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Disability Inclusion Officer 23 mayo 2021 Especialista nacional PNUD República Democrática Popular Lao
PNUD
República Democrática Popular Lao
Vientiane (LAO)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
23 mayo 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 22 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

The Disability Inclusion Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide technical advice on how to mainstream disability issues within existing and future projects, in particular in the area of human rights, rule of law, access to justice, citizen participation, youth engagement and gender
  • Coordinate, liaise and strengthen partnerships with Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) and youth organisations in Lao PDR
  • Identify possible areas for future (joint) programming on disability rights and assist with project formulation and resource mobilisation.
  • Coordinate with the Resident Coordinator’s Office on implementation of the UN Disability Inclusion Strategy and assist in reporting on the UN Country Team Disability Score Card.
  • Coordinate submissions/inputs on disability issues to the UN human rights mechanisms, including UPR and relevant Treaty Body Committees
  • Help organise events/activites with the Government and/or OPDs for International Disability Day on 3 December and/or International Human Rights Day on 10 December
  • Assist the Communications Team in designing more accessible communication products on UNDP’s work on inclusion and inclusive development
  • Work closely with relevant government ministries and mass organizations to help them mainstream disability in their respective mandates/portfolios.
Technical/Vocational diploma
  • Bachelor is considered an assett or be enrolled in a university degree at Bachelor or Master level in a field related to UNDP’s work areas
  • To be eligible to apply to the UNDP-UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities, candidates need to be a person living with a disability
  • Work experience will be an advantage but not a requirement
  • Interest in the UN and adaptability to a multicultural environment
  • Strong commitment to working for sustainable development and human rights
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience, Other communications related experience
No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

To be eligible to apply to the Talent Programme for Professionals with Disabilities, candidates need to be a person living with a disability.

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

On your profile, kindly select the response “yes” to the question whether you consider yourself a person living with a disability. Should you require special arrangements to facilitate the interview and assessment during the selection process, please indicate this in the “special remarks” field in your profile. In case you are facing accessibility constraints kindly contact support@unv.org.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Laos and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 23 May 2021

Gender Specialist 23 mayo 2021 Especialista nacional PNUD República Democrática Popular Lao
Abierta

Gender Specialist

Especialista nacional
PNUD
República Democrática Popular Lao
Vientiane (LAO)
Inglés,Laosiano
Inmediatamente
12 meses
23 mayo 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 22 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of the Governance Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Gender Specialist will:

  • Provide technical advice on how to mainstream gender issues within existing and future projects, in particular in the area of human rights, rule of law, access to justice, citizen participation and youth engagement;
  • Provide support to the Country Office’s efforts to achieve the Gender Equality Seal in 2021-22;
  • Provide support to the Country Office’s oversight efforts and implementation of the joint UNDP and UNFPA project on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence Against Women for Mainstreaming Gender into the National Development Agenda in the Lao PDR (EVAW Project), under the close guidance and consultation with the supervisor and in line with UNDP’s programming guidelines;
  • Provide coordination support to the Country Office’s implementation of the initiative on Community Outreach for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Coexisting with COVID-19;
  • Support the Sub-regional Gender Specialist in coordinating, liaising and strengthening partnerships with UNFPA, LWU and KOICA as well as with government ministries and mass organizations to aid the mainstreaming of gender issues in respective mandates/portfolio;
  • Support partnerships and advocacy activities at the project level. This requires being maintaining partnerships, familiarizing and exchanging regularly with development partners to track relevant projects and activities that are currently being implemented in the Lao PDR to identify opportunities for collaboration.
  • Monitor progress and risks of the project, capturing results and lessons learned;
  • Support the preparation of reviews and evaluations of the project, as needed in relation to project and institutional development;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Hold a Bachelor or Master level degree in a field related to UNDP’s work areas

12 Months
  • Experience working with gender/GBV/violence against women and girls is highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of international laws and standards on gender issues such as CEDAW and Essential Services Package, is an asset;
  • Experience and knowledge of Lao PDR’s government/mass organization system;
  • Experience working with UN agencies, particularly UN Women, UNDP and UNFPA, is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Laotian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Otra experiencia en programas/proyectos de desarrollo
No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Laos and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 23 May 2021