The Position :
The Technical Adviser is responsible for integrated technical and programme advice for gender and gender-based violence (GBV), also focusing on adolescent and youth issues.
The Technical Adviser works in an integrated manner with the programme and technical staff in UNFPA Pakistan and provides technical leadership and strategic guidance to the United Nations (UN) Joint Programme Empowering and Protecting Pakistan’s Women, Youth, Girls and Boys for a Developed Tomorrow .
The UN Joint Programme was launched in May 2018 and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) provided £ 17.
25 million to UNFPA, UNWOMEN, UNICEF in Pakistan to implement a five-year (2018-22) programme, AAWAZ II.
You will lead the Country Office Gender Unit and ensure the effective management of the DFID funded AAWAZ II Programme.
You will report directly to UNFPA Representative.
How you can make a difference :
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.
and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
Job Purpose :
In a highly complex operating environment, you will play a key role in promoting partnership and strategic alliances with counterparts in government, multi-
lateral and bi-lateral agencies and civil society in support of advancing gender equality and addressing GBV. You must effectively influence counterparts from diverse backgrounds to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development.
You will provide technical guidance of strategic nature to the DFID funded AAWAZ II Programme and oversee the work of the Country Office Gender Unit, including consultants and experts, and establish and maintain collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multi-
lateral and bilateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues.
Qualifications and Experience
Advanced university degree (preferably Ph. D.) in social anthropology, law and women’s rights, sociology, gender, cultural studies, or other field directly related to the substantive area identified in the title of the post.
Knowledge and Experience :
Fluency in oral and written English is required; Working knowledge of another UN language an asset.