supervision;
    • Act as Officer -in-charge within the absence of the Head of the Secretariat.


Core Values:

  • Respect for Range;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism.

Core Competencies:

  • Consciousness and Sensitivity Concerning Gender Points;
  • Accountability;
  • Artistic Drawback Fixing;
  • Efficient Communication;
  • Inclusive Collaboration;
  • Stakeholder Engagement;
  • Main by Instance.


  • Wonderful programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and analysis expertise;
  • Robust information of gender associated points together with in restoration, disaster, peacebuilding, fragile contexts and humanitarian crises;
  • Robust analytical, writing and communication expertise;
  • Robust information of outcomes based mostly administration ideas and approaches;
  • Robust management expertise, capacity to create and enabling work atmosphere;
  • Robust information of the UN system;
  • Robust negotiation expertise.

Required Abilities and Expertise

Schooling and Certification:

  • Grasp’s diploma in worldwide growth, public coverage or different related social science fields is required;
  • A primary-level college diploma together with two extra years of qualifying expertise could also be accepted in lieu of the superior college diploma.


  • A minimum of 7 years of progressively accountable skilled expertise in programme and coverage with a powerful focus within the space of gender equality and girls’s empowerment, together with in managing multi-country Funds or multi-country Programmes associated to peace and safety, human rights or humanitarian;
  • Expertise in main a workforce, together with working with multi-cultural groups;
  • Expertise with UN Girls is fascinating.


  • Fluency in English and French or Spanish is required;
  • Data of one other official UN language is fascinating (French, Arabic, Chinese language, Russian or Spanish).

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