Gender Programme Specialist, P-3, WCARO, Dakar, Senegal #00128119

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  • Senegal
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

UNICEF works in among the world’s hardest locations, to achieve the world’s most deprived kids. To save lots of their lives. To defend their rights. To assist them fulfill their potential.

Throughout 190 nations and territories, we work for each baby, all over the place, day-after-day, to construct a greater world for everybody.

And we by no means hand over.

For each baby, Hope

Organizational Context and Goal for the job

UNICEF adopted its new Gender Motion Plan 2022-2025 (GAP) which is an formidable effort at catalyzing discipline stage programming and outcomes that advance gender equality and the empowerment of ladies and ladies in key areas of UNICEF’s work. The UNICEF Gender Motion Plan 2022-2025 prioritizes a gender-equitable strategy to selling gender equality.

Developed in tandem with UNICEF’s new Gender Coverage and Gender Motion Plan (GAP), The UNICEF Strategic Plan for 2022-25 emphasizes structural and norms change to remodel the underlying drivers of gender inequality and displays an intersectional strategy to the compounding social exclusion and marginalization associated to components like poverty, racism, incapacity and migration. With this new, transformative strategy, UNICEF is strengthening the mainstreaming of gender equality all through our programming and methods, whereas growing funding in gender-related knowledge.

The UNICEF Immunization Roadmap 2022–2030 outlines and updates UNICEF’s priorities in immunization by 2030. The significance of the fairness agenda to achieve unreached kids and communities with full vaccination is among the strategic shifts for UNICEF and companions. To extend immunization protection, and to sustainably attain unreached kids (‘zero dose’) and missed communities -One among UNICEF organizational priorities -, it’s obligatory to grasp and tackle the numerous methods during which gender interacts with extra socioeconomic, geographic, and cultural components to affect entry, uptake and supply of vaccines.

How will you make a distinction?

Key capabilities, accountabilities and associated duties/duties

Abstract of key capabilities/accountabilities:

  1. Administration, Coordination, Technical Help and Reporting
  2. Program improvement and planning together with in humanitarian contexts
  3. Prioritizing assist for gender-responsive interventions in reaching unvaccinated kids, adolescents and ladies, and missed communities with vaccinations
  4. Measuring and monitoring the effectiveness of gender-related immunization interventions
  5. Help integration of Immunization and diet in main well being care programmes
  6. Innovation, data administration and capability constructing

Administration, Coordination, Technical Help and Reporting
Actively take part in Programme coordination and administration inside WCARO and nations; partnerships with regional companions; and different key management groups to make sure efficient implementation of WCARO key outcomes for kids (KRCs) associated to baby survival and improvement comparable to KR1-Immunization, KR2-Beautiful, water and environmental sanitation and local weather change.

  • Coordinate with the nation workplace gender, immunization, and diet focal factors to plan, make the most of, monitor and report on the Gender and immunization Fund, or different programmatic funds with massive gender elements which might be allotted to the country-specific interventions.
  • In collaboration with sectoral colleagues, take part within the planning and monitoring of the utilization of the price range allotted to all gender interventions at RO and nation ranges.
  • Put together gender elements of the reporting of the programme expenditures, together with the annual reporting and donor reporting of grants, and overview of frequent customary indicators different outcomes reporting.
  • Present technical enter and overview on the gender elements in key funding proposal appeals and submissions and within the design of funded initiatives/applications in order that gender technical elements are clearly outlined, and technical capacities are included.
  • Contributing to milestone and grant reporting, sustaining a repository of gender-related data supplies and dashboard to trace assist to nations and the standing of their gender interventions, and so on.

Program improvement and planning together with in humanitarian contexts

  • Help nations in conducting complete gender evaluation/ integrating gender as a part of current fairness evaluation and develop gender briefs and gender enchancment plans creating portfolio proposals or nationwide immunization and baby survival methods.
  • Present technical inputs on the combination of gender into programme design and strategic instructions phases, together with strategic planning, mid-term critiques, prolonged annual critiques.
  • Deploying and utilizing proxy indicators in figuring out gender-related limitations to immunization, diet, and WASH within the creating country-specific gender-responsive implementation plans.
  • Liaise with analysis groups in planning and rolling out implementation analysis and qualitative assessments to determine and tackle gender fairness limitations.
  • Help nations to plan and implement evidence-based advocacy for gender, well being, and diet critiques and planning.

Prioritizing assist for gender-responsive interventions in reaching unvaccinated kids, adolescents and ladies, and missed communities with vaccinations

  • In collaboration with sectoral colleagues, determine the areas of focus for gender equitable approaches with the best potential for affect and scale, in alignment with zero dose, covid vaccination, and new vaccines.
  • Help nation gender focal individuals to create a pool of grasp trainers within the Regional Workplace (RO) and Nation Places of work (COs) who will assist gender integration into nationwide Planning processes, well being system strengthening (HSS), and different planning or funding proposals together with vaccine campaigns, and new vaccine introductions.
  • Take a look at gender-specific indicators and help in incorporating applied sciences in monitoring and measuring gender interventions in nationwide monitoring methods.
  • Technical help to RO & COs, supporting the rollout of the interactive gender studying instrument and gender guidelines in choose nations.

Measuring and monitoring the effectiveness of gender-related immunization interventions

  • Help the strengthening of knowledge methods and assortment, in addition to accountability mechanisms to observe and consider progress on gender outcomes.
  • Help nations to doc classes discovered and good practices that cut back gender-related limitations on each the demand and provide sides.
  • Facilitate gender-related data administration throughout nations together with the documentation and dissemination of promising practices
  • Help with planning and rollout of interactive webinars to share classes and good practices thereby constructing regional, nationwide, and subnational capacities

Help integration of Immunization and diet in main well being care programmes

  • Determine alternatives to assist the neighborhood well being workforce in chosen nation workplaces with a concentrate on coverage and Programme assist for feminine well being staff.
  • Help nation examples to strengthen integration with Diet and maternal well being programmes.
  • Liaise and seek the advice of with sections, authorities, and different exterior companions (civil society, NGOs, non-public sector) to assist convergence, and develop and reinforce partnerships in gender programming.

To qualify as an advocate for each baby you’ll have…

  • A sophisticated college diploma in one of many following fields is required: Gender and improvement, coverage and/or administration, public Well being, international/worldwide well being and diet or one other discipline associated to survival and improvement.
  • Minimal of 5 years’ expertise in gender and improvement programming
  • A observe document of attaining or contributing to tangible change in planning, designing, implementing, and delivering results-based programmes on gender and improvement.
  • Expertise in conducting or supporting rigorous gender evaluation, together with quantitative and qualitative analysis methodologies, and utilized gender measurement, monitoring, and analysis.
  • Experience in evidence-based advocacy and communication abilities on gender equality
  • Expertise in a creating nation programme in a number of of the next areas is required: public well being, immunization, gender, adolescent ladies’ diet, or maternal, toddler, and baby well being care.
  • Information of worldwide improvement, humanitarian points, and youngsters’s rights.
  • Expertise in coaching and facilitation is an asset.
  • Fluency in English and French is required. Information of different UN languages is taken into account an asset.

For each Youngster, you show…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Belief and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin all the things we do and the way we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Constitution: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this publish are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and moral consciousness (3) Drive to attain outcomes for affect (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others.

In the course of the recruitment course of, we take a look at candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize your self with our competency framework and its totally different ranges: competency framework here.

UNICEF is right here to serve the world’s most deprived kids and our international workforce should replicate the variety of these kids. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, no matter their race/ethnicity, age, incapacity, gender identification, sexual orientation, faith, nationality, socio-economic background, or every other private attribute.
We provide a wide range of benefits to our staff, together with paid parental depart, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages using versatile working preparations.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance coverage on conduct that’s incompatible with the goals and aims of the United Nations and UNICEF, together with sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF is dedicated to advertise the safety and safeguarding of all kids. 


UNICEF’s lively dedication in direction of variety and inclusion is important to ship one of the best outcomes for kids. 

Mobility is a situation of worldwide skilled employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the worldwide civil service.

UNICEF appointments are topic to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host nation of the obligation station, which might be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are additionally topic to inoculation (vaccination) necessities, together with towards SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Do you have to be chosen for a place with UNICEF, you both should be inoculated as required or obtain a medical exemption from the related division of the UN. In any other case, the choice might be cancelled.

All chosen candidates will endure rigorous reference and background checks and might be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules. Background checks will embody the verification of educational credential(s) and employment historical past. Chosen candidates could also be required to supply extra info to conduct a background test.

Authorities workers which might be thought-about for employment with UNICEF are usually required to resign from their authorities earlier than taking over an task with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the best to withdraw a proposal of appointment, with out compensation, if a visa or medical clearance shouldn’t be obtained, or obligatory inoculation necessities should not met, inside an affordable interval for any purpose.

Solely shortlisted candidates might be contacted and advance to the subsequent stage of the choice course of.

Marketed: 26 Mar 2024 Greenwich Normal Time
Deadline: 14 Apr 2024 Greenwich Normal Time

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