Programme Associate - Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW)
Advertised on behalf of : Location : Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA Application Deadline : 24-Oct-22 (Midnight New York, USA) Type of Contract : Service Contract Post Level : SB-3 Languages Required : English Duration of Initial Contract : One year 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. Background 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; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office (MCO) covers SACU countries: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland. UN Women has multiple initiatives on Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls (EVAW/G). To accelerate delivery on prevention of EVAW/G and promoting WEE, UN Women SAMCO seeks to develop innovative solutions with potential to assist with preparedness, prevention, protection and or response to violence and recovery of survivors on universities and colleges campuses. Violence against women, girls and members of the LGBTQIA community has emerged as one of the major challenges in post-apartheid South Africa. In recent years it has become increasingly apparent that schools and universities are spaces where gendered violence exists at an alarming rate - making it difficult for women and girls to learn in a safe and secure environment. It is light of this untenable reality that an Innovation Project has been developed to proffer solutions to the gendered violence in schools and on campuses. UN Women in partnership with Higher Health is developing an online engagement platform for Universities and Colleges for GBV and Wellness. An online platform prototype, iPheza is expected to be rolled out after successful pilot testing in 2021. The Programme Associate (EVAW) will be responsible for implementing the finalization, testing and roll out of the iPheza Online Platform and the HeForShe Online social clubs on campuses. Under the supervision of Programme Specialist (EVAW, WPS) SAMCO, the Program Associate (EVAW) will be responsible in assisting with finalizing the development and rolling out if the iPheza App - aimed at providing critical information and resources for students and learners. The main objective of the assignment is to implement the finalization, testing and roll out of the iPheza Online Platform and the HeforShe Online social clubs on campuses. Duties and Responsibilities 1. Provide substantive support to the iPheza Platform outreach/advocacy strategies and plans. 2. Develop content for and manage the iPHEZA interactive anti-SGBV/IPV engagement platform. Draw up a workplan for the iPheza Online platform finalization and content development. Audit of the iPheza Platform Prototype to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement. Contribute to the final user interface design look and feel by MTN. Work closely with MTN and RLabs to ensure that iPheza Online Platform is finalized and tested. Develop a iPheza roll out strategy for operationalizing the iPheza Online Platform so that it is remains relevant to the Post-School Education and Training Sector (PSET) including TVETs, Universities and other government and non-government institutions. Integrate Morabaraba Game and HeforShe into the platform. 3. Implement campaign to change mindsets. Work closely with MTN and RLabs to ensure that iPheza Online Platform is finalized and tested. Develop a iPheza roll out strategy for operationalizing the iPheza Online Platform so that it is remains relevant to the Post-School Education and Training Sector (PSET) including TVETs, Universities and other government and non-government institutions. Integrate Morabaraba Game and HeforShe into the platform. Support strategy development and design of HeforShe social clubs including an online structured engagement module. 4. Strengthen iPheza movement and raise awareness to VAW linking to VAW response. Stakeholder engagements to facilitate and obtain commitment for content and support for the platform. Develop content for the platform, working closely with the UN Women programme team. Schedule project deliverable update meetings as per requirements. Support UN Women in the activation of HeforShe clubs offline on campuses and TVETs. 5. Any other emerging project related responsibilities that will be agreed upon with the Programme Specialist. Core Values: Respect for Diversity Integrity Professionalism Core Competencies: Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues Ability to communicate sensitively, effectively and creatively across different constituencies; Knowledge of web-based management systems; Knowledge of production, graphic design and photography standards; Knowledge of social media platforms and experience in social media outreach; Knowledge of local country media landscape; Communication, networking and advocacy skills; Ability to be strategic and analytical; Knowledge of gender and human rights issues desirable; Required Skills and Experience Education and certification: Completion of secondary education required; Bachelor's Degree in Social Science, Communication, Information Technology, Gender or Law or related fields is an asset. Experience: At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in content development and curation of digital platforms; Experience in design and innovation for social change is required; Experience in building technology platforms for advocacy and communication especially for running sustainable campaigns; Experience in in HeforShe activations on campuses; Experience in understanding Youth and/or gender and gender-based violence issues is an asset; Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages; Language requirements: Fluency in English is required; Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset. Note: Please note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment. At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need. If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application. At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need. UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women's policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.) If you are experiencing difficulties with online job applications, please contact the eRecruit Helpdesk . IT / Computing / Software
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