ONU Femmes Niger recrute un spécialiste en Genre et Humanitaire

ONU Femmes Niger recrute un spécialiste en Genre et Humanitaire

Entreprise/Structure: UN Women
Ville, Pays: Niamey, Niger
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 7 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 21-07-2016
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

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Location : Niamey, NIGER
Application Deadline : 21-Jul-16 (Midnight New York, USA)
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Type of Contract : TA International
Post Level : P-4
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Duration of Initial Contract : 364 days
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.

In the context of UN Women’s expanding work in the area of Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action in the West and Central Africa region, cooperation with key humanitarian actors on the ground in Niger will be strengthened, so as to facilitate enhanced gender-responsiveness of humanitarian support activities, and to address protection priorities of displaced women and girls in the Diffa region of Niger.

Niger is facing a multifaceted humanitarian crisis caused by food insecurity, malnutrition, population movements, epidemics and natural disasters. The needs have been particularly acute in Diffa Region, where 213,000 people from Nigeria and the Niger remain displaced after fleeing the insecurity created by Boko Haram. Some 54,000 Malian refugees are still living in the Niger, which is increasing the strain on already weak and insufficient basic services in host communities. Gender based violence has also become rampant with these attacks.

Under the direct supervision of the UN Women Deputy Regional Director, West and Central Africa, the Gender and Humanitarian Specialist will manage UN Women’s project, Gender Responsive Humanitarian Action and Assistance of Women and Girls affected by Boko Haram Terrorism in Diffa – Niger which aims to coordinate the efforts of UN Agencies and other development partners in Diffa in support of the national response against the aggravated vulnerability of women refugees (old and new) and those in host communities, in connection with GBV, HIV/AIDS and their lack of financial and economic autonomy. The project will be implemented in the Diffa region (Niger). At the national level, the project expect the integration of gender issues in humanitarian coordination mechanisms. At the operational level, it plans to focus in meeting the needs of 5,000 internally displaced persons and refugees, host community affected by Boko Haram terrorism generated conflict.

The project will focus on filling critical gender gaps in the ongoing humanitarian response activities in Niger due to the consequences of violent, continuous and unpredictable attacks of Boko Haram in the Diffa region. The project is to provide psychosocial and medical orientation for SGBV/Rape survivors affected by Boko Haram attacks and prevent it at host communities’ level. Moreover, the project is also dedicated to the economic rehabilitation of women in order to combat food insecurity caused by terrorism activity.

Duties and Responsibilities
Provide technical support to the different humanitarian clusters in mainstreaming gender in the humanitarian response in Niger:

  • Strengthen the capacities of humanitarian actors in mainstreaming gender into Niger’s Humanitarian Response Plan;
  • Participate in and advocate for gender and humanitarian actions in cluster meetings;
  • Provide technical advice to facilitate gender mainstreaming in the Humanitarian Needs Assessment (HNO), Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), other documents related to humanitarian response, inter-agency clusters/groups with the support of humanitarian staff at HQ and WCARO;
  • Provide technical support to the inclusion of gender disaggregated data in regular reports and publications;
  • Provide technical support the development of regional and country gender profiles (with sex and age disaggregated data) to inform the work of humanitarian actors.

Provide technical support to measures and strategies to prevent Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the Diffa region:

  • Coordinate community sensitization activities and campaigns on Sexual Gender Based Violence, women’s rights in conflict situations targeting refugees, Internally Displaced Peoples and women/girls in their host communities;
  • Produce and disseminate communication tools for security forces;
  • Mobilize the population including community and religious leaders to fight against GBV;
  • Provide technical support to and prepare the population for the identification of early warning signs.

Manage the administration and implementation of the Gender Responsive Humanitarian Action and Assistance of Women and Girls affected by Boko Haram Terrorism in Diffa – Niger’ Project:

  • Build, manage, and expand relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the programme;
  • Manage capacity building opportunities and initiatives;
  • Provide partners with advanced technical assistance, training and capacity development initiatives;
  • Prepare partners’ contracts following UN procedures and provide oversight for project implementation;
  • Manage the technical implementation and conceptualization of the programme;
  • Manage the submission of implementing partners’ financial and narrative reports.

Manage monitoring and reporting of the project:

  • Lead the process of gathering information and preparing reports on progress of programme implementation with support from the monitoring and reporting unit in the regional office;
  • Manage the proper application of a monitoring system to track progress on program results and indicators;
  • Attend field missions and finalize reports on monitoring missions;
  • Finalize quarterly reports and donor reports;
  • Provide technical support to the documentation of best practices and lessons learnt.

Establish strategic partnerships and support resource mobilization:

  • Build and strengthen partnerships and resource mobilization strategies;
  • Finalize relevant documentation on donors and develop potential opportunities for resource mobilization;
  • Analyze and research information on donors, finalize substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost sharing.

Impact of Results:

  • Quality advice to humanitarian clusters and partners;
  • Quality activities to end GBV;
  • Quality and timely reports;
  • Quality partnerships;
  • Increase in resources mobilized.
Core Values:


  • Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.


  • Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.

Respect for Diversity:

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Core Competecies:

Ethics and Values:

  • Demonstrate and promote ethics and integrity by creating organizational precedents.

Organizational Awareness:

  • Build support for the organization and ensure political acumen.

Development and Innovation:

  • Support staff competence development, and contribute to an environment of creativity and innovation

Work in teams:

  • Build and promote effective teams. Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Communication and Information Sharing:

  • Create and promote an environment for open and effective communication.

Self-management and Emotional Intelligence:

  • Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others.

Conflict Management:

  • Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.

Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing:

  • Share knowledge across the organization and build a culture of knowledge sharing and learning.

Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making:

  • Ensure fair and transparent decision making processes and manage risk.

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge and experience of promoting gender-responsive approaches in humanitarian action;
  • Substantive knowledge of issues on gender equality and women’s empowerment;
  • Outstanding team-building, organizational and communication skills;
  • Capacity to work with diverse partners including governments, donors and civil society;
  • Ability to advocate and provide policy advice;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong public speaking skills;
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities;
  • Strong knowledge of programme development, implementation, results based management and reporting.
Required Skills and Experience

  • Master degree (or equivalent) in humanitarian affairs, gender and development-related disciplines, or other social science fields.


  • A minimum of 7 years of field and policy experience in gender equality work, management and humanitarian programming, including in conflict, post-conflict and natural disasters’ settings and gender equality;
  • Programme and policy analysis, strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation and field experience in developing country contexts;
  • Substantive and technical experience in inter-agency humanitarian coordination, experience working with governments, donors and civil society organizations internationally and in the field.


  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French is required;
  • Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

Application Information:

  • All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from;
  • Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment;
  • UN Women will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.


In July 2010, the United nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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.

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