UNWomen,grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; 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. Under the overall guidance and leadership of the Country Representative, and under the direct supervision of the Deputy Representative, the Programme Specialist, Women’s Economic Empowerment is responsible for the formulation, management, and implementation of programmes under his/her portfolio. She/he provides technical expertise on gender equality and women’s empowerment with a holistic approach, to address opportunities and challenges in women’s Economic Empowerment in Uganda; aimed at achieving a substantial increase in women’s access to and control over economic assets, decision-making, land, labor, livelihoods and other means of production and social protection, especially for the most vulnerable and at the risk of being left behind in the development process. It is against this background that UN Women Uganda Country office seeks to hire a qualified and committed professional to technically support the Uganda Country.
Grade: NOC Kampala, – Local I Year
Duty Station: UGANDA
Application Deadline: 26 July 2021
Language Required Type of contract: English Fixed Term Appointment-Local
Initial duration: I Year
Interested applicants can visit our careers page below and submit applications based on the detailed instructions provided online: https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view job.cfm?cur job_id= I 00420
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. UN Women is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and men are highly encouraged to apply.