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.
The six priority areas are :
1. Expand the voices, leadership and participation of women.
2. Eliminate violence against women and girls.
3. Strengthen the implementation of the women's peace and security agenda.
4. Increase the economic autonomy of women. Make gender equality priorities essential at national, local and sectoral plans, budgets and statistics.
5. Implement global norms, policies and parameters on gender equality and the empowerment of women, laying the groundwork for action by governments and other stakeholders at all levels.
Two international agreements form the basis of the work of UN Women : the Beijing Platform for Action, the result of the Fourth World Conference on Women held in 1995, and the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women, considered as the Fundamental Declaration of the Rights of Women.
The spirit of these agreements was reaffirmed in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed by the member states for 2030, particularly in SDG 5 "Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls."
As part of the response to the COVID-19 crisis in Argentina, the selected person will administratively and financially assist the program Socio-economic recovery to the crisis caused by COVID-19 from a gender perspective : promoting the economic autonomy of women and the care of elderly and disabled people in Argentina by UN Women within the framework of the response and socio-economic recovery of Argentina in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Program Administrative Assistant will report to the Program Coordinator, and will work in collaboration with the UN Women operations and programs team and the focal points of the agencies involved in the Program.
Summary of key functions :
Support the management of the Programme :
Provides effective support to management of the programme focusing on the achievement of the following results :
Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the programme units focusing on achievement of the following results :
IMPACT OF RESULTS
Accurate data entry and financial information have an impact on the quality and implementation of Programme. A client-oriented and efficient approach impact on the image of UN WOMEN in the CO.
Core Values / Guiding Principles :
Cultural Sensitivity and Valuing Diversity :
Core Competencies : Ethics and Values :
Ethics and Values :
Organizational Awareness :
Development and Innovation :
Work in teams :
Communicating and Information Sharing :
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence :
Conflict Management :
Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing :
Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making :
Functional Competencies :
Minimum secondary education.
University degree or equivalent in social sciences, women’s human rights, gender studies, international studies, law or any other related discipline is an asset.
2 years (with University Degree) or 4 years (with Secondary Education) of professional and relevant experience at the national or international level in programme management and support.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.). Experience in handling of web-based management systems.
Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages, experience in ATLAS+RMS an advantage.
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS :
Fluency Spanish and working knowledge of English will be an asset.
UNWOMEN is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply.
All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
Contract Duration : 1 año con posibilidad de renovación según desempeño y disponibilidad financiera