SURGE CAPACITY ROSTER: Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies Specialist

Contract Type: Consultancy
Closing date: 1 July 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Multiple Locations
Job ID: 23843

Summary

UNFPA’s Global Emergency (Surge) Roster contains the various profiles of personnel needed in emergency and humanitarian situations.  In the event of an emergency or humanitarian crisis, candidates who are on the Roster will be deployed to the affected country (or countries) within 48-72 hours.  Candidates selected for the Surge Roster will be invited to attend a workshop and simulation exercise and will be given access to training to augment the effectiveness of the Surge team members.

Qualifications and Experience

For positions at the P2 level

  • Job experience: Minimum 2 years of relevant experience (e.g. GBV, protection, human rights) with graduate degree (equivalent of a Masters), 3 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS);
  • Languages: Proficiency in English is required. Working knowledge in French is considered an asset.

For positions at the P3 level

  • Job experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant ((e.g. GBV, protection, human rights) job experience with graduate degree (equivalent of a Masters), 6 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) of which 2 years in the field and 3 years in an international capacity;  
  • Languages: Proficiency in English is required. Working knowledge in French is considered an asset.

For positions at the P4 level

  • Job experience: Minimum 8 years of relevant (e.g. GBV, protection, human rights) job experience with graduate degree (equivalent of a Masters), 9 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) of which 3 years in the field and 5 years in an international capacity;
  • Languages: Proficiency in English. Working knowledge in French is considered an asset.

Candidates should meet at least the following requirements:

  • Demonstrate understanding of survivor-centred approach;
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, with team members based in other countries/organizations;
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment and under pressure;
  • Able to work with different stakeholders from government institutions, international organizations, academia and NGOs, and the affected communities;
  • Proven expertise in relevant areas such as preventing and responding to gender based violence, protection, gender equality and women’s empowerment;  
  • Proficiency in English required, French strongly desired.

 

 

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