UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women, 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; the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development; human rights; as well as humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women's rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
UN Women Programme Office in the Republic of North Macedonia in line with its priorities set in the UN Women strategic plan and in the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework, is coordinating the UNCT on gender equality, supports the country on the normative commitments and is working in thematic areas of governance and national planning, ending violence against women and women, peace and security. In fulfilling its mandate, UN Women is cooperating with UN, the government and the CSOs to advocate for women’s empowerment and advancement of gender equality.
UN Women Programme office in North Macedonia is implementing the project “Promoting Gender Responsive Policies and Budgets: Towards Transparent, Inclusive and Accountable Governance in the Republic of North Macedonia”. The project is structured around two outcomes:
The project includes activities focused on enhancing the institutionalization of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) at central level and local level as well as supporting CSOs to advocate and seek accountability for gender equality commitments.
To ensure successful implementation of its annual work plan, the UN Women office is seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant who will be required to:
• provide administrative support to the office;
• provide support in project implementation.
The Administrative Assistant will work under direct supervision of the UN Women Gender Specialist/ Head of office and Programme Analyst, in close collaboration with the UN Women project staff, experts and project partners.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support implementation of operational strategies
2. Provision of administrative and logistical support
3. Support to office maintenance and assets management
4. Support the implementation of the project “Promoting Gender Responsive Policies and Budgets: Towards Transparent, Inclusive and Accountable Governance in the Republic of North Macedonia”
5. Perform other administrative tasks as assigned by supervisor
Key Performance Indicators
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Open to national citizens.
UN Women is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Interested candidates should submit their applications on-line, through the UNDP Web site www.undp.org.mk. The deadline for submission of application is 22 September 2021. For further requirements, detailed Terms of Reference and a copy of the UN Personal History form (P-11) are available on UNDP Web site www.undp.org.mk . Applications received after the closing deadline will not be considered. No telephone calls please.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.